A future-focused reading list, courtesy of AdobeBooks and Arts Cooperative, a multidisciplinary hub for arts and culture in San Francisco.
In her final piece for the “Value” issue, writer-in-residence Elizabeth Devlin profiles Boston-based community quilter Clara Wainwright.
In 2009, during the Great Recession, we asked, “What is the value of art?” Here’s how our writers responded.
An artist collective is turning a derelict gas station in Seattle, WA into a living work of art.
Russian writer Sergey Guskov reports on the controversies surrounding Manifesta 10, scheduled to open next month.
Art21′s new development associate picks “a powerful reminder of the ways that the best art troubles and confronts seemingly given truths.”
Brian Holmes and Rozalinda Borcila’s “Foreign Trade Zone: A People’s Consultancy,” on view now at threewalls, Chicago.
A roundup of Art21 videos featuring artists describing their own perceptions of the value of their work.
Elizabeth Devlin on how “digital media redefines our perceptions of ownership.”
The second Dhaka Art Summit in Bangladesh presented art works with “a strong sense of pluralism that welcomes universal aspects.”
Art21 Educator Jack Watson on teaching students to delay judgement, and the “balancing act” involved in evaluating art.
In this eclectic playlist, artist Pinar Yolaçan mixes funk carioca, Turkish percussion, Afrobeat, early American R&B, and more.
Writer-in-residence Elizabeth Devlin profiles Boston-based artist Pat Falco who made his museum debut in the 2013 deCordova Biennial.
Guest contributor John Corso digs into the deeply playful works of Detroit-based artist Graem Whyte.
Columnist Joy Garnett offers a new spin on a common letter.
Guest writer Jayna Swartzman-Brosky surveys the myriad ways that contemporary artists monetize their practice and negotiate the value of their labor.
Writer-in-residence Elizabeth Devlin shares her plans for the “Value” issue.
“Like economic value, an artwork’s meaning (its aesthetic value) is derived through a critical judgment that employs comparisons…”
Caroline Woolard’s collaborative project, BFAMFAPhD.com, “endeavors to unite artists in order to address the problems of their rising population” in the U.S.
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?
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