An artist who has “figured out a way to make the perils of our time accessible,” Paul Chan has won the $100,000 Hugo Boss Prize. Working in video, 2D and …
In today’s ART21 Exclusive artist Leonardo Drew discusses the importance of travel in relationship to his artwork.
Daniel Gordon exhibits new still lifes, Kara Walker deconstructs her sugar sphinx, and more in this week’s roundup.
Changing realities of the modern family have increased the need for a serious dialogue, as evidenced by the reactions to Gillian Wearing’s A Real Birmingham Family. Commissioned by Ikon Gallery, …
Jacolby Satterwhite dances in the cosmos, Carrie Mae Weems goes solo in the UK, Paul McCarthy brings chocolate to France, and more in this week’s roundup.
Created as a tool to foster understanding, Pittsburgh’s Conflict Kitchen, which serves cuisine from countries with which the US is in conflict, has shut down after receiving death threats over …
Trevor Paglen uncovers government code names, El Anatsui manipulates newspaper printing plates, David Altmejd has a retrospective in France, and more in this week’s roundup.
The Spanish Association of Christian Lawyers is calling for the ouster of Museo Reina Sofía director Manuel Borja-Villel over a show it deems “anti-Catholic.” On view through February 9, 2015, …
Judy Pfaff has three shows in New York, LaToya Ruby Frazier talks about her new book, Carrie Mae Weems heads to Carnegie Hall, and more in this week’s roundup of ART21-featured artists.
Finally embraced by museums that long considered him a pariah for his critiques of institutional power, Hans Haacke’s critical eye remains unchanged: his new exhibition at Paula Cooper includes a …
ART21 returns to PBS tonight with a new season of the Peabody Award-winning series Art in the Twenty-First Century.
Abraham Cruzvillegas discusses architectural influences, David Brooks and Mark Dion argue species virtuosity, and more in this week’s roundup.
“My only commitment—my only doctrine—is to not let the dust settle,” says director/artist Steve McQueen, a sentiment that’s reinforced by his new video and sculptural works, which address racism and …
The board, staff, and community of ART21 mourn the death of ART21’s founder and executive director, Susan Sollins, and commemorate her groundbreaking achievements.
In a new ART21 New York Close Up film, artist Mariah Roberston experiments with photographic chemistry in her Brooklyn darkroom, leading to a striking series of colorful cameraless abstractions.
In this preview from ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7, artist Abraham Cruzvillegas discusses the concept of “autoconstrucción” as an insight into his own artistic practice.
Matthew Ritchie investigates cinematic landscapes, Richard Tuttle exhibits textiles in London, Marina Abramović returns to New York, and more in this week’s roundup.
“It’s important to give the ones who seem to be invisible the possibility to be visible, to be heard,” says artist Krzysztof Wodiczko while talking about his new Homeless Projection. …
In this preview from ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7, artist Tania Bruguera introduces the origins of her long-term project Immigrant Movement International.
Ralph Lemon’s Scaffold Room is “one of the headiest and most beautiful things I’ve seen in I don’t know how long,” writes Claudia La Rocco in Artforum. Struggling to describe the work, she …
In this preview from ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7, artist Thomas Hirschhorn describes the importance of having community support when creating his temporary monument projects.
Trevor Paglen and Jenny Holzer investigate government operations, Kimsooja installs a needle upstate, Thomas Hirschhorn responds to the question “Does it function?,” and more in this week’s roundup.
“I have a problem with the idea that contemporary art can only be presented in a white box.”
Today’s ART21 Exclusive follows artist Oliver Herring around Madison Square Park as he organizes his largest TASK Party to date.
In this preview from the ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7, Graciela Iturbide describes her approach to photography, as illustrated by her series Frida’s Bathroom.
From Kraftwerk’s “post human” sounds to Ai Weiwei’s new Lego portraits, the Walker rounds up the latest in contemporary art news.
Do Ho Suh installs a fishing net in Austin, Raymond Pettibon leaves his mark on New York City streetwear, An-My Lê exhibits a magnum opus in the UK, and more in this roundup of ART21-featured artists.
In a new ART21 New York Close Up film, artist Abigail DeVille stalks the streets of Harlem with a trash-laden push cart, creating temporary sculptural interventions along the way.
In this preview from ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7, artist Wolfgang Laib discusses the role of pollen in his work.
Cao Fei finds inspiration in film noir, Mary Reid Kelley continues to explore the Minotaur, Do-Ho Suh to sign books in Austin, and more in this week’s roundup of ART21-featured artists.
Artists Sam Durant, Anselm Kiefer, Nick Cave, Cindy Sherman, and more in this week’s roundup from the Walker.
Photographer Sally Mann reflects on the life of Virginia Franklin Carter (1894–1994), the African American woman who helped raise the artist and her two brothers.
In this preview from the ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7 episode, artist Katharina Grosse describes a “thought based” approach to creating work.
Hiroshi Sugimoto’s iconic seascapes hang in Southampton, Matthew Ritchie shows new paintings in New York, a Joan Jonas video goes to Singapore, and more.
The latest in contemporary art news as told by the Walker Art Center.
In this preview from ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century, artist Leonardo Drew is shown at work in his Brooklyn studio, surrounded by multiple sections of in-progress sculptures.
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