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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Eleanor Antin revisits her personae, James Turrell casts blue light, John Baldessari reimagines Adrian Lima, and more.

Oliver Herring, "PATRICK," 2004, Courtesy Meulensteen, New York

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Five Years of Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Five Years of Teaching with Contemporary Art

When I go back to my first post, I had only a vague idea about how I was going to write on teaching with contemporary art.

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Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 (Again!) | #AntinCWS

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 (Again!) | #AntinCWS

Artist Eleanor Antin will take over the @Art21 Twitter account to perform a special reading on Wednesday, January 30, from 3:00–4:00 p.m. EST.

Eleanor Antin during a re-creation of her performance "Before the Revolution" (1979) at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2012. Courtesy Los Angeles Times. © Robert Gauthier. Photograph by Robert Gauthier.

Flash Points

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter Today at 2pm EST!

Flash Points

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter Today at 2pm EST!

Today, artist Eleanor Antin will take over the @Art21 Twitter account to perform a special reading from 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST. Please follow along!

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Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter

Artist Eleanor Antin will take over the @Art21 Twitter account to perform a special reading on Friday, October 26, from 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST.

Judy Pfaff. Humming in 5 Parts, 2012. Photo courtesy of the artist and Ameringer McEnery Yohe.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Eleanor Antin, Judy Pfaff, Rashid Johnson and other artists featured in Art21′s programs and documentaries.

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Visionary Studios: Getting Started

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Visionary Studios: Getting Started

Anyone who knows me often asks about how I coordinate three jobs. I teach two high school classes and serve as department chair in my school district, work as Art21’s …

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.

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Sometimes Doing Something Poetic Can Become Political and Sometimes Doing Something Political Can Become Poetic

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Sometimes Doing Something Poetic Can Become Political and Sometimes Doing Something Political Can Become Poetic

Galimberti looks at several recent exhibitions that subtly foreground politics.

Jimmy Fallon as Neil and Bruce as Bruce circa 1985

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Sexy and I Know It

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Sexy and I Know It

Jimmy Fallon, in case you haven’t already seen this, does one hell of a Neil Young impression.

Mike Kelley: 1954-2012. Kandor 10 A (Grotto) at Gagosian Gallery (2011). Photo courtesy Fredrik Nilsen, Gagosian Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup we remember Mike Kelley, and get the latest news on Bruce Nauman, Eleanor Antin, Judy Pfaff and other Art21 artists.

Barry McGee. Mural at Fifty Years of Bay Area Art. Image courtesy of SFMoMA and the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Our weekly roundup of the latest news, projects and exhibitions by Art21 artists.

Kiki Smith. "Worm," 1992. Image courtesy the artist and the High Museum of Art.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Kiki Smith’s graphic works are on display in Atlanta, Ann Hamilton’s work focuses on mouths and hands, Raymond Pettibon opens a cultural grab bag of artwork, …

Beryl Korot. "Video — Text/Weave/Line," 2011. Photo courtesy of the artist and Jaffe-Friede Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Beryl Korot prints and weaves video, Jenny Holzer is honored, artists explore being American, several others celebrate creating art in Los Angeles, and more. Beryl Korot‘s exhibition, Video — Text/Weave/Line, …

Amy Sillman, Untitled (object on table), 2007; courtesy the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Taking the Long Way Home: Working With a Theme in a Series

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Taking the Long Way Home: Working With a Theme in a Series

One of the students in my advanced classes is taking on the theme of “looking vs. seeing” for her first semester portfolio. She wants to explore the things people tend …

Gabriel Orozco. "Red Flower Shadow," 2011.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Gabriel Orozco paints with vectors, Florian Maier Aichen explores new forms of photography, Cindy Sherman is honored, several artists contribute calls to action and explore environmental …

Hiroshi Sugimoto. Selections from the Lightning Fields series, 2009. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Mel Chin commemorates 9-11, Hiroshi Sugimoto creates art with lightning, Mike Kelley delves into Superman, Oliver Herring throws art parties, Kiki Smith creates with paper, and …

Andrea Zittel. “Pattern of Habit,” installation view, Sprüth Magers Berlin, 2011.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Cao Fei in Istanbul, Fred Wilson works in paper, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle edits a ritual, and more. Cao Fei will be featured at the Kurye Video and …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art: The First Three Years

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art: The First Three Years

This week Teaching with Contemporary Art here on the blog turns 3. Frankly, I can’t believe that I’ve been writing this column for three years. At the same time, it …

Louise Bourgeois, Arch of Hysteria, 1993

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Louise Bourgeois’s art arrives in Latin America, Margaret Kilgallen and Barry McGee are part of a major street art exhibition, Tim Hawkinson plans to build a …

Alfredo Jaar, "Lament of the Images (Version 1)" 2002   Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Film and Objects

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Film and Objects

Teaching with film or taking a trip with students to a museum can sometimes be an experience somewhere between total bliss and a dental visit. It can be eye-opening or …

"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 …

John Baldessari, "Beach Scene/Nuns/Nurse (with Choices)", 1991  courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Test-Driving the New Season 5 Educators’ Guide: John Baldessari and Juxtaposition

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Test-Driving the New Season 5 Educators’ Guide: John Baldessari and Juxtaposition

Within the first few pages of the season 5 Educators’ Guide, readers are asked to think about the power and influence of juxtaposing images in order to give the viewer …

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, …

Looking at Los Angeles

The Last Days of Pompeii in LA

Looking at Los Angeles

The Last Days of Pompeii in LA

The Los Angeles art world still has a lot of the laissez-faire approachability that endeared it back in the ’60s, which is why so many artists migrate to L.A. and …

Josiah McElheny, 2009. Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

New works by Season 3 artist Josiah McElheny are on view at Andrea Rosen Gallery through Oct. 17. The centerpiece of the exhibition is an eight-foot tall sculpture based on …

Play Art Loud: Creating Characters on ArtBabble

Play Art Loud: Creating Characters on ArtBabble

Have you ever pretended to be someone else? Is there a difference between fictional characters and historical figures lost to time? This week we’re looking at videos of artists who …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Wrestling with the Past: A TwCA 2008-2009 Roundup

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Wrestling with the Past: A TwCA 2008-2009 Roundup

It’s been quite a year. Quite an academic year, that is. Between the country voicing a collective NO to four more years of the same Bushed policies and Bernie Madoff …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Krzysztof Wodiczko is the sole artist representing Poland at this summer’s Venice Biennale. The striking video installation of milky windows depicts the shadows of immigrant workers as they take on …

Eleanor Antin, "The King" 1972. Video (black and white, silent), TRT: 52 min. Courtesy of Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.

Don’t Miss: Eleanor Antin at the Drawing Center

Don’t Miss: Eleanor Antin at the Drawing Center

If you missed Eleanor Antin (Season 2) at Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) last night, you can catch her at the Drawing Center this evening. Antin will be reading from her memoir entitled, Conversations …

Amy Stein, "Outside Lexington," 2006, Courtesy the artist and SJMA

On the Road Again in San Jose

On the Road Again in San Jose

With spirits lifting, gas prices lowering and fun-employment escalating, and although it may not be the wisest of economic choices under the sun, the roads nonetheless seem paved with more …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Interview with Eleanor Antin Part 2

Flash Points

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Interview with Eleanor Antin Part 2

 Following is the second part of my conversation with Eleanor Antin, continued from Part 1 yesterday… JF: One thing that has been important in my own work with students and …

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Flash Points

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Myths, metaphors, and more: Interview with Eleanor Antin, Part 1

Flash Points

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Myths, metaphors, and more: Interview with Eleanor Antin, Part 1

Last month I had the good fortune to speak with Eleanor Antin (Season 2) in a series of lively and engaging emails that included her thoughts on preparing for exhibitions, …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

All I Want For Christmas

Teaching with Contemporary Art

All I Want For Christmas

  All I want for Christmas is to catch up. The break between Christmas and the New Year provides teachers a time for catching up with family and friends, but …

Ida Applebroog, Untitled (1993). Courtesy ROnald Feldman Fine Arts

Drawing Review at Ronald Feldman

Drawing Review at Ronald Feldman

Drawing Review: 37 Years of Works on Paper opens tomorrow at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. The more than forty artists in the exhibition were or have been represented by the …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Shooting in Broad Daylight

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Shooting in Broad Daylight

Many teachers I met over the summer had some connection to teaching photography or working with a variety of students who are photographers (for example, in an AP Studio Art …