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“Exclusive” Curated (Part 3 of 3)

“Exclusive” Curated (Part 3 of 3)

A look back at Lynda Benglis, Ai Weiwei, Margaret Kilgallen, and other Art21 artists in this third Exclusive playlist.

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“Exclusive” Curated (Part 1 of 3)

“Exclusive” Curated (Part 1 of 3)

In this first part of a three-part series, art world colleagues and friends share their favorite Exclusive episodes to date.

El Anatsui. "Gli (Wall) (detail)," 2010. Aluminum and copper wire, installation at the Brooklyn Museum, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Photo by Nettrice Gaskins.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

El Anatsui’s Brooklyn show is extended, Mary Heilmann responds to the work of late artist Blinky Palermo, and more in this week’s roundup.

William Kentridge. "Untitled (You Are Lying)," 2010. Courtesy the artist and James Cohen Gallery, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

William Kentridge has his first solo in Mumbai, Shana Moulton presents magic realism in Indiana, Yinka Shonibare MBE is the subject of a London conference…

Ai Weiwei. "Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn," 1995. Photo by Melina Mara for The Washington Post. Courtesy the artist and the Newseum.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Ai Weiwei’s work is part of the celebration of the U.S. Presidential Inauguration, Trenton Doyle Hancock wins the Greenfield Prize, and much more.

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.

© 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.

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

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

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

The MCA’s “This Will Have Been” and the Subjectivity of History

The MCA’s “This Will Have Been” and the Subjectivity of History

Westin reviews a new exhibition surveying the art of the 1980s that includes the work of numerous artists featured in “Art in the Twenty-First Century.”

Amy Sillman, Untitled (object on table), 2007; courtesy the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Taking the Long Way Home: Working With a Theme in a Series

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Taking the Long Way Home: Working With a Theme in a Series

One of the students in my advanced classes is taking on the theme of “looking vs. seeing” for her first semester portfolio. She wants to explore the things people tend …

Florian Maier-Aichen, Der Spaziergang.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Florian Maier-Aichen’s abstractions, Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Lighting Field, artists’ metal store shutter murals, and more. Florian Maier-Aichen‘s fourth solo presentation with Blum & Poe is also his …

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Ali Fitzgerald’s Top 9 European Gender-Journeys of 2010

Ali Fitzgerald’s Top 9 European Gender-Journeys of 2010

After attempting a general top 10 list of shows, I felt a mild distaste for my own artistic leanings, which, while not limited to investigations of gender and queerness, are …

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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 …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Welcome Back

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Welcome Back

In case you’ve recently returned from summer vacation or have simply been away from the Art21 blog in July and August due to the fact that, like me, you promised …

Mary Heilmann: Abstract Painting

Mary Heilmann: Abstract Painting

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #116: Mary Heilmann describes a breakthrough she had of combining gestural and hard-edge abstracton in a single painting, combining …

Interior shot from our visit to Ursula von Rydingsvard's studio

Teaching with Contemporary Art

The Wheels Are Rolling

Teaching with Contemporary Art

The Wheels Are Rolling

From July 7th through July 14th Art21 hosted our second annual summer institute, Art21 Educators. Art21 Educators is an intensive, year-long professional development initiative designed to cultivate and support K-12 …

Louise Bourgeois, "Crouching Spider", 2003. Steel, 106 1/2 x 329 x 24 inches. Courtesy Cheim & Read, Hauser & Wirth, and Galerie Karsten Greve. Photo: Christopher Burke. via Art Daily.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

A tribute to a great artist, a series of German faces, a big film of tiny things, some drawing restraint, and a bunch more in this week’s roundup: The Emilio …

Angela de la Cruz, 'Nothing 1' (1998), oil on canvas, Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery, London

Letter from London

Letter from London: Paint, Misbehaving

Letter from London

Letter from London: Paint, Misbehaving

Writing about painting isn’t easy, simply because painting isn’t built to be written about. So writers writing about painting tend to rely on a checklist of clichés: the one about …

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Mary Heilmann: Home & Studio

Mary Heilmann: Home & Studio

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS SUPPORT ART21: The countdown is on…there are 93 days left to join the 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign. In 7 days we’ve received …

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YOU DECIDE: Viewers Choose the 100th “Exclusive”

YOU DECIDE: Viewers Choose the 100th “Exclusive”

That’s right….we’re nearing our 100TH EPISODE of the Exclusive video series and are asking viewers — THAT’S YOU! — to decide which video (and artist) will have the distinction of …

Culture Wars: Trivial Tunes with Mary Heilmann

Culture Wars: Trivial Tunes with Mary Heilmann

Culture Wars: Trivial Tunes with Mary Heilmann

A look at the Mary Heilmann-curated music playlist for Art21’s inaugural “Culture Wars” trivia event, held on 1/28 at the 92YTribeca, along with the music-themed audio round for the night.

"bling bling", 2001. Rubber, paper and enamel on linen, 96" x 120." The Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery, New York. Photo: Tom Powel.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week Art21 artists illustrate NASA’s history, depict child’s play, map the Black Atlantic, render galaxies in glass, leave their mark on the last decade, and reflect on our future: …

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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 …

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Letter from London

Letter from London: Frieze! Rock!

Letter from London

Letter from London: Frieze! Rock!

The Frieze Art Fair, like other kinds of trade fair, isn’t really designed for those outside of the trade it exists to buffer; it’s a bonus if you end up seeing …

Mary Heilmann | Inspiration

Mary Heilmann | Inspiration

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: In her Long Island studio, Mary Heilmann discusses two inspirations for her work: tea bowls that adhere to the Japanese aesthetic philosophy …

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Art:21 Season 5 “Fantasy” Tonite on PBS at 10pm ET!

Art:21 Season 5 “Fantasy” Tonite on PBS at 10pm ET!

The premiere of Art:21–Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 5 continues tonight on PBS at 10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) with the episode Fantasy, featuring Cao Fei, Mary Heilmann, …

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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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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Ottawa Without a Passport

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Ottawa Without a Passport

On Monday I had the pleasure of working with 26 teachers from a variety of settings in the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District… located in western Michigan. That’s right, Michigan. …

Mary Heilmann, "Two Lane Backtop", 2009 (below) and Tony Oursler, "Five Take Radius", 2009 (above). Courtesy of AIR, Art International Radio.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Site-specific installations by Mary Heilmann (Season 5), Tony Oursler, Todd Eberle, and Sabina Streeter are currently on view at the Clocktower Gallery in Manhattan. This is the first group of …

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BOMB in the Building

Flash Points

An Interview with Mary Heilmann by Ross Bleckner

BOMB in the Building

Flash Points

An Interview with Mary Heilmann by Ross Bleckner

Welcome back to BOMB in the Building, where each week we’re featuring a vintage BOMB interview with a Season 5 artist. This week, we head back ten years to revisit …

Mary Heilmann. "Go Ask Alice," 2006. Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches. Photo by John Berens, © Mary Heilmann, courtesy the artist, 303 Gallery, New York and Hauser & Wirth Zurich London.

Meet the Season 5 Artist: Mary Heilmann

Meet the Season 5 Artist: Mary Heilmann

The above video is excerpted from the Season 5 episode Fantasy, premiering on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 10pm (ET) on PBS (check local listings). Fantasy presents four artists — …

Cao Fei. "A Mirage (COSPlayers Series)," 2004. Digital c-print, 29 1/4 x 39 1/4 inches. © Cao Fei, courtesy the artist and Lombard-Freid Projects, New York.

Flash Points

New Flash Points Topic: Fantasy

Flash Points

New Flash Points Topic: Fantasy

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 upcoming four thematic …

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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 …

A teaser image for the "Blood of Two: Matthew Barney and Elizabeth Peyton" exhibition. Courtesy of Deste Foundation.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Matthew Barney (Season 2) and Elizabeth Peyton have collaborated on a site-specific installation for the Deste Foundation in Hydra, Greece. Blood of Two is on view through September 30 in …