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Robert Mapplethorpe, "Louise Bourgeois", 1982. © The Estate of Robert Mapplethorpe.

Bourgeois at Anthology Film Archives

Bourgeois at Anthology Film Archives

On the occasion of Louise Bourgeois’s Guggenheim retrospective exhibition, Anthology Film Archives will present Brigitte Cornand’s trilogy of films about the artist. Screening July 9-20, Louise Bourgeois: Portrait Trilogy 1995-2007 …

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Berliner Salon: Sugimoto at the Neue and Street art in F-hain

Berliner Salon: Sugimoto at the Neue and Street art in F-hain

As previously posted, Hiroshi Sugimoto’s retrospective opened today at the Neue National Galerie. Having seen the show in the context of Mies van der Rohe’s brilliantly minimal architectural monument, I …

Nancy Spero "The Bug, Helicopter, Victim", 1966. Courtesy the artist and MACBA.

Nancy Spero Retrospective at MACBA

Nancy Spero Retrospective at MACBA

Appropriately enough, Nancy Spero’s Dissidances opens on Independence Day at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA).  Long an active voice in contemporary political and feminist art, the exhibition includes …

Hiroshi Sugimoto, "Polar Bear", 1976. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy of Neue Nationalgalerie. © Hiroshi Sugimoto, 2008.

Hiroshi Sugimoto Retrospective in Berlin

Hiroshi Sugimoto Retrospective in Berlin

Opening today, Neue Nationalgalerie presents the work of Hiroshi Sugimoto (Season 3) in what constitutes the Art21 artist’s most comprehensive retrospective exhibition in German-speaking countries. Berlin is the third stop for this traveling exhibition, which also goes to.Düsseldorf, Salzburg (Austria), …

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Task in Seattle | Photos

Task in Seattle | Photos

Right on the heels of last Saturday’s performance at the Seattle Public Library, the Frye Museum just sent over some photos of Oliver Herring‘s Task in action. Check them out. …

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The Best Of The Web

The Best Of The Web

Recently I’ve noticed a huge change in my art-going habits. I’m much more likely to spend time looking at/thinking about art online than I am to step foot inside traditional …

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Kerry James Marshall | Being an Artist

Kerry James Marshall | Being an Artist

EXCLUSIVE: Kerry James Marshall discusses three recent paintings, all Untitled (2008), during the installation of his exhibition Black Romantic at Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. The exhibition is on view …

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New guest blogger: Laurel Ptak of I Heart Photograph

New guest blogger: Laurel Ptak of I Heart Photograph

Many thanks to Arezoo Moseni for her thoughtful posts linking contemporary artists with broader considerations of time, space, and place. You can follow her musings on her own site here. …

Collier Schorr, "She Loves You, She Loves Everybody (Brooke Shields)", 2008. Courtesy of Deutsche Guggenheim.

Collier Schorr: Freeway Balconies

Collier Schorr: Freeway Balconies

Freeway Balconies, a group exhibition curated by Collier Schorr (Season 2) is on view July 5 through September 21, 2008 at Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin. The exhibition is “at once …

Louise Bourgeois, "THE FAMILY I" (2007). COurtesy Cheim and Read New York.

Louise Bourgeois at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Louise Bourgeois at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

In the mid-nineteenth-century, Botany was regularly taught to medical students. Because they did not yet have that invention known as the slide lecture, large illustrations of plants were instead hung …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Seeing More…

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Seeing More…

Teaching students is one thing but having the opportunity, like we do in the summer, to teach and share perspectives with colleagues, friends, family, even strangers, can be an equally …