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Ursula von Rydingsvard, Pod Pacha, 2003. Cedar, graphite and motor. Courtesy of Galerie LeLong

Ursula von Rydingsvard at the Portland Art Museum

Ursula von Rydingsvard at the Portland Art Museum

  A new show of work by Season 4 artist Ursula von Rydingsvard opens tomorrow, September 1, at the Portland Art Museum in Oregon. This exhibition, the first one of …

Bruce Nauman, "Mean Clown Welcome" (Detail), 1985. Neon tubing mounted on metal monolith. Cortesy of Udo and Anette Brandhorst Collection, Cologne © Bruce Nauman - SODRAC (2007)

Don’t Miss: Bruce Nauman in Montreal

Don’t Miss: Bruce Nauman in Montreal

Monday, September 3, is the last day to visit Bruce Nauman, an exhibition presenting the work of this Season 1 artist for the first time in Quebec and Canada. The …

Louise Bourgeois and Lynda Benglis, Circa 70.

Circa 70 feat. Louise Bourgeois closes Friday

Circa 70 feat. Louise Bourgeois closes Friday

This Friday is the last day to view the exhibition Circa 70 at Cheim & Read Gallery, featuring work by Season 1 artist Louise Bourgeois and fellow artist Lynda Benglis, …

Pierre Huyghe, "One Million Kingdom", Videoinstallation, 2001

Pierre Huyghe’s first Spanish venture

Pierre Huyghe’s first Spanish venture

Season 4 featured artist Pierre Huyghe is currently enjoying his first solo show in Spain. A Time Score is on view until September 9 at the MUSAC-Museo de Arte Contempor√°neo …

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Art21 Access ’07 partner list tops 250

Art21 Access ’07 partner list tops 250

The up-to-date list of current Art21 Access ’07 partners is now online at http://beta.art21.org/doc/3252/art21_access_-07_partners/. Find out about preview screenings in your area! Read details about planned events on our online …

osiah McElheny, “The Last Scattering Surface” (detail), Handblown glass, chrome plated aluminum, rigging, electric lighting. Courtesy of Donald Young Gallery

Last chance to visit Josiah McElheny’s The Last Scattering Surface

Last chance to visit Josiah McElheny’s The Last Scattering Surface

Through Monday August 27, the Rochester Art Center in Minnesota is featuring The Last Scattering Surface by Season 3 artist Josiah McElheny. In this exhibition, McElheny continues his investigation of …

An-My Lê, 29 Palms: Night Operations III. 2003–2004. Gelatin silver print. Collection Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM.

An-My Lê: Small Wars at the Henry Art Gallery

An-My Lê: Small Wars at the Henry Art Gallery

This exhibition comprises two photographic series by Season 4 artist An-My Lê that explore the military conflicts that have framed the last half-century of American history: the war in Vietnam …

Art21 Access ’07 now has its own Discussion Group!

Art21 Access ’07 now has its own Discussion Group!

Art21 Access ’07 partners, join our new listserv. Ask questions, find collaborators, share information and anecdotes, and trade tips on how to organize screenings of Art in the Twenty-First Century …

Mark Dion, "Polar Bear and Toucans (From Amazonas to Svalbard)", 1991

Don’t Miss: Mark Dion’s European exhibitions

Don’t Miss: Mark Dion’s European exhibitions

Two exhibitions of work by Season 4 artist Mark Dion, The Natural History of the Museum and Systema Metropolis, are running concurrently in Sweden, Switzerland, and London, respectively, this summer …

Kara Walker, Post Katrina—Adrift, 2007.

Kara Walker’s art graces New Yorker cover

Kara Walker’s art graces New Yorker cover

In a departure from its usual roster of artists, and in honor of the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, The New Yorker magazine features Post Katrina‚ÄîAdrift, a piece by Season …

Mel Chin, 9/11-9/11, 2007.

The Premiere of Mel Chin’s 9-11/9-11

The Premiere of Mel Chin’s 9-11/9-11

One-night only film screening! September 11, 2007 8p.m. screening and Q&A, 9p.m. reception Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick Street, NYC Limited seating, reserve your free tickets now: events [at] creativetime.org. Season …

Ellen Gallagher, Bird in Hand, 2006. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, London.

Ellen Gallager show at Tate Liverpool closes Monday

Ellen Gallager show at Tate Liverpool closes Monday

The Tate Liverpool continues its Tate08 Series by presenting works by Season 3 artist Ellen Gallagher through Monday, August 27. Gallagher is a leading contemporary painter who also creates drawings, …

Art21 Seeks Fall Interns – Apply Online

Art21 Seeks Fall Interns – Apply Online

Art21 seeks seven bright students or recent graduates to work with us this September through 2007 or Spring 2008. Art21 internships provide a fantastic opportunity to learn about documentary production, …

Catherine Sullivan, Triangle of Need production still, 2007.

Catherine Sullivan’s Triangle of Need premieres August 23 in Minneapolis

Catherine Sullivan’s Triangle of Need premieres August 23 in Minneapolis

2007 artist-in-residence at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and featured artist in the upcoming fourth season of Art in the Twenty-First Century, Catherine Sullivan premieres her new video installation …

Mark Bradford, Storefront, 2007. Photo: Aaron Igler.

Don’t Miss: Mark Bradford’s Philadelphia Storefront

Don’t Miss: Mark Bradford’s Philadelphia Storefront

Season 4 featured artist Mark Bradford has an installation on view in the Fabric Workshop and Museum‚Äôs (FWM) storefront windows at 1222 Arch Street in Philadelphia. As the FWM‚Äôs artist-in-residence, …

Elisabeth Murray, Production still © Art21, Inc. 2003

In Memorium: Elizabeth Murray

In Memorium: Elizabeth Murray

It brings Art21 great sadness to announce that Elizabeth Murray, a featured artist in Season 2 of Art in the Twenty-First Century, passed away yesterday, August 12, at her home …

Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 Trailer

Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 Trailer

Check out the new trailer for Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 4, courtesy of our YouTube site. Season 4 premieres October 28 at 10 p.m. (ET) on PBS. Check …

Kerry James Marshall, RHYTHM MASTR, preparatory drawing, 1999-2000. Courtesy the artist.

Kerry James Marshall lands Wexner Residency

Kerry James Marshall lands Wexner Residency

The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus OH, just announced their 2007-08 Residency Awards, and Season 1 featured artist Kerry James Marshall is the recipient of the visual arts …

Nancy Spero, "Maypole: Take No Prisoners", 2007, 52th Venice Biennale

Art Newspaper interview: “Nancy Spero? still angry in her 80s”

Art Newspaper interview: “Nancy Spero? still angry in her 80s”

London’s The Art Newspaper recently published an interview with Season 4 artist Nancy Spero. The interview points out the important role that political, activist, and feminist activities play in Spero’s …

Walton Ford, Thanh Hoang, 1997. Courtesy of Paul Kasmin Gallery.

Don’t Miss Walton Ford’s Tigers of Wrath

Don’t Miss Walton Ford’s Tigers of Wrath

Tigers of Wrath, the exhibition of Season 2 artist Walton Ford‚Äôs large-scale works on paper organized by the Brooklyn Museum, is currently on view at the Norton Museum of Art …

Laurie Anderson, Big Science, 1981-2007.

The Return of Laurie Anderson’s Big Science

The Return of Laurie Anderson’s Big Science

Laurie Anderson‚Äôs landmark debut album from 1981, Big Science, gets a second life courtesy of the new 25th-anniversary reissue from Nonesuch Records. Along with a remastered version of Anderson‚Äôs chart …

10th International Istambul Biennial poster

Time for Turkey: Allora & Calzadilla at Istanbul Biennial

Time for Turkey: Allora & Calzadilla at Istanbul Biennial

The collaborative artist team of Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, better known simply as Allora & Calzadilla, and featured in Paradox, from the upcoming fourth season of Art in the …