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Do Ho Suh. "Net-Work," 2010. Gold and chrome plating with polyurethane coating on ABS plastic and nylon fishing net. Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Do Ho Suh installs a fishing net in Austin, Raymond Pettibon leaves his mark on New York City streetwear, An-My Lê exhibits a magnum opus in the UK, and more in this roundup of ART21-featured artists.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Laurie Simmons explores Japanese cosplay, Sarah Sze celebrates a new publication, Kerry James Marshall receives an award, and more.

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Flashback

Six Artists on Becoming Artists

Flashback

Six Artists on Becoming Artists

A roundup of Exclusive films in which Art21 artists talk about becoming or being artists.

© Mary Heilmann; Private Collection, London. Foto Alex Delfanne

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on An-My Lê, Raymond Pettibon, Kiki Smith and other artists featured in Art21 programs and documentaries.

Kara Walker. Exodus of Confederates from Atlanta. Courtesy of Kara Walker and the Museum of Modern Art, New York City.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Kara Walker, Cindy Sherman, Robert Adams and many other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Jethro Gillespie, his son and some friends at a TASK event

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Art21 Educators: Jethro Gillespie and Jack Watson

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Art21 Educators: Jethro Gillespie and Jack Watson

Over the past few weeks I’ve thoroughly enjoyed talking and e-mailing with two more of our current Art21 Educators, Jethro Gillespie and Jack Watson. Jethro teaches Studio Art, 3D Design, Ceramics and other art courses at Maple Mountain High School in Utah while Jack teaches 2D Art and Art History at Chapel High School in North Carolina. Both look for ways to better engage their classes on a consistent basis and avoid “window dressing” projects that may look pretty but aren’t necessarily about very much…

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Using Art21 Video Exclusives

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Using Art21 Video Exclusives

If you follow the Art21 blog and work with Art21 materials you know full well there are plenty of opportunities to see and share a huge variety of video about …

Concert for Japan

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Laurie Anderson performs for Japan aid, Maya Lin is honored, several artists are keeping it real in London, work by An-My Lê and Richard Serra soon to come …

An-My Lê: “29 Palms”

An-My Lê: “29 Palms”

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #136: “I just wanted to approach the idea of war in a more complicated and more challenging way” says …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

With Inspire Your Heart With Art Day in mind, this week’s roundup finds the New Museum rethinking contemporary art through several Art21 artists’ works, Arturo Herrera exploring abstraction in two …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: An-My Lê captures the American armed forces, Allora & Calzadilla explore physical and temporal displacement, Julie Mehretu examines the metaphysical aspects of art, and more! “Memory, materiality, monsters, and motion” provide …

BMW Art Car, Jeff Koons

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Back after a two-week hiatus Art21 blogger Nettrice R. Gaskins takes the Weekly Roundup baton, so to speak.  In this week’s roundup you’ll read about Cindy Sherman wall decals, crying, …

"Portrait of a Curator (In Memory of Beryl Wright)", 2009. Acrylic on pvc. Collection of Penny Pritzker and Bryan Traubert.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

An ancient proposition, a group of Modern women, life-restoring elixir, and more in this week’s roundup: Vancouver Art Gallery has organized Canada’s first solo exhibition of works by Season 1 …

Doris Salcedo. Left: "Untitled," 1998. Wood, concrete and metal, 74 x 44 x 21 1/2 inches. Collection of Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo. Photo: David Heald. Right: "Shibboleth," detail, 2007. Installation at Turbine Hall; Tate Modern, London Concrete and metal, 548 feet long. Photo: Tate Photography, London. Courtesy of the Artist and Alexander & Bonin, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Melancholy photographs, bronze truisms, museum interventions, a giant battleship, and more in today’s roundup: Tonight at 6pm, Season 5 artist Doris Salcedo will speak at the Americas Society in New …

Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, "Always After (The Glass House)", 2006. Super 16mm film transferred to high-definition digital video. RT 9:41, continuous loop, edition of 3 with 2 APs. Courtesy Max Protetch Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Making this week’s roundup are an upside down glass house, a floral puppy, fused bicycles and an empty white shoe box, a TV-inspired installation, two exhibitions focusing on American society, …

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An-My Lê on Michael Heizer tonight at Dia

An-My Lê on Michael Heizer tonight at Dia

As part of Dia’s Artists on Artists lecture series, Season 4 artist An-My Lê will lecture on Michael Heizer tonight at 6:30. Trap Rock, Lê’s 2006-2007 series of color photographs, …

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Letter from London

Letter From London: Protest Too Much

Letter from London

Letter From London: Protest Too Much

Whichever candidate succeeds this November, there will be a discernible effect in art. The last eight years have seen a resurgence of politically motivated art comparable to that produced during and …

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SIDE X SIDE

SIDE X SIDE

Art and activism have been intimately engaged throughout contemporary art history, reiterating the notion that the personal is political. In 2007, Art:21’s Season 4 addressed activist strategies (in particular, the …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

The Billy Joels of Art Education

Teaching with Contemporary Art

The Billy Joels of Art Education

This past Sunday, the New York Times ran an article about Billy Joel. The article focused on the fact that, despite not making a new recording in 15 years, Billy …

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Conversations: An-My Lê with Michael Almereyda part 2

Conversations: An-My Lê with Michael Almereyda part 2

Following is the second half of the conversation between An-My Lê and filmmaker Michael Almereyda that took place on May 5, 2008 at the Mid-Manhattan Library. This event was co-presented …

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Conversations: An-My Lê with Michael Almereyda part 1

Conversations: An-My Lê with Michael Almereyda part 1

The following is a conversation between An-My Lê and Michael Almereyda that took place at the Mid-Manhattan branch of the New York Public Library on May 5th, 2008. This event …

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Day 6 – Art21 Online Fundraising Drive

Day 6 – Art21 Online Fundraising Drive

As I write, Art21’s founder and executive director, Susan Sollins, is attending the 37th Annual George Foster Peabody Award ceremony to accept the award being given to the Protest episode …

Caption: An-My Lê, (Right) "Trap Rock (shot I)” and (Left) "Trap Rock (truck load out)," 2006. © An-My Lê, courtesy Murray Guy, New York.

An-My Lê | Becoming an Artist

An-My Lê | Becoming an Artist

EXCLUSIVE: An-My Lê discusses how she came to be an artist after studying biology, while printing a photograph from the series Trap Rock (2006) in her New York studio. An-My …


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Tonight! An-My Lê with Michael Almereyda at NY Public Library

Tonight! An-My Lê with Michael Almereyda at NY Public Library

Art21, BOMB, & the Mid-Manhattan Library present a film screening and conversation Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 episode Protest After the screening Michael Almereyda, filmmaker and writer, will …


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Save the date: An-My Lê with Michael Almereyda at NY Public Library May 5

Save the date: An-My Lê with Michael Almereyda at NY Public Library May 5

Art21, BOMB, & the Mid-Manhattan Library present a film screening and conversation Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 episode Protest After the screening Michael Almereyda, filmmaker and writer, will …


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An-My Le, "Offload." 2005-08. Pigment print. Courtesy Murray Guy.

An-My Lê: Events Ashore

An-My Lê: Events Ashore

Vietnam-born, Season 4 artist An-My Lê‘s second solo show at Murray Guy opens this Saturday with Events Ashore, her latest series of photographs shot in coastal waters and regions from …

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Art:21 Wins Prestigious 2007 Peabody Award!

Art:21 Wins Prestigious 2007 Peabody Award!

Season Four of Art:21–Art in the Twenty-First Century has been honored with a George Foster Peabody Award – the premiere international prize in electronic media – in the 67th Annual …

An-My Lê, "Small Wars: GI", Gelatin silver print, 1999-2002. Courtesy Murray Guy Gallery, New York

An-My Lê at SFMOMA

An-My Lê at SFMOMA

Through May 4, 2008, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is showing the traveling exhibition Small Wars by Art21 artist An-My Lê (Season 4). The exhibition consists of …

An-My Lê, "Trap Rock (shot I)", Ink-jet print, 38 1/2 x 26 inches. Edition of 5. © An-My Lê, courtesy Murray Guy, New York.

Lecture on An-My Lê at Dia:Beacon

Lecture on An-My Lê at Dia:Beacon

This Saturday, January 26, Luc Sante, Visiting Professor of Writing and Photography at Bard College, will lecture on artist An-My Lê at Dia:Beacon, on the occasion of her show Trap …

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Art:21 Season 4 – PROTEST premieres Sunday, November 4 on PBS!

Art:21 Season 4 – PROTEST premieres Sunday, November 4 on PBS!

Season 2 Protest premieres Sunday, November 4, 2007 at 10 p.m. Check local listings How does contemporary art engage politics, inequality, and the many conflicts that besiege the world today? …

An-My Lê, Small Wars (sniper II), 1999-2002. Gelatin silver print,  26 1/2 x 38 inches.

Spotlight on Protest: An-My Lê

Spotlight on Protest: An-My Lê

This is the first in a series of spotlights on Season 4 artists published the week of their broadcast episode. Episode 2: Protest premieres this Sunday at 10pm on PBS …

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Event photos: Art21 at Brooklyn Museum 10-13-07

Event photos: Art21 at Brooklyn Museum 10-13-07

Check out the photos of this screening event at the Brooklyn Museum with An-My Lê.

An-My Lê, 29 Palms: Night Operations III. 2003–2004. Gelatin silver print. Collection Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM.

An-My Lê: Small Wars at the Henry Art Gallery

An-My Lê: Small Wars at the Henry Art Gallery

This exhibition comprises two photographic series by Season 4 artist An-My Lê that explore the military conflicts that have framed the last half-century of American history: the war in Vietnam …