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 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 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.
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.
New in ART21 New York Close Up, artist Louise Despont uses architectural stencils to create intricate pencil-on-paper drawings in her home and studio in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
New in ART21 New York Close Up, artist Abigail DeVille constructs the set for a premiere performance of Adrienne Kennedy’s play “She Talks to Beethoven” (1989) at the JACK arts center in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.
New in New York Close Up, artist Jacolby Satterwhite works to finish his latest animation, “Reifying Desire 6″ (2014), in time for the 2014 Whitney Biennial.
New York Close Up Co-Producer Wesley Miller to discuss the art market at the Queens Museum.
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.
New in New York Close Up, artist Josephine Halvorson guides an undergraduate painting class in a group critique at Cooper Union in Manhattan.
New in New York Close Up, artist Mary Mattingly constructs and occupies “Triple Island” (2013), an outdoor sculpture overlooking the East River.
New in New York Close Up, artist Liz Magic Laser directs a group of actors performing theatrical scenes in public locations throughout New York City.
At her Bushwick Brooklyn studio, artist Mika Tajima discusses the processes and ideas behind her two installational-performative works Today is Not a Dress Rehearsal (2009) and The Pedestrians (2011).
Installing new work in Brooklyn, New York, and Mexico City, artist Alejandro Almanza Pereda discusses the process and ideas behind his finely balanced sculptural works.
In a new “New York Close Up” film, artist Daniel Gordon is shown in his DUMBO studio photographing paper collages constructed from found images downloaded from the Web.
In a new “New York Close Up” film, artist Debo Eilers invites two friends to discuss his sculpture and performance work, as the artist quietly observes in the background.
Cai Guo-Qiang’s flying objects hang in Brazil, Diana Al-Hadid’s sculptures are installed Georgia, William Kentridge lectures in Paris and Vienna…
In a new “New York Close Up” film, artist Jacolby Satterwhite crafts surreal 3D animated videos while transporting characters from his virtual worlds into the streets of New York City.
James Turrell takes over the Guggenheim’s rotunda, John Baldessari explores the complexities of space, Pepón Osorio addressed his inner child, and more.
Mary Reid Kelley channels myth, Gabriel Orozco thinks in circles, Kiki Smith and Cindy Sherman explore witchery, and more.
In a new “New York Close Up” film, artist Mary Mattingly transforms personal belongings into sculptural forms that she later incorporates into photographs and performative actions.
El Anatsui’s Brooklyn show is extended, Mary Heilmann responds to the work of late artist Blinky Palermo, and more in this week’s roundup.
Paul McCarthy in New York, Richard Serra in Montana, Kerry James Marshall in D.C., Mika Tajima in East Hampton…
In a new “New York Close Up” film, artist Marela Zacarías moves a suite of sculptures from the Brooklyn Museum to different spaces in the borough.
Vija Celmins is cast in a web, Ellen Gallagher covers a glossy, Ai Weiwei drops his first music album, Carrie Mae Weems arrives in Cleveland…
Art21 Director of Production and “New York Close Up” series co-creator/co-producer introduces new artists to the “New York Close Up” series roster.
Rashid Johnson, James Turrell, Mike Kelley, Cindy Sherman, and more.
Raymond Pettibon quotes rapper Notorious B.I.G., Ai Weiwei pitches 1,000 tents, Paul McCarthy has multiple exhibitions in New York City, and more.
In a new “New York Close Up” film, artist Eddie Martinez discusses the motivation to shift his paintings from Pop-like figurations to pared down abstractions.
Lari Pittman arrives in the Midwest, Alfredo Jaar revisits Venice Biennale, Kalup Linzy casts Michael Stipe, David Altmejd explores paradise, and Marina Abramović appears in an opera.
Ellen Gallagher plays on black vernacular, John Baldessari considers crowds, William Wegmen displays vintage prints, and more…
In a new “New York Close Up” film, artist Erin Shirreff discusses sculptor Tony Smith as an inspiration for a pair of works, including a 2011 commission for Public Art Fund.
This week, Kerry James Marshall presents new work, Matthew Barney discusses his career, Mariah Robertson shows photographs at MoMA, and more.
Cao Fei celebrates abundance, Julie Mehretu has two concurrent solo shows, Raymond Pettibon and Judy Pfaff are honored, and much more.
Jessica Stockholder explores drawing in multiple dimensions, Richard Serra presents early experiments with nontraditional materials, James Turrell delves into light, and much more.
Barry McGee travels with his mid-career survey, Laurie Anderson collaborates with the Kronos Quartet, Kalup Linzy premieres his film in NYC, Ann Hamilton re-installs “phora”…
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