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Weekly Roundup

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.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Hubbard & Birchler film forgotten and decaying sites, Trenton Doyle Hancock takes train riders on a visual journey, Maya Lin visits Smith College, and more.

Mel Chin, Now You See It (screenshot)

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Mel Chin explores lead contamination, Kara Walker examines power and race in Belfast, Hiroshi Sugimoto designs the ideal museum, and more.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

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

Rashid Johnson.

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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.

James Turrell. "Aten Reign," 2013. Courtesy GalleristNY and Guggenheim, New York City.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

James Turrell takes over the Guggenheim’s rotunda, John Baldessari explores the complexities of space, Pepón Osorio addressed his inner child, and more.

Lari Pittman, Untitled #11, 2003. Matte oil, aerosol lacquer, and Cel-Vinyl on gessoed canvas, 76 x 102 inches. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles, and Thomas Dane Gallery, London © Lari Pittman.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Lari Pittman arrives in the Midwest, Alfredo Jaar revisits Venice Biennale, Kalup Linzy casts Michael Stipe, David Altmejd explores paradise, and Marina Abramović appears in an opera.

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

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

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

Stan Douglas. Hors-champs, 1992. Two-channel video installation with stereo sound; 13:20 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner Gallery, New York. Image courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner Gallery, New York. © Stan Douglas

Alchemy of Inspiration

Alchemy of Inspiration I All About the Blues

Alchemy of Inspiration

Alchemy of Inspiration I All About the Blues

Columnist Jessica Lott visits the Whitney Museum’s “Blues for Smoke,” a wide-ranging exhibition exploring the definition of the blues and blues aesthetic.

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

Weekly Roundup

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.

John Baldessari. "Learn to dream," 2013. Courtesy Arts Matter and the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education; Photo by Victor Treato.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week, John Baldessari’s artwork covers L.A. buses; Kara Walker and Yinka Shonibare MBE say it loud and proud in Florida, and lots more.

Hank Willis Thomas. "Believe It" from the Fair Warning series. Courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Hank Willis Thomas: Believe It.

Hank Willis Thomas: Believe It.

Nettrice Gaskins interviews artist Hank Willis Thomas about his work in the exhibition “Believe It,” on view at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta.

© Mary Heilmann; Private Collection, London. Foto Alex Delfanne

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on An-My Lê, Raymond Pettibon, Kiki Smith and other artists featured in Art21 programs and documentaries.

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

Weekly Roundup

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.

"The Cyclorama." Atlanta, Georgia. 2006. Roadside Georgia. September, 2008.

Kara Walker: The Art of War

Kara Walker: The Art of War

Nettrice Gaskins reports on Kara Walker’s recent lecture “The Art of War” at the Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum.

Barbara Kruger. "Belief+Doubt," 2012. Photo by Cathy Carver. Courtesy the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Barbara Kruger, Oliver Herring, Maya Lin and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Gabriel Orozco. Astroturf Constellation, 2012. Image courtesy the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Gabriel Orozco, Cai Guo-Qiang, Shahzia Sikander, and other artists featured in Art21′s programs.

Kara Walker. Exodus of Confederates from Atlanta. Courtesy of Kara Walker and the Museum of Modern Art, New York City.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Kara Walker, Cindy Sherman, Robert Adams and many other artists featured in Art21 programs.

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

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

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

Rashid Johnson. Triple Consciousness (2009). Courtesy MCA Chicago. Collection of Dr. Daniel S. Berger, Chicago.

The Weekly Roundup

The Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Rashid Johnson, Lynda Benglis, Kalup Linzy and other Art21 artists.

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.

Andrea Zittel. A-Z Wagon Station customized by Caroline Castano at A-Z West (2005). Photo courtesy the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

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

Mike Kelley: 1954-2012. Kandor 10 A (Grotto) at Gagosian Gallery (2011). Photo courtesy Fredrik Nilsen, Gagosian Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup we remember Mike Kelley, and get the latest news on Bruce Nauman, Eleanor Antin, Judy Pfaff and other Art21 artists.

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

Weekly Roundup

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, …

Collier Schorr. Andrej Pejic for Dossier, 2011.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Collier Schorr’s cover photo buzz, Ida Applebroog’s art talk, Kara Walker’s giddy embrace, Alfredo Jaar’s Marxist table, and more. Collier Schorr‘s black-and-white photo of the androgynous …

Janine Antoni, Caryatid

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this roundup (with a few exceptions), it’s a week to honor women with exhibitions, events, and articles highlighting the work of several female artists. Janine Antoni, Kiki Smith, Nancy Spero, among …

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)

Weekly Roundup

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, …

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 …

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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 …

Kara Walker

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In the first weekly roundup of 2011: a Cai Guo Qiang New Year’s celebration in Taipei, Barry McGee in Brazil, two artists make art “scherenschnitte,” Richard Serra is ready for TV, …

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 …

Gabriel Orozco

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: Gabriel Orozco is on view in Seoul, Cindy Sherman imagines the social, several artists are honored for their contributions, and more. Gabriel Orozco: Selected Works which is on …

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 …

James Turrell

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, abstraction is the theme, with James Turrrell on view in Brussels, Sally Mann preparing to push boundaries, while Allan McCollum’s work is on view as Jessica …

Monica Majoli. Hanging Rubberman #1, 2006. Watercolor and gouache on paper. 123 x 51 in. Photo: Brian Forrest. Image via hammer.ucla.edu

Looking at Los Angeles

Dark Undercurrents in the Hammer Contemporary Collection

Looking at Los Angeles

Dark Undercurrents in the Hammer Contemporary Collection

Last week, Art21 treated Angelenos to the very first preview screening of William Kentridge: Anything is Possible at the Hammer Museum‘s Billy Wilder Theater.  As Art21′s executive director Susan Sollins …

Arts in Ed

Arts in Education: Mark Bradford’s Open Studio

Arts in Education: Mark Bradford’s Open Studio

Did you know that this week, September 12-18, is Arts in Education Week? On July 26, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.Con.Res. 275, a resolution that seeks to “support …