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Season 8 Preview: Brian Jungen

Season 8 Preview: Brian Jungen

A look inside Brian Jungen’s segment in the “Vancouver” hour of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, premiering on PBS this fall.

Minerva Cuevas. Del Montte-Bananeras, 2003. Paint on wall, silkscreen, two plastic palm trees, four plastic bananas bunches, straw; variable dimensions. Installation view of the "Liverpool Biennial: Rethinking Trade." Courtesy of the artist and kurimanzutto, Mexico City.

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: July 2016

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: July 2016

A selection of exhibitions, podcasts, and television shows personally recommended by members of the ART21 staff.

Chicago director Stanley Nelson filming with Barbara Kasten in Chicago, 2016. Behind the scenes of Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century. Photo: Kate Bowen. © ART21, Inc. 2016.

Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Directing Season 8’s Chicago: An Interview with Stanley Nelson

Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Directing Season 8’s Chicago: An Interview with Stanley Nelson

Executive Producer Eve Moros Ortega sits down with Stanley Nelson, award-winning director of the “Chicago” hour in the upcoming season of “Art in the Twenty-First Century.”

Daniel Gordon. Summer Fruit. 59.25" x 74", C-Print, 2014.

ART21 Premieres Latest Artist Documentary on NOWNESS

ART21 Premieres Latest Artist Documentary on NOWNESS

ART21 announces the premiere of its latest artist documentary on lifestyle editorial platform NOWNESS.

Theaster Gates at Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey, 2015. Production still from ART21’s series Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 8, 2016. Cinematography: Murat Otunc. © ART21, Inc. 2016.

Season 8 Preview: Theaster Gates

Season 8 Preview: Theaster Gates

A look inside Theaster Gates’ segment in the “Chicago” hour of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, premiering on PBS this fall.

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Season 8 Preview: Liz Larner

Season 8 Preview: Liz Larner

A look inside Liz Larner’s segment in Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century, premiering on PBS this fall.

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One of 512 Unique Blueprints created by the artist and team to distribute at the Field Office. Courtesy of Current:LA.

This Week in Art: 7.25-7.31

This Week in Art: 7.25-7.31

A look at this week’s art news, including a Mel Chin land art piece that everyone can own, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Michigan to Mykonos.

Detail of Section VII, Extension I (2007) at Pace Gallery in New York City.
Production still from the series ART21 Exclusive. © ART21, Inc. 2016. Cinematography: Jarred Alterman.

ART21 Exclusive

Richard Tuttle Makes Tools for Life

ART21 Exclusive

Richard Tuttle Makes Tools for Life

Richard Tuttle reflects on the conceptual, thematic, and stylistic threads from his 26 New York gallery exhibitions in a new ART21 “Exclusive” episode.

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Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Flying High: My Chicago Drone Day

Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Flying High: My Chicago Drone Day

Through photos and GIFs, Director of Production Nick Ravich chronicles ten hours of filming with drones in Chicago for Season 8 of “Art in the Twenty-First Century.”

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Season 8 Preview: Minerva Cuevas

Season 8 Preview: Minerva Cuevas

A look at the work of artist Minerva Cuevas, featured in Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century, premiering on PBS this fall.

Ai Weiwei’s F. Lotus installation at Vienna’s Belvedere Palace. Photo via @aiww Instagram.

This Week in Art: 7.18-7.24

This Week in Art: 7.18-7.24

A look at this week’s art news, including William Kentridge at the Foreign Affairs Festival, and events and exhibitions from New Orleans to Vienna.

ART21 filming Liz Magor’s LightShed at Coal Harbour in Vancouver, Canada, 2016. Behind the scenes of ART21’s series Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 8, 2016. Photo: Wesley Miller. © ART21, Inc. 2016.

Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Behind the Scenes of Season 8: Vancouver

Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Behind the Scenes of Season 8: Vancouver

Go behind the scenes of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, as the ART21 production crew films Brian Jungen and Liz Magor in Vancouver.

Yinka Shonibare. Food Fairy, 2006. Manikin, Dutch wax printed cotton, leather, artificial fruit, fiberglass, and goose feathers. Courtesy of the artist and Cooper Gallery.

This Week in Art: 7.11-7.17

This Week in Art: 7.11-7.17

A look at this week’s art news, including Mark Bradford’s largest commission yet, and events and exhibitions from New York to Paris.

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Announcing the ART21 Screening Society

Announcing the ART21 Screening Society

Announcing the ART21 Screening Society: bringing free screenings of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8 to venues worldwide.

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Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Behind the Scenes of Season 8: Los Angeles

Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Behind the Scenes of Season 8: Los Angeles

Go behind the scenes of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, as we film Liz Larner and Edgar Arceneaux in Los Angeles.

Katharina Grosse. Rockaway! at Fort Tilden, 2016. Photo by New York Off Road on Instagram.

This Week in Art: 7.4-7.10

This Week in Art: 7.4-7.10

A look at this week’s art news, including New York Close Up’s newly awarded Cine Golden Eagle, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Edinburgh to Ethiopia.

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ART21 Educators Year 6: Meet Stacey, Tammy, Ty, and Alisa

ART21 Educators Year 6: Meet Stacey, Tammy, Ty, and Alisa

Introducing four of the newest ART21 Educators: Stacey Abramson, Tammy Dunn, Ty Talbot, & Alisa Rodny, who teach contemporary art in classrooms across the U.S. and beyond.

ART21 cinematographer Hatuey Viveros filming in Mexico City, Mexico, 2015. Behind the scenes of ART21’s series Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 8, 2016. Photo: Ian Forster. © ART21, Inc. 2016.

Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Behind the Scenes of Season 8: Mexico City

Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Behind the Scenes of Season 8: Mexico City

Go behind the scenes of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, as we film in Mexico City.

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Staff Pick

Staff Picks: June 2016

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: June 2016

A selection of art and exhibitions, personally recommended by members of the ART21 staff.

Detail of Theater of the Absurd (2016) at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts in New York City.
Production still from the series ART21 Exclusive. © ART21, Inc. 2016. Cinematography: John Marton.

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Eleanor Antin Plays with Politics

ART21 Exclusive

Eleanor Antin Plays with Politics

Eleanor Antin discusses her use of paper dolls to create politically charged sculptures and videos in a new episode of ART21 “Exclusive.”

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This Week in Art: 6.27-7.3

This Week in Art: 6.27-7.3

A look at this week’s art news, including Matthew Barney’s impact on Kanye West, and events and exhibitions from New York to London.

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Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Behind the Scenes of Season 8: Chicago

Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Behind the Scenes of Season 8: Chicago

Go behind the scenes of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, as we film Barbara Kasten and Theaster Gates in Chicago.

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ART21 Educators Year 6: Meet Elizabeth, Joseph, Margaret, and Erica

ART21 Educators Year 6: Meet Elizabeth, Joseph, Margaret, and Erica

Introducing four of the newest ART21 Educators: Elizabeth Williams, Joseph Eduardo Iacona, Margaret Segalla, & Erica Richard, who together teach 1,000+ students each year.

Jenny Holzer's Art Car for BMW: PROTECT ME FROM WHAT I WANT, 1999.

This Week in Art: 6.20-6.26

This Week in Art: 6.20-6.26

A look at this week’s art news, including the latest round of Art Car commissions, and events and exhibitions everywhere from St. Petersburg to Paris.

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Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Get the Inside Scoop on ART21 Films with “Deep Focus”

Deep Focus: Inside ART21 Films

Get the Inside Scoop on ART21 Films with “Deep Focus”

Announcing a new column that goes in-depth with ART21 artists, and takes you behind-the-scenes of ART21 films .

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ART21 Educators Year 6: Meet Ann, Daniela, Nick, and Amber

ART21 Educators Year 6: Meet Ann, Daniela, Nick, and Amber

Introducing four of the newest ART21 Educators: Ann Schwab, Daniela Cadena, Nick Kozak, and Amber Arnold, who teach kindergarten through college across the U.S. and Mexico.

Alfredo Jaar. A Logo for America, 1987. Photograph: Solomon R Guggenheim, New York. Courtesy of the Guardian.

This Week in Art: 6.13-6.19

This Week in Art: 6.13-6.19

A look at this week’s art news, including Carrie Mae Weems’ “Grace Notes,” and events and exhibitions everywhere from Los Angeles to London.

Detail of Big Bling (2016) in Madison Square Park in New York City. 
Production still from the series ART21 Exclusive. © ART21, Inc. 2016. Cinematography: Ian Forster.

ART21 Exclusive

The Making of Martin Puryear’s “Big Bling”

ART21 Exclusive

The Making of Martin Puryear’s “Big Bling”

Today’s ART21 “Exclusive” follows Martin Puryear’s monumental public sculpture “Big Bling” as it’s created and installed in Madison Square Park.

Artist Lucas Blalock in his Greenpoint studio, Brooklyn, NY, 2015. Production stills from the ART21 New York Close Up film, Lucas Blalock’s Digital Toolkit. © ART21, Inc. 2015.

SCREENING 6.11.16 | Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

SCREENING 6.11.16 | Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

The “New York Close Up” film “Lucas Blalock’s Digital Toolkit” is screening in Brooklyn Heights this Saturday as part of the 2016 Art of Brooklyn Film Festival.

The twelve teachers selected for ART21 Educators, Year 6.

Announcing this Year’s ART21 Educators

Announcing this Year’s ART21 Educators

Announcing the sixth year of ART21 Educators! Meet twelve teachers throughout North America who are amping up their curriculums with ART21 films and contemporary art.

Gabriel Orozco's watercolors on view in Hong Kong. Left: Suisai I, 2016. Right: Suisai III, 2016. Image courtesy of Wallpaper.

This Week in Art: 6.6-6.12

This Week in Art: 6.6-6.12

A look at this week’s art news, including recent awards won by ART21 artists, and events and exhibitions everywhere from New Haven to Hong Kong.

Production still from the ART21 New York Close Up film, Bryan Zanisnik & Eric Winkler's Animated Conversation. © ART21, Inc. 2016.

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Bryan Zanisnik & Eric Winkler’s Animated Conversation

ART21 New York Close Up

Bryan Zanisnik & Eric Winkler’s Animated Conversation

Stories from Bryan Zanisnik’s life as an artist are transformed into animated comics by his friend Eric Winkler in a special new film from the ART21 “New York Close Up” series.

Photo courtesy of the author on Instagram.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

#ArtSelfies

Teaching with Contemporary Art

#ArtSelfies

In this creativity exercise, ART21 Educator Shannah Burton teaches students that an #artselfie is worth more than its number of likes.

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This Week in Art: 5.30-6.5

This Week in Art: 5.30-6.5

A look at this week’s art news, including our announcement of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, and events and exhibitions everywhere from New York to Norway.

Doris Salcedo. Noviembre 6, 2001. Stainless steel, lead, wood, resin and steel in 3 parts, dimensions variable. Photo by Stephen White. © Doris Salcedo. Courtesy the Alexander and Bonin, New York.

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: May 2016

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: May 2016

A selection of films and exhibitions, personally recommended by members of the ART21 staff.

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ART21 Announces New Season of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” this September on PBS

ART21 Announces New Season of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” this September on PBS

Announcing the host and artists featured in the upcoming season of ART21’s PBS series “Art in the Twenty-First Century.”