Spring 2019 Issue
“21st Century Body”

Demons and Deities: Martine Gutierrez’s Indigenous Inspired Iconography

Demons and Deities: Martine Gutierrez’s Indigenous Inspired Iconography

Barbara Calderón analyzes the themes of Indigenous Woman, an art magazine produced by multimedia artist Martine Gutierrez.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Cultivating Collections

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Cultivating Collections

Choice-based Art21 Educator, Maureen Hergott explains how she uses collections in the classroom to inspire creativity in her students.

Think Through Your Body

Think Through Your Body

Curator Simon Wu parallels the Jes Fan sculpture, Systems III (2018), to an essay, a poem and a song.

Elle Pérez’s Search for Intensity

Elle Pérez’s Search for Intensity

Larissa Pham discusses the themes of performance behind the profound photographs by Elle Pérez. Often mistaken as documentary, Pérez’s work is carefully composed, and a collaborative effort between their subjects, many of whom are peers.

Pictorial SpaceX

Pictorial SpaceX

Visual artist Caitlin Cherry connects her work to Donna Haraway’s 1985 essay, Cyborg Manifesto.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Harnessing the Penchant for Play

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Harnessing the Penchant for Play

Art21 Educator, Maureen Hergott, provides a lesson that inspired young students to engage their imagination and construct artworks inspired by the human form.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Fueled by the Classroom: Being an Artist and Educator

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Fueled by the Classroom: Being an Artist and Educator

Art21’s senior education advisor, Joe Fusaro, shares insight on synchronizes his art practice with being an arts educator.