Tag Archives: Elizabeth Murray

Elizabeth Murray, "Worm's Eye," 2002. Courtesy The Pace Gallery, New York.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Drawing with the Lights Out

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Drawing with the Lights Out

For the longest time I had assumed, wrongly, that students should view a series of images before trying to make sketches inspired by those images.

Mansai Nomura + Hiroshi Sugimoto. "SANBASO, Divine Dance," 2013. Courtesy Japan Society and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week, Hiroshi Sugimoto presents film and performance, Carrie Mae Weems explores feminism’s evolution, James Turrell kicks off a series of exhibitions, and much more.

Kerry James Marshall, If They Come, 2012. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s Roundup has news on Bruce Nauman, Laylah Ali, Rashid Johnson and other artists featured in Art21’s programs and documentaries.

Alfredo Jaar. An Aesthetics of Resistance, 1992. Image courtesy the artist and Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Alfredo Jaar, Jeff Koons, Martha Colburn, and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Charles Atlas. Views on Video (2005). Image courtesy the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Charles Atlas, Elizabeth Murray, William Kentridge and other artists featured on Art21 programs.

Margaret Kilgallen. "Untitled," c. 2000. Image courtesy of Ratio 3.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Margaret Kilgallen summer selections, Mark Dion in the Netherlands, Kiki Smith in conversation, Laurie Simmons, virtually, and much more. Margaret Kilgallen: Summer / Selections is now on …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Thankful

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Thankful

Back on May 7, 2008 I wrote my first column for Art21’s blog. In that initial post I said, “Teaching with Contemporary Art is about the things that happen when …

Elizabeth Murray

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Elizabeth Murray lands, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle and Jessica Stockholder speak, Mark Bradford and Paul McCarthy highlight L.A., and more. Don’t forget to mark your calendars to view …

William Kentridge’s drawing from Stereoscope 1998–99. Courtesy of MoMA. Copyright 2010- William Kentridge

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with William Kentridge

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with William Kentridge

There are many reasons to teach with the art of William Kentridge, and as we get closer to the premiere of Art21’s new film, William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible, airing …

Elizabeth Murray at work: Art21 production still, 2003

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Brainstorming Big Ideas and Arriving at the Best Idea

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Brainstorming Big Ideas and Arriving at the Best Idea

Every art student (and I mean EVERY art student- K-12, undergrad, graduate, adult education, private lessons, you name it) has had one or more situations when an initial idea for …

Barbara Kruger

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week in the roundup … Barbara Kruger gets a celebration started, Cao Fei has her eyes on a prize, Cai Guo-Qiang goes in with a bang, Raymond Pettibon is into …

Roni Horn, "Else 9", 2010. Red pigments and varnish on paper, 92 1/2 x 96 1/8 in. via Hauser & Wirth.com

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Holey maps, pre-natal forms, stuffed animals, and more in today’s roundup: The first exhibition in the United States ever devoted exclusively to the drawings of Season 3 artist Roni Horn …

Nancy Spero, 2003. Photo: Abe Frajndlich. Courtesy Galerie Lelong.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup is dedicated to the ladies: On Sunday, April 18, a public commemoration will be held for Season 4 artist Nancy Spero (1926-2009) in Cooper Union’s Great Hall. …

Julian Schnabel via the Times Online

Letter from London

Letter from London: The Eighties Revival

Letter from London

Letter from London: The Eighties Revival

The new thing at Tate Modern, three rooms of mainly huge paintings from the 1980s, is timelier than it knows. These works are taken from the UBS collection, the investment …

Elizabeth Murray, "Empire", 2001 watercolor, 18" x 7 1/2" x 1 3/4"

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Save Us from Ourselves (Making a Mess)

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Save Us from Ourselves (Making a Mess)

I’m not very religious, but just the other day I was “given” a prayer that somehow spoke volumes about life, the life of teaching, and the life of artist-educators. Eleanor …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Expanding the Definition(s): Some Days Are Easier Than Others

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Expanding the Definition(s): Some Days Are Easier Than Others

Many thanks to those who have helped get the Teaching with Contemporary Art column off to a smooth start! Recently, a few friends and colleagues have mentioned (even e-mailed) about …


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Kiki Smith, "Creche," 1997. Multimedia installation.

MATRIX/REDUX at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

MATRIX/REDUX at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) celebrates the thirtieth anniversary of the MATRIX exhibition program with a year-long series of events, beginning with MATRIX/REDUX (on view through …

Rhichard Serra, "Sculpture: 40 Years" catalogue

2007: a brief recap

2007: a brief recap

2007 was a landmark year for many Art21 artists. Apart from the accolades and prizes bestowed upon such artists as Kara Walker, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Jessica Stockholder, Kerry James Marshall, …

Elisabeth Murray, Production still © Art21, Inc. 2003

In Memorium: Elizabeth Murray

In Memorium: Elizabeth Murray

It brings Art21 great sadness to announce that Elizabeth Murray, a featured artist in Season 2 of Art in the Twenty-First Century, passed away yesterday, August 12, at her home …