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Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Test This

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Test This

This school year has started out like none other in recent memory. The fascination to quantify practically everything in education has now moved steadily into art education, as discussed in last week’s interview with Jessica Hoffmann Davis. Here in New York and across the entire country art educators (well, all educators, actually) are being forced to administer pre-assessment tests that “establish a baseline” of “what students know and are able to do” at the beginning of a course.

Portrait of Sam Vernon

An Emerging Artist by the Financial Numbers

An Emerging Artist by the Financial Numbers

Brendan Carroll talks to emerging artist Sam Vernon about how money and earned income inform her aesthetic decisions inside and outside the studio.

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Open Enrollment

What To Do, What To Do

Open Enrollment

What To Do, What To Do

Jenn Pascoe shares a list of things artists do to get by, get through, and get to creating when times are tough and anxiety levels are high.

[dNASAb]. “Screenscaping the Pixelsphere,” 2012. (1) 19" LED screen, (3) 4" LCD screens, pigmented plastic prints, clear plastic, wire, glass, crystal, foam, aluminum, resin, mirrors, fiber optics, media player, L.E.D's, 1 of 1 1080p HD video w. audio. Dimensions variable. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Colliding Complexities_Extreme feats of the New York_New Aesthetic

Colliding Complexities_Extreme feats of the New York_New Aesthetic

Nettrice Gaskins reports on a group exhibition highlighting the complex intersections between art, science and technology.

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“Why would anyone listen to a derivatives lawyer talk about contemporary art?”

“Why would anyone listen to a derivatives lawyer talk about contemporary art?”

Curator and collector Kianga Ellis discusses what she looks for in an artist’s work and her mission to connect artists and collectors via social media platforms.

Mike Kelley. "Deodorized Central Mass with Satellites, 1991-1999." Photo courtesy of the Perry Rubenstein Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Sarah Sze, Robert Adams, Hiroshi Sugimoto and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Portrait of Vidal Centeno

Artist Loses Studio, Goes Gonzo

Artist Loses Studio, Goes Gonzo

What remains after the studio is gone? Creativity, possibility, and curiosity, says artist Vidal Centeno, who recently relinquished his studio space to cut expenses.