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This Week in Art: 11.14-11.20

This Week in Art: 11.14-11.20

A look at this week’s art news, including a new book on Kara Walker, and events and exhibitions everywhere from New Zealand to Dubai.

Jenny Holzer’s LED-stream commission in a rendering of the Transbay Transit Center. Photo: Courtesy Of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and the SF Chronicle.

This Week in Art: 9.26-10.2

This Week in Art: 9.26-10.2

A look at this week’s art news, including Jenny Holzer’s new commissions, and events and exhibitions everywhere from London to Baltimore.

Ruben Natal-San Miguel, AMEricano (Star Spangled Immigrant), 2016, Washington Heights, NYC. © Ruben Natal-San Miguel. From the exhibition WE:AMERicans at Station Independent Projects, NYC. Courtesy of CraveOnline.

This Week in Art: 8.1-8.7

This Week in Art: 8.1-8.7

A look at this week’s art news, including a new Jeff Koons-inspired ice cream flavor, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Atlanta to Aspen.

Yinka Shonibare MBE. RA Family Album, 2016. Photo: Artlyst.

This Week in Art: 5.23-5.29

This Week in Art: 5.23-5.29

A look at this week’s art news, including William Kentridge speaking out against Europe’s refugee policies, and events and exhibitions everywhere from San Francisco to D.C.

Martin Puryear. Big Bling in Madison Square Park, 2016. Photo by Scott Lynch/Gothamist.

This Week in Art: 5.16-5.22

This Week in Art: 5.16-5.22

A look at this week’s art news, including Martin Puryear’s new public sculpture in Madison Square Park, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Los Angeles to London.

The CLICK@MoMA trailer, created by MoMA teen artists and Mary Mattingly. Photo: Kaitlyn Stubbs.

This Week in Art: 5.9-5.15

This Week in Art: 5.9-5.15

A look at this week’s art news, including Mary Mattingly’s collaboration with MoMA teens and a special ART21 screening happening tomorrow night at Cooper Union.

Left: Yinka Shonibare MBE. How to Blow up Two Heads at Once (Ladies), 2006. Right: Beyoncé in Lemonade (Digital booklet).

This Week in Art: 5.2-5.8

This Week in Art: 5.2-5.8

A look at this week’s art news, including Yinka Shonibare MBE’s influence on “Lemonade,” and exhibitions on view everywhere from Memphis to Montreal.

Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, in the video for "I Can't Breathe"

The Walker Curates the News: 12. 21.15

The Walker Curates the News: 12. 21.15

With other activists, Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina plans to open a museum in Montenegro. The mantra “for women, by women, about women” will guide the museum’s every move, including the hiring of administrators, …

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The Walker Curates the News: 11.30.15

The Walker Curates the News: 11.30.15

“It was an attempt to humiliate and ostracize me.” California-born, Brooklyn-based artist Kameelah Rasheed was questioned by the FBI and ultimately removed from a Lufthansa flight to Turkey the day …

Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Autoconstrucción Suites, installed at the Walker Art Center, 2013

The Walker Curates the News: 10.05.15

The Walker Curates the News: 10.05.15

The title alone—Empty Lot—conjures an urban outdoorsiness, but beyond that, details of Abraham Cruzvillegas’ s installation for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, opening October 13, remain under wraps. A request by Tate to …

Elevation of the Frick Collection plan from 70th Street (rendering courtesy Neoscape Inc., 2014, and the Frick Collection)

The Walker Curates the News: 05.11.15

The Walker Curates the News: 05.11.15

Nearly 60 top arts figures—including Chuck Close, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Koons, and Richard Prince—have signed a letter urging NYC officials to deny the Frick Collection’s expansion proposal on the grounds …

Paul Chan, “Sock N Tease”, Concrete, cords, shoes, and video projectors with digital color video, silent, 2013
Courtesy the artist and Greene Naftali, New York

The Walker Curates the News: 03.16.15

The Walker Curates the News: 03.16.15

Nonprojections for New Lovers, the new Hugo Boss Prize exhibition,  showcases work by artist and experimental publisher, Paul Chan. The artist’s “nonprojections” expand the concept of the moving image as …

Mark Bradford. The Tears of a Tree, detail, 2014. Mixed media on canvas; 305 x 1219 cm. Courtesy of the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

New and recent work on view by Mark Bradford, Mariah Robertson, Alfredo Jaar, and other ART21-featured artists, featured in this week’s roundup.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Lucas Blalock photographs hot dogs, Jenny Holzer exhibits her Chinese-language LEDs, and more in this roundup of ART21-featured artists.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Trevor Paglen uncovers government code names, El Anatsui manipulates newspaper printing plates, David Altmejd has a retrospective in France, and more in this week’s roundup.

Hans Haacke, The Business Behind Art Knows the Art of the Koch Brothers, (detail), 2014

The Walker Curates the News: 10.27.14

The Walker Curates the News: 10.27.14

Finally embraced by museums that long considered him a pariah for his critiques of institutional power, Hans Haacke’s critical eye remains unchanged: his new exhibition at Paula Cooper includes a …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Hiroshi Sugimoto’s iconic seascapes hang in Southampton, Matthew Ritchie shows new paintings in New York, a Joan Jonas video goes to Singapore, and more.

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RIVER OF FUNDAMENT: KHU, 2014
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Photo: Hugo Glendinning
© Matthew Barney

The Walker Curates the News: 09.08.14

The Walker Curates the News: 09.08.14

The latest in contemporary art news as told by the Walker Art Center.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Carrie Mae Weems joins ART21 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Jeff Koons drops by The New School, Allan McCollum prepares for a solo show, and more in this week’s roundup.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Cai Guo-Qiang mounts iPads on the backs of tortoises, Allora & Calzadilla mix music with natural history, Kiki Smith exhibits a new bronze fountain, and more.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Tabaimo unveils new work in Australia, Jeff Koons takes over H&M in New York, Diana Al-Hadid is coming to Ohio, and more in this week’s roundup.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Jeff Koons’s rocking horse rises in Rockefeller Plaza, Louise Bourgeois tapestries hang in Zürich, Mark Bradford finds inspiration in the work of Gustave Caillebotte, and more.

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Flashback

Jeff Koons: Art Changes Every Day

Flashback

Jeff Koons: Art Changes Every Day

Jeff Koons speaks about his relationship with art, his exhibition at the Château de Versailles, and misrepresentations of his work.

Yinka Shonibare MBE. "Magic Ladders (detail)," 2013. Photo by Stephen White; Courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York/Shanghai and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Yinka Shonibare MBE weaves together themes of history and education, James Turrell unveils never-before-seen works, Jeff Koons talks about his iconic balloon dogs, and more.

Matthew Ritchie, “Remanence: Salt and Light (Part II),” 2013. Photo: Andrea Shea for WBUR

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Carrie Mae Weems is named a MacArthur Fellow, Matthew Ritchie’s installs a seventy-foot mural in Boston, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle puts a sculpture in a wind tunnel.

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Center Field: Art in the Middle

Reenactment and Mourning: Old Roads to Gary Indiana

Center Field: Art in the Middle

Reenactment and Mourning: Old Roads to Gary Indiana

Chicago-based columnist Caroline Picard looks back on an artist’s tribute to Michael Jackson and “the complex network surrounding Jackson’s stardom.”

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The path to the center was clearly marked, 2012
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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Mel Chin presents work post-residency, Doris Salcedo makes a flower offering, Alfredo Jaar gives a post-Pavilion interview…

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

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

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

Jeff Koons. "Antiquity 3," 2009–11. Oil on canvas 102 x 138 inches. Courtesy the artist and Gagosian New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Jeff Koons layers ancient sculptures and popular images, Charles Atlas collaborates with sound artists, Ai Wei Wei explores medical disaster in Hong Kong, and more.

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

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

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.

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

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

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.

Mika Rottenberg. "Felicia from Tropical Breeze," 2004. Image courtesy of the artist and Magasin 3.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

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Works by LaToya Ruby Frazier and Jeff Koons travel to Rome, Pierre Huyghe wins the Haftmann Prize, Laylah Ali’s Greenheads meet up in Minneapolis.

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

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

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

Sandy, Sex, and Survival

Sandy, Sex, and Survival

Guest blogger Jeffrey Songco wonders if artwork about sex and sexuality is also to some degree always about survival, as well.

Jeff Koons. "Coloring Book 1997–2005," 2012. Photo by Kenzo. Courtesy of the artist.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

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Come meet NYCU co-producers Wesley Miller and Nick Ravich at the Apple Store Soho, plus the latest news on Jeff Koons, William Kentridge, Gabriel Orozco and other Art21 artists.

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U.S. Department of State Honors Five Art21 Featured Artists with the Inaugural Medal of Arts

U.S. Department of State Honors Five Art21 Featured Artists with the Inaugural Medal of Arts

Art21 featured artists Cai Guo-Qiang, Jeff Koons, Shahzia Sikander, Kiki Smith, and Carrie Mae Weems are awarded the first-ever Medal of Arts from the U.S. Department of State.