“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.
ART21 announces a new partnership with ArtPrize 2014, including a world preview of the forthcoming ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 7
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.
The ART21/CUE Book Club meets again on June 26, 2014.
Mary Mattingly rolls her personal possessions around Ontario, Laurie Anderson takes the stage at Celebrate Brooklyn!, Trenton Doyle Hancock talks cartoons and comics, and more in this week’s roundup.
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.
In today’s Exclusive Eli Sudbrack and Christophe Hamaide-Pierson, principal members of the artist collective assume vivid astro focus, discuss their first paintings on canvas.
Hiroshi Sugimoto presents never-before-seen dioramas, Marina Abramović performs for 512 hours, Cindy Sherman inspires a mobile app, and more.
Marela Zacarias’s abstract sculptures travel to Vermont, Mark Bradford creates new work from public housing blueprints, Mike Kelley’s mobile home travels from Detroit to Los Angeles, and more in this week’s roundup.
An in-depth look at the creation of Kara Walker’s monumental public project, A Subtlety or the Marvelous Sugar Baby (2014), at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, NY.
Kara Walker’s first public art project opens in Brooklyn, Bruce Nauman receives the Kiesler Prize, Raymond Pettibon has a new book out, and more in this week’s roundup.
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