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New guest blogger: Tom McCormack

New guest blogger: Tom McCormack

Thanks to Din Heagney for his posts on Australian artists Lily Hibberd and Carl Scrase. Look out for more from him later this week. Up next is Tom McCormack. Tom …

From left: Richard Klein, Jessica Stockholder, and Gary Lichtenstein at Gary Lichtenstein Editions.  Image Courtesy Gary Lichtenstein Editions.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Screening Wood: Jessica Stockholder at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Screening Wood: Jessica Stockholder at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Following on the April post for this column, which explored recent works in print-based installation, this month’s Ink takes an in-depth look at Art21 artist Jessica Stockholder’s current project for …

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Flash Points

EMPATHY VIRUS

Flash Points

EMPATHY VIRUS

“People kept telling me art can’t change the world; so I stopped calling what I do art,” says Carl Scrase, a young Australian artist who shot to local fame with his …

James Turrell. Skyspace at Rice University

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Included in this week’s roundup are James Turrell’s skyspace, William Wegman’s NASA art, Paul Pfeiffer’s time-based work, a fall Robert Adams retrospective, and more. James Turrell is the mastermind behind a …

Curator Wesley Miller, artist Mika Tajima, and cinematographer Jarred Alterman film contortionist Tony Mitchell performance during an exhibition at Elizabeth Dee Gallery. Chelsea, Manhattan, 01.29.11. Production still from the series New York Close Up. © Art21, Inc. 2011.

Introducing “New York Close Up”

Introducing “New York Close Up”

New York Close Up is Art21’s new online documentary series profiling the lives and works of New York-based artists in the first phase of their career. New York Close Up is …

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Flash Points

PUBLIC AMNESIA

Flash Points

PUBLIC AMNESIA

History isn’t was. History is. No matter how much we wipe our feet at the front door, we track history through the house. Leaving its muddy footprints all over the …

Maxwell Snow, "Untitled," 2011. Photograph. Courtesy Maxwell Snow

On View Now

On View Now | From Ritual to Romance: The Photography of Maxwell Snow

On View Now

On View Now | From Ritual to Romance: The Photography of Maxwell Snow

In Black Magic at Serieuze Zaken Studioos in Amsterdam, New York-based photographer Max Snow continues to pursue themes that have become the central preoccupations of his photography: beauty, fantasy, mortality.  …

Doug and Mike Starn, "Big Bambú" (detail). Image: cubeme.com

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Installation in Installments

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Installation in Installments

Each year the graduates and upperclassmen I work with look forward to their final project as a way of leaving a stamp on the school itself. Students are asked to …

Jeannine and Mary

Art21 Educators 2011-2012: Jeannine Bardo and Mary Curry

Art21 Educators 2011-2012: Jeannine Bardo and Mary Curry

Last week, we featured Jethro Gillespie and James Rees from Utah. This week, in the fourth installment of Art21 Educators introductions, allow us to introduce Jeannine Bardo and Mary Curry. …

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | So Long Grad School!

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | So Long Grad School!

Over the last four weeks, I daydreamed about my final post for my contribution to Art21 Blog’s Open Enrollment column.  Since January, my final semester at San Francisco Art Institute …