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On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

100th Exclusive & William Kentridge Exclusives, Carrie Mae Weems Uncut, the problem with talking, and screenings

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

100th Exclusive & William Kentridge Exclusives, Carrie Mae Weems Uncut, the problem with talking, and screenings

As usual, there’s a lot of production-related ground to cover I’d like to cover.  First, I really need to publicly acknowledge what’s hopefully no longer a private landmark, the release …

Falling Shaman, Lascaux

Art in the Twenty-First Century BC: Encino Man

Art in the Twenty-First Century BC: Encino Man

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video This backflip stands out among the many iconic scenes of the seminal 1992 film, Encino Man, for its …

Tara Donovan (2005) Photo by: Ellen Labenski

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Prelude: A Discussion with Tara Donovan

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Prelude: A Discussion with Tara Donovan

IMA Conservator Richard McCoy and SFMoMA Conservator Jill Sterrett talk to Tara Donovan about her new exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Art School Confidential, Photo by Suzanne Hanover, courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics, all rights reserved (c) Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc Left: John Malkovich as Professor Sandford Right: Max Minghellas as Jerome.

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment: Educating Artists in the 21st Century, An Introduction

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment: Educating Artists in the 21st Century, An Introduction

Art21’s Open Enrollment column is a forum for nine people currently enrolled in some form of art graduate study to take on a variety of topics and to challenge some …

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Open Enrollment

New Column: Open Enrollment | Meet Our Writers

Open Enrollment

New Column: Open Enrollment | Meet Our Writers

“It wasn’t till I got to art school that I really understood how art can connect you through human history and the type of reservoir that it could be.” (Jeff …

Entering Kidspace at MASS MoCA

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Laura Thompson at MASS MoCA’s Kidspace, Part 1

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Laura Thompson at MASS MoCA’s Kidspace, Part 1

On March 20, Kidspace at MASS MoCA celebrated its 10th anniversary. Kidspace, a contemporary art gallery, studio, and educational program, promotes the understanding and teaching of art through experiential learning …

Momentary Silence

Momentary Silence

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video My father told me years ago that he’s only ever seen 7 films in a theater. When asked …

Richard Serra, "Baldwin", 2009. Paintstick on handmade paper, 78 1/2 x 78 1/2 in. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

One artist in Rome, four artists in San Francisco, three artist talks from the U.S. to the U.K., and more in this week’s roundup: On April 9, Gagosian Gallery Rome …

London Mayor Boris Johnson, Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell, Lakshmi Mittal and Anish Kapoor

Letter from London

Letter from London: Battlin’ Tatlin

Letter from London

Letter from London: Battlin’ Tatlin

Poor old Vladimir Tatlin. Having been ruthlessly picked-apart in numberless modernist critiques, his thwarted architectural ambitions have yet again provided the basis for a work of contemporary art. Anish Kapoor’s design …

Mural by Sofia Maldonado. Photo by Alex Mateo.

Flash Points

“That’s Not Us”

Flash Points

“That’s Not Us”

Do artists from underrepresented demographic groups have a responsibility to represent their ethnicity in a positive light?  This is not a new question, in fact, it seems to re-enter the …

"MGMT -- Time to Pretend" , Source: Ticklebooth.com

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

This ain’t no party, this ain’t no disco club either…but it is SUPER FUN! Art21 hosted the second installment of Culture Wars: A Night of Trivia with Art21 this past …

Snap shot of William Kentridge exhibition now on view at the Museum of Modern Art

Wayward Memories

Wayward Memories

The best word to describe my undergraduate experience as a Drawing/Painting major is miseducation — to educate improperly — though what I learned as an artist in school is quite …

William Kentridge: Pain & Sympathy

William Kentridge: Pain & Sympathy

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS We invited viewers to choose the 100th Exclusive video and, with 43% of the vote, William Kentridge emerged triumphant! We’ll debut the four …

The Watts Towers, view of 99-foot tower, which contains the longest slender reinforced concrete column in the world. Courtesy www.wattstowers.us

Looking at Los Angeles

Watts Up: L.A. Struggles to Salvage its Public Art Centers

Looking at Los Angeles

Watts Up: L.A. Struggles to Salvage its Public Art Centers

Fifty years after public outcry stopped the city of Los Angeles from demolishing the world-famous Watts Towers, Angelenos once again rallied to rescue the complex from the City Council chopping …

A view of the chalkboards that covered the walls of the Winkleman Gallery during the #class exhibition. Visitors were welcome to write or draw what they wished on the boards. (photo via Jen Dalton)

Flash Points

Chatting with #class Co-Curator Jennifer Dalton about Ethics

Flash Points

Chatting with #class Co-Curator Jennifer Dalton about Ethics

Last week, the #class exhibition at the Winkleman Gallery closed after a month of functioning as New York’s laboratory for art world gripes, think tank for new ideas, and classroom …