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.
Mel Chin questions the integrity of information, Liz Magic Laser collaborates with her mother, Marina Abramovic stages a collective performance, and more in this week’s roundup of ART21-featured artists.
“Do nests for humans really reduce our so-called footprint? Do we need woven wood to entice us to the forest?” Dushko Petrovich looks at the dark side of “natural architecture” …
In this preview from ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7, artist Trevor Paglen describes the inspiration that he has drawn from early NASA spacecraft.
Carrie Mae Weems joins ART21 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Jeff Koons drops by The New School, Allan McCollum prepares for a solo show, and more in this week’s roundup.
Despite friction between artist and director and budgetary bumps that stalled production, Jason Wishnow’s short sci-fi film The Sandstorm is expected to premiere soon. In his acting debut, Ai Weiwei will play a tuk …
In this preview from ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7, Joan Jonas conducts a rehearsal for a reconfigured version of her early performance work, Mirror Piece I (1969).
#IfTheyGunnedMeDown diptychs on Twitter, Ai Weiwei vase smasher pleads not guilty, John Baldessari offers a dose of fame, and more.
Omer Fast—featured in Season 7 of ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century—investigates the implications of identity as performance.
This week’s best in contemporary art news, courtesy of the Walker Art Center’s Web team.
Cai Guo-Qiang mounts iPads on the backs of tortoises, Allora & Calzadilla mix music with natural history, Kiki Smith exhibits a new bronze fountain, and more.
A look at the work and studio of artist Arlene Shechet, featured in Season 7 of ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century, premiering on PBS this fall.
An Alfredo Jaar work returns to Times Square, AFC rounds up tributes to Harun Farocki, @TheRealHennessy inspires silkscreen paintings, …
A sneak peek at Elliott Hundley in the ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century episode, Secrets, premiering on PBS in October.
Cai Guo-Qiang sends art up the river in Shanghai, Doris Salcedo, Janine Antoni, and Cindy Sherman receive awards, and more in this week’s roundup.
How do you archive a performance? The Getty Research Institute has acquired Robert McElroy’s full archive of photos of “Happenings” in New York in the ’50s and ’60s. The more …
In today’s ART21 Exclusive, Kara Walker reflects on her early success and offers advice to the next generation of artists.
Contemporary art news presented by the Walker Art Center’s Web team.
Tabaimo unveils new work in Australia, Jeff Koons takes over H&M in New York, Diana Al-Hadid is coming to Ohio, and more in this week’s roundup.
In a new film from the ART21 New York Close Up series, artist Marela Zacarías creates a work commissioned by the Art in Embassies program for the U.S. Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico.
Marina Abramović makes a film with Adidas, Rashid Johnson is magical in Greece, Allora & Calzadilla collect sandpaper in Detroit, and more.
Announcing a new season of ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century, premiering October 24 on PBS.
Paul Pfeiffer remixes World Cup footage, Jenny Holzer projects Aboriginal poetry, Ai Weiwei collaborates with a Navajo artist, and more.
Lucas Blalock explores contemporary culture, Louise Bourgeois has a show in the UK, Mark Bradford talks about Caillebotte, and more in this week’s roundup.
An in-depth look at the painting process of Eli Sudbrack, a principal member of the artist collective assume vivid astro focus.
Jeff Koons’s rocking horse rises in Rockefeller Plaza, Louise Bourgeois tapestries hang in Zürich, Mark Bradford finds inspiration in the work of Gustave Caillebotte, and more.
In a new film from ART21 New York Close Up, artist Bryan Zanisnik discusses how he draws inspiration from his family and personal history in his artwork.
Alfredo Jaar and other Art21-featured artists exhibit at the Guggenheim, Maya Lin creates a unique speaker system, and more in this week’s roundup.
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