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This Week in Art: 12.5-12.11

This Week in Art: 12.5-12.11

A look at this week’s art news, including Mary Mattingly’s Hudson River-based floating food project, “Swale,” and events and exhibitions everywhere from Ann Arbor to Naples.

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Season 8 Screening Society: December 2016

Season 8 Screening Society: December 2016

Event details for 20+ December screenings of Season 8, happening throughout the U.S. and around the world as part of the Art21 Screening Society.

First graders in Shannah Burton's classroom write on the "Wonder Wall"—a collection of ideas they see Art21 artists exploring.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Why Contemporary Art? Art21 & The Value of Inspiration

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Why Contemporary Art? Art21 & The Value of Inspiration

This Giving Tuesday, four Art21 Educators share how Art21’s films and programs have opened their students’ eyes to new possibilities.

Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA). Wind Sculpture VI, 2014. Installation view: Ikeja, Lagos. Steel armature with hand painted fiberglass resin cast; 610 x 340 x 80 cm. Courtesy of British Council.

This Week in Art: 11.28-12.4

This Week in Art: 11.28-12.4

A look at this week’s art news, including a new public sculpture by Yinka Shonibare MBE (RA) in Nigeria, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Miami to London.

Students in Jack Watson’s advanced art class discuss works in the “Weird” section of the Bad Art exhibit. Courtesy of the author.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Bad Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Bad Art

Art21 Educator Jack Watson shares a creativity exercise that asks students to make “bad art” as a way to allow for experimentation and playful collaboration.

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

On Not Feeling Powerless: How Youth Activists and Art21 Artists Can Model Proactive Social Engagement

Teaching with Contemporary Art

On Not Feeling Powerless: How Youth Activists and Art21 Artists Can Model Proactive Social Engagement

Art21 Educator Todd Elkin discusses his students’ reactions to the 2016 presidential election, and how Art21 artists can serve as a model for constructive social engagement.