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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Carrie Mae Weems tackles issues of identity and belonging, Kimsooja has a thirty-year retrospective, Ai Weiwei organizes a film program, and more.

Kimsooja, To Breathe—A Mirror Woman, 2006. Installation at The Crystal Palace, Madrid. Production still from the Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 5 episode, "Systems," 2009. © Art21, Inc. 2009.

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Kimsooja: It Was Just a Dream

Flashback

Kimsooja: It Was Just a Dream

Artist Kimsooja discusses her path to becoming an artist, her earliest influences, and her “breathing room” installations.

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.

Cindy Sherman inspired GARAGE magazine cover. Photo: Patrick Demarchelier. Courtesy GARAGE magazine.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week in Art21 artist news, Cindy Sherman inspires a magazine cover, the Carrie Mae Weems retrospective goes to Portland, and more.

Ai Weiwei. "Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads," 2012. Photo courtesy the artist. © 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Ai Weiwei, Erin Shirreff, Laurie Anderson and other artists featured in Art21′s television programs and online documentaries.

Kerry James Marshall, If They Come, 2012. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s Roundup has news on Bruce Nauman, Laylah Ali, Rashid Johnson and other artists featured in Art21′s programs and documentaries.

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.

Alfredo Jaar. An Aesthetics of Resistance, 1992. Image courtesy the artist and Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Alfredo Jaar, Jeff Koons, Martha Colburn, and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Concert for Japan

Weekly Roundup

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 …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: An-My Lê captures the American armed forces, Allora & Calzadilla explore physical and temporal displacement, Julie Mehretu examines the metaphysical aspects of art, and more! “Memory, materiality, monsters, and motion” provide …

The Studio Reader: On The Space of Artists, University of Chicago Press, 2010. Cover illustration: Rodney Graham, The Gifted Amateur, November 10th, 1962 (detail), 2007.  Courtesy of the artist, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago; the Rennie Collection, Vancouver, Canada; the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and the University of Chicago Press.  Design by Matt Avery.

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Studio Reader and the SAIC Summer Studio

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Studio Reader and the SAIC Summer Studio

The Studio Reader: On the Space of Artists is the kind of book an artist would eat up in a single sitting. It is about the STUDIO — the spaces …

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Kimsooja: Art & Everyday Life

Kimsooja: Art & Everyday Life

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE SUPPORT ART21: Final day! – Art21 seeks 14 donors to add to its list of 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign …

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On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

Live Jitters, Mendocino Film Festival, and Real Art

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

Live Jitters, Mendocino Film Festival, and Real Art

Howdy y’all.  First a little news from Art21 production HQ.  After a successful shoot in London (expect an Exclusive on Season 5 artist Yinka Shonibare’s just-unveiled Nelson’s Ship in a …

"Untitled (Big Sea #1)" 1969 Graphite on acrylic ground on paper, 34 1/8 x 45 1/4 inches Private collection Courtesy McKee Gallery, New York

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Transcendent: Vija Celmins and Kimsooja

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Transcendent: Vija Celmins and Kimsooja

Recently I was engaged in a little debate about whether contemporary art can truly be transcendent — taking us beyond the range of normal perception to some place else, some …

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Art21 “Exclusive” Video, Year 2

Art21 “Exclusive” Video, Year 2

What a year it’s been! We’re taking a look back at the 42 Exclusive videos that premiered here on the Art21 Blog, and subsequently on YouTube and iTunes. We hope …

Jeff Koons, "Triple Hulk Elvis I", 2007. Collection of William J. Bell. © Jeff Koons. Courtesy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (via White Hot Magazine).

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup of Art21 artist news you’ll read about a forty-million dollar art collection in Las Vegas, a major exhibition of work by Korean and Korean American artists, …

Kimsooja | “A Beggar Woman” & “A Homeless Woman”

Kimsooja | “A Beggar Woman” & “A Homeless Woman”

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS Artist Kimsooja reflects on her series of videotaped performances — A Beggar Woman and A Homeless Woman (both 2000-01) — realized in cities …

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ART:21 SEASON 5 PREMIERES TONITE ON PBS!

ART:21 SEASON 5 PREMIERES TONITE ON PBS!

The wait is over–Season 5 of Art:21–Art in the Twenty-First Century is here! The new season begins tonight on PBS at 10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) with the episode …

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Flash Points

Krzysztof Wodiczko interviewed by Giuliana Bruno

BOMB in the Building

Flash Points

Krzysztof Wodiczko interviewed by Giuliana Bruno

Welcome back to BOMB in the Building, where each week we’re featuring a BOMB contributor relating to a Season 5 artist. This week, inspired by Kimsooja’s videos and installations, we’re …

Kimsooja. "Cities On The Move - 2727 km Bottari Truck," 1997. Single channel video projection, silent, 7:33 minute loop. © Kimsooja, courtesy the artist.

Meet the Season 5 Artist: Kimsooja

Meet the Season 5 Artist: Kimsooja

The above video is excerpted from the Season 5 episode Systems, premiering on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 10pm (ET) on PBS (check local listings). Systems features four artists — …

Two Person Fight (One Orange): With Spectator, 2004. Three dimensional digital archival print with acrylic paint on sintra, dibon and gatorfoam panels, 84 x 79 inches. © John Baldessari, courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.

Flash Points

New Flash Points topic: Systems

Flash Points

New Flash Points topic: Systems

In celebration of the fifth season of Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century, premiering this fall on PBS, the current round of Flash Points topics correspond to our four thematic episodes: …

Bob and Roberta Smith, "So I Came to Bourgeois." Courtesy Grey gallery.

Weekly Round Up

Weekly Round Up

Last year the Guardian asked its sports and art writers to swap pieces for a day. Tennis correspondent Steve Bierley reviewed a Louise Bourgeois (Season 1) exhibition, which Bob and …

Cao Fei, "RMB City" (film still), , DVD, 6 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Lombard-Freid Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Currently showing at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, There Goes the Neighborhood explores the many aspects of community, focusing on the evolution of architecture and landscape as it is …

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Announcing Season Five of Art:21

Announcing Season Five of Art:21

We are pleased to announce Season Five of Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century, premiering in October 2009 on PBS, and available on iTunes (link opens in iTunes), Hulu, and other …