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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Joy and Revolution: Talking with Adam Weiler of Ambrose

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Joy and Revolution: Talking with Adam Weiler of Ambrose

If you’re not familiar with Ambrose, well…. you should be. A few months ago on a trip to work with teachers at the Holland Area Arts Council in Michigan I …

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Open Enrollment

Farewell, First Exam

Open Enrollment

Farewell, First Exam

  Despite finally having access to a car this summer and thus becoming one step closer to the delights of Fort Tilden beach, I remained a sickly white shade that …

Installation view of "We Who Saw Sign"at ICA Gallery 1, Singapore.

Arts Funding, Censorship, and Writing in Singapore

Arts Funding, Censorship, and Writing in Singapore

  Soon after writing my first post for this blog, I realized how unnecessary it was for me to point out that things are different between the States and Singapore.  …

Terike Haapoja.

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Terike Haapoja

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Terike Haapoja

  Terike Haapoja is a Finnish visual artist based in Helsinki. She has a Master’s degree from the Theater Academy of Finland (Department of Performance Art and Theory) and from the …

‪Cai Guo-Qiang. "1040M Underground‬," 2011. Photo courtesy of the artist and Izolyatsia.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Cai Guo-Qiang goes underground, Josiah McElheny curates for Andrea Zittel and Roni Horn, Beryl Korot composes in Krakow and more. Cai Guo-Qiang‘s 1040M Underground at Izolyatsia …

Louisa Conrad having a conversation with students in Singapore

A Classroom Chat with Artist and Farmer Louisa Conrad

A Classroom Chat with Artist and Farmer Louisa Conrad

  As the artist-in-residence at an all-girls high school in Singapore, I have been working on an environmental project with the students. Twenty students and myself have each been carrying …

Thomas Struth, 'San Zaccaria', 1995. Image courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Howard Gilman Foundation Gift, 1996 (1996.297) © Thomas Struth

Letter from London

Letter from London | Rarely Pure, and Never Simple

Letter from London

Letter from London | Rarely Pure, and Never Simple

  Maybe Thomas Struth’s 1995 photograph of the interior of the church of San Zaccaria in Venice is too obvious a way to epitomise the relationship between contemporary art and …

Ann Hamilton, “ciliary #3,” 2010. Lithograph, fabric, bamboo and hardwood dowel construction. Approx. diameter: 58" (147.3 cm).  Variable edition of 19 unique works, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles and New York. ciliary © 2010 Ann Hamilton and Gemini G.E.L. LLC.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Full Circle: Ann Hamilton’s Recent Editions

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Full Circle: Ann Hamilton’s Recent Editions

Ann Hamilton’s work is founded on the idea of the line – both in its material form as thread, fiber, and hair; and its conceptual form in written and drawn …

Richard Prince, "Untitled (Covering Pollock)," 2010. Collage and acrylic on c-print. 40 x 52 1/2 inches. Courtesy Richard Prince and Guild Hall Museum

On View Now

On View Now | Marlboro Men: Richard Prince Covers Jackson Pollock

On View Now

On View Now | Marlboro Men: Richard Prince Covers Jackson Pollock

  “I am nature.” –Jackson Pollock “We are all a combination of constructions and inventions, a mixture of truth and lies.”  —Richard Prince Richard Prince’s new body of work at …