Tag Archives: Fred Wilson

Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Hello/Goodbye)," 2014; digital print on vinyl; Hammer Museum  installation. Courtesy the artist and Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

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Weekly Roundup

Barbara Kruger and Fred Wilson appropriate and critique, Alfredo Jaar and Krzysztof Wodiczko re-frame history, John Baldessari shares some of his favorite things, and more.

Detail of Fred Wilson’s installation "Speak of Me as I Am" at the 50th Venice Biennale, 2003. Production still from the series "Exclusive." © Art21, Inc. 2014. Courtesy the artist.

Fred Wilson Talks Beauty and Ugliness

Fred Wilson Talks Beauty and Ugliness

In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2004, Fred Wilson discusses how beauty and ugliness together create meaning.

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Weekly Roundup

Rashid Johnson has a major solo, Doris Salcedo and Fred Wilson receive honors, William Kentridge returns to the Metropolitan Opera, and more.

Ai Weiwei. "Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads (detail)," 2010. Bronze. Private Collection, USA. Photo © Ai Weiwei

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Weekly Roundup

Ai Weiwei’s zodiac heads go to Cleveland, Judy Pfaff explores time, Marina Abramovic turns to crowdsourcing, and more in today’s roundup.

Ellen Gallagher. "Deluxe 2004–5 (detail, Wiglette)." Courtesy Tate Modern. © Ellen Gallagher

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Weekly Roundup

Ellen Gallagher plays on black vernacular, John Baldessari considers crowds, William Wegmen displays vintage prints, and more…

Maya Lin. "Sliver Thames," 2012. Courtesy the artist and Pace London.

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Weekly Roundup

Maya Lin explores the topography of Europe, Roni Horn displays photographs and glass, Rashid Johnson highlights artistic contributions by women and minorities, and much more.

Kara Walker. "The Theater" from 'Rise Up Ye Mighty Race', 2012. Courtesy the artist and the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Weekly Roundup

Kara Walker exhibits in Chicago, Ann Hamilton shows new textile-inspired prints, Fred Wilson receives a Mayor’s Award—all this and more in our Weekly Roundup.

Fred Wilson. "To Die Upon a Kiss," (2011). © Fred Wilson, courtesy Pace Gallery. Photo: G.R. Christmas, courtesy Pace Gallery, New York.

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Weekly Roundup

Nettrice Gaskins kicks off the week with a roundup of exhibition and events featuring Art21 artists.

Ai Weiwei. "Grass-Mud Horse Style," (2012). Image courtesy of the artist.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Gabriel Orozco, Fred Wilson, Laurie Simmons and other artists featured in Art21’s programs and documentaries.

Allora & Calzadilla, Stop, repair, prepare: Variations on 'Ode to joy', No 1 (installation view, Gladstone Gallery, New York), 2008, © Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla. Photo Kaldor Public Art Project.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Allora & Calzadilla, Kiki Smith, Fred Wilson and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Marina Abramović. The Artist Is Present (2012). Courtesy Show of Force LLC and Mudpuppy Flims Inc. Photo by Marco Anelli © 2010.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Marina Abramović, Barry McGee, Fred Wilson and other Art21 artists.

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

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Weekly Roundup

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

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

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Weekly Roundup

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

Computer rendering for Mystery Circle: Explosion Event for The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2012. Courtesy Cai Studio.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup features news on Cai Guo-Qiang, Glenn Ligon, Kiki Smith and many more Art21 featured artists.

Gabriel Orozco, My Hands are My Heart, 1991. Photo courtesy the artist and Salt.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Gabriel Orozco, Mike Kelley, Fred Wilson and Carrie Mae Weems, among others.

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with New York Close Up: Keltie Ferris Spray Paints in Solitude

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with New York Close Up: Keltie Ferris Spray Paints in Solitude

While watching Keltie Ferris Spray Paints in Solitude, I kept wondering to myself… What can students and teachers learn from engaging with this five minutes of film? I wanted a …

Cai Guo-Qiang, Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project (2009), Philadelphia Art since the Mid-20th Century, Room 410.

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Yinka Shonibare MBE discusses post-Colonial Britain, John Baldessari talks about graffiti and street art, Barbara Kruger explores the game of chess, works by Barry McGee and Fred Wilson are …

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

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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 …

Louise Bourgeois. "Conscious and Unconscious," 2008.

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Louise Bourgeois’s first show in Brazil, Fred Wilson inspires ‘artist as curator’ exhibition, Laurie Anderson’s short talk, and more. There’s still time to see art by Louise …

Tomorow Is Another Day

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

5 Questions (for Contemporary Practice) with Not An Alternative

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

5 Questions (for Contemporary Practice) with Not An Alternative

I encountered the art group Not An Alternative for the first time about a month ago in Corona, Queens, where Tania Bruguera (featured last month in 5 Questions) had assembled …

Barbara Kruger

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Barbara Kruger on an 18-wheeler, Cao Fei presents on art and technology, artists receive awards, and more. Barbara Kruger is one of the 150 artists, poets, …

Concert for Japan

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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 …

Louise Bourgeois, Arch of Hysteria, 1993

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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 …

E Pluribus Unum by Fred Wilson. Artist’s rendering, Indianapolis Cultural Trail

Flash Points

Speaking of Influence: A Monument’s Invisible Man

Flash Points

Speaking of Influence: A Monument’s Invisible Man

“To make the monuments speak again we must question the often bland surface they show the world.” –Kirk Savage, Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves “Do I speak for everyone? No. No …

Kerry James Marshall. "Memento," 1996. Color lithograph with gold powder on soft white Somerset. 30 x 44 in. Edition of 33, Printed and published by Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Image courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | “Remembering so as not to forget the past is still not over”: Selected Meditations on Black History

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | “Remembering so as not to forget the past is still not over”: Selected Meditations on Black History

In celebration of National African American History month, this issue of Ink is focused on selected prints by Art21 artists that react to and re-interpret African-American history.  Ellen Gallagher, Kerry …

Black Kites, 1997

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Gabriel Orozco arrives at the Tate, John Baldessari wants your name in lights, Stockholder, Orozco and Koons display a new object-ivity, Carrie Mae Weems wants us …

A view of upper Manhattan from the cab of an 18 wheeler

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Richard McCoy’s Top 10 iPhone Images

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Richard McCoy’s Top 10 iPhone Images

In 2010 I took more than 3,300 pictures and videos with my iPhone. No matter where I am, I have the thing with me; it’s terribly useful, occasionally entertaining, and …

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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 …

Fred Wilson, "Untitled" 2005  Courtesy PaceWildenstein, New York

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Hard Conversations (Exploring Inequality)

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Hard Conversations (Exploring Inequality)

In the New York Times last week, Nicholas Kristof reported that the richest 1 percent of Americans now take home almost 24 percent of the income, up from 9 percent …

Jenny Holzer

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Weekly Roundup

In keeping with the season (and the artist on/as celebrity theme) this week’s roundup finds James Franco revisiting Bruce Nauman.  Also, Jenny Holzer inscribes the theme of anguish, a Fred …

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

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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 …

John Baldessari, "Tips for Artists to Sell", 1966-68. Acrylic on canvas, 68 x 56 1/2 in. The Broad Foundation, Santa Monica. © 2009 John Baldessari. Photo courtesy of The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica.

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup you’ll read about a retrospective in the Golden State, a pack of wolves in Singapore, a dreamy gift in Berlin, de-monumentalisation in Italy, Oprah culture the …

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.

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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 …

Carey Young, "Speech Acts," 2009, installation view at Contemporary Art Museum St Louis. Photo: David Ulmer.

Flash Points

Some Alternatives to Institutional Critique

Flash Points

Some Alternatives to Institutional Critique

In 1974, Hans Haacke mounted an index of the museum’s corporate sponsors and board of trustees along the Guggenheim’s walls. The work, simply titled, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Board of …

Installation view, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX.

Raiding, Mining, and Resurrecting: Maurizio Cattelan at The Menil Collection

Raiding, Mining, and Resurrecting: Maurizio Cattelan at The Menil Collection

The current Maurizio Cattelan exhibition at The Menil Collection, Houston (February 12– August 15, 2010) marks the U.S. debut of recent large-scale works, site-specific installations, and four new works. Cattelan’s …

Barry McGee stands in front of one of his geometric creations at Prism Gallery. Courtesy Wallpaper.com.

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Weekly Roundup

From the west to the east coast and over to Taiwan, Art21 artists are involved in a number of new and large-scale exhibitions: Works by Barry McGee (Season 1) and …