Tag Archives: Eleanor Antin

This Week in Art 10.2-10.8: Artists Create Posters Opposing Trump’s Immigration Ban

This Week in Art 10.2-10.8: Artists Create Posters Opposing Trump’s Immigration Ban

A look at this week’s art news, including a new artist collective formed in opposition to Trump’s most recent travel ban, and events and exhibitions from Detroit to Düsseldorf.

This Week in Art 2.13-2.19: Inescapable Politics

This Week in Art 2.13-2.19: Inescapable Politics

A look at this week’s art news, including a new petition against Trump’s immigration order, and events and exhibitions everywhere from San Francisco to Stockholm.

Art21 Exclusive

Eleanor Antin Plays with Politics

Art21 Exclusive

Eleanor Antin Plays with Politics

Eleanor Antin discusses her use of paper dolls to create politically charged sculptures and videos in a new episode of ART21 “Exclusive.”

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Yinka Shonibare MBE unveils a new sculpture in London, Vija Celmins exhibits bronze stones in Riga, Carrie Mae Weems hosts an all-star event in New York City, and more in this week’s roundup.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Eleanor Antin revisits her personae, James Turrell casts blue light, John Baldessari reimagines Adrian Lima, and more.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Five Years of Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Five Years of Teaching with Contemporary Art

When I go back to my first post, I had only a vague idea about how I was going to write on teaching with contemporary art.

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 (Again!) | #AntinCWS

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 (Again!) | #AntinCWS

Artist Eleanor Antin will take over the @Art21 Twitter account to perform a special reading on Wednesday, January 30, from 3:00–4:00 p.m. EST.

Flash Points

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter Today at 2pm EST!

Flash Points

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter Today at 2pm EST!

Today, artist Eleanor Antin will take over the @Art21 Twitter account to perform a special reading from 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST. Please follow along!

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter

Artist Eleanor Antin will take over the @Art21 Twitter account to perform a special reading on Friday, October 26, from 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST.

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

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

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.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Visionary Studios: Getting Started

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Visionary Studios: Getting Started

Anyone who knows me often asks about how I coordinate three jobs. I teach two high school classes and serve as department chair in my school district, work as Art21’s …

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

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

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.

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Sometimes Doing Something Poetic Can Become Political and Sometimes Doing Something Political Can Become Poetic

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Sometimes Doing Something Poetic Can Become Political and Sometimes Doing Something Political Can Become Poetic

Galimberti looks at several recent exhibitions that subtly foreground politics.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Sexy and I Know It

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Sexy and I Know It

Jimmy Fallon, in case you haven’t already seen this, does one hell of a Neil Young impression.

Mike Kelley: 1954-2012. Kandor 10 A (Grotto) at Gagosian Gallery (2011). Photo courtesy Fredrik Nilsen, Gagosian Gallery.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup we remember Mike Kelley, and get the latest news on Bruce Nauman, Eleanor Antin, Judy Pfaff and other Art21 artists.

Barry McGee. Mural at Fifty Years of Bay Area Art. Image courtesy of SFMoMA and the artist.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Our weekly roundup of the latest news, projects and exhibitions by Art21 artists.

Kiki Smith. "Worm," 1992. Image courtesy the artist and the High Museum of Art.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Kiki Smith’s graphic works are on display in Atlanta, Ann Hamilton’s work focuses on mouths and hands, Raymond Pettibon opens a cultural grab bag of artwork, …

Beryl Korot. "Video — Text/Weave/Line," 2011. Photo courtesy of the artist and Jaffe-Friede Gallery.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Beryl Korot prints and weaves video, Jenny Holzer is honored, artists explore being American, several others celebrate creating art in Los Angeles, and more. Beryl Korot‘s exhibition, Video — Text/Weave/Line, …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Taking the Long Way Home: Working With a Theme in a Series

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Taking the Long Way Home: Working With a Theme in a Series

One of the students in my advanced classes is taking on the theme of “looking vs. seeing” for her first semester portfolio. She wants to explore the things people tend …

Gabriel Orozco. "Red Flower Shadow," 2011.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Gabriel Orozco paints with vectors, Florian Maier Aichen explores new forms of photography, Cindy Sherman is honored, several artists contribute calls to action and explore environmental …

Hiroshi Sugimoto. Selections from the Lightning Fields series, 2009. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Mel Chin commemorates 9-11, Hiroshi Sugimoto creates art with lightning, Mike Kelley delves into Superman, Oliver Herring throws art parties, Kiki Smith creates with paper, and …

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 …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art: The First Three Years

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Contemporary Art: The First Three Years

This week Teaching with Contemporary Art here on the blog turns 3. Frankly, I can’t believe that I’ve been writing this column for three years. At the same time, it …

Louise Bourgeois, Arch of Hysteria, 1993

Weekly Roundup

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 …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Film and Objects

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Film and Objects

Teaching with film or taking a trip with students to a museum can sometimes be an experience somewhere between total bliss and a dental visit. It can be eye-opening or …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

An ancient proposition, a group of Modern women, life-restoring elixir, and more in this week’s roundup: Vancouver Art Gallery has organized Canada’s first solo exhibition of works by Season 1 …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Test-Driving the New Season 5 Educators’ Guide: John Baldessari and Juxtaposition

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Test-Driving the New Season 5 Educators’ Guide: John Baldessari and Juxtaposition

Within the first few pages of the season 5 Educators’ Guide, readers are asked to think about the power and influence of juxtaposing images in order to give the viewer …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In today’s roundup you’ll read about three kids in Switzerland, political defiance, Latin American photography, a map upstate, Opera House sails, the nature of light, and airborne balls: The Family, …

Looking at Los Angeles

The Last Days of Pompeii in LA

Looking at Los Angeles

The Last Days of Pompeii in LA

The Los Angeles art world still has a lot of the laissez-faire approachability that endeared it back in the ’60s, which is why so many artists migrate to L.A. and …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

New works by Season 3 artist Josiah McElheny are on view at Andrea Rosen Gallery through Oct. 17. The centerpiece of the exhibition is an eight-foot tall sculpture based on …

Play Art Loud: Creating Characters on ArtBabble

Play Art Loud: Creating Characters on ArtBabble

Have you ever pretended to be someone else? Is there a difference between fictional characters and historical figures lost to time? This week we’re looking at videos of artists who …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Wrestling with the Past: A TwCA 2008-2009 Roundup

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Wrestling with the Past: A TwCA 2008-2009 Roundup

It’s been quite a year. Quite an academic year, that is. Between the country voicing a collective NO to four more years of the same Bushed policies and Bernie Madoff …

Art21 Exclusive

Weekly Roundup

Art21 Exclusive

Weekly Roundup

Krzysztof Wodiczko is the sole artist representing Poland at this summer’s Venice Biennale. The striking video installation of milky windows depicts the shadows of immigrant workers as they take on …

Don’t Miss: Eleanor Antin at the Drawing Center

Don’t Miss: Eleanor Antin at the Drawing Center

If you missed Eleanor Antin (Season 2) at Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) last night, you can catch her at the Drawing Center this evening. Antin will be reading from her memoir entitled, Conversations …

On the Road Again in San Jose

On the Road Again in San Jose

With spirits lifting, gas prices lowering and fun-employment escalating, and although it may not be the wisest of economic choices under the sun, the roads nonetheless seem paved with more …

Flash Points

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Interview with Eleanor Antin Part 2

Flash Points

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Interview with Eleanor Antin Part 2

 Following is the second part of my conversation with Eleanor Antin, continued from Part 1 yesterday… JF: One thing that has been important in my own work with students and …