Today’s ART21 Exclusive features Joan Jonas drawing in her Manhattan studio, and on stage at the Umeå Jazz Festival in Sweden.
In a newly published ART21 interview from 2011, Catherine Opie discusses concepts of utopia and dystopia, the idea of America as the great democracy, and more.
A look back at The Wayblack Machine, a multi-channel video installation by the Yams Collective that takes the death of Michael Brown as its focus.
The ART21 Magazine partners with the nonprofit organization Visual AIDS to honor the twenty-fifth anniversary of Day With(out) Art and World AIDS Day 2014.
Twenty-five years after his controversial installation What Is the Proper Way to Display a US Flag?, artist Dread Scott talks about art’s ability to change our vision of the world.
Is homesteading still radical? Artist Heidi Norton, her parents, and other generations of their family discuss art, craft, and the back-to-the-land movements.
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, …
Ralph Lemon’s Scaffold Room and the problem of presenting the Black female body.
The ART21/CUE Book Club returns on November 13, with video and performance artist Kalup Linzy guiding our conversation.
An eighth grade language arts class learns about personal and social responsibility through contemporary art.
Artist Carmen Papalia, who is legally blind, explores issues of public access through experiential projects with diverse audiences, from museum-goers to a high school marching band.
Carol Stakenas, a curator for Social Practices Art Network (SPAN), contemplates the concept of “together work,” and shares results from the SPAN Together Survey.
Today’s ART21 Exclusive follows artist Oliver Herring around Madison Square Park as he organizes his largest TASK Party to date.
From Omaha to New York City, artists and arts advocates are starting businesses in areas vulnerable to gentrification while preserving neighborhood cultures.
In such a liminal arena as the freeway, what role can murals play?
Moyra Davey: Burn the Diaries, a book and exhibition, travel to the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia.
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.
Go! Push Pops—a transnational radical queer feminist performance art collective—creates “work that visually represents a future of feminism as a form of healing.”
Ben Valentine talks to new media artist and RISD professor Clement Valla about contemporary mapping technologies.
What is the potential of the digital photobook? Guest contributor Allie Haeusslein highlights “thought provoking” models such as Todd Hido’s forthcoming digital publication of Excerpts from Silver Meadows.
A playlist evoking space, longing, distance, and, in some cases, extraterrestrial themes.
A future-focused reading list, courtesy of AdobeBooks and Arts Cooperative, a multidisciplinary hub for arts and culture in San Francisco.
Guest editor Rachel Craft introduces the summer issue, “Future.”
Guest contributor Willa Köerner questions if a system where artists can earn money for networked art is at odds with the nature of the Internet itself.
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.
The second Dhaka Art Summit in Bangladesh presented art works with “a strong sense of pluralism that welcomes universal aspects.”
With its Google bus wars, start-up fever, and rapid gentrification, San Francisco has become a touchstone in conversations about money. Where do art and creativity fit into the shaping of the city?
“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.
Columnist Jessica Lott travels to Barcelona and observes “Making Neighborhoods,” a multidisciplinary project with the city’s African immigrant population.
“Word is a Virus” columnist Carol Cheh looks at two recent performance projects that involved retyping iconic works of literature on typewriters.
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