Tag Archives: Robert Adams

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Weekly Roundup

Trevor Paglen and Jenny Holzer investigate government operations, Kimsooja installs a needle upstate, Thomas Hirschhorn responds to the questions “Does it function?,” and more in this week’s roundup.

Mel Chin. Disparate Acts, 2014. Courtesy the artist and Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Mel Chin questions the integrity of information, Liz Magic Laser collaborates with her mother, Marina Abramovic stages a collective performance, and more in this week’s roundup of ART21-featured artists.

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Weekly Roundup

Hiroshi Sugimoto presents never-before-seen dioramas, Marina Abramović performs for 512 hours, Cindy Sherman inspires a mobile app, and more.

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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.

David Altmejd. "The Flux and The Puddle," 2014. Plexiglas, quartz, polystyrene, expandable foam, epoxy clay, epoxy gel, resin, synthetic hair, clothing, leather shoes, thread, mirror, plaster, acrylic paint, latex paint, metal wire, glass eyes, sequin, ceramic, synthetic flowers, synthetic branches, glue, gold, feathers, steel, coconuts, aqua resin, burlap, lighting system including fluorescent lights, Sharpie ink, wood
129 x 252 x 281 inches (327.7 x 640.1 x 713.7 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY.

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Weekly Roundup

David Altmejd’s builds a new complex, Mark Dion explores ocean debris, Jessica Stockholder speaks in Chicago, and more in this week’s roundup.

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The path to the center was clearly marked, 2012
honeycomb cardboard, expanded foam, steel wires, plastics, fluorescent light
90 x 88 x 19"

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Weekly Roundup

Mel Chin presents work post-residency, Doris Salcedo makes a flower offering, Alfredo Jaar gives a post-Pavilion interview…

Raymond Pettibon. "No Title (Safe he called…)," 2010. Courtesy the artist, the High Line and David Zwirner, New York/London.

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Weekly Roundup

Raymond Pettibon quotes rapper Notorious B.I.G., Ai Weiwei pitches 1,000 tents, Paul McCarthy has multiple exhibitions in New York City, and more.

Untitled (Helman Gallery Parallelogram), 1971. © 2012 Bruce Nauman / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS London

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Weekly Roundup

Nettrice Gaskins has the latest on Art21-featured artists.

Kiki Smith. Everywhere (Sitting Fawn), 2010. Courtesy of the artist and the Barbara Gross Galerie.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Kiki Smith, Marina Abramovic, Matthew Barney, and other artists featured in Art21’s programs and documentaries.

Judy Pfaff. Humming in 5 Parts, 2012. Photo courtesy of the artist and Ameringer McEnery Yohe.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Eleanor Antin, Judy Pfaff, Rashid Johnson and other artists featured in Art21’s programs and documentaries.

Mike Kelley. "Deodorized Central Mass with Satellites, 1991-1999." Photo courtesy of the Perry Rubenstein Gallery.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Sarah Sze, Robert Adams, Hiroshi Sugimoto and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

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

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Weekly Roundup

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

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

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Weekly Roundup

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

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

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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.

Robert Adams, "Adams County, Colorado," 1973  Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Ambiguity and Teaching with the Photography Robert Adams

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Ambiguity and Teaching with the Photography Robert Adams

Teaching with and sharing Robert Adams’ photography with students can allow for a broader understanding of what makes a great picture.

Allora & Calzadilla. Body in Flight (Delta), 2011, U.S. Pavilion, 54th International Art Exhibition, presented by the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Photo by Andrew Bordwin.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup features the latest news on Allora & Calzadilla, William Kentridge, Cai Guo-Qiang, and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

Sarah Sze. Finding a Home Fixed Points (2012). Mudam Luxembourg, Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro Gallery, London@ Photo: Andres Lejona.

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Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Sarah Sze, Cindy Sherman, LaToya Ruby Frazier, and other artists featured in Art21’s programs and documentaries.

Charles Atlas. The Illusion of Democracy, installation view (2012). Photo courtesy Luhring Augustine Bushwick.

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The Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup is chock-full of news about the latest exhibitions and activities of Art21 artists, including Charles Atlas, Jessica Stockholder, Sarah Sze and others.

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Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Bedfellows | Suburban Seriality

Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Bedfellows | Suburban Seriality

We were not the same, though when we came together, we acted as one. Growing up together, seven girls in the suburbs of Northern California, we told each other’s stories and …

Robert Adams. "Arriba," 1966. © Robert Adams, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery and Matthew Marks Gallery; "Longmont, Colorado," 1979. Yale University Art Gallery.

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, a Robert Adams retrospective, Mark Dion’s site-specific production, Josiah McElheny’s abstract film reflections, new sculptures by Richard Serra, and much more. Robert Adams: The Place We Live, …

Gabriel Orozco. "Red Flower Shadow," 2011.

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Gabriel Orozco paints with vectors, Florian Maier Aichen explores new forms of photography, Cindy Sherman is honored, several artists contribute calls to action and explore environmental …

James Turrell. Skyspace at Rice University

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Included in this week’s roundup are James Turrell’s skyspace, William Wegman’s NASA art, Paul Pfeiffer’s time-based work, a fall Robert Adams retrospective, and more. James Turrell is the mastermind behind a …

Barry McGee. Houston Street (NYC), 2010.

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: Barry McGee tags Houston Street in NYC,  Bruce Nauman and Richard Serra contextualize and collaborate, Robert Adams comes to Vancouver, Roni Horn channels Emily Dickinson, and more. …

Matthew Albanese, “Salt Water Falls,” mixed media, 2009. Image courtesy of the artist.

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The Nature of Art: Let’s Situate Ourselves

Gastro-Vision

The Nature of Art: Let’s Situate Ourselves

Get to the root of the matter. Plant an idea. Sow the seeds. Call it what you will — the environment, biosphere, landscape, wilderness, terra firma, mother earth, etc. — but nothing …

Cai Guo-Qiang.  Peasants—Making a Better City, A Better Life, 2010. Photo Credit: Lin Yi. Courtesy Cai Studio.

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Alfredo Jaar and Andrea Zittell go natural, Bruce Nauman tries to get off the ground, Cai Guo-Qiang answers questions about the impact of social visibility in …

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 …

Barbara Kruger, "The Globe Shrinks" (video still), 2010. Dimensions variable, Four-screen digital video installation. Courtesy Mary Boone Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

A new video installation by Season 1 artist Barbara Kruger is now on view at the Chelsea location of Mary Boone Gallery. The Globe Shrinks (2010) is a multi-channel piece …

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

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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 …

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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 …

Robert Adams, "Eden, Colorado" (circa 1968-71). Courtesy the artist.

Weekly Round Up

Weekly Round Up

Robert Adams has won the 2009 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography. Based in Astoria, Oregon, the Season 4 artist received the $61,000 prize at a ceremony in San Francisco …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Rolling Up Our Sleeves

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Rolling Up Our Sleeves

Since this column gets posted on Wednesdays (and believe me, I didn’t arrange it this way), it’s been my pleasure to contribute posts directly after the November 4th election (see …

Caption: Robert Adams, (Left) "From Lookout Mountain, at Buffalo Bill's Grave. Jefferson County, Colorado" and (Right)  "Sunday School, a Church in a New Tract, Colorado Springs," 2007. © Robert Adams

Robert Adams | Light

Robert Adams | Light

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Adams in his Oregon home. Robert Adams’s black-and-white photographs document scenes of the American West, revealing the impact of human activity on the last vestiges of wilderness and …

Robert Adams, (Left) “Untitled, Colorado,” early 1970s; (Right) “Adams County, Colorado,” 1973. © Robert Adams. Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York.

Robert Adams | Working Along Freeways

Robert Adams | Working Along Freeways

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Adams with photographs in his Oregon studio. Robert Adams’s black-and-white photographs document scenes of the American West, revealing the impact of human activity on the last vestiges of …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Humor and Beauty

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Humor and Beauty

How can humor be used to say something serious? Can unattractive or disturbing things be represented in a beautiful way? These were just two of the questions posed at last …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Shooting in Broad Daylight

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Shooting in Broad Daylight

Many teachers I met over the summer had some connection to teaching photography or working with a variety of students who are photographers (for example, in an AP Studio Art …

Anthony Goicolea, Tree Dwellers, 2004. COurtesy MASS MOCA.

Badlands at Mass MOCA

Badlands at Mass MOCA

Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape is currently on view at MASS MOCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art).  The exhibition considers the traditions of landscape painting and picks up the thread …