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Trenton Doyle Hancock, "Flower Bed II: A Prelude to Damnation (detail)", 2008, 9 color screen-printed wallpaper with fluorescent inks. Published in collaboration with Graphic studio University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Image courtesy of the artist and James Cohan Gallery, New York.

Trenton Doyle Hancock at the Institute of Contemporary Art | University of Pennsylvania

Trenton Doyle Hancock at the Institute of Contemporary Art | University of Pennsylvania

Art21 artist Trenton Doyle Hancock (Season 2) will lecture at the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute of Contemporary Art this Wednesday, May 14 (7pm). The lecture is held in conjunction with …

Jeff Koons, 'Tulips,' (2008). Bilbao, Spain

U.S. Embassy Makes Olympic Rings

U.S. Embassy Makes Olympic Rings

These big metallic tulips aren’t just going to be on view in Spain, where they are permanently installed along the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao‘s riverside façade, above. An edition of Tulips …

Artist iGoogle Museum

Artist iGoogle Museum

Artist iGoogle Museum

Two weeks ago, you might have noticed Jeff Koons’ giant metallic tulips decorating your Google homepage. The search engine giant invited international artists and innovators to create custom page layouts …

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Catherine Sullivan in BOMB Magazine

Catherine Sullivan in BOMB Magazine

In a BOMB Magazine web exclusive, Season 4 artist Catherine Sullivan (pictured top right) and choreographer Meg Stuart discuss mining the history of the avant-garde tradition and emotional overflow in …

Sammlung Boros, Photo 2003 © ARUN KUPLAS, NEW YORK

Berliner Salon: Gallery Weekend Redux

Berliner Salon: Gallery Weekend Redux

The Berlin art world is still recovering from last weekend’s gallery marathon, which witnessed an unprecedented number of events in what can only be described as the city’s most strategic …

David Krueger, "Earth Day [detail]," 2008 - Sheet of perforated, laser printed stamps, 8” x 11”. COurtesy Cue FOundation.

Judy Pfaff Curates at CUE

Judy Pfaff Curates at CUE

Up through May 31st at the CUE Foundation is an exhibition by David Krueger, curated by Art:21 Season 4 artist Judy Pfaff. Krueger has recreated his childhood post office in …

Richard Serra at the Grand Palais.

Bantamweight Flickr Battle!

Bantamweight Flickr Battle!

After the gorgeously gargantuan show at MoMA that held New Yorkers spellbound in its midtown courtyard, the whole country of France is now making a fuss this week over Richard …

Lari Pittman, "Palace," and detail, 2006. Photos by Douglas M. Parker Studio. Courtesy the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

Lari Pittman | Craft

Lari Pittman | Craft

EXCLUSIVE: Lari Pittman painting Palace (2006) in his Los Angeles studio. Inspired by commercial advertising, folk art, and decorative traditions, Lari Pittman’s meticulously layered paintings transform pattern and signage into …

Charlie Cannon and the RISD Innovation, 2008. Courtesy Dialog:City

Dialog:City in Denver

Dialog:City in Denver

Later this summer, from August 22-29, the Denver metro area will host Dialog:City, a convergence of education, art and democracy. Slated as an exhibition and cultural event that “catalyzes civic …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art: An Introduction

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art: An Introduction

This is my first-ever blog post. There…. I said it. Everyone and their Mom has a blog somewhere and I guess it was bound to happen to me, too. Blogging, …

Walton Ford, "Loss of the Lisbon Rhinoceros", 2008, watercolor, gouache, pencil, and ink on paper. Courtesy of Paul Kasmin Gallery.

Walton Ford at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Walton Ford at Paul Kasmin Gallery

An exhibition of recent watercolor’s by Art21 artist Walton Ford (Season 2) opens tomorrow at Paul Kasmin Gallery. This is the artist’s first exhibition at the gallery since his traveling …

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Ouster, Fame, Famine!

Ouster, Fame, Famine!

It’s another week of shake-ups and ousters in the city. In my mailbox, New York Magazine proclaims, “MoMA Cuts the Head off PS1,” featuring a thirty-year illustrated timeline of exhibition …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

New column: Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art

New column: Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 is pleased to introduce a new column on our blog, written specifically for art educators. Teaching with Contemporary Art, written by our Senior Education Advisor, Joe Fusaro, will appear …


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Tonight! An-My Lê with Michael Almereyda at NY Public Library

Tonight! An-My Lê with Michael Almereyda at NY Public Library

Art21, BOMB, & the Mid-Manhattan Library present a film screening and conversation Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 episode Protest After the screening Michael Almereyda, filmmaker and writer, will …

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New guest blogger: Rosanna Flouty

New guest blogger: Rosanna Flouty

This week and next, Rosanna Flouty, Interim Director of Education and Teen Programs Manager at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston will be our resident guest blogger. Rosanna has worked in …


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Vija Celmins, "Untitled #10," 1994-95, charcoal on paper. Courtesy the artist and Hammer Museum.

Carnegie Prize Goes to Vija Celmins

Carnegie Prize Goes to Vija Celmins

Vija Celmins (Season 2) has been awarded the Carnegie Prize for her work Night Sky in the Carnegie International’s Life on Mars exhibition.  In addition to a monetary award of …


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Berliner Salon: Gallery Weekend Arrives

Berliner Salon: Gallery Weekend Arrives

The 1st of May is a national holiday in Berlin, when businesses close and the streets fill with music, dancing, social demonstrations, and, finally, riots. Today, however, May 2nd, marks …

Caption: Allora & Calzadilla, "Ruin," 2006. Courtesy the artists and Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris.

Allora & Calzadilla | Form

Allora & Calzadilla | Form

EXCLUSIVE: Allora & Calzadilla’s Ruin (2006) installed at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris. Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla approach visual art as a set of experiments that test whether ideas such …


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Multipart installation consisting of Snake Eyes, oil and marker on canvas, 251.5 x 335.3 cm; The Hierarchy Problem, acrylic on wall, 426.7 x 3657.6 cm; The Two Way Joint, photographic print on Duratrans mounted on lenticular acrylic panels, aluminum frame

Matthew Ritchie at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Matthew Ritchie at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Season 3 artist Matthew Ritchie’s The Hierarchy Problem (2003) and The Fine Constant (2003) are on view at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao as part of Installations: Selections from the Guggenheim …