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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Inside, Outside, Online: Dissecting social media, escape and identity

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Inside, Outside, Online: Dissecting social media, escape and identity

Educator-in-Residence Stacey Abramson relates the experience of art-making to that of constructing an identity online—both are a means of self-presentation and escape.

This Week in Art 6.5-6.11: Tania Bruguera Launches Immigrant Empowerment Initiative in Queens

This Week in Art 6.5-6.11: Tania Bruguera Launches Immigrant Empowerment Initiative in Queens

A look at this week’s art news, including Tania Bruguera’s latest project, CycleNews, and events and exhibitions from St. Louis to Istanbul.

Polyculturalist Visions, New Frameworks of Representation: Multiculturalism and the American Culture Wars

Polyculturalist Visions, New Frameworks of Representation: Multiculturalism and the American Culture Wars

Nettrice Gaskins examines the ongoing crisis of representation in cultural institutions, ultimately arriving at what she sees as a “polyculturalist” future for art, in which it moves away from dialectical identity politics to a sphere of fluid identities.

This Week in Art: 8.22-8.28

This Week in Art: 8.22-8.28

A look at this week’s art news, including feminist art trending in Los Angeles, and events and exhibitions from Alberta to Moscow.

This Week in Art: 6.20-6.26

This Week in Art: 6.20-6.26

A look at this week’s art news, including the latest round of Art Car commissions, and events and exhibitions everywhere from St. Petersburg 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: 4.4-4.10

This Week in Art: 4.4-4.10

A look at this week’s art news, including collaborations between visual artists and musicians, commentary on conceptual art, and upcoming exhibitions in NYC and around the world.

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: 04.13.15

The Walker Curates the News: 04.13.15

In a recent interview, Chinese multimedia artist Cao Fei reflects on life in Beijing, motherhood, censorship, and the trends that she has observed in the art created by new Chinese …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

ART21-related goings on featuring Janine Antoni, Mary Reid Kelley, Jessica Stockholder, Cao Fei, and others as they present work in exhibitions around the world.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The U.S. State Department’s Art in Embassies program selects a new class of Medal of Arts recipients, Liz Magic Laser creates a fictional TED talk, and work by ART21-featured artists included in exhibitions throughout the world in this week’s roundup.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Trevor Paglen and Jenny Holzer investigate government operations, Kimsooja installs a needle upstate, Thomas Hirschhorn responds to the question “Does it function?,” and more in this week’s roundup.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Cao Fei finds inspiration in film noir, Mary Reid Kelley continues to explore the Minotaur, Do-Ho Suh to sign books in Austin, and more in this week’s roundup of ART21-featured artists.

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.

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…

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

John Baldessari plays serious games, Cao Fei presents a zombie movie set, Laurie Simmons explores identity and desire on the Internet, and more.

Cao Fei. "House of Treasures" 2013. Photo by Laurent Fievet.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Cao Fei celebrates abundance, Julie Mehretu has two concurrent solo shows, Raymond Pettibon and Judy Pfaff are honored, and much more.

Yannick Jacquet and Marc Ferrario aka Mandril. "Cityscape 2095," 2013. Courtesy of the artists.

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: Augmented Space in “Cityscape 2095”

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: Augmented Space in “Cityscape 2095”

In a fourth and final post from New Frontier at Sundance, Nettrice Gaskins investigates “augmented space”—the technologies, objects, or symbols that overlay physical space with information.

"E.m-bed.de/d" (left) and "Augmented Real" by Yung Jake.

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: 4D Art and Augmented Real

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: 4D Art and Augmented Real

Nettrice Gaskins speaks with “datamoshing, glitch-creating, meta-rapping” artist Yung Jake in a second post from New Frontier at Sundance.

Trenton Doyle Hancock. Plate of Shrimp, 2012. Courtesy of the artist and James Cohan Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Trenton Doyle Hancock, Cindy Sherman, El Anatsui and other artists featured in Art21 documentaries and programs.

[dNASAb]. “Screenscaping the Pixelsphere,” 2012. (1) 19" LED screen, (3) 4" LCD screens, pigmented plastic prints, clear plastic, wire, glass, crystal, foam, aluminum, resin, mirrors, fiber optics, media player, L.E.D's, 1 of 1 1080p HD video w. audio. Dimensions variable. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Colliding Complexities_Extreme feats of the New York_New Aesthetic

Colliding Complexities_Extreme feats of the New York_New Aesthetic

Nettrice Gaskins reports on a group exhibition highlighting the complex intersections between art, science and technology.

Arturo Herrera. Detail from Chicago (2012). ©Arturo Herrera, courtesy Corbett vs. Dempsey.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Arturo Herrera, Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Do Ho Suh

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Cao Fei holds up half the sky, Carrie Mae Weems speaks at the Corcoran, Janine Antoni draws with her hair, Kiki Smith and Nancy Spero present …

Paul Pfeiffer. "Empire," 2004. Paula Cooper Gallery (New York). Photo courtesy of the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Paul Pfeiffer and Cao Fei are exhibiting in Istanbul, John Baldessari is honored in LA, Andrea Zittel presents work from the Mojave desert, and more. Paul Pfeiffer‘s …

‪Cai Guo-Qiang. "1040M Underground‬," 2011. Photo courtesy of the artist and Izolyatsia.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Cai Guo-Qiang goes underground, Josiah McElheny curates for Andrea Zittel and Roni Horn, Beryl Korot composes in Krakow and more. Cai Guo-Qiang‘s 1040M Underground at Izolyatsia …

Andrea Zittel. “Pattern of Habit,” installation view, Sprüth Magers Berlin, 2011.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Cao Fei in Istanbul, Fred Wilson works in paper, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle edits a ritual, and more. Cao Fei will be featured at the Kurye Video and …

Amir Baradaran. "FutARism Performance," 2011.

The Artist is Prescient: Relational Aesthetics and Augmented Reality

The Artist is Prescient: Relational Aesthetics and Augmented Reality

This entry takes up where I left off last December, when I documented my encounter with electronics artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer who lectured at the High Museum of Art (Atlanta) about …

Charles Atlas. "Joints Array," 2011.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Charles Atlas gets close-up on Merce Cunningham’s joints, Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photography is explored, Shana Moulton creates on-site art in China, and more. Charles Atlas‘s Joints Array …

Doris Salcedo. Plegaria Muda, 2008-2010.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Doris Salcedo evokes memorials, Cao Fei explores play time, several artists are celebrated and more. Doris Salcedo: Plegaria Muda unveils the newest sculptural work by Doris …

Barbara Kruger

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Barbara Kruger on an 18-wheeler, Cao Fei presents on art and technology, artists receive awards, and more. Barbara Kruger is one of the 150 artists, poets, …

Art21 Exclusive

Cao Fei: “PRD Anti-Heroes”

Art21 Exclusive

Cao Fei: “PRD Anti-Heroes”

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #140: Artist Cao Fei discusses her multi-media theatrical work “PRD Anti-Heroes” (2005), a play performed by non-professional actors. Investigating …

Concert for Japan

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Laurie Anderson performs for Japan aid, Maya Lin is honored, several artists are keeping it real in London, work by An-My Lê and Richard Serra soon to come …

Louise Bourgeois, Arch of Hysteria, 1993

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Louise Bourgeois’s art arrives in Latin America, Margaret Kilgallen and Barry McGee are part of a major street art exhibition, Tim Hawkinson plans to build a …

RMB Opera

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Cao Fei puts avatars on stage, Laurie Anderson to be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Barbara Kruger looks back in Dazed & Confused, Laylah Ali …

Peter

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Weekly Roundup

With Inspire Your Heart With Art Day in mind, this week’s roundup finds the New Museum rethinking contemporary art through several Art21 artists’ works, Arturo Herrera exploring abstraction in two …

Cindy Sherman

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Ellen Gallagher engages the empirical, Cindy Sherman breaks out of the frame, Nancy Spero is honored, Cao Fei employs virtuality and more. Ellen Gallagher‘s latest work …