Tag Archives: Elizabeth Murray

This Week in Art 10.30-11.5: Performa 17 Starts Wednesday

This Week in Art 10.30-11.5: Performa 17 Starts Wednesday

A look at this week’s art news, including the start of performance art festival Performa, and events and exhibitions from Houston to Athens.

This Week in Art 8.7-8.13: Cindy Sherman’s Instagram Goes Public

This Week in Art 8.7-8.13: Cindy Sherman’s Instagram Goes Public

A look at this week’s art news, including Cindy Sherman’s recent splash on Instagram, and events and exhibitions from Oklahoma to Buenos Aires.

This Week in Art 1.23-1.29: Artists March Around the World

This Week in Art 1.23-1.29: Artists March Around the World

A look at this week’s art news, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Austin to Berlin.

This Week in Art 1.9-1.15: Artists Call for Inauguration Day Strike

This Week in Art 1.9-1.15: Artists Call for Inauguration Day Strike

A look at this week’s art news, including the upcoming J20 art strike, and events and exhibitions everywhere from San Francisco to South Africa.

This Week in Art: 6.27-7.3

This Week in Art: 6.27-7.3

A look at this week’s art news, including Matthew Barney’s impact on Kanye West, and events and exhibitions from New York to London.

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.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Drawing with the Lights Out

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Drawing with the Lights Out

For the longest time I had assumed, wrongly, that students should view a series of images before trying to make sketches inspired by those images.

Mansai Nomura + Hiroshi Sugimoto. "SANBASO, Divine Dance," 2013. Courtesy Japan Society and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week, Hiroshi Sugimoto presents film and performance, Carrie Mae Weems explores feminism’s evolution, James Turrell kicks off a series of exhibitions, and much more.

Kerry James Marshall, If They Come, 2012. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s Roundup has news on Bruce Nauman, Laylah Ali, Rashid Johnson and other artists featured in Art21’s programs and documentaries.

Alfredo Jaar. An Aesthetics of Resistance, 1992. Image courtesy the artist and Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Alfredo Jaar, Jeff Koons, Martha Colburn, and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Charles Atlas. Views on Video (2005). Image courtesy the artist.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Charles Atlas, Elizabeth Murray, William Kentridge and other artists featured on Art21 programs.

Margaret Kilgallen. "Untitled," c. 2000. Image courtesy of Ratio 3.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Margaret Kilgallen summer selections, Mark Dion in the Netherlands, Kiki Smith in conversation, Laurie Simmons, virtually, and much more. Margaret Kilgallen: Summer / Selections is now on …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Thankful

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Thankful

Back on May 7, 2008 I wrote my first column for Art21’s blog. In that initial post I said, “Teaching with Contemporary Art is about the things that happen when …

Elizabeth Murray

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

Weekly Roundup

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Elizabeth Murray lands, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle and Jessica Stockholder speak, Mark Bradford and Paul McCarthy highlight L.A., and more. Don’t forget to mark your calendars to view …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

Teaching with William Kentridge

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

Teaching with William Kentridge

There are many reasons to teach with the art of William Kentridge, and as we get closer to the premiere of Art21’s new film, William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible, airing …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Brainstorming Big Ideas and Arriving at the Best Idea

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Brainstorming Big Ideas and Arriving at the Best Idea

Every art student (and I mean EVERY art student- K-12, undergrad, graduate, adult education, private lessons, you name it) has had one or more situations when an initial idea for …

Barbara Kruger

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week in the roundup … Barbara Kruger gets a celebration started, Cao Fei has her eyes on a prize, Cai Guo-Qiang goes in with a bang, Raymond Pettibon is into …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Holey maps, pre-natal forms, stuffed animals, and more in today’s roundup: The first exhibition in the United States ever devoted exclusively to the drawings of Season 3 artist Roni Horn …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup is dedicated to the ladies: On Sunday, April 18, a public commemoration will be held for Season 4 artist Nancy Spero (1926-2009) in Cooper Union’s Great Hall. …

Letter from London

Letter from London: The Eighties Revival

Letter from London

Letter from London: The Eighties Revival

The new thing at Tate Modern, three rooms of mainly huge paintings from the 1980s, is timelier than it knows. These works are taken from the UBS collection, the investment …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Save Us from Ourselves (Making a Mess)

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Save Us from Ourselves (Making a Mess)

I’m not very religious, but just the other day I was “given” a prayer that somehow spoke volumes about life, the life of teaching, and the life of artist-educators. Eleanor …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Expanding the Definition(s): Some Days Are Easier Than Others

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Expanding the Definition(s): Some Days Are Easier Than Others

Many thanks to those who have helped get the Teaching with Contemporary Art column off to a smooth start! Recently, a few friends and colleagues have mentioned (even e-mailed) about …

MATRIX/REDUX at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

MATRIX/REDUX at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) celebrates the thirtieth anniversary of the MATRIX exhibition program with a year-long series of events, beginning with MATRIX/REDUX (on view through …

2007: a brief recap

2007: a brief recap

2007 was a landmark year for many Art21 artists. Apart from the accolades and prizes bestowed upon such artists as Kara Walker, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Jessica Stockholder, Kerry James Marshall, …

In Memorium: Elizabeth Murray

In Memorium: Elizabeth Murray

It brings Art21 great sadness to announce that Elizabeth Murray, a featured artist in Season 2 of Art in the Twenty-First Century, passed away yesterday, August 12, at her home …