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Access 100 Artists: Get Involved!

Access 100 Artists: Get Involved!

Art21’s Director of Education, Rosanna Flouty, sends out a call to action. Get involved with our latest initiative, Access 100 Artists, and host a screening!

On Pulau Ubin Island, I spent most of my time sitting on the front porch.

Island. Then Island Again.

Island. Then Island Again.

Mike Chang goes to Pulau Ubin Island to speak with artist Amanda Heng about the early days of Artist Village, a long-running art space and residency program there.

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New Guest Blogger: Mike Chang, Artist, Singapore

New Guest Blogger: Mike Chang, Artist, Singapore

Former guest blogger Mike Chang, an artist and educator living in Singapore, returns for another stint as the Art21 Blog’s writer-in-residence!

Ulan Djaparov Cold Head, 2003  Photo documentation of action  80 x 120 cm  Courtesy of AhmadyArts, The Taste of Others

Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Leeza Ahmady (Part 2)

Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Leeza Ahmady (Part 2)

Part 2 of Georgia Kotretsos’ interview with independent curator Leeza Ahmady, the director of Asian Contemporary Art Week in New York.

Damien Hirst, "Zirconyl Chloride," 2008. Household gloss on canvas, 84 inches diameter. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery

On View Now

On View Now | Damien Hirst’s Spot Paintings and the “Joy of Color”

On View Now

On View Now | Damien Hirst’s Spot Paintings and the “Joy of Color”

Max Weintraub argues that Gagosian Gallery’s exhibition provides convincing evidence that Damien Hirst is indeed an extraordinary colorist.

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Escape from 3G

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Escape from 3G

Summer flew by, largely because I spent most of it taking courses in order to graduate in the Spring of 2012. But I can’t complain. I got to take a …

Installation view of "Untitled (Wildlife)" at Substation, Singapore.

Talking to Kai Lam about Performance Art, Invisibility, and “Art Laws” in Singapore

Talking to Kai Lam about Performance Art, Invisibility, and “Art Laws” in Singapore

  First, before I start, I would like to complain a bit: Singapore prides itself on being a city of electronic gadgets and connectivity-on-the-go. There are many people watching videos …

Installation view of "We Who Saw Sign"at ICA Gallery 1, Singapore.

Arts Funding, Censorship, and Writing in Singapore

Arts Funding, Censorship, and Writing in Singapore

  Soon after writing my first post for this blog, I realized how unnecessary it was for me to point out that things are different between the States and Singapore.  …

Louisa Conrad having a conversation with students in Singapore

A Classroom Chat with Artist and Farmer Louisa Conrad

A Classroom Chat with Artist and Farmer Louisa Conrad

  As the artist-in-residence at an all-girls high school in Singapore, I have been working on an environmental project with the students. Twenty students and myself have each been carrying …

Student printmaking work. Courtesy Charlotte Hong.

In Your Court

In Your Court

Before I start, I have to confess: let’s just say writing about/for other people is not my strong suit.  Writing about other people’s art gives me the nausea. Writing about …

Extrastruggle, Uluslararası Kredi Derecelendirme Kuruluşunun Türkiye'nin Kredi Notunu “BB-”den “BB”ye Yükseltmesinin Ardından, 2010.

Turkish and Other Delights

Turkish and Other Delights: Extramücadele/Extrastruggle

Turkish and Other Delights

Turkish and Other Delights: Extramücadele/Extrastruggle

Extrastruggle is an enormous project which began in 1997. It works on imaginary demands from imaginary customers. Just like a graphic designer designing a logo for a client, it designs …

Photograph by Cengiz Tekin, courtesy Outlet-istanbul.

Turkish and Other Delights

Turkish and Other Delights: An Introduction

Turkish and Other Delights

Turkish and Other Delights: An Introduction

Art21 is pleased to announce our newest column on the blog — the first of several new endeavors for 2011. Turkish and Other Delights is a column devoted to exploring …

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Negotiating an Artistic Practice in a Capitalist Ecology: An Interview with Anne Elizabeth Moore

Negotiating an Artistic Practice in a Capitalist Ecology: An Interview with Anne Elizabeth Moore

This introduction is short. Anne Elizabeth Moore gave such thorough answers, it seemed more important to let those stand than offer an interpretation of her merit. Safe to say having …

Cai Guo-Qiang.  Peasants—Making a Better City, A Better Life, 2010. Photo Credit: Lin Yi. Courtesy Cai Studio.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Alfredo Jaar and Andrea Zittell go natural, Bruce Nauman tries to get off the ground, Cai Guo-Qiang answers questions about the impact of social visibility in …

Jenny Holtzer

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Soon after last week’s roundup went live, I discovered a Jenny Holzer event happening in my backyard.  In this week’s roundup, CNN shows William Kentridge drawing apartheid, Scotland shows William …

The Search

The Search

Following is a final post from our previous guest blogger, Baseera Khan. — Ed. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video On Saturday March 20, …