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Roni Horn, "Else 9", 2010. Red pigments and varnish on paper, 92 1/2 x 96 1/8 in. via Hauser & Wirth.com

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Holey maps, pre-natal forms, stuffed animals, and more in today’s roundup: The first exhibition in the United States ever devoted exclusively to the drawings of Season 3 artist Roni Horn …

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(UC Crisis) Post 1: The Story of a Movement – Overview

(UC Crisis) Post 1: The Story of a Movement – Overview

To explain the recent investigations into the web-art projects of both Ricardo Dominguez and  b.a.n.g. lab collaborators at UC San Diego and Ken Ehrlich of UC Riverside is to tell …

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Susan Rothenberg: Bruce & the Studio

Susan Rothenberg: Bruce & the Studio

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS SUPPORT ART21: The countdown continues…there are 71 days left to join the 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign. In 29 days we’ve received 21 …

Beverly Fre$h performs at the opening of Loose Canon. 2009

Open Enrollment

Big Huge End of the Year M.F.A. Group Show

Open Enrollment

Big Huge End of the Year M.F.A. Group Show

Corina Reynolds explores the M.F.A. group show/graduate exhibition through audio bloging.

Matthew Day Jackson, Harriet (Last Portrait), 2006, Woodburned drawing, yarn, aniline dye, mother of pearl, abalone and black panther eyes on wood panel, 243.8 x 182.9 cm

The Immeasurable Distance of Market Value

The Immeasurable Distance of Market Value

Carol Vogel of The New York Times wrote last month that, “Optimism has returned to the multibillion-dollar art market.” She was keen on a 1932 Picasso painting, Nu au Plateau …

Nathan Mabry, Installation Shot, 2008. Courtesy Chery and Martin Gallery.

Flash Points

Flash Points Wrap-Up: Art For Life

Flash Points

Flash Points Wrap-Up: Art For Life

A friend of mine dated a composer once. He was a good composer. People found his music “inventive” and “ubiquitous” (in a good way). All of his friends were musicians, …

Sharon Lockhart, "Maja and Elodie" 2003 Image: Artnet.com

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Rewind, The Artist’s Studio

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Rewind, The Artist’s Studio

A recent visit to Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art provided two exhibits that are worth seeing if you are in town…. or within frequent flier miles for that matter. Rewind: …

Uta Barth, "Sundial (07.8)," 2007. Courtesy of Alison Jacques Gallery.

Flash Points

Call for Writers: New Flash Points Topic

Flash Points

Call for Writers: New Flash Points Topic

Our new Flash Points topic, Art and Experience, will be launching soon and we’re inviting you to participate!  If this sounds good to you, read on: We each have our …

Rashaad Newsome, Still from "Untitled (New Way)", 2009, Silent single channel HD video; 6:48 min. Collection of the artist; courtesy Ramis Barquet, New York

Realness: The House of Newsome

Realness: The House of Newsome

My partner and I throw a monthly gay dance night in Cambridge with some DJ friends of ours. For 10 months, most dancing has been reserved for the last hour …

Mark Bradford, "Scorched Earth", 2006. Billboard paper, photomechanical reproductions, acrylic gel medium, carbon paper, acrylic paint, bleach, and additional mixed media on canvas, 94 1/2 x 118 in. Collection of Dennis and Debra Scholl Photo: Bruce M. White. Courtesy Wexner Center for the Arts.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In today’s roundup you’ll read about 800 prints in Los Angeles, 100 acres of art in Indianapolis, 12 Polaroids near the Hudson, a 10-year survey in Ohio, two portrait busts …

Angela de la Cruz, 'Nothing 1' (1998), oil on canvas, Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery, London

Letter from London

Letter from London: Paint, Misbehaving

Letter from London

Letter from London: Paint, Misbehaving

Writing about painting isn’t easy, simply because painting isn’t built to be written about. So writers writing about painting tend to rely on a checklist of clichés: the one about …