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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Art21 New York Close Up

SCREENING 11.2.16 | Big Apple Film Festival

Art21 New York Close Up

SCREENING 11.2.16 | Big Apple Film Festival

The “New York Close Up” film “Bryan Zanisnik & Eric Winkler’s Animated Conversation” is screening in New York on Wednesday as part of this year’s Big Apple Film Festival.

Season 8 Screening Society: November 2016

Season 8 Screening Society: November 2016

Event details for 80+ November screenings of Season 8, happening throughout the U.S. and around the world as part of the ART21 Screening Society.

Humming Two…a Different Tune

Humming Two…a Different Tune

Author Gabriela Jauregui reflects on the similarities of the art scenes in Mexico City and Los Angeles.

This Week in Art: 10.31-11.6

This Week in Art: 10.31-11.6

A look at this week’s art news, including the final week of Pedro Reyes’ “Doomocracy,” and events and exhibitions everywhere from Australia to Iceland.

Looking at Los Angeles

Devin Farrand, Ariel Herwitz and the Phenomenon of Gravitation

Looking at Los Angeles

Devin Farrand, Ariel Herwitz and the Phenomenon of Gravitation

Erin Sweeny explores the lives and work of LA-based artists Devin Farrand and Ariel Herwitz, a couple investigating vastly different materials in their independent art practices.

Art21 Artist to Artist

Change from Within: Kerry James Marshall Corrects the Canon

Art21 Artist to Artist

Change from Within: Kerry James Marshall Corrects the Canon

In this previously unpublished interview, artist Kerry James Marshall discusses his strategy for centralizing the Black figure in contemporary art.

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: October 2016

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: October 2016

The Art21 staff shares their favorite exhibitions on view now in New York City.

Gimme Shelter: Performance Now

Fortress Inside a City

Gimme Shelter: Performance Now

Fortress Inside a City

Writer-in-Residence Anna Tome explores the work of Russian artist Petr Pavlensky whose demanding performance pieces recontextualize government spaces by mimicking the violence of the state.

Open Access: A Conversation with Sria Chatterjee and Hanna Husberg

Open Access: A Conversation with Sria Chatterjee and Hanna Husberg

After meeting at the “Anthropocene Campus” in April, poet and scholar Sria Chatterjee and visual artist Hanna Husberg discuss their plans for collaboration, blending research and art to reorient our understanding of climate change.

This Week in Art: 10.24-10.30

This Week in Art: 10.24-10.30

A look at this week’s art news, including Mark Bradford’s new logo for the ICA LA, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Paris to Los Angeles.

The Implication of the Barragán Archive: An Interview with Daniel Garza-Usabiaga, Part II

The Implication of the Barragán Archive: An Interview with Daniel Garza-Usabiaga, Part II

Scholar and curator Daniel Garza-Usabiaga continues his discussion of archival practice in Mexico City, examining the implications of Jill Magid’s “The Proposal” that have remained beyond the scope of public discussion.

Art21 Exclusive

Diana Thater’s Animal Activism

Art21 Exclusive

Diana Thater’s Animal Activism

In a new ART21 “Exclusive” episode, Diana Thater discusses her interest in improving the lives of both humans and animals through art and activism.

Performance Playground: Whoop Dee Doo at the ART21 Educators Institute

Performance Playground: Whoop Dee Doo at the ART21 Educators Institute

ART21 Summer Intern May Cohan shares her experience with Whoop Dee Doo and the artist duo’s workshop/performance at the ART21 Educators’ Institute.

Mexico City’s Artsphere

Mexico City’s Artsphere

Claudia Arozqueta outlines the cultural landscape of Mexico City, carefully framing it within crucial societal contexts.

Mount Rushmore: An Early Placemaking Abomination

Mount Rushmore: An Early Placemaking Abomination

Writers J. L. S. Brosky and D. G. Brosky offer a critique of creative placemaking and one of the U.S.’s earliest examples, Mount Rushmore.

This Week in Art: 10.17-10.23

This Week in Art: 10.17-10.23

A look at this week’s art news, including Doris Saledeco’s installation in Bogotá, and events and exhibitions everywhere from London to D.C.

The Implication of the Barragán Archive: An Interview with Daniel Garza-Usabiaga, Part I

The Implication of the Barragán Archive: An Interview with Daniel Garza-Usabiaga, Part I

Scholar and curator Daniel Garza-Usabiaga discusses archival practice in Mexico City, and the complexities of demanding the repatriation of an archive that was legally sold.

Filmmaking and Todo lo demás: An Interview with Natalia Almada

Filmmaking and Todo lo demás: An Interview with Natalia Almada

Season 8 artist Natalia Almada discusses filmmaking as a woman in Mexico and her latest project “Todo lo demás,” with “Mexico City” director Deborah Dickson in a new interview.

PANEL 10.14.16 | Art Institute of Chicago

PANEL 10.14.16 | Art Institute of Chicago

Season 8’s Chris Ware will sit down with ART21 executive director Tina Kukielski, artist Gary Panter, and literary scholar Hillary Chute for a panel discussion at the Art Institute of Chicago on Friday.

New Kids on the Block

Places Within Us: Jesse Chun’s On Paper Series

New Kids on the Block

Places Within Us: Jesse Chun’s On Paper Series

An exploration of Jesse Chun’s “On Paper” series, which appropriates immigration paperwork and passports, searching for a place of belonging that extends beyond geography.

This Week in Art: 10.10-10.16

This Week in Art: 10.10-10.16

A look at this week’s art news, including Natalia Almada’s film premiere at the New York Film Festival, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Bremen to Belgium.

Art21 Exclusive

Nick Cave’s Thick Skin

Art21 Exclusive

Nick Cave’s Thick Skin

In a new ART21 “Exclusive,” Nick Cave discusses the experiences that force him to confront his identity as a black man—including being racially profiled by police—and how they fuel his impulse to create.

SCREENING 10.8.16 | Artecinema

SCREENING 10.8.16 | Artecinema

Damián Ortega and Jeff Wall’s segments in “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8 are screening in Naples, Italy this Saturday as part of Artecinema, an international film festival of contemporary art documentaries.

Writer-in-Residence

New Works by Marilyn Lerner: A Sustained Spontaneity

Writer-in-Residence

New Works by Marilyn Lerner: A Sustained Spontaneity

In this essay, Writer-in-Residence Anna Tome explores the rich abstracted colors in Marilyn Lerner’s exhibition “Harmonies,” closing next week at CUE Art Foundation.

SCREENING 10.8.16 | New Urbanism Film Festival

SCREENING 10.8.16 | New Urbanism Film Festival

The “New York Close Up” film “Caroline Woolard Flips the Real Estate Script” is screening in Los Angeles this Saturday as part of this year’s New Urbanism Film Festival.

Season 8 Screening Society: October 2016

Season 8 Screening Society: October 2016

Event details for 70+ October screenings of Season 8, happening throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe as part of the ART21 Screening Society.

Human Condition: Limbo in an Abandoned Hospital

Human Condition: Limbo in an Abandoned Hospital

LA-based writers Hannah Harris Green and Morgan Green review “Human Condition,” a new group exhibition installed inside an abandoned hospital.

This Week in Art: 10.3-10.9

This Week in Art: 10.3-10.9

A look at this week’s art news, including Pedro Reyes’ new Creative Time project, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Alberta to Austria.