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Hiroshi Sugimoto, Mathematical Model 002 Dini's surface

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Hiroshi Sugimoto explores a Buddhist stupa, Florian Maier-Aichen lectures in NYC, Pratt honors Laurie Anderson and William Wegman, Matthew Ritchie debuts in Los Angeles, and more. …

TM Sisters, Natasha and Monica Lopez de Victoria being interviewed (courtesy Dity Pink 305)

Who Are Miami’s Artists? Dirty Pink 305 Finds Out

Who Are Miami’s Artists? Dirty Pink 305 Finds Out

Most cities have their “art stars.” Instead, Miami has an art fair, a handful of renowned institutions, and some really impressive private collections. This is not due to a lack …

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New Guest Bloggers: Dirty Pink 305, Miami

New Guest Bloggers: Dirty Pink 305, Miami

Thanks to our previous blogger-in-residence DeWitt Cheng for highlighting the fascinating work of several under-recognized artists from the San Francisco Bay area. You can read more of DeWitt’s SF Bay …

Mel Bochner, “Amazing,” 2011, monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper, 94 1/4 x 70 3/4 inches 239.4 x 179.7 cm, Image courtesy Two Palms Press, New York.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Mel Bochner’s Word Play: Monoprints at Two Palms Press

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Mel Bochner’s Word Play: Monoprints at Two Palms Press

  “At the root of all my work is the recognition that we tend to take most of our experience for granted” (Mel Bochner in “Art in Conversation: Mel Bochner with …

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William Harsh on Tradition, Anonymity, Picasso and the Barbaric Yawp

William Harsh on Tradition, Anonymity, Picasso and the Barbaric Yawp

This past summer, San Franciscans were treated to an art smorgasbord from Paris’s Banquet Years, before the Great War. A Picasso exhibition came to the de Young Museum, and an …

Exterior view of Bunker Berlin.  Courtesy The Boros Collection

On View Now

On View Now | Art as Palimpsest: The Boros Collection and Bunker Berlin

On View Now

On View Now | Art as Palimpsest: The Boros Collection and Bunker Berlin

Located on a relatively quiet street in fashionable Berlin-Mitte stands a hulking, imposing building known as Bunker Berlin.  With its stark concrete façade, the daunting structure contrasts sharply with the …

Drawing for "Neukom Vivarium," 2006

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Thinking About Interdisciplinary Teaching with Mark Dion’s Neukom Vivarium

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Thinking About Interdisciplinary Teaching with Mark Dion’s Neukom Vivarium

This past spring at the National Art Education Association’s annual conference in Seattle, Art21 brought Mark Dion not only as a keynote speaker, but also to explore his work and …

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Spaghetti and Meatballs

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Spaghetti and Meatballs

Preface (or Subtext). I am a first year MFA candidate in the Sculpture Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art. Located in the middle of the Detroit suburbs, its beautiful brick …

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Open Enrollment

Introducing New Open Enrollment Blogger Lindsay Preston Zappas

Open Enrollment

Introducing New Open Enrollment Blogger Lindsay Preston Zappas

In the coming weeks, we’ll be introducing our newest class of Open Enrollment bloggers, saying farewell to our recent graduates, and welcoming back those whose studies continue. Stay tuned for …

Andy Vogt.

Andy Vogt’s Everyday Science

Andy Vogt’s Everyday Science

Certain contemporary artists find so much to explore in one material that artist and medium become almost fused in the art-collective consciousness: think of Richard Serra and rolled steel, for …

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Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Bedfellows | Suburban Seriality

Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Bedfellows | Suburban Seriality

We were not the same, though when we came together, we acted as one. Growing up together, seven girls in the suburbs of Northern California, we told each other’s stories and …