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Philadelphia Illuminated

On View Now

Philadelphia Illuminated

Philadelphia writer Heather Holmes offers her thoughts on Cai Guo-Qiang’s public art project “Fireflies,” in which 27 pedicabs lit with Chinese lanterns circle Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

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 8.21-8.27: Kara Walker’s New Artist Statement Makes Headlines

This Week in Art 8.21-8.27: Kara Walker’s New Artist Statement Makes Headlines

A look at this week’s art news, including Kara Walker’s artist statement about not wanting to write an artist statement, and events and exhibitions from San Jose to London.

This Week in Art 8.14-8.20: Marina Abramović Reunites with Partner Ulay

This Week in Art 8.14-8.20: Marina Abramović Reunites with Partner Ulay

A look at this week’s art news, including a public reconciliation between Marina Abramović and her former partner Ulay, and events and exhibitions from Chicago to Salzburg.

This Week in Art 3.20-3.26: Artists Rally Behind the NEA

This Week in Art 3.20-3.26: Artists Rally Behind the NEA

A look at this week’s art news, including Art21 artists rallying to save the National Endowment for the Arts, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Phoenix to Reykjavik.

This Week in Art: 10.10-10.16

This Week in Art: 10.10-10.16

A look at this week’s art news, including Natalia Almada’s film premiere at the New York Film Festival, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Bremen to Belgium.

This Week in Art: 7.11-7.17

This Week in Art: 7.11-7.17

A look at this week’s art news, including Mark Bradford’s largest commission yet, and events and exhibitions from New York to Paris.

This Week in Art: 4.18-4.24

This Week in Art: 4.18-4.24

A look at this week’s art news, including a tour of projects being developed by ART21 artists and exhibitions on view everywhere from Minneapolis to Reykjavik.

This Week in Art: 3.28-4.3

This Week in Art: 3.28-4.3

This week we take a look at news exclusively about ART21 artists—the projects they’re working on, where their work is on view, and what’s being said by and about them.

The Walker Curates the News: 08.31.15

The Walker Curates the News: 08.31.15

“After seeing an exhibition of [Shinro] Ohtake’s work in Japan, I became a contemporary artist,” shares Takashi Murakami. “But then I realised that he was imitating [Anselm] Kiefer. So my …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

New and recent work on view by Cai Guo-Qiang, Kara Walker, Kerry James Marshall, and Jacolby Satterwhite, as well as news featuring other ART21-featured artists, all in this week’s roundup.

The Walker Curates the News: 09.01.14

The Walker Curates the News: 09.01.14

“Do nests for humans really reduce our so-called footprint? Do we need woven wood to entice us to the forest?” Dushko Petrovich looks at the dark side of “natural architecture” …

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Weekly Roundup

Cai Guo-Qiang mounts iPads on the backs of tortoises, Allora & Calzadilla mix music with natural history, Kiki Smith exhibits a new bronze fountain, and more.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Cai Guo-Qiang sends art up the river in Shanghai, Doris Salcedo, Janine Antoni, and Cindy Sherman receive awards, and more in this week’s roundup.

Reflections on Chinese Contemporary Art: Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, and Cai Guo-Qiang

Reflections on Chinese Contemporary Art: Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, and Cai Guo-Qiang

“Armory Focus: China” curator Philip Tinari discusses artists Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, and Cai Guo-Qiang.

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Weekly Roundup

Cai Guo-Qiang gathers 99 wild animals, Bruce Nauman explores optical illusions, and more in this week’s roundup.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Cao Fei’s work travels to Maine, Erin Shirreff wins Canada’s largest photography prize, Mark Bradford discusses Robert Rauschenberg in Los Angeles…

Cai Guo-Qiang. Installation view of "Monument," 2013. Courtesy Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Joana França.

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Art21 New York Close Up

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Cai Guo-Qiang’s flying objects hang in Brazil, Diana Al-Hadid’s sculptures are installed Georgia, William Kentridge lectures in Paris and Vienna…

Art21 New York Close Up

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Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Lynda Benglis manipulates metal, Julie Mehretu and Matthew Ritchie explore diagrams, Shahzia Sikander flows poetic…

Maya Lin. "Sliver Thames," 2012. Courtesy the artist and Pace London.

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Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Maya Lin explores the topography of Europe, Roni Horn displays photographs and glass, Rashid Johnson highlights artistic contributions by women and minorities, and much more.

Diana Al-Hadid. Invisibabel, 2009. Courtesy of the artist and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

El Anatsui has his first solo exhibition in New York, Charles Atlas presents two moving-image works, Laurie Simmons talks to Vanity Fair…

Jeff Koons. "Coloring Book 1997–2005," 2012. Photo by Kenzo. Courtesy of the artist.

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Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Come meet NYCU co-producers Wesley Miller and Nick Ravich at the Apple Store Soho, plus the latest news on Jeff Koons, William Kentridge, Gabriel Orozco and other Art21 artists.

Ai Weiwei. "Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads," 2012. Photo courtesy the artist. © 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

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Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Ai Weiwei, Erin Shirreff, Laurie Anderson and other artists featured in Art21’s television programs and online documentaries.

U.S. Department of State Honors Five Art21 Featured Artists with the Inaugural Medal of Arts

U.S. Department of State Honors Five Art21 Featured Artists with the Inaugural Medal of Arts

Art21 featured artists Cai Guo-Qiang, Jeff Koons, Shahzia Sikander, Kiki Smith, and Carrie Mae Weems are awarded the first-ever Medal of Arts from the U.S. Department of State.

Judy Pfaff. Humming in 5 Parts, 2012. Photo courtesy of the artist and Ameringer McEnery Yohe.

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Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Eleanor Antin, Judy Pfaff, Rashid Johnson and other artists featured in Art21’s programs and documentaries.

Walton Ford. The Rolling Stones, Grrr! 2012. Image courtesy of rollingstones.com.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Cai Guo-Qiang, Barbara Kruger, Walton Ford and other artists featured in Art21 documentaries and programs.

Ai Weiwei. “Cube Light”, 2008. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Cindy Sherman, Richard Tuttle, Shahzia Sikander and other artists featured in Art21 documentaries and programs.

Barry McGee. "Roseville Trainyards," 1995. Photo by Craig Costello. Courtesy of the artist

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Barry McGee, Cai Guo-Qiang, Krzysztof Wodiczko and other artists featured in Art21’s documentaries and programs.

Gabriel Orozco. Astroturf Constellation, 2012. Image courtesy the artist.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Gabriel Orozco, Cai Guo-Qiang, Shahzia Sikander, and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

Sanford Biggers. The Cartographer's Conundrum (2012). Courtesy the artist and Mass MoCA.

Sanford Biggers’ Conundrum: The Mothership Lands at Mass MoCA

Sanford Biggers’ Conundrum: The Mothership Lands at Mass MoCA

Nettrice Gaskins looks at the influence of Afrofuturism on Sanford Biggers’ “The Cartographer’s Conundrum,” a large-scale installation currently on view at Mass MoCA.

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | Sparks Fly from MOCA for Cai Guo-Qiang’s Sky Ladder

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | Sparks Fly from MOCA for Cai Guo-Qiang’s Sky Ladder

Lily Simonson confronts mortality and the expansive scale of the universe on viewing Cai Guo-Qiang’s “Sky Ladder” at MOCA Los Angeles.

Carrie Mae Weems. When and Where I Enter—Ancient Rome (2006). Courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York/Carrie Mae Weems.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup contains the latest news on Ann Hamilton, Collier Schorr, Carrie Mae Weems and other Art21 artists.

LaToya Ruby Frazier (b. 1982), Where is Emergency Care for Braddock?, 2010. Gelatin silver print, 16 × 20 in. © LaToya Ruby Frazier; courtesy the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on LaToya Ruby Frazier, Ai Weiwei, Andrea Zittel and other artists featured in Art21’s documentaries and programs.

Catherine Sullivan, Ice Floes of Franz Joseph Land, 2003, 35 mm production still, credit: Kacper Skowron.

Art21 New York Close Up

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Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Catherine Sullivan, Mark Dion, Marina Abramović and other artists featured in Art21 documentaries and programs.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Words and Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Words and Art

I had no idea what to write about this week, so I asked my son, Paul…. He’s six. “Write about words and art,” he said. “Why?” I asked. “Because words …

Computer rendering for Mystery Circle: Explosion Event for The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2012. Courtesy Cai Studio.

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Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup features news on Cai Guo-Qiang, Glenn Ligon, Kiki Smith and many more Art21 featured artists.