Tag Archives: Laylah Ali

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

Weekly Roundup

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.

Arturo Herrera, "Mushrooms (detail)," 2009. Mixed media on paper; 57.625 x 44.75 inches; Artwork © Arturo Herrera/Image courtesy of the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Arturo Herrera curates a show in Texas, Cindy Sherman photos disturb in Norway, Laylah Ali showcases an abolitionist online…

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

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Weekly Roundup

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.

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.

Robert Adams. Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1969. Photo courtesy the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Robert Adams, Laylah Ali, Hiroshi Sugimoto and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Arturo Herrera. Detail from Chicago (2012). ©Arturo Herrera, courtesy Corbett vs. Dempsey.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Arturo Herrera, Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

John Baldessari, "Brain/Cloud (with Seascape and Palm Tree)," 1250 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA. Photo courtesy of The La Jolla Community Foundation.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Martin Puryear, Walton Ford, Tim Hawkinson and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

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.

Barry McGee. Mural at Fifty Years of Bay Area Art. Image courtesy of SFMoMA and the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Our weekly roundup of the latest news, projects and exhibitions by Art21 artists.

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Mathematical Model 002 Dini's surface

Weekly Roundup

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. …

Roni Horn Double Mobious

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, new and permanent exhibitions offset the “dog days of summer” with Louise Bourgeois and Laylah Ali promoting domestic violence awareness, Roni Horn addressing gender issues in …

Doris Salcedo. Plegaria Muda, 2008-2010.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Doris Salcedo evokes memorials, Cao Fei explores play time, several artists are celebrated and more. Doris Salcedo: Plegaria Muda unveils the newest sculptural work by Doris …

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 …

RMB Opera

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Cao Fei puts avatars on stage, Laurie Anderson to be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Barbara Kruger looks back in Dazed & Confused, Laylah Ali …

Jenny Holzer

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In keeping with the season (and the artist on/as celebrity theme) this week’s roundup finds James Franco revisiting Bruce Nauman.  Also, Jenny Holzer inscribes the theme of anguish, a Fred …

William Kentridge

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: William Kentridge makes several appearances, Mark Dion renovates Walden, Nancy Spero is celebrated, Louise Bourgeois draws on fabric, Kiki Smith debuts a stained glass window, Maya …

Allan McCollum

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 …

Laylah Ali: Choreographer Dean Moss

Laylah Ali: Choreographer Dean Moss

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #118: Dancer/choreographer Dean Moss discusses his collaboration with visual artist Laylah Ali, entitled figures on a field (2005). This …

Charles Atlas, "Son of Sam and Delilah", 1991. Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Greek tragedy, cross dressing, cooking shows, needlework, rowdy teens, storytelling, nighttime walks, and a few mystery plays in this week’s roundup: Virtuoso Illusion: Cross Dressing and the New Media Avant-Garde …

Judy Pfaff - Assistant Rob van Erve

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 …

Plaster sculpture by Matthew Labrake, Nyack High School

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Help Wanted

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Help Wanted

Once in a while teachers are so amazed and proud of the work their students accomplish that they just have to share it, and I’m all about flying in that …

Laylah Ali | Meaning

Laylah Ali | Meaning

While painting in her Williamstown, Massachusetts studio, artist Laylah Ali discusses the imperative she feels to make things and the nuanced relationship of political and personal events to the work. …

Art21 Educator Joe Fusaro Teaching “Power” at Nyack High School

Art21 Educator Joe Fusaro Teaching “Power” at Nyack High School

Embarrassing as it is, this is the first video I’ve ever made. I am immersed in the world of film production each day, yet focused on the Education side of …

Laylah Ali. "Untitled," 2004. Gouache on paper, 15 7/16 x 15 2/16 inches. Courtesy 303 Gallery, New York.

Laylah Ali | Television

Laylah Ali | Television

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: In her Williamstown, Massachusetts studio, artist Laylah Ali describes how the television cartoons she watched as a child inform the way she …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Krzysztof Wodiczko is the sole artist representing Poland at this summer’s Venice Biennale. The striking video installation of milky windows depicts the shadows of immigrant workers as they take on …

Laylah Ali | Designer Nicole Parente

Laylah Ali | Designer Nicole Parente

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: Artist Laylah Ali and graphic designer Nicole Parente work together in the designer’s home office in Cambridge, MA. The artist’s hand-drawn notes …

Josiah McElheny, "Chromatic Modernism (Blue, Red, Yellow)," 2008. Courtesy Donald Young Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The Art of Caring: A Look at Life through Photography opened this past weekend at the New Orleans Museum of Art.  The show is comprised of over 200 photographs covering …

Open for Babble, ArtBabble is Live!

Open for Babble, ArtBabble is Live!

Art-Bab-ble [ahrt-bab-uhl] noun; verb (used without object) -bled, -bling 1. free flowing conversation, about art, for anyone. 2. a place where everyone is invited to join an open, ongoing discussion …

Painting by Sierra Raglin, Nyack High School, New York

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Power(ful) Painting

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Power(ful) Painting

In a recent unit with an introductory Studio Art class, my students created paintings that redefined power visually in a variety of ways. After looking at the work of Season …

Margaret Kilgallen, Work on paper from installation at UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Working Without Warhol

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Working Without Warhol

Last month, five different Art21 artists were featured in the first five pages of Scholastic Art magazine, an issue that celebrated contemporary women artists including Laylah Ali (featured on the …

"Untitled" 1999 Gouache on paper, 8 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches Courtesy Miller Block Gallery, Boston

Laylah Ali | Newspaper Clippings

Laylah Ali | Newspaper Clippings

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: In her Williamstown, MA studio, artist Laylah Ali discusses her system of organizing newspaper clippings, which includes photographs of swimmer Michael Phelps, …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

In-Progress

Teaching with Contemporary Art

In-Progress

Teaching in the arts requires, at one ugly point or another, to have veiled conversations called critiques. They are hideous things that most students from middle school through graduate school …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

The Right Questions

Teaching with Contemporary Art

The Right Questions

I was reminded today that good teaching involves taking more time to create high quality questions for our students to explore than it does planning the necessary steps to carry …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Shaping Paintings

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Shaping Paintings

In the next few days, two high school classes I’m working with will be creating paintings inspired by the multiple meanings and interpretations of POWER. Three Art21 artists – Nancy …

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Laylah Ali talks to the Massachusetts Review about art & books

Laylah Ali talks to the Massachusetts Review about art & books

Recently, I was catching up on my reading and discovered a wonderful interview with Art21 artist Laylah Ali (Season 3) by Allan Isaac in the Spring/Summer 2008 edition of the …

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Notes on sex, violence and John Brown: A conversation with Laylah Ali

Notes on sex, violence and John Brown: A conversation with Laylah Ali

“The first mistake of art is to assume that it’s serious.” -Lester Bangs Last night we braved the rain and bad signage in Lincoln, Massachusetts to hear a conversation with …