Tag Archives: Sally Mann

Virginia Franklin Carter. Production still from the series ART21 Exclusive. © ART21, Inc. 2014. Courtesy Sally Mann.

Sally Mann and The Two Virginias

Sally Mann and The Two Virginias

Photographer Sally Mann reflects on the life of Virginia Franklin Carter (1894–1994), the African American woman who helped raise the artist and her two brothers.

Ai Weiwei. "Grass-Mud Horse Style," (2012). Image courtesy of the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Gabriel Orozco, Fred Wilson, Laurie Simmons 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.

Gabriel Orozco. Astroturf Constellation, 2012. Image courtesy the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Gabriel Orozco, Cai Guo-Qiang, Shahzia Sikander, and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

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 …

Hiroshi Sugimoto. Selections from the Lightning Fields series, 2009. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Mel Chin commemorates 9-11, Hiroshi Sugimoto creates art with lightning, Mike Kelley delves into Superman, Oliver Herring throws art parties, Kiki Smith creates with paper, and …

Vija Celmins

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Mark Bradford repurposes South L.A. urban detritus, Allora & Calzadilla perform at MoMA, Raymond Pettibon goes hard in the paint, artists have a couple of firsts, and much …

A scene from William Kentridge's production of "The Magic Flute," the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Photo by Julien Jourdes for The New York Times.

Flash Points

New Flash Points: Influence

Flash Points

New Flash Points: Influence

Among the elements explored in Art21’s William Kentridge: Anything is Possible, the film looks at his many influences, from his personal background to his love of the performing arts. What …

James Turrell

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, abstraction is the theme, with James Turrrell on view in Brussels, Sally Mann preparing to push boundaries, while Allan McCollum’s work is on view as Jessica …

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, …

Andrea Zittel, "Indianapolis Island", 2010. Sketch of work to be installed in 100 Acres’s 35-acre lake in Indianapolis. via Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup you’ll find two island exhibitions, some curiosities of Monaco, a photographer who pushes buttons, and a group of artists who keep it real: Indianapolis Island, a floating …

Artist at work: Matthew Barney, Art21 production still, 2001

Flash Points

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Better Than Ketchup and Vaseline

Flash Points

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Better Than Ketchup and Vaseline

Twice recently I have been contacted by teachers who have run into some trouble sharing Art21 videos with their classes. In both cases these teachers were called by parents (and …

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 …

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, …

Sally Mann, Was Ever Love," Gelatin Silver Print, 2009, Courtesy Gagosian Gallery

Sally Mann’s “Proud Flesh”

Sally Mann’s “Proud Flesh”

“I am not too sure whether I am dreaming or remembering, whether I have lived my life or dreamt it.  Memories quite as much as dreams arouse in me the …

Sally Mann, "Hephaestus" (2008), Gelatin silver print/ Courtesy Gagosian Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Proud Flesh is up through October 31 at Gagosian Gallery.  Sally Mann‘s (Season 1) new body of work focuses on a photographic study of her husband, taken over a period …

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 …

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 …

Pipilotti Rist, "Open My Glade", 2000. Courtesy UNstudio. Photo: © Katrien Franken.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Curators Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos/UNstudio have invited 12 artists to exhibit work at Fort Asperen, a 19th century defense tower in the Netherlands. “Retreat” is the central theme …

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 …

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 …

Art21 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Art21 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Art21 is collaborating with the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) on a public program series titled Art:21 at SAAM. The film series presents episodes from the award winning television program …

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Roanoke’s Taubman Museum of Art Opens This Weekend

Roanoke’s Taubman Museum of Art Opens This Weekend

I had the good fortune of being in Roanoke, Virginia and seeing the impressive new Taubman Museum of Art (formerly the Art Museum of Western Virginia). A welcome addition to …

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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 …

Rinieke Dijkstra, "Wall Street, NY, USA, June 29, 1993, 1999", chromogenic print. Gift of Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn. Courtesy Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center.

Facebook: Images of People in Photographs

Facebook: Images of People in Photographs

Facebook: Images of People in Photographs from the Permanent Collection consists of just fifty photographs from nearly 3,000 prints in the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center collection. On view today …

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Sally Mann on Denmark’s radar

Sally Mann on Denmark’s radar

Following is a special report on Season 1 artist Sally Mann, just in from our fabulous former intern Karen Johanne Bruhn, now back home in Copenhagen… During the past few …

Sally Mann, "Emmett, Jessie, and Virginia", Gelatin silver print, 1989. Courtesy the artist and Edwyn Houk Gallery, New York.

Jessie Mann Discusses the Role of the Subject in Art

Jessie Mann Discusses the Role of the Subject in Art

This week, photography blog Subjectify is featuring a serialized interview with Jessie Mann, daughter of photographer Sally Mann (Season One) and the subject of much of her mother’s work. (That’s …

Sally Mann, "Self-Portrait Number 5." Gelatin silver print. 2008. Courtesy Jackson Fine Art.

Sally Mann at Jackson Fine Art in Atlanta

Sally Mann at Jackson Fine Art in Atlanta

Atlanta’s Jackson Fine Art is currently showing a selection from Sally Mann‘s (Season 1) latest body of work, What Remains. Using her three children as subject matter, the up-close images …

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Three person show featuring Sally Mann in Denver

Three person show featuring Sally Mann in Denver

The work of Art 21 artist Sally Mann (Season 1) is prominently featured in still, a new three person show at the Center for Visual Art at the Metropolitan State …

Sally Mann, Jessie #30, 2004, gelatin silver print with varnish, 50 x 40 inches (127 x 101.6cm), edition of 5.

Sally Mann on stage: Some Things Are Private in Providence

Sally Mann on stage: Some Things Are Private in Providence

The Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, Rhode Island, presents Some Things Are Private. This world premiere begins performances on Friday, February 15 and runs through March 23 in the Dowling …

Sally Mann, At Warm Springs, 1991.

Sally Mann’s Immediate Family

Sally Mann’s Immediate Family

After more than 15 years since the original exhibition, Season 1 artist Sally Mann’s Immediate Family is again on display at Edwynn Houk Gallery in New York City. Immediate Family …