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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin’ at the Art21 Blog — A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin’ at the Art21 Blog — A Weekly Index

This ain’t no party, this ain’t no disco club either…but it is SUPER FUN! Art21 hosted the second installment of Culture Wars: A Night of Trivia with Art21 this past …

Fonzie in a scene from the Happy Days episode "Hollywood, Part Three of Three", preparing to jump on water skis over a shark, SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jumping_the_shark

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What is the relationship between the cheerfulness of technology, the recognition of cyber-ecology, and the profound sorrow of human expression? In his post, blogger Ivan Lozano quotes Ollivier Dyens’s essay …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Spring is just around the corner!!! Whew, finally. Meanwhile, here’s What’s Cookin: VIDEO EXCLUSIVE | Jeff Koons: Money & Value: Artist Jeff Koons discusses themes of money, desire, perfection, and …

"Singing in the Rain", (film still from 1952 film of the same name), SOURCE: www.imgartists.com

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

“I am so happy right now.” That is the last line from Nina Schwansee‘s video on the art of Amy Fischer. Whether she reciting Fischers infamous monologues pertaining to art …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

I don’t know about you but I can’t get enough. I promise not too play with my food too much (maybe) but I can guarantee I will be asking for …

"Thriller Kitty Impresses", Source: http://icanhascheezburger.com/

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What are your manners? Where and how did you learn them? According to Ben Street’s most recent letter to us contemporary art and the Mannerist Movement could be holding hands …

Film still from Věra Chytilová's "Daisies" (1966), SOURCE: The Pinnocchio Theory (blog)

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Hungry? FLASHPOINTS: How does art respond to and redefine the natural world? Dan Phillips makes houses and asks the question, what is “folk”? According to Leanne Gilberstein in  her post,  …

"The Misfits of Modern Agribusiness", SVF Foundation Newport,RI; NY Times Slideshow, January 5, 2010

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

This week What’s Cookin is sent to you directly from Newport, RI  an eclectic little city on the Atlantic coast. Home to some of the best clam chowder and crab …

"Raoul and Spot", Source: www.johnsoncountyhumane.org

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Brrrrrr… it’s cold over here in NYC.  I hope you all are staying warm wherever you are. Meanwhile, here’s What’s Cookin: Nicole Rounds Them Up! This week you’ll read about …

"Streamside Day," production still 2003 Film and video transfers, 26 minutes, color, sound. Photo by Aaron S. Davidson. © Pierre Huyghe, courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris/New York.

Flash Points

Flash Points: Art + the Environment Wrap-Up

Flash Points

Flash Points: Art + the Environment Wrap-Up

The natural world is a marvel, a playground, an intrinsic adventure, a multi-layered curiosity, an embodiment of fear and  absolute wonderment. It is an artists’ gym where one can exercise …

"Babies crawling in the Grass (ie Emily and Rishi crawl in the grass)", Source: http://photos.ellen.warnerbros.com/galleries/cute_pictures

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Have you ever … …wanted to live on an island? Andrea Zittel did …so she’s making one! If you are in Indianapolis, visit the IMA and meet the “park ranger” …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Ready… set …GO!!! Letter from London: Memento Mori:Ben Street writes to us about Emily Princes drawing installation project that counts the dead… or does it? This artist’s approach to statistics …

"Dandelion" by Irving Penn

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Dandelion leaves contain abundant amounts of vitamins and minerals, including Vitamins A, C and K. and are good sources of calcium in a dandelion sautee or wine…and as Irving Penn …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

As we jump into the early New Year 2010, here’s What’s Cookin… enjoy! FLASHPOINTS: How does art respond to and define the natural world? The University of New Mexico launched …

"Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus in their living room, Albion, N.Y. 1964", Source: Christies.com

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What was the conversation like over your holiday table? Satisfied or are you still hungry? Here are some more healthy vitamins for you —   it’s time to think some …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

A letter from Susan Sollins, Executive Director of Art21. Please support Art21’s many educational endeavors and donate to the 2009 Annual Fund Soccer. It’s a passionate and public sport that …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Teaching with Contemporary Art

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE — Doris Salcedo | Third World Identity New Guest Blogger: Kelly Rakowski, a graphic designer and Head of the Book Department at Todd Oldham Studio. Check out this …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Pssst…! Here’s what’s been going on these past days  at Art21… VIDEO EXCLUSIVE(s): Kimsooja | “A Beggar Woman” & “A Homeless Woman” Yinka Shonibare MBE | Being an Artist Feed …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Teaching with Contemporary Art

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

It’s a cage that went in search of a bird…Sreshta Rit Premnath explores the ocean as a territory that lies outside the realm of governmentality. Nicole rounds them up! From …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

How many artists are in the world right now? Ben Street writes to us about ‘letting the outside in’ and the Museum of Everything located on Primrose Hill in London. …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Teaching with Contemporary Art

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Water, water, everywhere! Ever-changing and ever-constant, see a glimpse into Roni Horn’s vast exploration of this traveling landscape in this weeks Art:21 Video Exclusive. Her art was suffused with [a] …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

The days are counting down. Are you dressing up for Halloween? How about your dog if you have one? Hmmm….As the wheels turn, here’s what’s been cookin’ over here at …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Spaghetti Cat makes an appearance in 2009… and here’s what else is cookin': Across the country and  around the world – What are some of the Art21 alums up to? …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Art21 is traveling with you! There are 58 Access ’09 Happenings this weekend! To find an event near you visit this site. Thank you all for your enthusiasm and support—we …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Sit stay awhile, be it for a snack, some dinner, or some thought-provoking conversation. Here’s what’s been cookin’ at the Art21 Blog this past week: Currently on view at Gagosian …

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Chill out and stay awhile. Here’s what been going on at the Art21 Blog this week: What are …

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Here’s some more arty food for you, some in places that you may find  unexpected… Letter from London …

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at Art21: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at Art21: A Weekly Index

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Hungry? Here’s some arty brain food for you all… “Sometimes the most interesting thing about an artist is …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

It’s on the table! Enjoy! Where in the world are Art21 artists? Everywhere…and Nicole Caruth gives us the scoop. Hrag introduces Ellen Pearlman, a Brooklyn & Beijing-based writer, curator, critic …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

So many places to go and art to see…let’s get started… Thank you Trong for updating us on the whereabouts of some very special Art21 artists. Guest blogger Quinn Latimer …

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Letter from London

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

BOMB in the Building

Letter from London

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

It’s mealtime! Join Sonya for a fine helping of nutrients and adventure with this week’s Index: Round ‘em up Nicole! Here’s what Art21 artists have been up to this past …

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Sports and art are holding hands. Trong Gia Nguyen takes us to first base with that and other news relating to Art21 artists. Bruce Willis was a pub rocker, Scarlett …

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Famished for some art? It’s Friday and we’re back with this week’s Index. Do you know what was sizzling here this past week? Put on your thinking caps — there’s …

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What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Hungry for some art? You haven’t missed out. It’s been marinating here all week! For your dining pleasure, stay awhile, there’s always something to share at this table. Merce Cunningham, …

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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

Making art is part of a ground level experience. The artmaking process can be sensory, visceral and seemingly fleeting, depending on the methods of record of an artist’s choosing, be …

179 Canal Street, 2nd Floor. Peeper Place, Dani Leventhal, May 16, 2009. Photo by Margaret Lee on Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/margaret-lee)

Haberdashery Anyone?

Haberdashery Anyone?

179 Canal Street, 2nd Floor. Peeper Place, Dani Leventhal, May 16, 2009. Photo by Margaret Lee on Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/margaret-lee) Artists staging their own shows is nothing new. The French Impressionists …