Weekly Roundup

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Ann Hamilton, "stylus (hand)," 2010. Courtesy the artist and The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.

In this week’s roundup, Cindy Sherman gets elected, The Global African project presents work by Mark Bradford, Yinka Shonibari MBE, and Fred Wilson, and more.

  • Mel Chin is lecturing at Parsons The New School for Design TODAY, November 30.  In Whitehouse to the Safehouse, the artist will highlight the philosophical and conceptual development of his work in relation to the notion of sustainability.
  • Chin’s The Fundred Dollar Bill Project, which invites students of all ages to participate in art and collective creative action to support the rebuilding of New Orleans, lives on at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, which is serving as a national Collection Center.  Their Philadelphia Fundred Mint is open to the public.
  • On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century which features the art of Arturo Herrera, is now on view at MoMA through February 7, 2011.  The exhibition begins in the Museum’s lobby with Herrera’s Walk/14 Parts, for which the artist repurposed his drawings into digital form for the nine lobby screens.

  • Cindy Sherman is now an honorary member of The Royal Academy of Arts.  The Royal Academy of Arts is governed by 80 Royal Academicians who are all practicing painters, sculptors, engravers, printmakers, draughtsmen, and architects.  Honorary Academicians are distinguished artists who are not residents in the UK.
  • You can still catch Ann Hamilton at The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.  stylus, the artist’s current exhibition is on view through January 22, 2011.  Conceived in response to the Pulitzer’s mission to be both a sanctuary and laboratory, the exhibit is structured around live acoustic elements.  Accompanying the project is a similarly experiential multimedia online catalogue.

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Nettrice Gaskins is an artist, educator, and member of the vibrant community of practitioner/theorists in the Digital Media PhD program at Georgia Tech. Gaskins compiles Art21's "Weekly Roundup."

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