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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Ai Weiwei stars in a science fiction film, El Anatsui creates new work for the Royal Academy, LaToya Ruby Frazier and Mary Reid Kelley receive Guggenheim fellowships, and more in this week’s roundup.

John Baldessari, "Brain/Cloud (with Seascape and Palm Tree)," 1250 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA. Photo courtesy of The La Jolla Community Foundation.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Martin Puryear, Walton Ford, Tim Hawkinson and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

Tim Hawkinson, "Sherpa". Image: booooooom.com

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Transformation and Distortion

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Transformation and Distortion

Two of my classes begin a new unit where students are asked to work with the themes of distortion and transformation. Especially for teens, the idea of transformation- of the self, objects, symbols, even the meaning of words- is an attractive proposal. Add the multiple implications associated with distortion and it becomes the kind of field day you really want in a classroom.

Louise Bourgeois, Arch of Hysteria, 1993

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Louise Bourgeois’s art arrives in Latin America, Margaret Kilgallen and Barry McGee are part of a major street art exhibition, Tim Hawkinson plans to build a …

Voz Alta

The Shifting Aura of Contemporary Art

The Shifting Aura of Contemporary Art

As a research artist and digital media Ph.D student, I am constantly challenged to reflect critically upon the nature of the various forms which are emerging in contemporary artistic practices.  …

William Kentridge’s drawing from Stereoscope 1998–99. Courtesy of MoMA. Copyright 2010- William Kentridge

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with William Kentridge

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with William Kentridge

There are many reasons to teach with the art of William Kentridge, and as we get closer to the premiere of Art21’s new film, William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible, airing …

Lari Pittman, Untitled #1.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Lari Pittman takes over L.A., Trenton Doyle Hancock issues a call to color, Tim Hawkinson explores sustainability, Cao Fei exhibits in Poland, and more! Centre Pompidou …

William Kentridge Sphinx

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This Weekly Roundup features Kentridge’s Egyptian sketchbooks, Louise Bourgeois in The Surreal House, and Mike Kelley’s maiden voyage. Scheduled to coincide with the monographic retrospective devoted to the artist at …

Tim Hawkinson, "Egg", 1997  Ground fingernails and hair, superglue   Courtesy Ace Gallery, Los Angeles

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Summer Reading

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Summer Reading

Friends close to me know two things- I have a coffee problem and I have a book-buying problem. If I have money in my pocket and am anywhere close to …

Tim Hawkinson Apples and Bananas, 2010 Apple cores, banana peels, grape skin, twist ties, bread tabs, orange peel and bronze 9 1/2 x 4 x 3 1/2 inches. Courtesy Blum & Poe.

Looking at Los Angeles

Bikes, Bodies, and Blastulas: Tim Hawkinson Talks About His New Work

Looking at Los Angeles

Bikes, Bodies, and Blastulas: Tim Hawkinson Talks About His New Work

From intimate sculptures to mammoth collages, Tim Hawkinson (Season 2) gracefully creates tension between the playful and the profound.  His current exhibition at Blum & Poe continues longstanding threads while …

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 …

William Kentridge, "Bicycle Kick", 2009.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In today’s roundup: football art for South Africa, an overgrown baby in Los Angeles, an origami ship from London, body tissue in Bristol, humans behaving like pigs in Milan, flashing lights …

Tim Hawkinson, "Point", 2009. Mixed media/found objects, 10 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 1 in. Photo: G.R. Christmas; © Tim Hawkinson; Courtesy The Pace Gallery, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Avant-garde cinema, organic designs, sculpture theory, animal extinction, and more in today’s roundup: Dead or Alive, an exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), will showcase the work …

Masooma Syed, "Crown," human hair twined, twisted and knotted, 9" x 8" x variable, 2005

Hair & Nails, Talk & Touch: 4 Encounters with Women Artists in Mumbai

Hair & Nails, Talk & Touch: 4 Encounters with Women Artists in Mumbai

Over the past few weeks, Jennifer Doyle has been reporting from her travels in India. Following is her final dispatch. — Ed. Masooma Syed makes small things, sometimes from materials …

Barry McGee stands in front of one of his geometric creations at Prism Gallery. Courtesy Wallpaper.com.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

From the west to the east coast and over to Taiwan, Art21 artists are involved in a number of new and large-scale exhibitions: Works by Barry McGee (Season 1) and …

Florian Maier-Aichen, "Untitled (Dewatered)," 2009. C-print, 71 3/4 x 94 inches (182 x 239 cm framed).  Courtesy of the artist and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, 303 Gallery, New York and Gagosian Gallery, London

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles: Westward Expansion

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles: Westward Expansion

In the previous Looking at Los Angeles post, Catherine Wagley explored the still-healing schism of East and West Germany through an Angelino lens. Meanwhile, the premiere last night of Season …

Jessica Stockholder, "Flooded Chamber Maid", 2009. Madison Square Park, New York, NY. Courtesy of Mitchell, Innes & Nash.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Jessica Stockholder (Season 3) has completed her first outdoor installation in the United States. Flooded Chambers Maid is a site-specific multimedia installation on and around the Oval Lawn at Madison Square Park in …

Matthew Ritchie, "The Dead: Belphegor", 2004

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Authoritarian?

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Authoritarian?

As I mentioned last week, the Teaching with Contemporary Art column over the next few weeks will focus on questions generated at the recent NAEA conference in Minneapolis. This week’s …

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Sugimoto + U2

Sugimoto + U2

Word on the street is that one of Hiroshi Sugimoto‘s images will be used as the cover for U2‘s upcoming album No Line on the Horizon, scheduled for release March …

Earnie Grafton. 2008. Courtesy Union Tribune.

Barbara Kruger’s “Another” at UCSD

Barbara Kruger’s “Another” at UCSD

Barbara Kruger (Season 1) has created a wall and floor mural for the 4-story atrium of the Price Center East at the University of California San Diego, where the artist …


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Tim Hawkinson on NewArtTV

Tim Hawkinson on NewArtTV

A video featuring Art21 artist Tim Hawkinson was recently released on NewArtTV.com. In this interview, Hawkinson discusses many of the objects in How Man is Knit, the artist’s first solo …

Tim Hawkinson, "Scout." 2006-7, cardboard, tape, urethane foam. Courtesy Gow Langsford Gallery.

Tim Hawkinson Down Under

Tim Hawkinson Down Under

Scout, an exhibition of work by Art21 Season 2 artist Tim Hawkinson, is on view at the Gow Langsford Gallery in Auckland, New Zealand until May 16th. Hawkinson‚Äôs full range …

Shahzia Sikander, The Illustrated Page series (edition 2, detail), 2005-7.

Shahzia Sikander and Tim Hawkinson at MCA Sydney; Art21 videos on view

Shahzia Sikander and Tim Hawkinson at MCA Sydney; Art21 videos on view

On view at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Sydney, Australia are two major exhibitions by Art21-featured artists: Shahzia Sikander and Tim Hawkinson. In conjunction with both of these …