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Dmitry Samarov  "No Tank"  sumi ink on paper   2008

Pictures of Chicago

Pictures of Chicago

Guest blogger Dmitry Samarov looks at several websites devoted to archival images of old Chicago, along with another that documents the city’s filmic portrayals.

Anne Truitt, "Remember No. 5," 1999. Acrylic on paper, 22 x 30 inches. Copyright Estate of Anne Truitt / The Bridgeman Art Library. Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery

On View Now

On View Now | Chelsea Lately: Anne Truitt and Fred Sandback in New York

On View Now

On View Now | Chelsea Lately: Anne Truitt and Fred Sandback in New York

Max Weintraub reviews current exhibitions by Anne Truitt and Fred Sandback, two of the more under-appreciated artists that emerged in the 1960s.

“Sky Laun­dry” by Ge­of­frey Hen­dricks   Image: dartbeat.com

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 Meets Fluxus

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 Meets Fluxus

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of working with the University of Michigan Museum of Art to present “Art21 Meets Fluxus”. Over thirty teachers from a variety of disciplines came together to learn more about working with Art21 education materials and to brainstorm ways of bringing this smart and provocative exhibition, titled Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life, into their classrooms.

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose.

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose.

The US television series “Friday Night Lights” helps Michelle Jubin find the motivation to tackle a marathon pile of grading, essay writing, and lecture preparations.

Bound: The Printed Object in Context

Bound | After Nature

Bound: The Printed Object in Context

Bound | After Nature

Onli looks at the innovative design of the New Museum’s 2008 exhibition catalogue “After Nature,” which was tucked inside copies of the W.G. Sebald book that inspired it.

Dmitry Samarov  "The Mess I've Made"  oil on linen   2010

Moving In

Moving In

Artist Dmitry Samarov finds that moving into a new home can be a source of fresh inspiration.

Catherine Sullivan, Ice Floes of Franz Joseph Land, 2003, 35 mm production still, credit: Kacper Skowron.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Catherine Sullivan, Mark Dion, Marina Abramović and other artists featured in Art21 documentaries and programs.