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Monthly Archives: June 2012

On the Blurring of Art and Life, or Toward a More Human Experience

On the Blurring of Art and Life, or Toward a More Human Experience

Continuing her series on contemporary performance, Nina Horisaki-Christens looks at the Gutai Group in Japan and the collaborative works of Yves Klein for precursors to today’s relational art.

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

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

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

Art21 Exclusive

Exclusive | Judy Pfaff: Making & Feeling

Art21 Exclusive

Exclusive | Judy Pfaff: Making & Feeling

Our latest Exclusive video is now live! “Judy Pfaff: Making & Feeling” features the artist discussing her emotional and creative journey while looking back on past installations.

On View Now

On View Now | Thomas Demand’s Photographic Memory

On View Now

On View Now | Thomas Demand’s Photographic Memory

Max Weintraub reviews an exhibition of Thomas Demand’s new photographs at Matthew Marks Gallery in New York.

Year Four Art21 Educators | Caitlin Miller and Matthew Garza

Year Four Art21 Educators | Caitlin Miller and Matthew Garza

This week in our Year Four Art21 Educator series, we profile Caitlin Miller and Matthew Garza, who teach at the Aaron School in New York City.

Lives and Works in Berlin

Lives and Works in Berlin | Roman Ondák at the Deutsche Guggenheim

Lives and Works in Berlin

Lives and Works in Berlin | Roman Ondák at the Deutsche Guggenheim

Ali Fitzgerald reviews Roman Ondák’s exhibition at the Deutsche Guggenheim, which features an artwork incorporating the severed wing of an airplane.

Viewer Q&A: Responses from Catherine Opie, El Anatsui, and Marina Abramović

Viewer Q&A: Responses from Catherine Opie, El Anatsui, and Marina Abramović

Artists Catherine Opie, El Anatsui, and Marina Abramović respond to questions submitted through a special Season 6 viewer Q&A.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Home Away

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Home Away

I wonder what it means when you feel at home somewhere else? Six years ago I spent a few weeks during the month of July at the School of the …

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Ich bin ein Berliner

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Ich bin ein Berliner

As Michelle Jubin prepares for an intensive German language course in Berlin, she asks for tips from readers: what should she see–and do–while there?

Out of Actions Catalogue Cover

Some Thoughts on Performance and Materiality

Some Thoughts on Performance and Materiality

Guest blogger Nina Horisaki-Christens looks at one of the central issues in performance art: the tension between the material and the ephemeral.

Jessica Stockholder. Color Jam at State & Adams (2012). Image courtesy avoision.com.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s Roundup has news on Jessica Stockholder, Pepón Osorio, Richard Tuttle, and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

New Guest Blogger: Nina Horisaki-Christens

New Guest Blogger: Nina Horisaki-Christens

Our new blogger-in-residence is Nina Horisaki-Christens, a Brooklyn-based curator, writer and artist.

Art21 New York Close Up

Double Premiere Friday! Mika Rottenberg & Jon Kessler cast all shapes & sizes

Art21 New York Close Up

Double Premiere Friday! Mika Rottenberg & Jon Kessler cast all shapes & sizes

As promised this Friday’s release is a double premiere—it’s the first film featuring one of New York Close Up’s eight new artists as well as the first film featuring artist …

Art21 New York Close Up

NYCU | Mika Rottenberg & Jon Kessler Wanna Make You Sweat

Art21 New York Close Up

NYCU | Mika Rottenberg & Jon Kessler Wanna Make You Sweat

Our latest New York Close Up is now live! Watch Mika Rottenberg discuss SEVEN, her 2011 performance collaboration with Jon Kessler commissioned for the Performa biennial.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Jasper Johns’s Revolution in Print

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Jasper Johns’s Revolution in Print

Sarah Kirk Hanley reviews “Jasper Johns/In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print,” on view at Harvard Art Museums through August 18.