Articles by Jonathan Munar

Josiah McElheny | Beauty & Seduction

Josiah McElheny | Beauty & Seduction

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: Artist Josiah McElheny discusses the intentionally problematic nature of beauty and seduction in his “Total Reflective Abstraction” (2004) installation, on view at …

Arturo Herrera | Powerful Images

Arturo Herrera | Powerful Images

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: In his Berlin studio, Arturo Herrera discusses his relationship to creating abstract collages and images. Herrera takes the process of abstraction a …

Laylah Ali | Designer Nicole Parente

Laylah Ali | Designer Nicole Parente

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: Artist Laylah Ali and graphic designer Nicole Parente work together in the designer’s home office in Cambridge, MA. The artist’s hand-drawn notes …

Name That Season 5 Artist

Name That Season 5 Artist!

Name That Season 5 Artist!

We received some great feedback and enthusiasm for Season 5 since the release of the trailer back in April. When that went up, we challenged our audience to name the …

Ellen Gallagher | Master Printer Craig Zammiello

Ellen Gallagher | Master Printer Craig Zammiello

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: Master Printer Craig Zammiello and artist Ellen Gallagher discuss their working relationship during the process of creating “DeLuxe” (2004–05), a suite of …

Ida Applebroog | Collecting

Ida Applebroog | Collecting

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: Artist Ida Applebroog leads a tour of her personal collection of thrift store and auction finds, in her home and studio in …

Josiah McElheny | Assistant Martha Friedman

Josiah McElheny | Assistant Martha Friedman

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: Watch artist Josiah McElheny and assistant Martha Friedman transform clear hand-blown glass objects into mirrored surfaces in his Brooklyn, NY studio. Josiah …

Richard Tuttle | Reality & Illusion

Richard Tuttle | Reality & Illusion

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: Artist Richard Tuttle installs the work Ten Kinds of Memory and Memory Itself (1973) at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New …

Arturo Herrera | Music

Arturo Herrera | Music

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: Filmed in his Berlin studio, artist Arturo Herrera discusses themes of subjectivity and abstraction while drawing connections between his love of music …

Ellen Gallagher | Projections

Ellen Gallagher | Projections

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: Artist Ellen Gallagher recounts her childhood obsession with projecting films, paired with documentation of her work Murmur (2003–04) installed at Gagosian Gallery …

Babble On!

Babble On!

It’s no secret: Art21 loves videos about art. So, naturally, we would love the idea of a Web community dedicated to showcasing videos about art, right? Right. ArtBabble—a project initiated …

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Calling all photographers: Museums (and Wikipedia) want to recruit you!

Calling all photographers: Museums (and Wikipedia) want to recruit you!

“Henry VIII,” Hiroshi Sugimoto (Season 3) February may very well be the unofficial month of the photography contest. Earlier this week, Joe Fusaro wrote about art contests in the classroom, …