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An ancient Assyrian statue at the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad. Photo NPR.

The Walker Curates the News: 03.02.15

The Walker Curates the News: 03.02.15

The art world has reacted with outrage at the destruction of ancient Assyrian sculptures by ISIS. “This mindless attack on great art, on history, and on human understanding constitutes a tragic …

Mel Chin. Cross for the Unforgiven, 2002. AK-47 assault rifles (cut and welded); 54 x 54 x 3 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

New and recent work on view by Mel Chin, John Baldessari, and Ai Weiwei, as well as news featuring Pierre Huyghe, Carrie Mae Weems, and other ART21-featured artists, all in this week’s roundup.

James Turrell's Roden Crater. Photo courtesy jamesturrell.com.

The Walker Curates the News: 02.24.15

The Walker Curates the News: 02.24.15

“Serious patrons of the arts” can at last get a chance to visit James Turrell’s Roden Crater, the “naked eye observatory” the artist began working on in Arizona 38 years …

Mark Bradford. The Tears of a Tree, detail, 2014. Mixed media on canvas; 305 x 1219 cm. Courtesy of the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

New and recent work on view by Mark Bradford, Mariah Robertson, Alfredo Jaar, and other ART21-featured artists, featured in this week’s roundup.

David Altmejd. "Anand," 2015. Polyurethane foam, epoxy clay, epoxy gel, acrylic paint, resin, quartz, synthetic hair, and glitter; 20 x 28 x 32 cm (7 7/8 x 11 1/8 x 12 5/8 in). Courtesy of the artist and Modern Art, London.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

New and recent work on view by David Altmejd, Maya Lin, Judy Pfaff, and additional ART21-featured artists, included in this week’s roundup.

On Kawara
JAN. 4, 1966
“New York’s traffic strike.”
New York
From Today, 1966–2013
Acrylic on canvas, 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Private collection
Photo: Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London

The Walker Curates the News: 02.09.15

The Walker Curates the News: 02.09.15

A visit to the Guggenheim’s On Kawara survey prompts Ben Davis to consider how ahead of his time the conceptual artist was: “He was making art about the ‘quantified self’—the …