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Ten Artists on Radicalism and Resistance

Flashback

Ten Artists on Radicalism and Resistance

ART21 films are doorways into social and political issues of our time. In this roundup ten artists comment on cultural exclusion and resistance, peace and protest, documentary war photography, revolutionary …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Matthew Ritchie investigates cinematic landscapes, Richard Tuttle exhibits textiles in London, Marina Abramović returns to New York, and more in this week’s roundup.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Marela Zacarias’s abstract sculptures travel to Vermont, Mark Bradford creates new work from public housing blueprints, Mike Kelley’s mobile home travels from Detroit to Los Angeles, and more in this week’s roundup.

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Creative Intervention and the Dhaka Art Summit

Creative Intervention and the Dhaka Art Summit

The second Dhaka Art Summit in Bangladesh presented art works with “a strong sense of pluralism that welcomes universal aspects.”

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Ursula von Rydingsvard’s sculptures travel to Yorkshire, Matthew Ritchie expands the space of painting and drawing, Shahzia Sikander tackles maritime trade and imperial control, and more in this week’s roundup.

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“Exclusive” Curated (Part 2 of 3)

“Exclusive” Curated (Part 2 of 3)

In today’s Exclusive playlist—the second part of a three-part series—a conservationist, a musician, an educator, and others share their favorite Exclusive episodes.

Florian Maier-Aichen. "Untitled," 2013. Courtesy the artist and the Gagosian Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Florian Maier-Aichen employs the splatter, Barbara Kruger and Shahzia Sikander discuss their artwork, Matthew Barney presents works on paper, and more. Florian Maier-Aichen is presenting his …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Lynda Benglis manipulates metal, Julie Mehretu and Matthew Ritchie explore diagrams, Shahzia Sikander flows poetic…

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

Weekly Roundup

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.

Jeff Koons. "Coloring Book 1997–2005," 2012. Photo by Kenzo. Courtesy of the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Come meet NYCU co-producers Wesley Miller and Nick Ravich at the Apple Store Soho, plus the latest news on Jeff Koons, William Kentridge, Gabriel Orozco and other Art21 artists.

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U.S. Department of State Honors Five Art21 Featured Artists with the Inaugural Medal of Arts

U.S. Department of State Honors Five Art21 Featured Artists with the Inaugural Medal of Arts

Art21 featured artists Cai Guo-Qiang, Jeff Koons, Shahzia Sikander, Kiki Smith, and Carrie Mae Weems are awarded the first-ever Medal of Arts from the U.S. Department of State.

Ai Weiwei. “Cube Light”, 2008. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Cindy Sherman, Richard Tuttle, Shahzia Sikander and other artists featured in Art21 documentaries and programs.

Allora & Calzadilla, Stop, repair, prepare: Variations on 'Ode to joy', No 1 (installation view, Gladstone Gallery, New York), 2008, © Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla. Photo Kaldor Public Art Project.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Allora & Calzadilla, Kiki Smith, Fred Wilson 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.

Richard Diebenkorn. “Seated Woman,” 1968. Lithograph. Image:  19 3/4 x 25 inches (50.2 x 63.5 cm); sheet: 19 3/4 x 25 inches (50.2 x 63.5 cm). Published by Kansas City Art Institute, edition of 20.  Image courtesy Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York. ©Estate of Richard Diebenkorn.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Paper Feast in New York

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Paper Feast in New York

Sarah Kirk Hanley surveys the bounty of print exhibitions that are or have recently been on view in New York.

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

A Year of Contemporary Art in (and out of) Contemporary Classrooms

Teaching with Contemporary Art

A Year of Contemporary Art in (and out of) Contemporary Classrooms

This is part two of a three part series that will share the experiences of three Art21 Education staff members (Jessica Hamlin, Joe Fusaro, and Flossie Chua) after spending a year with a group of 16 incredible teachers. Each of us has a unique perspective on the past twelve months and this series will ruminate on what it means to teach with contemporary art, specifically contextualized by our experiences this year working with the Art21 Educators program.

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

Weekly Roundup

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.

Collier Schorr. Anonymous Cowboy, 2008.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Collier Schorr’s and Matthew Barney’s mixed signals, Carrie Mae Weems and Rashid Johnson bridge divides, several upcoming events, and more. Collier Schorr and Matthew Barney have …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Outside Alias

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Outside Alias

On July 13th, after a full week of the Art21 Educators summer institute, I took the opportunity to interview teachers about their experiences attending workshops, meeting Art21 artists, and beginning …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Looking Back on an Inspiring Art21 Educators Institute

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Looking Back on an Inspiring Art21 Educators Institute

From July 6th through the 13th Art21 hosted our third annual Art21 Educators summer institute, which kicks off a year-long professional development initiative between the organization and 16 teachers from …

Kalup and Franco. Turn It Up EP, 2011. Courtesy of Dutty Artz.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, NYCU’s Kalup Linzy teams up with James Franco, Barry McGee is featured, Trenton Doyle Hancock does all he can in Atlanta, Shahzia Sikander pays a tribute to …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Richard Serra’s elemental drawings, Laurie Anderson’s Brazilian retrospective, Maya Lin is commissioned, a couple of artist talks, and much more. Richard Serra has recent drawings executed …

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 …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Janine Antoni is a top art chef, Shahzia Sikander is honored, Carrie Mae Weems explores the body, Andrea Zittel and Jeff Koons invite interaction, and more. …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Just in time for the holiday season, this week’s roundup brings to you plenty of news, including last-minute gift ideas such as President Obama’s children’s book homage to Maya Lin, …

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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 Serra, "Baldwin", 2009. Paintstick on handmade paper, 78 1/2 x 78 1/2 in. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

One artist in Rome, four artists in San Francisco, three artist talks from the U.S. to the U.K., and more in this week’s roundup: On April 9, Gagosian Gallery Rome …

Paul Pfeiffer, "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (28)", 2007. Fujiflex digital. Chromogenic print 48 x 60 in. Courtesy of the artist and The Project, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Sports, the human body and Gap t-shirts come together in this MLK day weekly roundup: Sports and masculinity are central themes of Hard Targets, an exhibition at Ohio State University’s …

Kara Walker, "A Warm Summer Evening in 1863", 2008. Wool tapestry with hand cut felt silhouette figure, 5' 9" x 8' 2". Edition of 5. ©Kara Walker. Courtesy of James Cohan Gallery, Banners of Persuasion and Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week in Art21 artist news we have two tapestry makers, a silk archway, the master of Cremaster, an artist who likes to do laundry, a magical sound installation, environmental issues, creative …

James Turrell, "Ganzfeld Piece (Modell)", 2008. Courtesy of Kunstmuseum-Wolfsburg © James Turrell. Photo: Zooey Braun

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

A new installation by James Turrell (Season 1) — a light-filled space in the tradition of his Ganzfeld Pieces — will open at the Wolfsburg Art Museum in Germany on …

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 …

Shahzia Sikander, "Blood Lines," 2009. Courtesy Sikkema Jenkins.

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Weekly Roundup

Tonight at the University of Southern California‘s Roski School of Fine Arts, Season 3 artist Krzysztof Wodiczko will engage in a discussion with Teddy Cruz and Marjetica Potrč about their …

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Sikander Trifecta (incl. talk tonight at Cooper-Hewitt)

Sikander Trifecta (incl. talk tonight at Cooper-Hewitt)

In New York City? Don’t miss Season 1 artist Shahzia Sikander‘s related activities around town, including an artist’s talk tonight. Her curatorial exhibition, Shahzia Sikander Selects: Works from the Permanent …

Alfredo Jaar, "The Sound of Silence", 2006. Installation with wood, aluminum, fluorescent lights, strobe lights and video projection. Duration of projection: 8 minutes. Software design by Ravi Rajan. Installation view at Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts Lausanne, Switzerland, 2007.

This Week’s Roundup

This Week’s Roundup

What’s happening now: The Sound of Silence, an exhibition of works by Alfredo Jaar (Season 4), is on view at Galerie Lelong in New York through May 2. Visitors are invited …

Shahzia Sikander, "Untitled" (2005). Courtesy Sikemma Jenkins Gallery.

Sikander Curates at Cooper-Hewitt

Sikander Curates at Cooper-Hewitt

Season 1 artist Shahzia Sikander will serve as the ninth guest curator of the Selects exhibition series at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.  Past Selects guest curators have included artist …

Shazia Sikhander, "Pursuit Curve" (2007). Courtesy SECCA.

Psychedelic at SECCA

Psychedelic at SECCA

There is a very interesting film and video exhibition currently up at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Pyschedelic presents animations that are less about products …