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Amy Cutler, “Cake Toss,” 2004, Lithograph in colors on Fabriano Artistico Hot Press natural white, 21-1/2 x 24 inches (image and sheet). Edition: 39; publisher: Universal Limited Art Editions, Bay Shore, NY. Courtesy Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Tales for Our Time: Amy Cutler’s Prints

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Tales for Our Time: Amy Cutler’s Prints

  Fantastical narrative is a guiding principle for many artists who have come to prominence in the past decade; Amy Cutler and Dana Schutz are foremost among these.  Both possess …

David Wojnarowicz, "A Fire In My Belly" screenshot, 1986-7, video (Courtesy PPOW Gallery)

Flash Points

All I Can Feel Is the Pressure and the Need For Release

Flash Points

All I Can Feel Is the Pressure and the Need For Release

  Perhaps ignorantly thinking that the culture wars related to David Wojnarowicz were over, I originally intended to reflect on the long-term effects of A Fire In My Belly (1986-7) in HIDE/SEEK: Difference …

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | F for Fre$h: Beverly Fre$h on Artist Grants

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | F for Fre$h: Beverly Fre$h on Artist Grants

F stands for Fre$h. Beverly Fre$h, that is. Artist, performer, rap star, and former corporate graphic designer, Mr. Fre$h found his first flicker of fame when he was included in …

Pierre Huyghe, "Timekeeper", 1999   image courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery

Teaching with Contemporary Art

But Wait, There’s More

Teaching with Contemporary Art

But Wait, There’s More

Feeling a little under the weather this week, so as a pick-me-up I decided to write about some of the phenomenal stuff happening at Art21. Kind of like an education …

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | East Meets West

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | East Meets West

Before I start, I must establish one thing: I’m from the east coast. My veins bleed the blood of Nor’easters, Dunkin’ Donuts, baseball rivalries, and the art and cultural Mecca …

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Open Enrollment

Introducing New Open Enrollment Blogger Sarah Merianos!

Open Enrollment

Introducing New Open Enrollment Blogger Sarah Merianos!

  We’re pleased to introduce the Art21 Blog’s readers to our newest Open Enrollment writer, Sarah Merianos, who joins the Open Enrollment team for the upcoming Winter/Spring semester. Sarah’s first …

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Bound: The Printed Object in Context

Bound | Municipal de Fútbol

Bound: The Printed Object in Context

Bound | Municipal de Fútbol

During the 1980s and ’90s, the city of Los Angeles saw its public spaces radically re-purposed. When the sun went down, strolling the streets and public parks of certain neighborhoods became …

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Bound: The Printed Object in Context

New Column! Introducing “Bound: The Printed Object in Context”

Bound: The Printed Object in Context

New Column! Introducing “Bound: The Printed Object in Context”

We’re pleased to announce our newest column, Bound: The Printed Object in Context, written by “Centerfield” alum Meg Onli. Bound looks at a side of publications that’s rarely discussed: the book’s …

Stephen O'Malley  in Prague. Photo by Lindsie Zakopal.

Imagery, concept, and sound: Stephen O’Malley of Descent, Burning Witch, Hyperion Ensemble, Sunn O)))

Imagery, concept, and sound: Stephen O’Malley of Descent, Burning Witch, Hyperion Ensemble, Sunn O)))

  [Ed. note: We're squeezing in one more post from Amelia Ishmael before we introduce our next blogger-in-residence later this week. Enjoy!] Stephen O’Malley is a wildly prolific musician and …

Do Ho Suh. Fallen Star (sketch), 2011. Courtesy of the artist and The Stuart Collection, University of California, San Diego.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Do Ho Suh addresses displacement and “home,” Bruce Nauman finds inspiration in Native America, Jason Schwartzman celebrates John Baldessari, and more. Do Ho Suh‘s Fallen Star is under …

Terence Hannum in Terence Hannum and Nicolas Lobo's "Broadcast Against Recording" performance event at de la Cruz Collection, Miami, Fl, United States, July 9, 2011

From the stage to the studio | Terence Hannum: unholy bows, negative litanies, and amidst throngs

From the stage to the studio | Terence Hannum: unholy bows, negative litanies, and amidst throngs

  Terence Hannum is a musician and studio artist who has recently relocated from Chicago to Baltimore to teach at Stevenson University. I first met Terence shortly after moving to …

Storm Janse van Rensburg at the Redcross Children's Hospital Auction.  South Africa, September 2011

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio |Storm Janse van Rensburg

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio |Storm Janse van Rensburg

  Storm Janse van Rensburg is a South African curator and Senior Curator of the Goodman Gallery group currently based in Cape Town (CT), South Africa.  Van Rensburg began his …

Roy Lichtenstein, "Paintings: Mirror," 1984. Oil and Magna on canvas, 70 x 86 inches. Courtesy the Roy Lichtenstein Estate and the Leo Castelli Gallery

On View Now

On View Now | I See A Darkness: Warhol and Lichtenstein, Shadows and Mirrors en Abyme

On View Now

On View Now | I See A Darkness: Warhol and Lichtenstein, Shadows and Mirrors en Abyme

  “People are always calling me a mirror, and if a mirror looks into a mirror, what is there to see?” – Andy Warhol In the current exhibition at the …