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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Sit stay awhile, be it for a snack, some dinner, or some thought-provoking conversation. Here’s what’s been cookin’ at the Art21 Blog this past week: Currently on view at Gagosian …

Congress, 2003, ink and acrylic on canvas, 71 × 102”.

BOMB in the Building

Flash Points

Julie Mehretu interviewed by Lawrence Chua

BOMB in the Building

Flash Points

Julie Mehretu interviewed by Lawrence Chua

Welcome back to BOMB in the Building, where each week we’re featuring a BOMB contributor relating to an Art:21 Season 5 artist. This is our final week before the official …

Richard Tuttle | Pollock & Tiffany

Richard Tuttle | Pollock & Tiffany

Artist Richard Tuttle pays homage to American art giants Jackson Pollock and Louis Comfort Tiffany, placing his work in an aesthetic tradition that spans abstraction and craft, expressionism and pragmatism. …

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Art21 Access ’09 Happenings | Friday, October 2 – Sunday, October 4, 2009

Art21 Access ’09 Happenings | Friday, October 2 – Sunday, October 4, 2009

23 screenings are taking place this weekend! For complete details on venues and programs, visit http://access.art21.org/find-an-event-near-you/ Friday, October 2 9:00am Staten Island Academy (Compassion) 12:00pm Carnegie Mellon School of Art (Fantasy) 2:30pm American …

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Art21 Access ’09 Happenings | Thursday, October 1, 2009

Art21 Access ’09 Happenings | Thursday, October 1, 2009

36 screenings are taking place today around the world, from Seattle to Mexico and India! For complete details on venues and programs, visit http://access.art21.org/find-an-event-near-you/ Thursday, October 1 9:00am Plains Art Museum …

Days before the Berlin Wall is torn down, Germans gather at the wall, 1989. Photographer unknown.

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles: Berlin Wall Falls in L.A.

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles: Berlin Wall Falls in L.A.

Tuesday night, former U.S. Ambassador Richard Barkley called East Berlin a “profoundly boring place,” drab and depressing compared to other places he’d been. His callous observation loosely framed a panel …

Julie Mehretu. "Stadia II," 2004. Ink and acrylic on canvas, 108 x 144 inches. Collection of Carnegie Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, Gift of Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn and Nicolas Rohatyn and A.W. Mellon Acquisition Endowment Fund. Photo by Richard Stoner, © Julie Mehretu, courtesy the artist and The Project, New York.

Meet the Season 5 Artist: Julie Mehretu

Meet the Season 5 Artist: Julie Mehretu

The above video is excerpted from the Season 5 episode Systems, premiering on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 10pm (ET) on PBS (check local listings). Systems features four artists — …