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Kerry James Marshall, Senufo Executioner, 2007, puppet from Every Beat of My Heart. Courtesy of the artist.

Kerry James Marshall: Every Beat of My Heart exhibitions/performances at Wexner Center

Kerry James Marshall: Every Beat of My Heart exhibitions/performances at Wexner Center

Every Beat of My Heart is the culmination of Season 1 artist Kerry James Marshall‘s Wexner Center Residency Award. The work grows out of his Rythm Mastr series, an expansive …

Jenny Holzer, WISH LIST BLACK (detail), 2006. Oil on linen; 16 panels, 33 x 408 inches. © 2007 Jenny Holzer, member Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Jenny Holzer: DETAINED opens in London

Jenny Holzer: DETAINED opens in London

Monika Sprueth Philomene Magers gallery in London presents DETAINED, an installation by Jenny Holzer that opens tonight and runs through March 15. Beginning with her 2004 exhibition at the Kunsthaus …

Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler, Production Still, Art21

Hubbard and Birchler speak tonight at Vanderbilt University

Hubbard and Birchler speak tonight at Vanderbilt University

More in artists’ talks: Teresa Hubbard & Alexander Birchler (Season 3), the internationally acclaimed video artists, will speak tonight at 7pm at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Hubbard/Birchler began their …

Gabriel Orozco

Gabriel Orozco speaks January 30 at MoMA (sold out)

Gabriel Orozco speaks January 30 at MoMA (sold out)

Tomorrow at 6:30pm, Glenn Lowry, Director of the Museum of Modern Art will moderate a talk with Art21-featured artist Gabriel Orozco (Season 2). Orozco’s sculptures, photographs, drawings, installations, and videos …

Ursula von Rydingsvard with Martin Friedman at NYPL Feb. 4

Ursula von Rydingsvard with Martin Friedman at NYPL Feb. 4

Art21 and the Mid-Manhattan Library present a film screening and conversation Art:21‚ÄîArt in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 episode Ecology. After the screening Martin Friedman, Curator, Writer, and Director Emeritus …

Mark Dion, Alexander Wilson Studio, 1999. Wooden structure with taxidermic specimens, sketches and miscellaneous objects from the Carnegie Museum Collection, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh.

Podcast: Mark Dion lecture in Toronto

Podcast: Mark Dion lecture in Toronto

Learn more about Season 4 artist Mark Dion in an audiocast of a talk Dion gave the inaugural 2008 Canadian Art International Lecture Series on January 18 at the Royal …

Laurie Simmons, "The Music of Regret" (2006)

Laurie Simmons at the Metropolitan Museum on Sunday

Laurie Simmons at the Metropolitan Museum on Sunday

THE MUSIC OF REGRET A film by Laurie Simmons Sunday, January 27, 2008 at 3pm The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum The Joyce and Robert Menschel Hall for …

Roni Horn, Art:21 Production Still,

Podcast: Roni Horn at Frieze 2007

Podcast: Roni Horn at Frieze 2007

From the Frieze archives: a podcast of artist Roni Horn (Season 3) describing the site-specificity and seriality in her work. In this 40-minute keynote lecture from the 2007 Frieze Art …

Bruce Nauman, "The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic Truths (Window or Wall Sign)," 1967. Neon tubing with clear glass tubing suspension supports; 59 x 55 x 2 inches

Bruce Nauman selected for 2009 Venice Biennale

Bruce Nauman selected for 2009 Venice Biennale

Season 1 artist Bruce Nauman, a pioneer of Post Minimalist video and performance art, will represent the United States at the 2009 Venice Biennale. The Philadelphia Museum of Art was …

An-My Lê, "Trap Rock (shot I)", Ink-jet print, 38 1/2 x 26 inches. Edition of 5. © An-My Lê, courtesy Murray Guy, New York.

Lecture on An-My Lê at Dia:Beacon

Lecture on An-My Lê at Dia:Beacon

This Saturday, January 26, Luc Sante, Visiting Professor of Writing and Photography at Bard College, will lecture on artist An-My Lê at Dia:Beacon, on the occasion of her show Trap …

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James Turrell talk tonight at Mississippi State University

James Turrell talk tonight at Mississippi State University

A rare chance to listen to Season 1 artist James Turrell speak about his work. If you live in the area, this event is not to be missed! [via Crap …

Trenton Doyle Hancock, "Reveal", 2007, mixed media on paper

Trenton Doyle Hancock’s Reveal in Italy

Trenton Doyle Hancock’s Reveal in Italy

Reveal is Season 2 artist Trenton Doyle Hancock‘s first solo show in a European gallery. Opening this Friday, January 24 and hosted by Galleria Marabari in Bologna, Italy, Reveal presents …

Kiki Smith. Photo (c) 2003 Art21, Inc.

Kiki Smith lecture in Philadelphia tomorrow

Kiki Smith lecture in Philadelphia tomorrow

Artist talk by Kiki Smith (Art:21 Season 2) in Philadelphia Wednesday, January 23, 2008 5:00‚Äì6:30 pm Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum 3260 South Street, Penn Campus (accessible from 34th Street entrance) …

Mark Dion, "Art in the Twenty-First Century," production still, 2007.

Mark Dion talk in Toronto tonight

Mark Dion talk in Toronto tonight

The work of Season 4 artist Mark Dion blurs the boundaries of art, science and natural history. Playing off the human impulse to classify and order phenomena, he frequently creates …

Laurie Simmons, "The Music of Regret" (Act I), 2006. 35 mm film, 40 minutes. Directed by Laurie Simmons; Music, Michael Rohatyn; Camera, Ed Lachman ASC; with Meryl Streep, Adam Guettel, and the Alvin Ailey II Dancers. © Laurie Simmons, courtesy the artist, Salon 94, and Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York.

The ICA Philadelphia’s Puppet Show

The ICA Philadelphia’s Puppet Show

Opening tomorrow at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Philadelphia is The Puppet Show, a group exhibition that looks at the imagery of puppets in contemporary art. Bringing together …

Damski Czepek, 2006. Polyurethane resin, 143 x 406 x 400 inches. Installation at Madison Square Park, New York. Photo by Jerry L. Thompson. © Ursula von Rydingsvard, courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York.

Save the date: Ursula von Rydingsvard with Martin Friedman at New York Public Library

Save the date: Ursula von Rydingsvard with Martin Friedman at New York Public Library

Art21 and the Mid-Manhattan Library present a video screening and conversation Art:21‚ÄîArt in the Twenty-First Century Season 4: “Ecology” with Ursula von Rydingsvard interviewed by Martin Friedman Monday, February 4th, …

Roni Horn, "Doubt by Water", 2033-04. Art21 Production still

A decade of Roni Horn in Spain

A decade of Roni Horn in Spain

This Friday, the CAC M√°laga (Centro de Arte Contempor√°neo de M√°laga) (Spain) opens Roni Horn, an exhibition of work that the Season 3 featured artist created over the last ten …

Mark Bradford working on Helter Skelter I, 2007. Courtesy New Museum.

Mark Bradford in New York

Mark Bradford in New York

Beginning later this week, Season 4 artist Mark Bradford will be featured in two upcoming exhibitions in New York City. The first is a solo show at Sikkema Jenkins & …

Barry McGee, Untitled (190 panel drawing and photograph installation), 2005, mixed media, dimensions variable.

Barry McGee interview in SWINDLE

Barry McGee interview in SWINDLE

The current issue of SWINDLE magazine features an extensive rare interview with Season 1 artist Barry McGee. In it, Barry talks about surfing, getting his start as an artist, and …

Louise Bourgeois, Maman, 1999 (installation view). Still from TateShots video, Issue 9: http://www.tate.org.uk/tateshots/episode.jsp?item=13047

Video: TateShots on Louise Bourgeois

Video: TateShots on Louise Bourgeois

In Issue 9 of the TateShots online video series, Tate curator Frances Morris presents an overview of Season 1 artist Louise Bourgeois current Tate retrospective (on view until January 20) …

Participate in Art21′s brief survey and win a book and DVD!

Participate in Art21′s brief survey and win a book and DVD!

Art21 invites you to participate in a short survey. It has been designed for you tell us a little more about our audience: who you are and what your experience …

Rhichard Serra, "Sculpture: 40 Years" catalogue

2007: a brief recap

2007: a brief recap

2007 was a landmark year for many Art21 artists. Apart from the accolades and prizes bestowed upon such artists as Kara Walker, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Jessica Stockholder, Kerry James Marshall, …

Detail of "Reflection," from www.Vernissage.tv's video of Do-Ho Suh exhibition at Lehmann Maupin.

More video: Do-Ho Suh at Lehmann Maupin

More video: Do-Ho Suh at Lehmann Maupin

Just posted at Vernissage is a new video of Season 2 artist Do-Ho Suh‘s concurrent shows at Lehmann Maupin‘s Chelsea gallery and new space on the Lower East Side in …

Still of "The Tower," from SPARK* segment on Ann Hamilton. Original airdate: July 2007. www.kqed.org/spark

Video: Ann Hamilton’s Tower on SPARK*

Video: Ann Hamilton’s Tower on SPARK*

Our friends at SPARK*, KQED‘s arts program in San Francisco, recently made a wonderful film about the construction of Season 1 artist Ann Hamilton‘s tower at Oliver Ranch. Art21 filmed …

Kara Walker, Excavated from the Black Heart of a Negress (detail), 2002. Courtesy the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York.

AICA names Kara Walker retrospective best of 2007

AICA names Kara Walker retrospective best of 2007

The International Association of Art Critics (AICA) has announced the winners of its 20th annual round of awards, recognizing the best of the 2006-07 season in the art world. In …

Collier Schorr, "Art in the Twenty-First Century" production still, (c) 2003.

This weekend at the Guggenheim: Collier Schorr speaks on Richard Prince

This weekend at the Guggenheim: Collier Schorr speaks on Richard Prince

This weekend, Season 2 artist Collier Schorr will be introducing a series of vintage film screenings curated by artist Richard Prince (and subject of the concurrent exhibition Richard Prince: Spiritual …

Martin Puryear, MoMA installation view.

“Martin Puryear: A Panel” – Tuesday at MoMA

“Martin Puryear: A Panel” – Tuesday at MoMA

Through a series of presentations and a moderated discussion, David Levi Strauss, scholar, critic, and chair of the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department, School of Visual Arts; Judith Russi …

Bruce Nauman, "From Studies for Holograms (a, b), 1970

The Sum of Its Parts

The Sum of Its Parts

Next week, New York gallery Cheim & Read will open a group show of works by twelve artists, among them Art21-featured artists Jenny Holzer (Season 4), Roni Horn (Season 3), …

Barbara Kruger for Selfridge's, 2007.

The Barbara Kruger – Selfridge’s connection

The Barbara Kruger – Selfridge’s connection

Season 1 artist Barbara Kruger has been collaborating with British department store Selfridge’s to provide their seasonal advertising artwork. Apparently, she has worked with them in the past as well. …

Viewer at Bruce Conner's Crossroads (1976) projection. Photo: Mary Cook.

Photos from Apocalypse Now at CCA Wattis Institute

Photos from Apocalypse Now at CCA Wattis Institute

Art21 curatorial intern Mary Cook recently visited Apocalypse Now: The Theater of War, currently on view at the California College of the Arts’ Wattis Institute. The show was curated by …

Trenton Doyle Hancock at the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Trenton Doyle Hancock wins Artist Prize

Trenton Doyle Hancock wins Artist Prize

Recently, the Studio Museum in Harlem selected Trenton Doyle Hancock (Season 2) as recipient of the 2007 Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize, established by musician and philanthropist George Wein in …

Sally Mann, At Warm Springs, 1991.

Sally Mann’s Immediate Family

Sally Mann’s Immediate Family

After more than 15 years since the original exhibition, Season 1 artist Sally Mann’s Immediate Family is again on display at Edwynn Houk Gallery in New York City. Immediate Family …

Raymond Pettibon, No Title (Her lover, of), ink and gouache on paper, 2007. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

And we’re back: Raymond Pettibon in NY Times Op-Ed pages

And we’re back: Raymond Pettibon in NY Times Op-Ed pages

Season 2 artist Raymond Pettibon follows up his June 21 and September 23 contributions to the New York Times Opinion pages with his December 21 drawing, The Seasons: Winter. See …