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The Walker Curates the News: 08.25.14

The Walker Curates the News: 08.25.14

Despite friction between artist and director and budgetary bumps that stalled production, Jason Wishnow’s short sci-fi film The Sandstorm is expected to premiere soon. In his acting debut, Ai Weiwei will play a tuk …

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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

Cai Guo-Qiang sends art up the river in Shanghai, Doris Salcedo, Janine Antoni, and Cindy Sherman receive awards, and more in this week’s roundup.

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Weekly Roundup

Ai Weiwei stars in a science fiction film, El Anatsui creates new work for the Royal Academy, LaToya Ruby Frazier and Mary Reid Kelley receive Guggenheim fellowships, and more in this week’s roundup.

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Weekly Roundup

Marina Abramović reports on her performance institute, Richard Serra sits down with Charlie Rose, and more.

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Dioramas (Alaskan Wolves), 1994. Private collection. © Hiroshi Sugimoto.

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Weekly Roundup

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.

Krzysztof Wodiczko. "Hirshhorn Projection," 1988-2000. Public projection: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Lelong.

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Weekly Roundup

Paul McCarthy in New York, Richard Serra in Montana, Kerry James Marshall in D.C., Mika Tajima in East Hampton…

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100 Artists: Julie Mehretu

100 Artists: Julie Mehretu

On the occasion of Julie Mehretu’s new solo exhibition, and Art21′s ongoing “100 Artists” celebration, we release a new text interview with the artist.

Cao Fei. "House of Treasures" 2013. Photo by Laurent Fievet.

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Weekly Roundup

Cao Fei celebrates abundance, Julie Mehretu has two concurrent solo shows, Raymond Pettibon and Judy Pfaff are honored, and much more.

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Lynda Benglis manipulates metal, Julie Mehretu and Matthew Ritchie explore diagrams, Shahzia Sikander flows poetic…

Yannick Jacquet and Marc Ferrario aka Mandril. "Cityscape 2095," 2013. Courtesy of the artists.

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: Augmented Space in “Cityscape 2095″

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: Augmented Space in “Cityscape 2095″

In a fourth and final post from New Frontier at Sundance, Nettrice Gaskins investigates “augmented space”—the technologies, objects, or symbols that overlay physical space with information.

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Questions, Questions, Questions

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Questions, Questions, Questions

During a recent conversation I was asked, “Where do you come up with the questions featured in the Art21 educator guides?” I didn’t know what to say. The “Before Viewing” …

El Anatsui. "Dusasa I," (2007). Courtesy of the artist and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on El Anatsui, Josiah McElheny, Julie Mehretu and other artists featured in Art21 programs and documentaries.

Wayne Thiebaud, "Park Place," 1995. Color hard-ground etching with drypoint, spit-bite aquatint, and aquatint.  Plate: 29 ¼ x 20 ½ in., sheet: 39 ½ x 29 ¾ in. Publisher and printer: Crown Point Press, edition of 50. Image courtesy Crown Point Press, San Francisco.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Pluck Peppered with Luck: Crown Point Press Celebrates 50 Years

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Pluck Peppered with Luck: Crown Point Press Celebrates 50 Years

Sarah Kirk Hanley looks back on a half-century of printmaking at Crown Point Press.

[dNASAb]. “Screenscaping the Pixelsphere,” 2012. (1) 19" LED screen, (3) 4" LCD screens, pigmented plastic prints, clear plastic, wire, glass, crystal, foam, aluminum, resin, mirrors, fiber optics, media player, L.E.D's, 1 of 1 1080p HD video w. audio. Dimensions variable. Photo courtesy of the artist.

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Colliding Complexities_Extreme feats of the New York_New Aesthetic

Nettrice Gaskins reports on a group exhibition highlighting the complex intersections between art, science and technology.

Walton Ford. The Rolling Stones, Grrr! 2012. Image courtesy of rollingstones.com.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Cai Guo-Qiang, Barbara Kruger, Walton Ford and other artists featured in Art21 documentaries and programs.

Brad Kayal, "Job Creators,” from “Occuprint 2012.” Color screenprint, 18 x 12 in. Published by Occuprint.org, edition of 100.  Image courtesy Booklyn Artists Alliance, Brooklyn.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Political Art for a Contentious Time

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Political Art for a Contentious Time

Following a trend that began with the Enlightenment, prints play a role in today’s political discourse by disseminating artists’ views and rallying the public.

Ellen Gallagher. "Bird in Hand," 2006. Image courtesy of Tate Liverpool.

Polyculturalist Visions Revisited

Polyculturalist Visions Revisited

Nettrice Gaskins revisits themes she first explored in her essay on “polyculturalism” for Art21.org’s Ideas series on “The Culture Wars, Redux.”

Bruce Nauman. Partial installation view of "One Hundred Fish Fountain," 2005. Courtesy the artist and Donald Young Gallery.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Bruce Nauman, Andrea Zittell, Kerry James Marshall and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Julie Mehretu. "Untitled," 2012. Courtesy the artist and Salon 94.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s Roundup has the latest news on Julie Mehretu, Janine Antoni, Mark Bradford and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

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.

Jessica Stockholder. Color Jam at State & Adams (2012). Image courtesy avoision.com.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s Roundup has news on Jessica Stockholder, Pepón Osorio, Richard Tuttle, and other artists featured in Art21′s programs.

Martin Puryear. Night Watch (2012). Courtesy of the artist and McKee Gallery, New York

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Martin Puryear, James Turrell, Kiki Smith and other artists featured on Art21 programs.

Sanford Biggers. Codex (2012). Courtesy the artist and The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Photography by Giovanni Lunardi.

Sanford Biggers’ Codex Navigates the Past, Present and Future

Sanford Biggers’ Codex Navigates the Past, Present and Future

Nettrice Gaskins reports on Sanford Biggers’ new work “Codex,” which repurposes historical quilts that may have been used as signposts on the Underground Railroad.

Carrie Mae Weems. When and Where I Enter—Ancient Rome (2006). Courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York/Carrie Mae Weems.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup contains the latest news on Ann Hamilton, Collier Schorr, Carrie Mae Weems and other Art21 artists.

Catherine Sullivan, Ice Floes of Franz Joseph Land, 2003, 35 mm production still, credit: Kacper Skowron.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Catherine Sullivan, Mark Dion, Marina Abramović and other artists featured in Art21 documentaries and programs.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres (American, born Cuba. 1957-1996). “Untitled,” 1991 (installation view at MoMA). Billboard. Dimensions vary with installation. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Werner and Elaine Dannheisser. Photograph by Jason Mandella. © The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, Courtesy Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The State of the Art is Elsewhere: “Print/Out” at The Museum of Modern Art

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The State of the Art is Elsewhere: “Print/Out” at The Museum of Modern Art

Sarah Kirk Hanley reviews a new MoMA exhibition surveying the state of the contemporary print medium.

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Mathematical Model 002 Dini's surface

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Hiroshi Sugimoto explores a Buddhist stupa, Florian Maier-Aichen lectures in NYC, Pratt honors Laurie Anderson and William Wegman, Matthew Ritchie debuts in Los Angeles, and more. …

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 …

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

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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, …

Gabriel Orozco. "Red Flower Shadow," 2011.

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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 …

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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 …

Kerry James Marshall.  "Untitled", 2011. Courtesy of the Yale University Art Gallery's show "Embodied: Black Identities in Amercan Art." (Tony De Camillo, Yale University Art Gallery / February 24, 2011)

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Kerry James Marshall and others explore black identity, Mark Dion has a ship in a bottle, Barbara Kruger makes art from chess, and more. Martin Puryear, …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

With Inspire Your Heart With Art Day in mind, this week’s roundup finds the New Museum rethinking contemporary art through several Art21 artists’ works, Arturo Herrera exploring abstraction in two …

Luis Camnitzer "The Instrument and Its Work", 1976  Image: MoMA.org

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Out of Line

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Out of Line

If you get the opportunity in the next month, take some time to see On Line: Drawing Through the 20th Century at the Museum of Modern Art. And if you …

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The Art21 Blog’s Most-Viewed Posts of 2010

The Art21 Blog’s Most-Viewed Posts of 2010

The continuing rise and social influence of Facebook and Twitter may have contributed plenty to the growing readership of the Art21 Blog, but ultimately, it is quality of writing and …