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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!

"Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art." Curated by

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | The Best in Food-Art 2012

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | The Best in Food-Art 2012

Writers Megan Fizzel and Andrew Russeth join Nicole Caruth for a look at the year’s best food-art projects.

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Flash Points

EMPATHY VIRUS

Flash Points

EMPATHY VIRUS

“People kept telling me art can’t change the world; so I stopped calling what I do art,” says Carl Scrase, a young Australian artist who shot to local fame with his …

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PUBLIC AMNESIA

Flash Points

PUBLIC AMNESIA

History isn’t was. History is. No matter how much we wipe our feet at the front door, we track history through the house. Leaving its muddy footprints all over the …

John Baldessari.  "Your Name in Lights", 2011.  Image courtesy of Kaldor Public Art Projects and Sydney Festival.

John Baldessari’s “Your Name in Lights”

John Baldessari’s “Your Name in Lights”

You.  Got to have flash and flare or your name in lights, right?! Well, John Baldessari aims to make it happen.  He is looking for people who want their name …

Louise Bourgeois, "Crouching Spider", 2003. Steel, 106 1/2 x 329 x 24 inches. Courtesy Cheim & Read, Hauser & Wirth, and Galerie Karsten Greve. Photo: Christopher Burke. via Art Daily.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

A tribute to a great artist, a series of German faces, a big film of tiny things, some drawing restraint, and a bunch more in this week’s roundup: The Emilio …

Sally Mann, "Candy Cigarette" from the series "Immediate Family", 1989. © Sally Mann. Courtesy: Gagosian Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In today’s roundup you’ll read about three kids in Switzerland, political defiance, Latin American photography, a map upstate, Opera House sails, the nature of light, and airborne balls: The Family, …

William Kentridge, "Drawing for the film Sobriety, Obesity & Growing Old [Soho and Mrs. Eckstein in Pool]", 1991. Charcoal and pastel on paper, 47 1/4 x 59 inches. Collection of the artist. © 2010 William Kentridge. Photo: John Hodgkiss, courtesy the artist

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

With 19 bits and bites below, this week’s roundup is a whopper: Five Themes, the traveling survey exhibition of work by Season 5 artist William Kentridge, has landed at the …

Salvador Dali, "Memory of the Child-Woman", Oil on Canvas, 1932. Courtesy The Salvador Dalí Museum, St Petersburg, Florida

Dali Down Under

Dali Down Under

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit Melbourne, Australia. It is a wonderful city with a thriving art scene, the centerpiece of which is the magnificent National …

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Socially Acceptable

Socially Acceptable

My biggest pet peeve in New York City is watching men (and women) of all walks of life, hack and cough, then swiftly discharge a slimy wad of saliva on …

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Pierre Huyghe Performance at the Sydney Biennale

Pierre Huyghe Performance at the Sydney Biennale

On Thursday, Jul 10, Art21 artist Pierre Huyghe (Season 4) will discuss the thoughts and processes behind his work including his latest project for the 2008 Biennale of Sydney, A Forest of …

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Revolving Revolt: 16th Biennale of Sydney

Revolving Revolt: 16th Biennale of Sydney

From June 18 through September 7, the 16th Biennale of Sydney: Revolutions – Forms That Turn presents the work of 180 artists , including 50 newly commissioned projects. The exhibition …

Shahzia Sikander, The Illustrated Page series (edition 2, detail), 2005-7.

Shahzia Sikander and Tim Hawkinson at MCA Sydney; Art21 videos on view

Shahzia Sikander and Tim Hawkinson at MCA Sydney; Art21 videos on view

On view at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Sydney, Australia are two major exhibitions by Art21-featured artists: Shahzia Sikander and Tim Hawkinson. In conjunction with both of these …