“smARTpower asks provocative questions about what a good work of art is, what art is good for, and for whom.”
Veteran photographer Gerard H. Gaskin discusses the long road to his first book, “Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene,” due out this month.
What does it take to become an artist? K-12 students respond.
A new magazine project featuring postcards from contemporary artists living or working outside of the United States.
A roundup of Exclusive films in which Art21 artists talk about becoming or being artists.
Basim Magdy talks about his childhood in Cairo, becoming an artist, and his experimental films.
Contemporary art and artists are essential to change in the American educational system.
Writer-in-Residence Cameron Shaw follows up her first piece, “On Becoming,” with some thoughts on unbecoming in the work of Nina Schwanse.
Artist Kimsooja discusses her path to becoming an artist, her earliest influences, and her “breathing room” installations.
Artists Alec Soth, Spencer Finch, Martha Colburn, and Eleanor Antin discuss their very first jobs.
New York Close Up artist Jacolby Satterwhite shares the top twenty-one songs playing in his studio.
Joy Garnett launches her new column by addressing copying and archival tendencies among contemporary artists.
Cameron Shaw begins her online writing residency with some thoughts on what it means to become.
Social choreographer Ernesto Pujol discusses The Field School, the mobile and ephemeral classroom he founded in 2006.
An excerpt from Jessica Lott’s debut novel, “The Rest of Us,” a love story set in New York City’s art world.
Artist Allan McCollum reflects on early influences, from his famous uncle Jon Gnagy to post-war mass production and science fiction films.
Art21’s Digital Content Editor introduces the first issue of the Art21 Magazine.
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