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Abstract painting in Chelsea and more

Abstract painting in Chelsea and more

Thomas Nozkowski at PaceWildenstein (25th Street) 534 West 25th Street April 4 – May 3, 2008 Thomas Nozkowski (one of my favorite painters) makes solely small scale paintings in oil, …

Josiah McElheny, "The Last Sacterring Surface" (detail), Hand blown glass, chrome painted aluminum, rigging, electric lighting. Courtesy of Donald Young Gallery.

Josiah McElheny at the Henry Art Gallery

Josiah McElheny at the Henry Art Gallery

The Last Scattering Surface, an enormous spherical sculpture composed of metal and glass by Art21 artist Josiah McElheny (Season 3), has traveled to the University of Washington’s Henry Art Gallery. …

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Reminder: Charles Atlas with Lia Gangitano at NYPL tonight

Reminder: Charles Atlas with Lia Gangitano at NYPL tonight

Art21, BOMB, & the Mid-Manhattan Library present a film screening and conversation Art:21‚ÄîArt in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 episode Paradox After the screening Lia Gangitano, Director of Participant Inc., …

Arturo Herrera, "Catch", Felt, 2008. Courtesy Galerie Max Hetzler.

Berliner Salon: Arturo Herrera at Galerie Max Hetzler

Berliner Salon: Arturo Herrera at Galerie Max Hetzler

This evening, Galerie Max Hetzler in Berlin opened the second installment of Always There, a group exhibition featuring work by Art:21 Season 3 artist Arturo Herrera. Herrera’s particular interest in …

Update: Oliver Herring | TASK

Update: Oliver Herring | TASK

As announced earlier this week, Art21 artist Oliver Herring (Season 3) concluded his residency at the University of Maryland on April 2nd with a Task performance. Videos such as the …

New blog column: Berliner Salon with Emilie Trice

New blog column: Berliner Salon with Emilie Trice

Art21 is pleased to welcome our newest writer, Emilie Trice, to the site. Emilie, who is based in Berlin, will be covering the local art scene in her blog column, …

Mike Kelley, “Devil’s Bush”, 1988, Collaged felt. Courtesy 1018 Art.

Mike Kelley Banners at 1018 Art

Mike Kelley Banners at 1018 Art

On view at 1018 Art in Manhattan through April 26, 2008, Cut Felt Banners features collaged textile works created by Art21 artist Mike Kelley (Season 1) between 1985 and 1993. …

Jennifer Coates, "Total Mass Retain" (detail), acrylic on canvas, 2008 30 x 40 inches

This week’s guest blogger: Jennifer Coates

This week’s guest blogger: Jennifer Coates

Thanks to Paul Ha of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis for giving us a glimpse into his city’s contemporary art community. Art21 is pleased to welcome Jennifer Coates as …

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Art:21 Wins Prestigious 2007 Peabody Award!

Art:21 Wins Prestigious 2007 Peabody Award!

Season Four of Art:21–Art in the Twenty-First Century has been honored with a George Foster Peabody Award – the premiere international prize in electronic media – in the 67th Annual …

Art21 & Mel Chin at NAEA

Art21 & Mel Chin at NAEA

Check out Art21′s photos from last week’s NAEA conference in New Orleans. Featured are Art21-featured artist Mel Chin‘s SuperSession, Art21′s professional development workshop for teachers (coopted by Chin), and Art21 …

Catherine Sullivan, production stills from (Left) "Baby Jane/Birdie Jo Infusion," from "Big Hunt," 2002; (Right) "Chittenden Office (The Virtuous Woman)" from "The Chittendens," 2005. © Catherine Sullivan.

Catherine Sullivan | Empathy

Catherine Sullivan | Empathy

EXCLUSIVE: Excerpts from Catherine Sullivan’s film installations Big Hunt (2002), Ice Floes of Franz Joseph Land (2003), and The Chittendens (2006). Catherine Sullivan’s anxiety-inducing films and live performances reveal the …

James Turrell, "Skyspace." 2007. Courtesy Pomona College and Museum of Art.

James Turrell Skyspace at Pomona College

James Turrell Skyspace at Pomona College

Pomona College alumnus James Turrell (Season 1) has produced a Skyspace for his alma mater in the Draper Courtyard of the campus, realized in collaboration with consulting architects Marmol Radziner …

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Save the date: Charles Atlas with Lia Gangitano at New York Public Library April 7

Save the date: Charles Atlas with Lia Gangitano at New York Public Library April 7

Art21, BOMB, & the Mid-Manhattan Library present a film screening and conversation Art:21‚ÄîArt in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 episode Paradox After the screening Lia Gangitano, Director of Participant Inc., …