Nettrice Gaskins rounded up Art21 artist news, highlighting a Cindy Sherman-inspired magazine cover, the Carrie Mae Weems retrospective in Portland, and Laurie Anderson’s latest multimedia work.
New Kids on the Block | Angela Dufresne: Self-Confessed Storyteller, Punk, Image Maker, and Feminist
Jacquelyn Gleisner spoke with artist Angela Dufresne whose “wont is to revel in the muddle that results from the mash-up of disparate cultural clippings, which are most sincerely, if self-consciously, re-enacted.”
Blogger-in-Residence | France is for Phonies: Julie Lequin Isolated in Paris
Alicia Eler profiled artist Julie Lequin whose residency in Paris turned out to be a “jail-made-out-of-gold.”
Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: “Pulse Index” and “Coral RKV”
In her third post on New Frontier at Sundance, Nettrice Gaskins tackled relational aesthetics, looking at works by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and Lynette Wallworth.
Gimme Shelter | “Art Is What You Can Get Away With”: Intervening Warhol with Miguel Gutierrez
Marissa Perel interviewed choreographer Miguel Gutierrez following his performance-slash-guided-tour of Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Teaching with Contemporary Art | Messing with the Stuff
Joe Fusaro encouraged experimentation in the classroom: “In order for students to feel comfortable expressing themselves with a particular medium, they often have to spend plenty of time messing with the stuff they are interested in shaping.”
Praxis Makes Perfect | Chicken Soup (for Those Who Love Art)
Kelsey Elisabeth Nelson asked if there is “a fundamental difference between the Maker movement and the kind of hands-on learning that already happens in most museums?”
Blogger-in-Residence | From Performance Artist to Object Maker: How Reality Television Changed Young Sun Han’s Practice
Alicia Eler profiled “Work of Art” contestant Young Sun Han whose reality television experience “pushed him to create work with unfamiliar materials.”
Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: Augmented Space in “Cityscape 2095″
In her fourth and final post from New Frontier at Sundance, Nettrice Gaskins investigated “augmented space”—the technologies, objects, or symbols that overlay physical space with information.
Next week on the Art21 Blog
Carol Cheh reports on the first ever Los Angeles Art Book Fair; Jessica Lot takes us back to the 1990s; and Safa Samiezade’-Yazd returns with her column “Revolution 2.1.”