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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 1 of 3)

“Exclusive” Curated (Part 1 of 3)

In this first part of a three-part series, art world colleagues and friends share their favorite Exclusive episodes to date.

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Ursula von Rydingsvard Finds Courage in Color

Ursula von Rydingsvard Finds Courage in Color

Ursula von Rydingsvard discusses her large-scale sculpture Ona, which is permanently installed outside of Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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Flashback

Six Artists on Becoming Artists

Flashback

Six Artists on Becoming Artists

A roundup of Exclusive films in which Art21 artists talk about becoming or being artists.

Rashid Johnson. "Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos," 2008. Blackened gunmetal steel. Courtesy the artist and the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA. Photo by Nettrice Gaskins.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Rashid Johnson, James Turrell, Mike Kelley, Cindy Sherman, and more.

Do Ho Suh. "Karma," 2012. Courtesy New Orleans Museum of Art.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

A Do-Ho Suh sculpture rises in NOLA, Ursula von Rydingsvard talks woodwork, Ai Weiwei pays homage to Pablo Neruda, Charles Atlas brings sound to Frieze…

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.

Doris Salcedo. A Flor de Piel 2011 - 2012. Image courtesy the artist and White Cube

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Doris Salcedo, Do Ho Suh, Paul McCarthy and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

Rashid Johnson. Triple Consciousness (2009). Courtesy MCA Chicago. Collection of Dr. Daniel S. Berger, Chicago.

The Weekly Roundup

The Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Rashid Johnson, Lynda Benglis, Kalup Linzy and other Art21 artists.

Computer rendering for Mystery Circle: Explosion Event for The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2012. Courtesy Cai Studio.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup features news on Cai Guo-Qiang, Glenn Ligon, Kiki Smith and many more Art21 featured artists.

"Zygmunt," 1992. Installation at Exit Art, NY. Collaboration by Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard.

Exclusive | Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard: Zygmunt (1992)

Exclusive | Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard: Zygmunt (1992)

In Art21’s latest Exclusive video, Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard discuss what they learned from one another while collaborating on the 1992 work “Zygmunt.”

Jethro Gillespie, his son and some friends at a TASK event

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Art21 Educators: Jethro Gillespie and Jack Watson

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Art21 Educators: Jethro Gillespie and Jack Watson

Over the past few weeks I’ve thoroughly enjoyed talking and e-mailing with two more of our current Art21 Educators, Jethro Gillespie and Jack Watson. Jethro teaches Studio Art, 3D Design, Ceramics and other art courses at Maple Mountain High School in Utah while Jack teaches 2D Art and Art History at Chapel High School in North Carolina. Both look for ways to better engage their classes on a consistent basis and avoid “window dressing” projects that may look pretty but aren’t necessarily about very much…

Andrea Zittel. A-Z Wagon Station customized by Caroline Castano at A-Z West (2005). Photo courtesy the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup contains the latest news on Andrea Zittel, Ann Hamilton, Collier Schorr and other Art21 artists.

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Ursula von Rydingsvard is obsessed with wood, Do-Ho Suh incites dreaming, Andrea Zittel explores fragmented patterning, LaToya Ruby Frazier takes on Levi’s, and more. Do-Ho Suh‘s “Staircase – …

Barbara Kruger

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Barbara Kruger on an 18-wheeler, Cao Fei presents on art and technology, artists receive awards, and more. Barbara Kruger is one of the 150 artists, poets, …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Cao Fei puts avatars on stage, Laurie Anderson to be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Barbara Kruger looks back in Dazed & Confused, Laylah Ali …

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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, …

William Kentridge

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: William Kentridge makes several appearances, Mark Dion renovates Walden, Nancy Spero is celebrated, Louise Bourgeois draws on fabric, Kiki Smith debuts a stained glass window, Maya …

Interior shot from our visit to Ursula von Rydingsvard's studio

Teaching with Contemporary Art

The Wheels Are Rolling

Teaching with Contemporary Art

The Wheels Are Rolling

From July 7th through July 14th Art21 hosted our second annual summer institute, Art21 Educators. Art21 Educators is an intensive, year-long professional development initiative designed to cultivate and support K-12 …

Oliver Herring, "Chris After Hours of Spitting Food Dye Outdoors", 2004   Courtesy Max Protetch Gallery

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Dear Oliver

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Dear Oliver

You know what I like about Oliver Herring? Pretty much everything. Oliver was generous enough to join us for the 2nd year in a row to jump-start the Art21 Educators …

Nancy Spero, 2003. Photo: Abe Frajndlich. Courtesy Galerie Lelong.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup is dedicated to the ladies: On Sunday, April 18, a public commemoration will be held for Season 4 artist Nancy Spero (1926-2009) in Cooper Union’s Great Hall. …

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 …

Shiloh Baptist Church. Courtesy Hidden Philadelphia.

Weekly Round-Up

Weekly Round-Up

A collaborative video installation by Raymond Pettibon and Yoshua Okon premiered last week at the  Armory Center for the Arts. The work  explores the tight-knit subculture of old hippies and …

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 …

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

Weekly Roundup

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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Ursula Von Rydingsvard | “Weeping Plates”

Ursula Von Rydingsvard | “Weeping Plates”

EXCLUSIVE: Ursula von Rydingsvard’s sculpture Weeping Plates (2005) at her studio in Brooklyn, New York. Ursula von Rydingsvard builds towering cedar structures, creating an intricate network of individual beams and …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Mining Ideas

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Mining Ideas

Getting students into good habits early in the year, such as regularly working with sketchbooks and journals- in the classroom and at home, is a way to help students “mine” …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art Start at MoCA, Los Angeles

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art Start at MoCA, Los Angeles

Two weeks ago, from August 11-15, I had the pleasure of spending a week working with a number of outstanding art teachers at the MoCA, Los Angeles summer institute, Contemporary …

"Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century," production stills, 2007. © Art21, Inc.

Ursula von Rydingsvard | Giotto

Ursula von Rydingsvard | Giotto

EXCLUSIVE: Ursula von Rydingsvard in her Brooklyn, New York studio. Ursula von Rydingsvard builds towering cedar structures, creating an intricate network of individual beams and sensuous, puzzle-like surfaces. While abstract …

Ursula von Rydingsvard, "Doolin Doolin" on the terrace of the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

Ursula von Rydingsvard in Wyoming

Ursula von Rydingsvard in Wyoming

  The University of Wyoming Art Museum recently mounted the exhibition Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational. Pictured above on the Museum’s terrace is “Doolin, Doolin” by Art21 artist Ursula von Rydingsvard (Season 4). This …

Kiki Smith, "Thinking of Moths" (2008). Courtesy Galerie Lelong.

A Year in Drawing at Galerie Lelong

A Year in Drawing at Galerie Lelong

A Year in Drawing opened last week at Galerie Lelong’s New York space. From the light-handed to the potent, the drawings reflect a wide range of sensibilities, subject matter, and …

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The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum was established eighteen years ago in Kansas City, Missouri on 18th and Vine Streets, just around the corner from the Paseo YMCA building where the …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Expanding the Definition(s): Some Days Are Easier Than Others

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Expanding the Definition(s): Some Days Are Easier Than Others

Many thanks to those who have helped get the Teaching with Contemporary Art column off to a smooth start! Recently, a few friends and colleagues have mentioned (even e-mailed) about …

Martin Friedman and Ursula von Rydingsvard at the New York Public Library.

Conversations | Ursula von Rydingsvard with Martin Friedman part 2

Conversations | Ursula von Rydingsvard with Martin Friedman part 2

The second half of the conversation between Ursula von Rydingsvard and Martin Friedman that took place on February 3, 2008 at the Mid-Manhattan Library. It concludes with questions from the …

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Conversations | Ursula von Rydingsvard with Martin Friedman part 1

Conversations | Ursula von Rydingsvard with Martin Friedman part 1

The following interview took place at the Mid-Manhattan branch of the New York Public Library on February 4, 2008, following a screening of the Art:21 episode Ecology. Featured artist Ursula …

Photos from Ursula von Rydingsvard/Martin Friedman at NYPL

Photos from Ursula von Rydingsvard/Martin Friedman at NYPL

Monday night’s screening of Ecology and discussion with Season 4 artist Ursula von Rydingsvard and Martin Friedman at the Mid-Manhattan Library drew over 100 people! Many thanks to the library …