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Caroline Woolard & Pedro Reyes Work with Refugee Communities, New Jack Whitten Exhibition in Baltimore & More

This Week in Art

Caroline Woolard & Pedro Reyes Work with Refugee Communities, New Jack Whitten Exhibition in Baltimore & More

A look at this week’s art news, including Caroline Woolard and Pedro Reyes’ recent contributions to the Cincinnati nonprofit Wave Pool, whose Welcome Editions project invites artists to design a limited edition art object and work with local refugee and immigrant women to fabricate the pieces.

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Mel Chin Takes Over New York City, Theaster Gates Talks Sculpture & More

This Week in Art

Mel Chin Takes Over New York City, Theaster Gates Talks Sculpture & More

A look at this week’s art news, including Mel Chin’s new retrospective at the Queens Museum, and thoughts from a recent talk by Theaster Gates on sculpture and art’s potential for the future.

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Rob Pruitt’s “The Church,” Trevor Paglen’s Flag, and Joan Jonas’s Tate Modern Retrospective

This Week in Art

Rob Pruitt’s “The Church,” Trevor Paglen’s Flag, and Joan Jonas’s Tate Modern Retrospective

A look at this week’s art news, including “Rob Pruitt: The Church,” a solo exhibition and space for ongoing community engagement investigating the intersection of religion and public spaces.

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Doreen Garner at “Invisible Man Tattoo,” Diana Al-Hadid at Madison Square Park, & Tania Bruguera at Turbine Hall

This Week in Art

Doreen Garner at “Invisible Man Tattoo,” Diana Al-Hadid at Madison Square Park, & Tania Bruguera at Turbine Hall

A look at this week’s art news, including Doreen Garner’s tattoo project, “Invisible Man Tattoo,” Diana Al-Hadid’s upcoming public installation in Madison Square Park, and Tania Bruguera’s 2018 commission for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall.

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Doreen Garner Upends the Pedestal

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Doreen Garner Upends the Pedestal

In February, Art21 premiered two new films from the digital series “New York Close Up,” and published a new playlist in honor of Black History Month.

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“Art in the Age of the Internet” at ICA Boston, Laurie Anderson’s New Book & More

This Week in Art

“Art in the Age of the Internet” at ICA Boston, Laurie Anderson’s New Book & More

A look at this week’s art news, including the exhibition “Art in the Age of the Internet” at the ICA Boston which explores how the internet has shaped contemporary culture and artistic production.

This Week in Art 1.29-2.4: Fifty Artists Design “New York” Magazine Covers In Public Art Project

This Week in Art 1.29-2.4: Fifty Artists Design “New York” Magazine Covers In Public Art Project

A look at this week’s art news, including a series of artist-designed commemorative covers for “New York” magazine that are taking the form of a public art exhibition, and events and exhibitions from New York to Tasmania.

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Embarking on Our 21st Year with New Films

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Embarking on Our 21st Year with New Films

Art21 is starting off 2018—the year of our 21st anniversary—with a special series of five new film premieres featuring five artists.

This Week in Art 1.22-1.28: Abigail DeVille and Pepón Osorio Awarded United States Artists Fellowships

This Week in Art 1.22-1.28: Abigail DeVille and Pepón Osorio Awarded United States Artists Fellowships

A look at this week’s art news, including the recently announced United States Artists 2018 Fellows, and events and exhibitions from Syracuse to Zurich.

This Week in Art 1.15-1.21: New “Art-Filled” U.S. Embassy Opens in London

This Week in Art 1.15-1.21: New “Art-Filled” U.S. Embassy Opens in London

A look at this week’s art news, including new commissions for the U.S. Embassy in London, and events and exhibitions from Atlanta to Osaka.

This Week in Art 1.8-1.14: Ai Weiwei & Hiroshi Sugimoto Proposing New Major Works for San Francisco

This Week in Art 1.8-1.14: Ai Weiwei & Hiroshi Sugimoto Proposing New Major Works for San Francisco

A look at this week’s art news, including new major commissions in the works in San Francisco, and events and exhibitions from New York to Toronto.

This Week in Art 1.1-1.7: MoMA Rehang Spotlights Late Career Artists

This Week in Art 1.1-1.7: MoMA Rehang Spotlights Late Career Artists

A look at this week’s art news, including the MoMA’s latest exhibition, and upcoming events in New York, Oslo, and Sydney.

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Celebrating Artists Who Connect Communities

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Celebrating Artists Who Connect Communities

In December, Art21 launched a new playlist and published eight new articles in the Art21 Magazine’s issue on “Empathy.”

This Week in Art 12.25-12.31: Hiroshi Sugimoto Reimagines the Lobby at the Hirshhorn

This Week in Art 12.25-12.31: Hiroshi Sugimoto Reimagines the Lobby at the Hirshhorn

A look at this week’s art news, including Hiroshi Sugimoto’s latest high-profile commission, and events and exhibitions from New York to Tokyo.

This Week in Art 12.18-12.24: Ann Hamilton Asks Us To “Fly Together”

This Week in Art 12.18-12.24: Ann Hamilton Asks Us To “Fly Together”

A look at this week’s art news, including Ann Hamilton’s latest work for Creative Time, and events and exhibitions from Mississippi to the UK.

This Week in Art 12.11-12.17: Cao Fei Selected for Major Guggenheim Commission

This Week in Art 12.11-12.17: Cao Fei Selected for Major Guggenheim Commission

A look at this week’s art news, including Cao Fei’s selection for a major Guggenheim commission, and events and exhibitions from New York to Los Angeles.

This Week in Art 12.4-12.10: Kerry James Marshall Dedicates Mural Honoring Chicago’s Cultural Leaders

This Week in Art 12.4-12.10: Kerry James Marshall Dedicates Mural Honoring Chicago’s Cultural Leaders

A look at this week’s art news, including Kerry James Marshall’s first mural dedication in Chicago, and events and exhibitions from Miami to Jakarta.

This Week in Art 11.27-12.3: Theaster Gates Creates a Material Memorial for Tamir Rice

This Week in Art 11.27-12.3: Theaster Gates Creates a Material Memorial for Tamir Rice

A look at this week’s art news, including Theaster Gates preserving the materials surrounding the 2014 shooting of Tamir Rice, and events and exhibitions from Los Angeles to Amsterdam.

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Jordan Casteel Brings Extroversion into an Introverted Studio Practice

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Jordan Casteel Brings Extroversion into an Introverted Studio Practice

In November, Art21 premiered two new short films, published a new playlist on sketches, and launched a new magazine issue on “Empathy.”

This Week in Art 11.20-11.26: Diana Thater’s “Delphine” Will Open the ICA Watershed Next Summer

This Week in Art 11.20-11.26: Diana Thater’s “Delphine” Will Open the ICA Watershed Next Summer

A look at this week’s art news, including Diana Thater’s work being selected for the inaugural exhibition at the ICA Watershed in East Boston, and events and exhibitions from Vancouver to Melbourne.

This Week in Art 11.13-11.19: Prospect.4 Opens Friday in New Orleans

This Week in Art 11.13-11.19: Prospect.4 Opens Friday in New Orleans

A look at this week’s art news, including the fourth Prospect New Orleans triennial opening this week, and events and exhibitions from New York to Nice.

This Week in Art 11.6-11.12: Artists Fights Sexism and Harassment with #NotSurprised

This Week in Art 11.6-11.12: Artists Fights Sexism and Harassment with #NotSurprised

A look at this week’s art news, including a new artist-led campaign fighting sexism and sexual harassment, and events and exhibitions from Montreal to Moscow.

This Week in Art 10.30-11.5: Performa 17 Starts Wednesday

This Week in Art 10.30-11.5: Performa 17 Starts Wednesday

A look at this week’s art news, including the start of performance art festival Performa, and events and exhibitions from Houston to Athens.

This Week in Art 10.23-10.29: New Graphic Novel Chronicles the Life of Graciela Iturbide

This Week in Art 10.23-10.29: New Graphic Novel Chronicles the Life of Graciela Iturbide

A look at this week’s art news, including a new graphic novel on Graciela Iturbide from the Getty, and events and exhibitions from San Francisco to Seoul.

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Jamian Juliano Villani Paints Under Pressure

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Jamian Juliano Villani Paints Under Pressure

In October, Art21 released a new film on artist Jamian Juliano-Villani and celebrated a decade of filming with Julie Mehretu.

This Week in Art 10.16-10.22: Trevor Paglen Named 2017 MacArthur Fellow

This Week in Art 10.16-10.22: Trevor Paglen Named 2017 MacArthur Fellow

A look at this week’s art news, including Trevor Paglen being named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow, and events and exhibitions from Saudi Arabia to Seattle.

This Week in Art 10.9-10.15: Jeff Koons Collaborates with Snapchat

This Week in Art 10.9-10.15: Jeff Koons Collaborates with Snapchat

A look at this week’s art news, including Jeff Koons’s work entering augmented reality, and events and exhibitions from Tampa to Basel.

This Week in Art 10.2-10.8: Artists Create Posters Opposing Trump’s Immigration Ban

This Week in Art 10.2-10.8: Artists Create Posters Opposing Trump’s Immigration Ban

A look at this week’s art news, including a new artist collective formed in opposition to Trump’s most recent travel ban, and events and exhibitions from Detroit to Düsseldorf.

This Week in Art 9.25-10.1: Theaster Gates Wins Nasher Sculpture Prize

This Week in Art 9.25-10.1: Theaster Gates Wins Nasher Sculpture Prize

A look at this week’s art news, including the third Nasher Sculpture Prize to be won by an Art21 artist, and events and exhibitions from Las Vegas to London.

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Julie Mehretu Recontextualizes the History of American Landscape Painting

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Julie Mehretu Recontextualizes the History of American Landscape Painting

In September, Art21 released the a new “Extended Play” film documenting Julie Mehretu’s monumental commission for the new SFMOMA.

This Week in Art 9.18-9.24: Mel Chin Unveils a Monument to Everyone

This Week in Art 9.18-9.24: Mel Chin Unveils a Monument to Everyone

A look at this week’s art news, including Mel Chin’s new public artwork in Philadelphia, and events and exhibitions from Boston to Berlin.

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: Summer + Fall 2017

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: Summer + Fall 2017

The Art21 staff presents a selection of our favorite fall exhibitions on view in New York.

This Week in Art 9.11-9.17: Cindy Sherman and Maya Lin Celebrated as TIME “Firsts”

This Week in Art 9.11-9.17: Cindy Sherman and Maya Lin Celebrated as TIME “Firsts”

A look at this week’s art news, including a special Time Magazine project honoring women, and events and exhibitions from Paris to Philadelphia.

This Week in Art 9.4-9.10: Women Artists Bring Protest Messages to Times Square

This Week in Art 9.4-9.10: Women Artists Bring Protest Messages to Times Square

A look at this week’s art news, including a new public art commission for Times Square, and events and exhibitions from Los Angeles to London.

This Week in Art 8.28-9.3: Trevor Paglen and Ai Weiwei Projects Hit Kickstarter

This Week in Art 8.28-9.3: Trevor Paglen and Ai Weiwei Projects Hit Kickstarter

A look at this week’s art news, including Ai Weiwei and Trevor Paglen’s new Kickstarter projects, and events and exhibitions from Venice to Mumbai.

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Summer Inspiration with Ten New Films

Roundup

Art21 News Roundup: Summer Inspiration with Ten New Films

In August, Art21 released the final two “Summer of Shorts” films, published new magazine articles and a new playlist.