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This Week in Art: 9.19-9.25

This Week in Art: 9.19-9.25

A look at this week’s art news, including the premiere of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, and exhibitions everywhere from Florida to Florence.

Diana Al-Hadid.
Phantom Limb, 2014
Steel, polymer gypsum, fiberglass, foam, wood, plaster, metal mesh, aluminum foil and pigment
Approximately 106 x 138 x 143. Courtesy of the artist and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York. Copyright Diana Al-Hadid. Photo Oliver Ottenschlaeger. Photo: David Winton Bell Gallery.

This Week in Art: 9.5-9.11

This Week in Art: 9.5-9.11

A look at this week’s art news, including Pedro Reyes’ latest project, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Switzerland to South Korea.

Ai Weiwei. Redline, 2016. Via Instagram.

This Week in Art: 8.29-9.4

This Week in Art: 8.29-9.4

A look at this week’s art news, including Ai Weiwei’s clash with China’s Yinchuan Biennale, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Santa Barbara to Basel.

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.

Kara Walker. Untitled, 2013-2014. Courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co. From Artsy's "These Sketches Reveal the Processes of 8 Iconic Artists."

This Week in Art: 4.25-5.1

This Week in Art: 4.25-5.1

A look at this week’s art news, including the selection of Mark Bradford as the United States’ representative at the 2017 Venice Biennale, and exhibitions on view everywhere from Florida to France.

Cai Guo-Qiang igniting gunpowder drawing White Tone, in Brookhaven, New York, 2016. Photo by Chiaying Yu for artnet.

This Week in Art: 4.18-4.24

This Week in Art: 4.18-4.24

A look at this week’s art news, including a tour of projects being developed by ART21 artists and exhibitions on view everywhere from Minneapolis to Reykjavik.

Left: “No Title (President.),” 1985. Right: “No Title (Kennedy would die …),” 1987. Courtesy of David Zwirner Books.

This Week in Art: 4.4-4.10

This Week in Art: 4.4-4.10

A look at this week’s art news, including collaborations between visual artists and musicians, commentary on conceptual art, and upcoming exhibitions in NYC and around the world.

The Citizen, 2015 © Tobias Zielony

The Walker Curates the News 11.09.15

The Walker Curates the News 11.09.15

“Art is not neutral.” Tania Canas, arts director of RISE (Refugees, Survivors and Ex-Detainees ), raises questions around the ethics of artists using refugees in their  projects. In this 10-point …

Kehinde Wiley's exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. Photo: WNYC

The Walker Curates the News: 05.04.15

The Walker Curates the News: 05.04.15

“There are so many kids in this country who look at places like museums and concert halls and other cultural centers and they think to themselves, well, that’s not a …

Janine Antoni. Crowned, 2013. Plaster molding with plaster pelvic bones;
dimensions variable, site-transferrable installation. Edition of 5, with 1AP. Courtesy the artist and Anthony Meier Fine Arts.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

ART21-related goings on featuring Janine Antoni, Mary Reid Kelley, Jessica Stockholder, Cao Fei, and others as they present work in exhibitions around the world.

Cai Guo-Qiang. Unmanned Nature, 2008. Collection of the artist. Photo by Seiji Toyonaga. Courtesy of the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

New and recent work on view by Cai Guo-Qiang, Kara Walker, Kerry James Marshall, and Jacolby Satterwhite, as well as news featuring other ART21-featured artists, all in this week’s roundup.

David Altmejd. "Anand," 2015. Polyurethane foam, epoxy clay, epoxy gel, acrylic paint, resin, quartz, synthetic hair, and glitter; 20 x 28 x 32 cm (7 7/8 x 11 1/8 x 12 5/8 in). Courtesy of the artist and Modern Art, London.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

New and recent work on view by David Altmejd, Maya Lin, Judy Pfaff, and additional ART21-featured artists, included 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.

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 …

Steve McQueen. Photo: Gene Pittman, Walker Art Center

The Walker Curates the News: 10.20.14

The Walker Curates the News: 10.20.14

“My only commitment—my only doctrine—is to not let the dust settle,” says director/artist Steve McQueen, a sentiment that’s reinforced by his new video and sculptural works, which address racism and …

Kara Walker gives advice

ART21 Exclusive

Kara Walker’s advice to young artists

ART21 Exclusive

Kara Walker’s advice to young artists

In today’s ART21 Exclusive, Kara Walker reflects on her early success and offers advice to the next generation of artists.

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A Logo for America, 1987
Digital color video, 10 min., 25 sec., edition 2/6; original animation commissioned by Public Art Fund for Spectacolor Sign, Times Square, New York, April 1987. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Guggenheim UBS MAP Purchase Fund
Courtesy the artist

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

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.

Kara Walker (with her daughter) applies powdered sugar to a sculpture at the Domino Sugar factory, Brooklyn, NY, 2014. Production still from the series Exclusive. © Art21, Inc. 2014. Cinematographer: Ian Forster.

ART21 Exclusive

The Making of Kara Walker’s Sugar Sphinx

ART21 Exclusive

The Making of Kara Walker’s Sugar Sphinx

An in-depth look at the creation of Kara Walker’s monumental public project, A Subtlety or the Marvelous Sugar Baby (2014), at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, NY.

Walker for Creative Time, Art21on Instagram

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Weekly 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.

Hiroshi Sugimoto. "The Last Supper: Acts of God" (detail), 1999/2012.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Hiroshi Sugimoto exhibits water-damaged photographs, Robert Mangold paints enclosed voids, Kara Walker dips her hands in sugar, and more in this week’s roundup.

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Weekly Roundup

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.

Weekly Roundup

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.

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ART21 New York Close Up

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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.

ART21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

ART21 New York Close Up

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.

ART21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

ART21 New York Close Up

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

ART21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

ART21 New York Close Up

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.

ART21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

ART21 New York Close Up

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.