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Failing Productively: A Crash Course

Failing Productively: A Crash Course

How can we help students have a healthy understanding of failure?

Cai Guo-Qiang, “Heritage (installation view), 2013. Courtesy the artist and the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Cai Guo-Qiang gathers 99 wild animals, Bruce Nauman explores optical illusions, and more in this week’s roundup.

Arturo Herrera, "Mushrooms (detail)," 2009. Mixed media on paper; 57.625 x 44.75 inches; Artwork © Arturo Herrera/Image courtesy of the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Arturo Herrera curates a show in Texas, Cindy Sherman photos disturb in Norway, Laylah Ali showcases an abolitionist online…

Mika Rottenberg. "Felicia from Tropical Breeze," 2004. Image courtesy of the artist and Magasin 3.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Works by LaToya Ruby Frazier and Jeff Koons travel to Rome, Pierre Huyghe wins the Haftmann Prize, Laylah Ali’s Greenheads meet up in Minneapolis.

Arturo Herrera, "Untitled", 2002. Courtesy Sikkema, Jenkins & Co., New York

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Uncovering Works of Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Uncovering Works of Art

Monday evening I had the pleasure of participating in a dynamite online conversation with our current group of Art21 Educators. We decided, based on some requests we received recently, to spend a little time actually looking at art together.

Doris Salcedo. A Flor de Piel 2011 - 2012. Image courtesy the artist and White Cube

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Doris Salcedo, Do Ho Suh, Paul McCarthy and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

Arturo Herrera. Detail from Chicago (2012). ©Arturo Herrera, courtesy Corbett vs. Dempsey.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Arturo Herrera, Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Catherine Sullivan, Ice Floes of Franz Joseph Land, 2003, 35 mm production still, credit: Kacper Skowron.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Catherine Sullivan, Mark Dion, Marina Abramović and other artists featured in Art21 documentaries and programs.

Allora & Calzadilla. THE STATE: The Coming Insurrection

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Allora & Calzadilla explore causes of discontent, Paul McCarthy channels aggression, the Red Hot Chili Peppers pay homage to Raymond Pettibon, Laurie Anderson is sampled, and …

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 …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Absolutely Uncertain

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Absolutely Uncertain

Since you can’t swing a cat without hitting a picture of Charlie Sheen at this point, I thought I’d choose a classic for today’s column. I mean, Art21 shouldn’t be …

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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 …

Luis Camnitzer "The Instrument and Its Work", 1976  Image: MoMA.org

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Out of Line

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Out of Line

If you get the opportunity in the next month, take some time to see On Line: Drawing Through the 20th Century at the Museum of Modern Art. And if you …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Cindy Sherman gets elected, The Global African project presents work by Mark Bradford, Yinka Shonibari MBE, and Fred Wilson, and more. Mel Chin is lecturing at …

Paul McCarthy

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, William Kentridge receives the Kyoto Prize! Louise Bourgeois, Jeff Koons, Mike Kelley, and Paul McCarthy have childish things on exhibition and more! William Kentridge has been …

Barbara Kruger. Kim Kardashian cover, 2010. Photo courtesy: W Magazine.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: Kim Kardashian wears Barbara Kruger, Collier Schorr makes art about a German village, Jeff Koons works from popular archetypes, several artists are in group shows, and …

James Turrell

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, abstraction is the theme, with James Turrrell on view in Brussels, Sally Mann preparing to push boundaries, while Allan McCollum’s work is on view as Jessica …

Sherman in Balenciaga.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup includes art that is about being social: Cindy Sherman poses in Balenciaga, Carrie Mae Weems teaches about art and social engagement, Barbara Kruger displays art about social life, …

Allan McCollum

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 …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

As summer 2010 winds down this week’s roundup gets ready for an exciting fall season when Mark Dion embarks on an expedition in Oakland, Andrea Zittel lands on the Portland …

Andrea Zittel, "Indianapolis Island", 2010. Sketch of work to be installed in 100 Acres’s 35-acre lake in Indianapolis. via Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup you’ll find two island exhibitions, some curiosities of Monaco, a photographer who pushes buttons, and a group of artists who keep it real: Indianapolis Island, a floating …

Illustration by Jon Berlingeri

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Can a successful work of art make you angry?

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Can a successful work of art make you angry?

Can a successful work of art make you angry, uncomfortable, or confused? This is one of the many questions we engage in as art educators and also one of the …

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Art21 “Exclusive” Video, Year 2

Art21 “Exclusive” Video, Year 2

What a year it’s been! We’re taking a look back at the 42 Exclusive videos that premiered here on the Art21 Blog, and subsequently on YouTube and iTunes. We hope …

Jeff Koons, "Triple Hulk Elvis I", 2007. Collection of William J. Bell. © Jeff Koons. Courtesy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (via White Hot Magazine).

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup of Art21 artist news you’ll read about a forty-million dollar art collection in Las Vegas, a major exhibition of work by Korean and Korean American artists, …

Arturo Herrera | Failure

Arturo Herrera | Failure

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: In his Berlin studio, Arturo Herrera discusses the importance of accepting failure in order to be able to learn and grow as …

Arturo Herrera | Assistant Jeff Bechtel

Arturo Herrera | Assistant Jeff Bechtel

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS Arturo Herrera’s assistant Jeff Bechtel describes the process for translating one of the artist’s complex drawings into a refined monochromatic paper collage. Filmed …

William Pope.L, Sketch for "Yard Reinvention" at Hauser & Wirth New York, 2009. Ink on paper. Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth. © William Pope.L

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

On September 23, Hauser & Wirth will open its first gallery in the United States with a reinvention of Allan Kaprow’s 1961 environment Yard by artist William Pope.L. Described as …

Arturo Herrera | Powerful Images

Arturo Herrera | Powerful Images

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: In his Berlin studio, Arturo Herrera discusses his relationship to creating abstract collages and images. Herrera takes the process of abstraction a …

Arturo Herrera | Music

Arturo Herrera | Music

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: Filmed in his Berlin studio, artist Arturo Herrera discusses themes of subjectivity and abstraction while drawing connections between his love of music …

Open for Babble, ArtBabble is Live!

Open for Babble, ArtBabble is Live!

Art-Bab-ble [ahrt-bab-uhl] noun; verb (used without object) -bled, -bling 1. free flowing conversation, about art, for anyone. 2. a place where everyone is invited to join an open, ongoing discussion …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

“I do that.”

Teaching with Contemporary Art

“I do that.”

I tend to be very impressed with how the Museum of Modern Art presents artwork to elementary aged students. The museum educator picks images based on a theme, they lead …

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Touring Prospect.1 (Part 5), the Warehouse District

Touring Prospect.1 (Part 5), the Warehouse District

Roughly located between New Orleans’ Business and Garden Districts, the Warehouse Arts District was a major concentrations for Prospect.1 displays. Dominated by warehouses and old industrial spaces, there is little …

Catherine Sullivan, "Triangle of Need (video still)," 2007. Courtesy the artist, Galerie Catherine Bastide, and Metro Pictures.

Adaptation

Adaptation

An exhibition examining the use of adaptation in recent video art is currently on view at the University of Washington’s Henry Art Gallery. Simply titled Adaptation, the show explores questions of fidelity and creativity …

Kerry James Marshall, Dinner Pkates (2008). Courtesy Renaissance Society.

Renaissance Ware

Renaissance Ware

Check out all the great limited edition works created specifically for the Renaissance Society.  Founded in 1915 as a cultural program to the University of Chicago, the Society’s nearly 100 …

Mark Bradford, Post-Katrina Ark for New Orleans, 2008. Mixed media. Photo: Nicole J. Caruth.

I Left My Heart in New Orleans

I Left My Heart in New Orleans

Prospect. 1 New Orleans, the largest biennial international contemporary art ever held in the United States, opened to the public today. Produced by U.S. Biennial, Inc. and directed by Dan Cameron, …

Arturo Herrera, "Felt #1 / Warm Gray", 2008. Wool felt. Courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

Arturo Herrera at Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

Arturo Herrera at Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

  An exhibition of new works by Arturo Herrera (Season 3) opens tomorrow, October 18, at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. and runs through November 15, 2008. Unlike Herrera’s earlier works that lay flat against the wall, this …