In today’s Exclusive Glenn Ligon discusses inspiring texts and cultural events, such as the writings of James Baldwin and the Million Man March.
Ai Weiwei stars in a science fiction film, El Anatsui creates new work for the Royal Academy, LaToya Ruby Frazier and Mary Reid Kelley receive Guggenheim fellowships, and more in this week’s roundup.
Mika Tajima gets a solo show in New York, five Art21 artists exhibit at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Richard Tuttle explains how artists are like clouds, and more.
In today’s Exclusive, artist Gabriel Orozco conducts what he calls a “Mirror Crit,” during which he presents a student’s artwork as if it is his own.
Ursula von Rydingsvard’s sculptures travel to Yorkshire, Matthew Ritchie expands the space of painting and drawing, Shahzia Sikander tackles maritime trade and imperial control, and more in this week’s roundup.
New in New York Close Up, artist Shana Moulton and composer Nick Hallett collaborate on the opera Whispering Pines 10—rehearsing and performing at the New Museum as part of the Rhizome “New Silent” series.
Art21 invites avid readers to participate in semi-intimate conversations about fiction and nonfiction books relevant to themes of the Art21 Magazine.
Daniel Gordon wins the Foam Paul Huf Award, Allan McCollum’s wooden shapes go to Idaho, Maya Lin maps lost species, and more in this week’s roundup.
Today’s Exclusive video—the 200th episode in this Art21 series—provides viewers with an intimate look at Spanish Lessons (2013), a project by Gabriel Orozco that took place at Marian Goodman Gallery in New York.
A look back at Lynda Benglis, Ai Weiwei, Margaret Kilgallen, and other Art21 artists in this third Exclusive playlist.
In today’s Exclusive playlist—the second part of a three-part series—a conservationist, a musician, an educator, and others share their favorite Exclusive episodes.
In this first part of a three-part series, art world colleagues and friends share their favorite Exclusive episodes to date.
Exclusive> producer Ian Forster announces Art21′s 200th Exclusive episode, coming this Friday.
Barbara Kruger and Fred Wilson appropriate and critique, Alfredo Jaar and Krzysztof Wodiczko re-frame history, John Baldessari shares some of his favorite things, and more.
Ellen Gallagher calls on the legacy of Sun Ra, Keltie Ferris makes imprints of her body, Kiki Smith probes the natural and spiritual worlds, and more.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, artist Janine Antoni and choreographer Stephen Petronio discuss their collaborative process.
“Armory Focus: China” curator Philip Tinari discusses his selections for this year’s edition at the The Armory Show, including the work of artist Xu Zhen.
“Armory Focus: China” curator Philip Tinari discusses artists Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, and Cai Guo-Qiang.
New in New York Close Up, artist Josephine Halvorson guides an undergraduate painting class in a group critique at Cooper Union in Manhattan.
Hubbard & Birchler film forgotten and decaying sites, Trenton Doyle Hancock takes train riders on a visual journey, Maya Lin visits Smith College, and more.
Laurie Simmons explores Japanese cosplay, Sarah Sze celebrates a new publication, Kerry James Marshall receives an award, and more.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, Ellen Gallagher discusses the paper cutouts that she’s embedded into paintings throughout her career.
In a new previously unpublished interview Florian Maier-Aichen discusses his beginnings as an artist, the evolution of his hybrid practice, and more.
Keltie Ferris’s paintings travel to California, Josephine Halvorson depicts her Massachusetts surroundings, Ann Hamilton’s work is archived in Ohio,…
David Altmejd’s builds a new complex, Mark Dion explores ocean debris, Jessica Stockholder speaks in Chicago, and more in this week’s roundup.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2004, Fred Wilson discusses how beauty and ugliness together create meaning.
New in New York Close Up, artist Mary Mattingly constructs and occupies “Triple Island” (2013), an outdoor sculpture overlooking the East River.
Mel Chin explores lead contamination, Kara Walker examines power and race in Belfast, Hiroshi Sugimoto designs the ideal museum, and more.
Jeff Koons speaks about his relationship with art, his exhibition at the Château de Versailles, and misrepresentations of his work.
Yinka Shonibare MBE weaves together themes of history and education, James Turrell unveils never-before-seen works, Jeff Koons talks about his iconic balloon dogs, and more.
In today’s Exclusive video, filmed in 2013, Janine Antoni discusses her milagros-inspired sculptures.
Carrie Mae Weems’s work travels to the Guggenheim, Elizabeth Murray’s prints are up at Stanford, Laurie Anderson discusses happiness, and more.
Marina Abramović reports on her performance institute, Richard Serra sits down with Charlie Rose, and more.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, Tim Hawkinson gives a tour of his sculpture exhibition at Pace Gallery in New York City.
Hiroshi Sugimoto has his first retrospective in Korea, Julie Mehretu and Carrie Mae Weems are featured in Elle, and more in this week’s roundup.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in August 2000, Bruce Nauman discusses his 1994 video Poke in the Eye/Nose/Ear.
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