Contemporary black artists often refute conventional notions or images of blackness and replace them with altered realities.
Alfredo Jaar and other Art21-featured artists exhibit at the Guggenheim, Maya Lin creates a unique speaker system, and more in this week’s roundup.
Marela Zacarias’s abstract sculptures travel to Vermont, Mark Bradford creates new work from public housing blueprints, Mike Kelley’s mobile home travels from Detroit to Los Angeles, and more in this week’s roundup.
Kara Walker’s first public art project opens in Brooklyn, Bruce Nauman receives the Kiesler Prize, Raymond Pettibon has a new book out, and more in this week’s roundup.
Trenton Doyle Hancock has a major survey exhibition, Walton Ford exhibits new watercolors, Richard Serra receives an award, and more in this week’s roundup.
New in New York Close Up, artist Jacolby Satterwhite works to finish his latest animation, “Reifying Desire 6″ (2014), in time for the 2014 Whitney Biennial.
Mika Tajima gets a solo show in New York, five Art21 artists exhibit at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Richard Tuttle explains how artists are like clouds, and more.
Hiroshi Sugimoto has his first retrospective in Korea, Julie Mehretu and Carrie Mae Weems are featured in Elle, and more in this week’s roundup.
In a new “New York Close Up” film, artist Jacolby Satterwhite crafts surreal 3D animated videos while transporting characters from his virtual worlds into the streets of New York City.
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