Tag Archives: Robert Ryman

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.

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.

Bruce Nauman. Partial installation view of "One Hundred Fish Fountain," 2005. Courtesy the artist and Donald Young Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Bruce Nauman, Andrea Zittell, Kerry James Marshall and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

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.

Glenn Ligon. “Warm Broad Glow (reversed),” 2007. Photogravure aquatint. 24 ½ x 35 ½ in. (sheet), edition of 35. ©Glenn Ligon, image courtesy Burnet Editions, New York.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Working Proof: Glenn Ligon’s Editions

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Working Proof: Glenn Ligon’s Editions

Sarah Kirk Hanley looks at the editioned work of Glenn Ligon, who is a featured artist in Season 6 of “Art in the Twenty-First Century.”

Do Ho Suh

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Cao Fei holds up half the sky, Carrie Mae Weems speaks at the Corcoran, Janine Antoni draws with her hair, Kiki Smith and Nancy Spero present …

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 …

Enrique Chagoya. “Return to Goya No. 9,” 2010. Intaglio with letterpress in two colors on Revere Ivory. Plate: 8 ½ x 6 in.; Sheet: 14 5/8 x 11 in. Published by Universal Limited Art Editions, Bay Shore, NY, as a Benefit for IPCNY. © Enrique Chagoya/Universal Limited Art Editions, 2010.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | A Print World Compendium: IPCNY Celebrates Ten Years

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | A Print World Compendium: IPCNY Celebrates Ten Years

In 1995, a group of print-world professionals and collectors based in New York joined forces to establish a non-profit organization that would be “dedicated to the appreciation and understanding of …

Martin Parr,

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision: The Best in Food-Art 2010

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision: The Best in Food-Art 2010

From cotton candy rooms to painterly cakes, meaty dresses to pork rind sculpture, pickle portraiture to animated toast, this year was chock-full of good “food-art” — food inspired by art …

Gedi Sibony, The Cutters, From The Center, Her Trumpeted Spoke Lastly, 2007 / 2010

Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali

Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali

The invitation for Gedi Sibony’s solo show at Greene Naftali consists of a large grid of uneven lines with the exhibition details run along the edges. The work in the …

Bruce Nauman, "Mapping the studio II with color shift, flip, flop, & flip/flop (Fat Chance John Cage)", installation view, 2001. Courtesy Tate Modern

Future Metaphors

Bruce Nauman’s Cyborg Eyes

Future Metaphors

Bruce Nauman’s Cyborg Eyes

Not all events are recorded equally. Despite YouTube’s diarrheic explosion of what constitutes a potential video, clips where almost nothing happens are still difficult for a lot of people to …

Relativity-escher

The Paradoxical Art of “Inception”

The Paradoxical Art of “Inception”

What is so compelling about riddles, mysteries, and puzzles?  Most people are fascinated by images and objects that are paradoxical or impossible in real life but look oddly convincing and …

BMW Art Car, Jeff Koons

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Back after a two-week hiatus Art21 blogger Nettrice R. Gaskins takes the Weekly Roundup baton, so to speak.  In this week’s roundup you’ll read about Cindy Sherman wall decals, crying, …

Richard Wilson, '20:50' at the Saatchi Gallery

Letter from London

Letter from London: Tense Present

Letter from London

Letter from London: Tense Present

Let us assume there are two boxes on a table. In one box, there is a relatively normal turtle; in the other, Adolf Hitler’s skull. You have to select one …

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 …

Allora & Calzadilla, "Hope Hippo", 2005. Installation view, 51st Venice Biennale. Photo: Giorgio Boata. Courtesy of the artists and Lisson Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Work by Season 4 duo Allora & Calzadilla is currently on view at the Aspen Art Museum in the exhibition Restless Empathy. The exhibition examines the process of entering the …

Roni Horn, "Else 9", 2010. Red pigments and varnish on paper, 92 1/2 x 96 1/8 in. via Hauser & Wirth.com

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Holey maps, pre-natal forms, stuffed animals, and more in today’s roundup: The first exhibition in the United States ever devoted exclusively to the drawings of Season 3 artist Roni Horn …

Sally Mann, "Candy Cigarette" from the series "Immediate Family", 1989. © Sally Mann. Courtesy: Gagosian Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In today’s roundup you’ll read about three kids in Switzerland, political defiance, Latin American photography, a map upstate, Opera House sails, the nature of light, and airborne balls: The Family, …

Edgar Cleijne and Ellen Gallagher, "Better Dimension (detail)", 2010. Ink and tape on glass slide from an installation of silkscreened wood panels, four Hasselblad slide projectors, one 16 mm eiki projector, resin and steel projection screen, 106 × 252 × 268 in. (270 × 640 × 680 cm). Collection of the artist; courtesy Gagosian Gallery, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Biennials, cremated canvases, German faces, cashmere sportswear, sculptural tour de force, fashionable shoes, and an iPhone app comprise this week’s roundup: 2010: Whitney Biennial will open at the Whitney Museum …

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 …

Bernd and Hilla Becher. "Harry E. Colliery Coal Breaker, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania," 1974. 8 Gelatin Silver Prints, 16 x 12 in. each. Courtesy Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Flash Points

Landscape Revisited

Flash Points

Landscape Revisited

“Life is boring,” said Matthew Coolidge, talking about how most of us live in the uneventful “periods between the monuments.” Coolidge, the director of the Center for Land Use Interpretation, …

Left: Karin Bubas, Lauren Crying (2009). Pastel on paper, 9.5 x 12.5 in. Right: Karin Bubas, Heidi Pouting (2009). Pastel on paper, 9.5 x 12.5 in. Both images courtesy Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver.

Chain Link Fence

Chain Link Fence

Some summertime offerings from the internets. Pastels Not Dunzo: Joshua David Stein watches the cast of “The Hills” getting pastel’d. “Chalk pastels are the soft focus of the art world …

William Pope.L, Sketch for "Yard Reinvention" at Hauser & Wirth New York, 2009. Ink on paper. Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth. © William Pope.L

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

On September 23, Hauser & Wirth will open its first gallery in the United States with a reinvention of Allan Kaprow’s 1961 environment Yard by artist William Pope.L. Described as …

Eleanor Antin, Art21 production still

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Wrestling with the Past: A TwCA 2008-2009 Roundup

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Wrestling with the Past: A TwCA 2008-2009 Roundup

It’s been quite a year. Quite an academic year, that is. Between the country voicing a collective NO to four more years of the same Bushed policies and Bernie Madoff …

Robert Ryman, "Initial", 1989

Teaching with Contemporary Art

What Light?

Teaching with Contemporary Art

What Light?

On Monday I had the pleasure of attending the last edition of this season’s Art21’s Salon Series with Robert Ryman and Urs Raussmüller. Going into the evening, I kept thinking …

Robert Ryman, "Philadelphia Prototype," 2002. Collection Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. Alexander Harrison Fund 2005.19a-j

Robert Ryman | Possibilities

Robert Ryman | Possibilities

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Ryman installing Philadelphia Prototype (2002) at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. Robert Ryman’s work explodes the classical distinctions between art as object and art as …

Bang!

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Celebrating Four Months…

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Celebrating Four Months…

Looking back, the Teaching With Contemporary Art column is off to an exciting beginning in our first four months. Since early May, we have had the opportunity to feature writing …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Let’s See It Again!

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Let’s See It Again!

I had a great experience recently sitting with my son, Paul, and doing a little preparation for this column. Since he’s an inquisitive, very verbal, curly-haired three year old, I …

"Series #23 (White)" by Robert Ryman

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Seeing More…

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Seeing More…

Teaching students is one thing but having the opportunity, like we do in the summer, to teach and share perspectives with colleagues, friends, family, even strangers, can be an equally …

Richard Serra at the Grand Palais.

Bantamweight Flickr Battle!

Bantamweight Flickr Battle!

After the gorgeously gargantuan show at MoMA that held New Yorkers spellbound in its midtown courtyard, the whole country of France is now making a fuss this week over Richard …

Robert Ryman, Untitled, 2002. Oil on linen, 10" x 10" (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm).

Spotlight on Paradox: Robert Ryman

Spotlight on Paradox: Robert Ryman

  Robert Ryman was born in Nashville, Tennessee in 1930. Ryman studied at the Tennessee Polytechnic Institute and the George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, before serving in the United …

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Contemporary Conversations: Robert Ryman, 1976

Contemporary Conversations: Robert Ryman, 1976

The Menil Collection will open a collection of work from 1976 by Robert Ryman, featured artist in Season Four of Art:21‚ÄîArt in the Twenty-First Century. Recognized for his remarkable ability …