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Ursula von Rydingsvard Finds Courage in Color

Ursula von Rydingsvard Finds Courage in Color

Ursula von Rydingsvard discusses her large-scale sculpture Ona, which is permanently installed outside of Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Mariah Robertson explores feelings and monsters, Kerry James Marshall is chosen for a presidential panel, Marina Abramović is the subject of two new productions…

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Staff Pick

smARTpower

Staff Pick

smARTpower

“smARTpower asks provocative questions about what a good work of art is, what art is good for, and for whom.”

Artist Kiki Smith working with technicians at The Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Production still from the series Exclusive. © Art21, Inc. 2013. Cinematography by Tom Hurwitz.

Kiki Smith Does Her Homework

Kiki Smith Does Her Homework

“I’m good at doing what I can do in my own power, out of my own physicality, and then like a little extension out from that…” —Kiki Smith Filmed in …

Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson, Moon, screenshot from the project website, 2013.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson invite you to make your mark on the moon, Laylah Ali and Ellen Gallagher exhibit their Afrofuturist aesthetics, Jeff Koons teams up with Lady Gaga, and more.

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Alejandro Almanza Pereda Strikes a Balance

Alejandro Almanza Pereda Strikes a Balance

Installing new work in Brooklyn, New York, and Mexico City, artist Alejandro Almanza Pereda discusses the process and ideas behind his finely balanced sculptural works.

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Booked

On the Road to Legendary

Booked

On the Road to Legendary

Veteran photographer Gerard H. Gaskin discusses the long road to his first book, “Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene,” due out this month.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Cao Fei’s work travels to Maine, Erin Shirreff wins Canada’s largest photography prize, Mark Bradford discusses Robert Rauschenberg in Los Angeles…

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

What It Takes

Teaching with Contemporary Art

What It Takes

What does it take to become an artist? K-12 students respond.

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Postcards

Postcard from Brendan Fernandes

Postcards

Postcard from Brendan Fernandes

A new magazine project featuring postcards from contemporary artists living or working outside of the United States.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Kiki Smith unveils a new mural, Rashid Johnson makes his solo debut in Switzerland, Lari Pittman lectures at UCLA, and more.

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Flashback

Six Artists on Becoming Artists

Flashback

Six Artists on Becoming Artists

A roundup of Exclusive films in which Art21 artists talk about becoming or being artists.

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Art21 Premieres “Artist to Artist” Series

Art21 Premieres “Artist to Artist” Series

The creator of Art21′s “Artist to Artist” film series shares his favorite moments from the first three films.

Trenton Doyle Hancock, The Former and the Ladder or Ascension and a Cinchin’, 2012. Acrylic and mixed media on canvas; 84 x 132 x 3 inches. Courtesy the artist and James Cohan Gallery

Trenton Doyle Hancock Busts Out

Trenton Doyle Hancock Busts Out

Trenton Doyle Hancock discusses his large-scale collage The Former and the Ladder or Ascension and a Cinchin’.