Tag Archives: Art21 Artists

Announcement for SKOR's symposium "Actors, Agents, and Attendants. Speculations on the cultural organization of civility," 2010.

Who’s Keeping SKOR?

Who’s Keeping SKOR?

Living in Chicago, there’s little chance of avoiding public art. From murals to monuments, legs to eyeballs, the city is inundated. Though I will admit to enjoying cell phone photos …

Louise Bourgeois at the Académie de la Grande-Chaumiére, Paris, 1937. Courtesy Louise Bourgeois Archive.

Louise Bourgeois Left Nothing to be Desired

Louise Bourgeois Left Nothing to be Desired

When I heard that Louise Bourgeois (Season 1) passed away on the morning of May 31, I was genuinely surprised. It seemed only natural that she would live into a …

From "Torture of Women" by Nancy Spero, Siglio Press (c) 2010 / photos courtesy National Gallery of Canada

Flash Points

Nancy Spero’s Torture of Women

Flash Points

Nancy Spero’s Torture of Women

“In our day, [when] we came back from war,” said Seymour Hersh to Bill O’Reilly in 2004, “We would take our pictures and hide them behind the socks in the drawer and …

Janine Antoni, "Conduit" (detail), 2009   Courtesy Luhring Augustine

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Janine Antoni, Part One

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Janine Antoni, Part One

To say it was a pleasure to be given the opportunity to interview Janine Antoni for this column is a gross understatement. In 2003, Janine Antoni‘s Season 2 segment was …

Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball), 2004, color digital video, 32-minute loop. Images courtesy of the artist, James Cohan Gallery, New York, and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London.

BOMB in the Building

Yinka Shonibare interviewed by Anthony Downey

BOMB in the Building

Yinka Shonibare interviewed by Anthony Downey

Welcome back to BOMB in the Building, where each week we’re featuring a vintage BOMB interview relating to a Season 5 artist. Next up, Yinka Shonibare, whose exhibit at the …

Mu Li "The Fruits of Blue Lotus Flower"

Some Thoughts on China + Transformation

Some Thoughts on China + Transformation

In the final week of the Transformation series, I’ve asked a number of people with diverse points of view to offer their thoughts on the topic. To kick things off, …

Damien Hirst, "For the Love of God," 2007. Platinum, diamonds, and human teeth.

Flash Points

For the Love of God: The Artist as Capitalist

Flash Points

For the Love of God: The Artist as Capitalist

In 2007, artist Damien Hirst exhibited a work at the White Cube gallery in London which is reputed to be the most expensive contemporary artwork ever made. Entitled For the …

Manifest7 home page.

MANIFESTA 7

MANIFESTA 7

Dubbed “The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, ” Manifesta 7 begins on July 19 and runs through November 2. The exhibition occurs in a different city every two years, but this is the first time Manifesta will take place …

Museum

Museum

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum was established eighteen years ago in Kansas City, Missouri on 18th and Vine Streets, just around the corner from the Paseo YMCA building where the …

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Jörg Heiser at Austrian Cultural Forum

Jörg Heiser at Austrian Cultural Forum

On Wednesday June 25th at 7:00 p.m., the Goethe-Institut New York and the Austrian Cultural Forum will co-host a conversation between Jörg Heiser and Brian Sholis, editor at Artforum.com. The …


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Multipart installation consisting of Snake Eyes, oil and marker on canvas, 251.5 x 335.3 cm; The Hierarchy Problem, acrylic on wall, 426.7 x 3657.6 cm; The Two Way Joint, photographic print on Duratrans mounted on lenticular acrylic panels, aluminum frame

Matthew Ritchie at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Matthew Ritchie at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Season 3 artist Matthew Ritchie’s The Hierarchy Problem (2003) and The Fine Constant (2003) are on view at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao as part of Installations: Selections from the Guggenheim …


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Trong Nguyen, "Twitter/Holzer Collage," 2008. Courtesy the artist.

Jenny Holzer on Twitter

Jenny Holzer on Twitter

Current Jenny Holzer (Season 4) Twitter message: INHERITANCE MUST BE ABOLISHED To see more of the artist’s aphorisms on the social networking site, click here.


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Nancy Spero, "Codex Spero." 2008. Courtesy de Appel.

Nancy Spero at de Appel

Nancy Spero at de Appel

From April 19 through June 22, to mark the release of Codex Spero. Nancy Spero Selected Writings and Interviews 1950-2008 compiled by curator Roel Arkesteijn, de Appel in Amsterdam is …

Barry McGee installation. 2008. Courtesy Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.

Barry McGee in Newcastle

Barry McGee in Newcastle

There are only twelve days left to catch Art:21 Season One artist Barry McGee‘s – aka Twister – first major solo exhibition in the United Kingdom at the Baltic Centre …

Tim Hawkinson, "Scout." 2006-7, cardboard, tape, urethane foam. Courtesy Gow Langsford Gallery.

Tim Hawkinson Down Under

Tim Hawkinson Down Under

Scout, an exhibition of work by Art21 Season 2 artist Tim Hawkinson, is on view at the Gow Langsford Gallery in Auckland, New Zealand until May 16th. Hawkinson‚Äôs full range …

Sally Mann, "Self-Portrait Number 5." Gelatin silver print. 2008. Courtesy Jackson Fine Art.

Sally Mann at Jackson Fine Art in Atlanta

Sally Mann at Jackson Fine Art in Atlanta

Atlanta’s Jackson Fine Art is currently showing a selection from Sally Mann‘s (Season 1) latest body of work, What Remains. Using her three children as subject matter, the up-close images …

"Paternity Test", Chromogenic prints of DNA analysis, 2000, courtesy High Museum

Art21 artists in “TRANSactions” in Atlanta

Art21 artists in “TRANSactions” in Atlanta

TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art, a group show which opened on March 15 at the High Museum in Atlanta features work from three Art21 artists. Alfredo Jaar, Inigo …

"Weird Tales" March/April issure. Courtesy Weird Tales.

Anderson and Walker Among 85 Weirdest

Anderson and Walker Among 85 Weirdest

The March/April 85th anniversary issue of Weird Tales magazine is featuring ‚ÄúThe 85 Weirdest Storytellers of the Past 85 Years.‚Äù Each day since March 26th the Weird Tales website is …

James Turrell, "Skyspace." 2007. Courtesy Pomona College and Museum of Art.

James Turrell Skyspace at Pomona College

James Turrell Skyspace at Pomona College

Pomona College alumnus James Turrell (Season 1) has produced a Skyspace for his alma mater in the Draper Courtyard of the campus, realized in collaboration with consulting architects Marmol Radziner …

Andrea Zittel, installation view at Smart Museum. 2006. Courtesy Smart Museum.

Beyond Green at Hartford Art School

Beyond Green at Hartford Art School

The traveling exhibition Beyond Green: Toward a Sustainable Art makes its way to the Joseloff Gallery at the Hartford Art School from April 4 – June 10. Eighteen artists and …

Kiki Smith, "Maiden & Moonflower." 2008. Courtesy Studio Printworks.

Kiki Smith: Her Home and Wallpaper

Kiki Smith: Her Home and Wallpaper

Studio Printworks has produced a hand-screened wallpaper in collaboration with Kiki Smith (Season 2). Maiden & Moonflower depicts an evening scene of a woman standing beneath a tree bough inhabited …

"Logo." 2008. Courtesy www.prospectneworleans.org

Prospect.1 New Orleans Coming in November

Prospect.1 New Orleans Coming in November

Slated as the largest biennial of international contemporary art ever organized in the United States, Prospect.1 New Orleans will open November 1, 2008 and run through January 18, 2009. Founding …

"Chanel Iman at the Whitney Biennial Wearing Barbara Kruger Tee." 2008. Courtesy The Gap.

Whitney Biennial Model Tees

Whitney Biennial Model Tees

The Whitney Museum has collaborated with the Gap on a series of t-shirts designed by past Whitney Biennial artists, including Art21 artists Cai Guo-Qiang, Barbara Kruger (her design is pictured …