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Copy That!

Beauty Is in the Streets

Copy That!

Beauty Is in the Streets

Walking the city streets offers the unexpected. I find interesting things, mostly garbage, some of it recently thrown away. My discoveries come in two parts: first, the reaction of surprise, …

The Walker Curates the News: 04.27.15

The Walker Curates the News: 04.27.15

Is arts writing seeing a generational shift akin to the Post-Internet generation in art? Or do we need a new generation of writers to face new topics and aesthetics? Andreas …

The Zone

The Zone

The Zone is an ongoing research project that has different extensions; previously it has been shown as a multiscreen video and sound installation at the New Art Exchange and the …

The Walker Curates the News: 04.20.15

The Walker Curates the News: 04.20.15

Holographic activists marched through the streets of Madrid recently in protest of a new law aimed at preventing Spanish citizens from demonstrating against Congress. “Our protest with holograms is ironic,” …

Art21 Exclusive

Anarchic Color in Katharina Grosse’s Paintings

Art21 Exclusive

Anarchic Color in Katharina Grosse’s Paintings

“Painting is one of the ways to actually make [my thoughts] visible and understandable for myself” —Katharina Grosse Today’s ART21 Exclusive shows Katharina Grosse in her studio and at Johann König Gallery (both …

New Kids on the Block

The Archives of Kameelah Rasheed

New Kids on the Block

The Archives of Kameelah Rasheed

The artist Kameelah Rasheed was twelve years old in 1998, when her family—mother, father, and four brothers—had lost their home. The value of land in northern California near East Palo …

The Walker Curates the News: 04.13.15

The Walker Curates the News: 04.13.15

In a recent interview, Chinese multimedia artist Cao Fei reflects on life in Beijing, motherhood, censorship, and the trends that she has observed in the art created by new Chinese …

Audible Afterimages

Audible Afterimages

Collapse: Abandoned to the indifference of physical nature, any neglected artifact disintegrates. Places too are social artifacts, architectural masses sustained in space by forms of life. When customs falter or …

The Walker Curates the News: 04.06.15

The Walker Curates the News: 04.06.15

A “messy, wild, irreverent joy,” Trenton Doyle Hancock’s traveling retrospective at the Studio Museum Harlem, Skin and Bones, pulls viewers into the artist’s surreal imagination and traces the evolution of his …

Art21 New York Close Up

Rashid Johnson Keeps His Cool

Art21 New York Close Up

Rashid Johnson Keeps His Cool

In a new ART21 “New York Close Up” film, artist Rashid Johnson charts a decade-long aesthetic and professional development from his early portrait photographs to his later conceptually-based sculptures.

Being Protected

Being Protected

During the spring of 2010, I spent several hours each day, usually unclothed, either standing, sitting, lying, or perching on a bicycle seat in the sixth-floor galleries of the Museum …