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Access 100 Artists: Get Involved!

Access 100 Artists: Get Involved!

Art21’s Director of Education, Rosanna Flouty, sends out a call to action. Get involved with our latest initiative, Access 100 Artists, and host a screening!

Transmission

Transmission | An Interview with Niels Geybels: Sequences, Monoliths, and Beneath the Earth

Transmission

Transmission | An Interview with Niels Geybels: Sequences, Monoliths, and Beneath the Earth

Columnist Amelia Ishmael speaks with Antwerp-based visual artist, graphic designer, and musician Niels Geybels, whose various practices often overlap.

Perfomance by Yuki Higashino at Skånes Konstförening Malmö, Sweden

The Unholy Trinity of Postmodern Architects, Black Metal, and Holy Minimalism

The Unholy Trinity of Postmodern Architects, Black Metal, and Holy Minimalism

What do postmodern architecture, Black Metal culture and ‘holy minimalist’ musical compositions have in common? Read on to find out.

Stefano Spera, Grand theft auto, 2009, oil on canvas, 100 x 120 cm

Videogame Appropriation in Contemporary Art: Grand Theft Auto (GTA)

Videogame Appropriation in Contemporary Art: Grand Theft Auto (GTA)

Artists like Joan Pamboukes draw on the Grand Theft Auto videogames to explore real-world issues of violence, gender, and social and economic ills.

Kristoffer Zetterstrand , Pointer. 41x41cm. oil on canvas (2008)

Kristoffer Zetterstrand: King of Old School

Kristoffer Zetterstrand: King of Old School

Kristoffer Zetterstrand’s works draw equally from old-school computer graphics and Romantic landscape paintings.

Don´t Get Raped by Mikael Vesavuori. Courtesy the artist.

It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Blows Their Brains Out

It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Blows Their Brains Out

Based on violent videogame interfaces, Swedish artist Mikael Vesavuori’s provocative artworks are the opposite of “fun and games.”

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New Guest Blogger: Mathias Jansson, Sweden

New Guest Blogger: Mathias Jansson, Sweden

Our latest blogger-in-residence is a Swedish arts writer and critic who specializes in game art.

David Hammons, America The Beautiful, 1968 from NOW DIG THIS! ART AND BLACK LOS ANGELES 1960 - 1980.

Money/Market

Money/Market

Let’s face it. Occupy Wall Street, and just about everything else, is about money – who has it and who doesn’t – and how the market can help or hurt …

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, …

Martin Puryear, "Untitled I", 2002. Aquatint etching. Ed: 40. Courtesy of Barbara Krakow.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The Cincinnati Art Museum has announced an exhibition of prints by Season 2 artist Martin Puryear. The show is scheduled to open December 2009.   Barbara Kruger (Season 1) is …

Mark Dion, "Polar Bear and Toucans (From Amazonas to Svalbard)", 1991

Don’t Miss: Mark Dion’s European exhibitions

Don’t Miss: Mark Dion’s European exhibitions

Two exhibitions of work by Season 4 artist Mark Dion, The Natural History of the Museum and Systema Metropolis, are running concurrently in Sweden, Switzerland, and London, respectively, this summer …