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Alfredo Jaar. An Aesthetics of Resistance, 1992. Image courtesy the artist and Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Alfredo Jaar, Jeff Koons, Martha Colburn, and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

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NYCU | Eddie Martinez Whistles While He Works

NYCU | Eddie Martinez Whistles While He Works

Watch as Eddie Martinez starts a new, seven-by-ten foot canvas, advancing on and retreating from the composition in a process he likens to boxing.

Doris Salcedo. A Flor de Piel 2011 - 2012. Image courtesy the artist and White Cube

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Doris Salcedo, Do Ho Suh, Paul McCarthy and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

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NYCU | Mika Rottenberg & Jon Kessler Wanna Make You Sweat

NYCU | Mika Rottenberg & Jon Kessler Wanna Make You Sweat

Our latest New York Close Up is now live! Watch Mika Rottenberg discuss SEVEN, her 2011 performance collaboration with Jon Kessler commissioned for the Performa biennial.

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Watch Our Trailer: Eight New Artists To Be Featured in New York Close Up!

Watch Our Trailer: Eight New Artists To Be Featured in New York Close Up!

Watch the new trailer previewing the eight new artists to be featured in New York Close Up!

Kiki Smith. Chorus at The Last Lot. Photo courtesy Billy Farrell Agency/bfanyc.com.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This Memorial Day Weekly Roundup includes news on Kiki Smith, John Baldessari, and other artists featured in Art21’s television and online programs.

Arturo Herrera. Detail from Chicago (2012). ©Arturo Herrera, courtesy Corbett vs. Dempsey.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Arturo Herrera, Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Rashid Johnson. Triple Consciousness (2009). Courtesy MCA Chicago. Collection of Dr. Daniel S. Berger, Chicago.

The Weekly Roundup

The Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Rashid Johnson, Lynda Benglis, Kalup Linzy and other Art21 artists.

Catherine Sullivan, Ice Floes of Franz Joseph Land, 2003, 35 mm production still, credit: Kacper Skowron.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Catherine Sullivan, Mark Dion, Marina Abramović and other artists featured in Art21 documentaries and programs.

Charles Atlas. Views on Video (2005). Image courtesy the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Charles Atlas, Elizabeth Murray, William Kentridge and other artists featured on Art21 programs.

Computer rendering for Mystery Circle: Explosion Event for The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2012. Courtesy Cai Studio.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup features news on Cai Guo-Qiang, Glenn Ligon, Kiki Smith and many more Art21 featured artists.

Allora & Calzadilla. Body in Flight (Delta), 2011, U.S. Pavilion, 54th International Art Exhibition, presented by the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Photo by Andrew Bordwin.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup features the latest news on Allora & Calzadilla, William Kentridge, Cai Guo-Qiang, and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

Sarah Sze. Finding a Home Fixed Points (2012). Mudam Luxembourg, Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro Gallery, London@ Photo: Andres Lejona.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Sarah Sze, Cindy Sherman, LaToya Ruby Frazier, and other artists featured in Art21’s programs and documentaries.

Charles Atlas. The Illusion of Democracy, installation view (2012). Photo courtesy Luhring Augustine Bushwick.

The Weekly Roundup

The Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup is chock-full of news about the latest exhibitions and activities of Art21 artists, including Charles Atlas, Jessica Stockholder, Sarah Sze and others.

John Baldessari, "Brain/Cloud (with Seascape and Palm Tree)," 1250 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA. Photo courtesy of The La Jolla Community Foundation.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Martin Puryear, Walton Ford, Tim Hawkinson and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

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LaToya Ruby Frazier Makes Moving Pictures

LaToya Ruby Frazier Makes Moving Pictures

LaToya Ruby Frazier reveals the personal stories behind her series of videos and photographs of her family in Braddock, Pennsylvania.

Mike Kelley: 1954-2012. Kandor 10 A (Grotto) at Gagosian Gallery (2011). Photo courtesy Fredrik Nilsen, Gagosian Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup we remember Mike Kelley, and get the latest news on Bruce Nauman, Eleanor Antin, Judy Pfaff and other Art21 artists.

Kiki Smith. Blue Moon III, 2011. Cast 1 of 3. © Kiki Smith/ Courtesy The Pace Gallery Photo courtesy of Melissa Christy / Walla Walla Foundry.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Kiki Smith, Paul McCarthy, Laurie Anderson and other Art21 artists.

Mark Dion. The South Florida Wildlife Rescue Unit: The Uniforms, 2006. Courtesy Miami Art Museum.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup includes the latest news on Mark Dion, Janine Antoni, Rashid Johnson and other Art21 artists.

Alfredo Jaar. Muxima, 2006. Film still courtesy of the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Our first 2012 roundup features news on Louise Bourgeois, Alfredo Jaar, Mark Dion and other Art21 artists.

Richard Serra. "7," 2011. Photo courtesy of Qatar Museums Authority.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Which Art21 artists are included in the 2012 Whitney Biennial? Find out by reading our weekly roundup of news, information and events.

Barry McGee. Mural at Fifty Years of Bay Area Art. Image courtesy of SFMoMA and the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Our weekly roundup of the latest news, projects and exhibitions by Art21 artists.

Do Ho Suh. Fallen Star (sketch), 2011. Courtesy of the artist and The Stuart Collection, University of California, San Diego.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Do Ho Suh addresses displacement and “home,” Bruce Nauman finds inspiration in Native America, Jason Schwartzman celebrates John Baldessari, and more. Do Ho Suh‘s Fallen Star is under …

Barbara Kruger. Floor piece for the Pinakothek der Moderne.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Barbara Kruger designs in Munich, Josiah McElheny reflects a mirage, Laurie Anderson joins the Occupy movement, Jeff Koons get under your skin, Lucas Blalock intervenes digitally, and much more. …

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Mathematical Model 002 Dini's surface

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Hiroshi Sugimoto explores a Buddhist stupa, Florian Maier-Aichen lectures in NYC, Pratt honors Laurie Anderson and William Wegman, Matthew Ritchie debuts in Los Angeles, and more. …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with New York Close Up: Keltie Ferris Spray Paints in Solitude

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with New York Close Up: Keltie Ferris Spray Paints in Solitude

While watching Keltie Ferris Spray Paints in Solitude, I kept wondering to myself… What can students and teachers learn from engaging with this five minutes of film? I wanted a …

Cai Guo-Qiang, Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project (2009), Philadelphia Art since the Mid-20th Century, Room 410.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Yinka Shonibare MBE discusses post-Colonial Britain, John Baldessari talks about graffiti and street art, Barbara Kruger explores the game of chess, works by Barry McGee and Fred Wilson are …

Beryl Korot. "Video — Text/Weave/Line," 2011. Photo courtesy of the artist and Jaffe-Friede Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Beryl Korot prints and weaves video, Jenny Holzer is honored, artists explore being American, several others celebrate creating art in Los Angeles, and more. Beryl Korot‘s exhibition, Video — Text/Weave/Line, …

Andrea Zittel. “Pattern of Habit,” installation view, Sprüth Magers Berlin, 2011.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Cao Fei in Istanbul, Fred Wilson works in paper, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle edits a ritual, and more. Cao Fei will be featured at the Kurye Video and …

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One week left to join Art21’s “New York Close Up” Film Fund!

One week left to join Art21’s “New York Close Up” Film Fund!

The New York Close Up Film Fund closes on August 31, leaving you only six more days to become a member! Don’t wait — join now to enjoy the benefits …

Lucas Blalock, untitled (crystalline screw), 2009

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with New York Close Up: Lucas Blalock’s 99¢ Store Still Lifes

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with New York Close Up: Lucas Blalock’s 99¢ Store Still Lifes

Lucas Blalock’s only plan is to work… preferably in the evenings. He deals with a set of parameters that his tools provide and brings things he purchases at local discount …

Do Ho Suh. Fallen Star 1/5. 2009. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Do-Ho Suh explores the memory of spaces, Carrie Mae Weems poses African American beauty, Louise Bourgeois’s spider tours Europe, a James Turrell retrospective in Russia, and …

Collier Schorr. Anonymous Cowboy, 2008.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Collier Schorr’s and Matthew Barney’s mixed signals, Carrie Mae Weems and Rashid Johnson bridge divides, several upcoming events, and more. Collier Schorr and Matthew Barney have …

Charles Atlas. "Joints Array," 2011.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Charles Atlas gets close-up on Merce Cunningham’s joints, Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photography is explored, Shana Moulton creates on-site art in China, and more. Charles Atlas‘s Joints Array …

Louise Bourgeois. "Conscious and Unconscious," 2008.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Louise Bourgeois’s first show in Brazil, Fred Wilson inspires ‘artist as curator’ exhibition, Laurie Anderson’s short talk, and more. There’s still time to see art by Louise …

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New York Close Up: The First 10 Films

New York Close Up: The First 10 Films

Art21’s newest documentary series, New York Close Up, just premiered its 10th film in its first installment. More film are forthcoming in the fall. In honor of this milestone, we’ve …