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Pierre Huyghe's commission for the Roof Garden. Photo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Walker Curates the News: 05.25.15

The Walker Curates the News: 05.25.15

Pierre Huyghe’s new work at the Met resembles both a natural history museum display and a land art installation. The French conceptual artist displaced some of the rooftop terrace’s paving stones, …

Freddy Velez painting a sign at the “Gramsci Monument” (2013), a monument by Thomas Hirschhorn.
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Perspectives from the “Gramsci Monument”

Perspectives from the “Gramsci Monument”

“I don’t do something for the community, I do something, I hope, for art and the understanding of art – my goal is this.” —Thomas Hirschhorn Today’s ART21 Exclusive features the …

Video still from They Come to Us without a Word, via http://joanjonasvenice2015.com. © Joan Jonas

The Walker Curates the News: 05.18.15

The Walker Curates the News: 05.18.15

Joan Jonas‘s “triumphal exhibition” at the Venice Biennale “doesn’t simply look back on a long and fruitful career: It extends that career,” writes Roberta Smith of the 70-year-old artist’s US …

Leonardo Drew visiting the grave of Piet Mondrian in Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn.
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Leonardo Drew and Piet Mondrian Meet on the Grid

Leonardo Drew and Piet Mondrian Meet on the Grid

“What can I say about Mondrian, he’s just the man. As far as the grid and composition, obviously I’m working off of him and standing on the shoulders of giants.” …

Elevation of the Frick Collection plan from 70th Street (rendering courtesy Neoscape Inc., 2014, and the Frick Collection)

The Walker Curates the News: 05.11.15

The Walker Curates the News: 05.11.15

Nearly 60 top arts figures—including Chuck Close, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Koons, and Richard Prince—have signed a letter urging NYC officials to deny the Frick Collection’s expansion proposal on the grounds …

Still from Organic Honey’s Vertical Roll (1973) by Joan Jonas
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Joan Jonas Performs in the Streets of New York

Joan Jonas Performs in the Streets of New York

“I wanted to develop my own language and the minute I started performing I began to invent in a different way.” —Joan Jonas Today’s ART21 Exclusive features Joan Jonas discussing her decision to …