Teaching with Contemporary Art

Season’s Treatings

Still from Tim Burton spot for MoMA, 2009

Before the holidays hit us, I thought I might suggest a few destinations, dates, and stocking stuffers for those who are as late with the shopping as I am. Below are some beautiful shows and books that are sure to please, whether you’re looking for inspiration in the classroom, in your own practice, or just a memorable gift to give or share….

Kandinsky at the Guggenheim Museum

Goeorgia O’Keeffe : Abstraction at the Whitney Museum

Tim Burton at MoMA

Yinka Shonibare MBE

Graffiti Kings: New York City Mass Transit Art of the 1970s

Looking In: Robert Frank’s “The Americans” Expanded Edition

Surface Tension: Contemporary Photographs from the Collection at the Metropolitan Museum

Happy Holidays to all! Enjoy!

Joe Fusaro is the senior education advisor for Art21, and has written Art21’s “Teaching with Contemporary Art” column since 2008. He is an exhibiting artist and visual arts chair for the Nyack Public Schools in New York; and an adjunct instructor for New York University’s Graduate Program in Art and Arts Professions.

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