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The Good Hatchery

Mining the Local: Ya Dig? (While on Residency in Ireland)

Mining the Local: Ya Dig? (While on Residency in Ireland)

Artist Stephen Lacy, who recently returned from a residency at The Good Hatchery in Ireland, will reflect on that experience during his two-week blogger-in-residence stint.

Installation view, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX.

Raiding, Mining, and Resurrecting: Maurizio Cattelan at The Menil Collection

Raiding, Mining, and Resurrecting: Maurizio Cattelan at The Menil Collection

The current Maurizio Cattelan exhibition at The Menil Collection, Houston (February 12– August 15, 2010) marks the U.S. debut of recent large-scale works, site-specific installations, and four new works. Cattelan’s …

Rebecca Uchill

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Examining Roles and Investigating Responses; a Conversation with Rebecca Uchill

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Examining Roles and Investigating Responses; a Conversation with Rebecca Uchill

IMA conservator Richard McCoy talks with former IMA curator and current MIT PhD student Rebecca Uchill about the creation of the IMA’s Variable Art Team and the evolving roles of those that care for contemporary art.

2009 Installation of Jenny Holzer's work, Untitled.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Examining the Lives of Jenny Holzer’s Works/Words: A Discussion with SAAM Conservator Hugh Shockey

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Examining the Lives of Jenny Holzer’s Works/Words: A Discussion with SAAM Conservator Hugh Shockey

Art conservator Richard McCoy discusses the IMA’s 1983 Jenny Holzer sculpture, “Untitled,” and interviews SAAM conservator Hugh Shockey about “For SAAM.”

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Mining Ideas Part 3: From Sketchbook to Installation

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Mining Ideas Part 3: From Sketchbook to Installation

After our last two columns focusing on using sketchbooks in the classroom, teachers have been submitting absolutely BEAUTIFUL work inspired by sketching, planning and ideas for teaching about contemporary art. …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Mining Ideas Part 2: Using Sketchbooks to Help Teach About Contemporary Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Mining Ideas Part 2: Using Sketchbooks to Help Teach About Contemporary Art

Last week’s Teaching With Contemporary Art column, Mining Ideas, had some very interesting thoughts and perspectives submitted by Jennifer, Eric, and Sue. I want to continue the dialogue this week …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Mining Ideas

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Mining Ideas

Getting students into good habits early in the year, such as regularly working with sketchbooks and journals- in the classroom and at home, is a way to help students “mine” …

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Money: worth more than the paper it’s written on

Money: worth more than the paper it’s written on

“Like economic value, an artwork’s meaning (its aesthetic value) is derived through a critical judgment that employs comparisons…”

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Josephine Halvorson Gets the Conversation Going

Josephine Halvorson Gets the Conversation Going

New in New York Close Up, artist Josephine Halvorson guides an undergraduate painting class in a group critique at Cooper Union in Manhattan.

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The Feast of Detroit

The Feast of Detroit

Does Detroit represent a failed system or does the city defy traditional responses to notions of failure?

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Art21′s Digital Content Editor introduces the first issue of the Art21 Magazine.

Ragnar Kjartansson’s S.S. Hangover, a repurposed Icelandic fishing boat, in which a crew of tuxedo-clad musicians played a composition for brass instruments while ferrying the boat from one dock to the next in a procession that recalls the sixteenth century Venetian tradition of floating Theaters of the World. Photo by Natalie Musteata.

Travelogue Entry No. 3: Singularity and Repetition in Venice

Travelogue Entry No. 3: Singularity and Repetition in Venice

Continuing her trek through Europe, Natalie Musteata reports on this year’s Venice Biennale and “an almost 1:1 reconstruction” of Harald Szeemann’s landmark exhibition of 1969.

Heather Mekkelson. "Limited Entry" (detail). Installed at Old Gold, 2008.

Center Field: Art in the Middle

Heather Mekkelson and the Flood That Never Came

Center Field: Art in the Middle

Heather Mekkelson and the Flood That Never Came

Columnist Caroline Picard reflects on a 2008 installation by Heather Mekkelson and the stories of disaster conveyed by the artist’s distressed objects.

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Maya Lin reflects on New York’s ecological past and Hurricane Sandy

Maya Lin reflects on New York’s ecological past and Hurricane Sandy

A new “Exclusive” film featuring Maya Lin and her latest exhibition at Pace Gallery.

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | New Situationist City

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | New Situationist City

“Considering the search for meaningful engagement in a society that feels increasingly fragmented, certain aspects of Situationist theory are more topical than ever.”

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Lure of the Line

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Lure of the Line

Writing from an artist residency program in Santa Fe, Erin Sweeny contemplates “the natural phenomena” of New Mexico and its “striking horizon lines.”

Mira Schor. “Expropriation Series: I'm Glad to See You Are Keeping Busy,” 2012. Ink and oil on gesso on linen, 24 x 28 in. Courtesy the artist.

An Avatar of Self: A Conversation with Mira Schor (Part 2)

An Avatar of Self: A Conversation with Mira Schor (Part 2)

Amanda Beroza Friedman completes her March blogging residency with this post, the second part of her recent exchange with Mira Schor.

Michelle Grabner, "DRAFT," Installation view. Autumn Space, 2013. Photo courtesy of Autumn Space.

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Embracing the Cliché: An Interview with Michelle Grabner

Center Field: Art in the Middle with Bad at Sports.

Centerfield | Embracing the Cliché: An Interview with Michelle Grabner

Caroline Picard interviews Michelle Grabner, artist, writer, and co-curator of the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

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Access 100 Artists | Global Dispatch

Access 100 Artists | Global Dispatch

Art21′s Director of Education discusses our International Council and how they “help us gauge the temperature around the reception of our films abroad.”

A Conversation with Jen Schwarting

A Conversation with Jen Schwarting

Amanda Beroza Friedman talks with artist and writer Jen Schwarting about Google searching for “drunk girls.”

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | High Time: On Ritual and Duration

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | High Time: On Ritual and Duration

Erin Sweeny explores flexibility and self-imposed structure in the lives of artists and in recent artworks on view at SITE Santa Fe.

Penelope Umbrico, "Universal Remotes (eBay)," 2008. C-prints, dimensions variable.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Preserving Digital Art: A Case Study

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Preserving Digital Art: A Case Study

What is involved in caring for time-based artworks? Columnist Richard McCoy convenes a group of experts to discuss.

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New Bonds and Studio Space Lead to Creative Leaps: Stacia Yeapanis on Chicago’s BOLT Residency

New Bonds and Studio Space Lead to Creative Leaps: Stacia Yeapanis on Chicago’s BOLT Residency

For the penultimate post in her series on artist residencies, Alicia Eler chats with Stacia Yeapanis about a yearlong residency close to home.

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Chicken Soup (for Those Who Love Art)

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Chicken Soup (for Those Who Love Art)

Is there a fundamental difference between the Maker Movement and the kind of hands-on learning that already happens in most museums?

Cyprien Gaillard, "Desniansky Raion," 2007. Video with sound, 30:00 min. @ Cyprien Gaillard. Courtesy Bugada & Cargnel, Paris.

On View Now

On View Now | Cyprien Gaillard: Video in an Age of Doubt

On View Now

On View Now | Cyprien Gaillard: Video in an Age of Doubt

Max Weintraub reviews “Cyprien Gaillard: The Crystal World,” now on view at MoMA PS1.

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How Residencies Change an Artist’s Practice

How Residencies Change an Artist’s Practice

Alicia Eler kicks off her blogging residency with some words about the role of residencies in artist’s lives.

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | The World Is Not Flat

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | The World Is Not Flat

Open Enrollment’s Erin Sweeny writes eloquently about physical motion in the lives of young artists and the “emotional gravity wrapped up in movement.”

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Open Enrollment | Life Lessons from a Soon-to-Be Lifelong Arts Manager

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Life Lessons from a Soon-to-Be Lifelong Arts Manager

With commencement on the horizon, Open Enrollment’s Sarah Merianos shares some of the important things she’s learned about arts management.

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teachable Moments in 2012

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teachable Moments in 2012

Before we continue talking about last week’s “Speak About What’s Unspeakable,” I thought it might be good idea to end the year on a constructive note by looking back at some of the most teachable moments- events, exhibits, chance happenings and other opportunities – that made for uncanny entry points in the classroom…

Illustration on the Pioneer Plaque.

Flash Points

Art and Aliens: How Would an Artist Represent Humanity to Extraterrestrial Life?

Flash Points

Art and Aliens: How Would an Artist Represent Humanity to Extraterrestrial Life?

How might a contemporary artist represent humanity to extraterrestrial life? Guest poster Colleen Brogan considers the possibilities.

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“Terror and the Narrative Tendency”: A Book by Artist David Roesing

“Terror and the Narrative Tendency”: A Book by Artist David Roesing

Taylor Trabulus looks at an artist’s book focusing on the 2002 Beltway Sniper attacks.

Kianga Ellis (Courtesy of Ellis)

“Why would anyone listen to a derivatives lawyer talk about contemporary art?”

“Why would anyone listen to a derivatives lawyer talk about contemporary art?”

Curator and collector Kianga Ellis discusses what she looks for in an artist’s work and her mission to connect artists and collectors via social media platforms.

Angie Waller (Courtesy of the artist)

Internet Forager Shuns Art World; Embraces Open Source

Internet Forager Shuns Art World; Embraces Open Source

Carroll talks to artist Angie Waller about her decision to make open-sourced, non-collectable work, and how she negotiates the dynamic between cost and labor without sacrificing creativity.

Lisa Meyers and Autumn Chacon's "Noise Cooking" at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | Supersonic (After Cage)

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | Supersonic (After Cage)

Nicole Caruth on Lisa Myers’ and Autumn Chacon’s sound and video show “Noise Cooking,” now on view at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Hiroshi Sugimoto, “Elizabeth II,” 1999. Gelatin silver print, 58 3/4 x 47 in. (149.2 x 119.4 cm). © Hiroshi Sugimoto, courtesy of Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, and Pace Gallery, New York

On View Now

On View Now | The New Normal: Photographs from the Traina Collection

On View Now

On View Now | The New Normal: Photographs from the Traina Collection

Max Weintraub reviews “Real to Real: Photographs from the Traina Collection” at the de Young Museum in San Francisco.

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ON TO DISCIPLINE (my head is my only house unless it rains*)

ON TO DISCIPLINE (my head is my only house unless it rains*)

Stephen Lacy continues his guest blog series looking back at his experience as an artist-in-residence at The Good Hatchery in Ireland with a meditation on discipline and the surprising forms it can take.