Articles by Art21

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: January 2017

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: January 2017

The Art21 staff shares a selection of their favorite films and exhibitions, on view now in New York City and Massachusetts.

Applications Now Open for Art21 Educators Year 7

Applications Now Open for Art21 Educators Year 7

Applications opened today for Year 7 of our year-long professional development initiative, Art21 Educators.

Films on Art Portugal | Screenings 2.16 & 2.17

Films on Art Portugal | Screenings 2.16 & 2.17

Two Art21 short films were selected for this year’s Internacional Festival Filmes Sobre Arte Portugal, the international film festival, Films on Art Portugal.

Art21 New York Close Up

Close Up with Daniel Gordon & Ruby Sky Stiler: Screening + Q&A 2.15.17

Art21 New York Close Up

Close Up with Daniel Gordon & Ruby Sky Stiler: Screening + Q&A 2.15.17

Join Art21 on Wednesday, February 15 in Brooklyn for an evening of film and discussion with artists Daniel Gordon and Ruby Sky Stiler.

Art21 Magazine’s Year in Art, 2016

Art21 Magazine’s Year in Art, 2016

Presenting the Art21 Magazine’s most-read articles and issues in 2016. This year we published 180,000+ words in more than 240 posts.

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: Holiday Edition

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: Holiday Edition

The Art21 staff shares a special selection of holiday-themed staff picks.

In Memoriam: Glenn DuBose, Art21 Board Member

In Memoriam: Glenn DuBose, Art21 Board Member

Art21’s staff and board mourns the passing of Glenn DuBose, an award-winning producer, director and arts programming administrator.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Why Contemporary Art? Art21 & The Value of Inspiration

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Why Contemporary Art? Art21 & The Value of Inspiration

This Giving Tuesday, four Art21 Educators share how Art21’s films and programs have opened their students’ eyes to new possibilities.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 Educator Spotlight: Jack Watson

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 Educator Spotlight: Jack Watson

An interview with Art21 Educator Jack Watson on how incorporating contemporary art practices in his classroom has expanded and informed his teaching.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: September 2016

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: September 2016

The ART21 staff shares their favorite exhibitions on view in New York and around the world.

Artist Jamian Juliano-Villani in her Bedford-Stuyvesant studio, Brooklyn, NY, 2015. Production still from the ART21 "New York Close Up" film "Jamian Juliano-Villani's Painting Compulsion". © ART21, Inc. 2015.

SCREENING 10.1.16 | Bushwick Film Festival

SCREENING 10.1.16 | Bushwick Film Festival

The “New York Close Up” film “Jamian Juliano-Villani’s Painting Compulsion” is screening in Brooklyn this Saturday as part of this year’s Bushwick Film Festival.

Tune In: Season 8 Finale Tonight on PBS!

Tune In: Season 8 Finale Tonight on PBS!

Tune in tonight at 9pm and 10pm EST for the broadcast premieres of “Los Angeles” and “Vancouver” from “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8.

Season 8 Preview: Diana Thater

Season 8 Preview: Diana Thater

In a new preview of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, Los Angeles artist Diana Thater considers her motivations for creating.

#MyArtMyCity: ART21’s Instagram Takeovers

#MyArtMyCity: ART21’s Instagram Takeovers

The most-liked posts from all seven of our recent Instagram takeovers, featuring local art around the world with #MyArtMyCity.

SCREENING 9.22.16 | The William Vale

SCREENING 9.22.16 | The William Vale

Join ART21 for a panel discussion and free screening of the “New York Close Up” film, “Marela Zacarías’s Great Expectations” at The William Vale Hotel.

Season 8 Preview: Nick Cave

Season 8 Preview: Nick Cave

In a new Season 8 preview, artist Nick Cave contemplates the space from which he creates his work.

Tune In: Season 8 Premieres Tonight at 9 on PBS!

Tune In: Season 8 Premieres Tonight at 9 on PBS!

Tune in tonight at 9pm and 10pm EST for the broadcast premiere of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8!

Season 8 Preview: Damián Ortega

Season 8 Preview: Damián Ortega

In a new ART21 Season 8 preview, Mexico City artist Damián Ortega reflects on the process and inspiration behind his 2007 installation “Controller of the Universe.”

Season 8 Events in Chicago and Vancouver

Season 8 Events in Chicago and Vancouver

Announcing four events in Chicago and Vancouver in conjunction with the upcoming premiere of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8.

Season 8 Preview: Chris Ware

Season 8 Preview: Chris Ware

In a new Season 8 preview clip, cartoonist Chris Ware considers his connection to old toys and comics.

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: August 2016

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: August 2016

The ART21 staff shares their favorite films, exhibitions, and installations.

Season 8 Preview: Natalia Almada

Season 8 Preview: Natalia Almada

In a new Season 8 preview clip, filmmaker Natalia Almada discusses her heritage and how being both Mexican and American has contributed to her work.

Season 8 Preview: Stan Douglas

Season 8 Preview: Stan Douglas

A look inside Stan Douglas’ segment in the “Vancouver” hour of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, premiering on PBS this fall.

Season 8 Preview: Jeff Wall

Season 8 Preview: Jeff Wall

A look inside Jeff Wall’s segment in the “Vancouver” hour of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, premiering on PBS this fall.

Season 8 Preview: Tala Madani

Season 8 Preview: Tala Madani

In a new Season 8 preview, Los Angeles artist Tala Madani reflects on her background and how it informs the ways her work is perceived by viewers.

Season 8 Preview: Liz Magor

Season 8 Preview: Liz Magor

A look inside Liz Magor’s segment in the “Vancouver” hour of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, premiering on PBS this fall.

Season 8 Preview: Pedro Reyes

Season 8 Preview: Pedro Reyes

Watch Pedro Reyes transform firearms into instruments in a new preview clip from the “Mexico City” hour of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, premiering on PBS this fall.

Season 8 Preview: Edgar Arceneaux

Season 8 Preview: Edgar Arceneaux

A look inside Edgar Arceneaux’s segment in the “Los Angeles” hour of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, premiering on PBS this fall.

Season 8 Preview: Barbara Kasten

Season 8 Preview: Barbara Kasten

A look inside Barbara Kasten’s segment in the “Chicago” hour of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, premiering on PBS this fall.

Season 8 Preview: Brian Jungen

Season 8 Preview: Brian Jungen

A look inside Brian Jungen’s segment in the “Vancouver” hour of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, premiering on PBS this fall.