Weekly Roundup

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Dioramas (Alaskan Wolves), 1994. Private collection. © Hiroshi Sugimoto.

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Dioramas (Alaskan Wolves), 1994; gelatin silver print; 47 × 73 inches. Private collection. © Hiroshi Sugimoto.

Hiroshi Sugimoto has a retrospective exhibition in Korea, Julie Mehretu and Carrie Mae Weems are featured in Elle magazine, Mark Bradford designs lift tickets, and more in this week’s roundup.

  • Hiroshi Sugimoto’s retrospective exhibition is on view at the Samsung Museum of Art (Seoul, Korea). The artist’s installations, videos, and well-known photographs of the last forty years are on view through March 23, 2014.
  • Jacolby Satterwhite, Saya Woolfalk, and Coco Fusco will participate in a public conversation about afrofuturism and STEAM education on January 9. (I will moderate the discussion.) Organized by the Studio Museum in Harlem, the event is being held in conjunction with their current exhibitions, The Shadows Took Shape and Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, which feature works by Satterwhite, Laylah AliEllen Gallagher, and Trenton Doyle Hancock.
  • Kalup Linzy is the first artist to teach performance in the Visual and Environmental Studies Department at Harvard. In an article on Huffington Post Linzy provides a recap of his two recent courses, sharing pictures of class lectures, videos created by his students, and a class playlist.
  • Kerry James Marshall was interviewed by Ellen Mara De Wachter for Frieze magazine. In the article “What You See” Marshall discusses “visibility, identity, and black people on Mars.”
  • Mark Bradford has designed this season’s lift tickets for Aspen Skiing Company in partnership with the Aspen Art Museum. Bradford based his design on merchant posters. The brightly colored tickets include messages like “Rich Boy, Sober Living” and “Artist of the Year.”
  • Julie Mehretu is one of eight women featured in the December 2013 issue of Elle magazine. “Elle Women in Art” turns the spotlight on artists, curators, dealers, and other professionals who are ”changing the art world today.”

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Nettrice Gaskins is an artist, educator, and member of the vibrant community of practitioner/theorists in the Digital Media PhD program at Georgia Tech. Gaskins compiles Art21's "Weekly Roundup."

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