In the swim of things: a conversation on the poetics and politics in He Xiangu’s debut film
Curator Siqiao Lu and artist-filmmaker Tiffany Fung discuss the borders that art trespasses and reconstructs in He Xiangu’s debut film “The Swim,” which premiered at the Guggenheim Museum in February 2017.
The Practice of Walking: Somewhere Near Zabar’s
Erin Sweeny recounts her performative action of walking the length of Manhattan on Good Friday, and relates the project to other artists who incorporate walking in their practice.
This Week in Art 4.24-4.30: Kerry James Marshall Makes “Time” 100 List
A look at this week’s art news, including Kerry James Marshall being named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Dallas to Dublin.
How to Collaborate with Nonprofits: A Playbook for Participants
Technologist Eric Schles recounts his collaboration with the News Literacy Project, a nonprofit bringing news literacy and civic education to the U.S. school system in all fifty states.
This Week in Art 4.17-4.23: Robert Ryman Donates Work to Dia Art Foundation
A look at this week’s art news, including Robert Ryman’s multi-million dollar donation to the Dia Art Foundation, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Atlanta to Athens.
“The artist has to be down on the ground”—An Interview with Monica Trinidad
Guest editor Lewis Wallace speaks with artist and organizer Monica Trinidad about her process of collaborating with and creating within communities.
On View Now
Tracing the Out-of-Sight: Cristina Camacho’s Symmetrical Tensions
Anna Burckhardt explores the process and motivations behind the anthropomorphic symmetry in Cristina Camacho’s painting series, “Bilateral Dissections.”
This Week in Art 4.10-4.16: William Kentridge’s Triumphs & Laments Restored After Vandalization
A look at this week’s art news, including the restoration of William Kentridge’s large-scale mural in Rome, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Salt Lake City to San Francisco.
The New Situationists
The New Situationists
Implicit Politics: August Sander and the Fallacy of Objectivity
Erin Sweeny uncovers the complexities of accepting photography as an objective representation of reality, through the work of twentieth century German photographer August Sander.
Beverly Fishman: Color-Coding Big Pharma
Writer-in-Residence Zachary Small uncovers the psychological implications of Beverly Fishman’s brightly colored pill-paintings that explore the consequences of an unchecked medical industry.
This Week in Art 3.6-3.12: Jenny Holzer to Exhibit at Blenheim Palace
A look at this week’s art news, including Jenny Holzer’s upcoming exhibition at UK’s historic Blenheim Palace, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Berlin to Kansas City.
Liz Magor: “Studios should be issued by the government as health-mandated items”
In today’s Art21 “Exclusive,” Liz Magor describes her Vancouver studio as a place for pleasure as well as productivity while working on a cast sculpture of a paper bag.