Tag Archives: Julie Mehretu

This Week in Art 7.24-7.30: The Brooklyn Museum’s “Legacy of Lynching”

This Week in Art 7.24-7.30: The Brooklyn Museum’s “Legacy of Lynching”

A look at this week’s art news, including the Brooklyn Museum’s powerful new exhibition, and events from Los Angeles to London.

This Week in Art 6.19-6.25: Tania Bruguera Opens “Talking to Power”

This Week in Art 6.19-6.25: Tania Bruguera Opens “Talking to Power”

A look at this week’s art news, including a new 30-year survey of work by Tania Bruguera, and events and exhibitions from Rome to Basel.

This Week in Art 5.15-5.21: Jeff Koons’ Inflatable Ballerina Comes to Rockefeller Center

This Week in Art 5.15-5.21: Jeff Koons’ Inflatable Ballerina Comes to Rockefeller Center

A look at this week’s art news, including Jeff Koons’ new public art installation at Rockefeller Center, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Chicago to Shanghai.

This Week in Art 3.27-4.2: 100+ Ai Weiwei Installations Coming to NYC

This Week in Art 3.27-4.2: 100+ Ai Weiwei Installations Coming to NYC

A look at this week’s art news, including Ai Weiwei’s upcoming multi-site public art project, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Dallas to Milan.

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 2.27-3.5: Rashid Johnson’s Directorial Debut

This Week in Art 2.27-3.5: Rashid Johnson’s Directorial Debut

A look at this week’s art news, including Rashid Johnson directing his first feature film, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Durham to Denmark.

This Week in Art 2.20-2.26: William Kentridge Launches Arts Incubator

This Week in Art 2.20-2.26: William Kentridge Launches Arts Incubator

A look at this week’s art news, including William Kentridge’s new arts nonprofit, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Houston to Frankfurt.

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: 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: 9.26-10.2

This Week in Art: 9.26-10.2

A look at this week’s art news, including Jenny Holzer’s new commissions, and events and exhibitions everywhere from London to Baltimore.

This Week in Art: 7.4-7.10

This Week in Art: 7.4-7.10

A look at this week’s art news, including New York Close Up’s newly awarded Cine Golden Eagle, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Edinburgh to Ethiopia.

This Week in Art: 5.16-5.22

This Week in Art: 5.16-5.22

A look at this week’s art news, including Martin Puryear’s new public sculpture in Madison Square Park, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Los Angeles to London.

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.

The Walker Curates the News 10.26.15

The Walker Curates the News 10.26.15

“Everything is awesome!” Or so goes The Lego Movie’s slogan, but Ai Weiwei is finding that’s not quite the case. In September, the Chinese artist was told that the toy …

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.

The Walker Curates the News: 01.19.15

The Walker Curates the News: 01.19.15

“Even for the Oscars—even for the Oscars—this is a really, really lot of white people,” writes NPR’s Linda Holmes of the newest slate of nominees (dubbed the “whitest Oscars since 1998“). …

The Walker Curates the News: 08.25.14

The Walker Curates the News: 08.25.14

Despite friction between artist and director and budgetary bumps that stalled production, Jason Wishnow’s short sci-fi film The Sandstorm is expected to premiere soon. In his acting debut, Ai Weiwei will play a tuk …

Weekly Roundup

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.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Ai Weiwei stars in a science fiction film, El Anatsui creates new work for the Royal Academy, LaToya Ruby Frazier and Mary Reid Kelley receive Guggenheim fellowships, and more in this week’s roundup.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Marina Abramović reports on her performance institute, Richard Serra sits down with Charlie Rose, and more.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Hiroshi Sugimoto has his first retrospective in Korea, Julie Mehretu and Carrie Mae Weems are featured in Elle, and more in this week’s roundup.

Krzysztof Wodiczko. "Hirshhorn Projection," 1988-2000. Public projection: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Lelong.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Paul McCarthy in New York, Richard Serra in Montana, Kerry James Marshall in D.C., Mika Tajima in East Hampton…

100 Artists: Julie Mehretu

100 Artists: Julie Mehretu

On the occasion of Julie Mehretu’s new solo exhibition, and Art21’s ongoing “100 Artists” celebration, we release a new text interview with the artist.

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.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

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

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.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Questions, Questions, Questions

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Questions, Questions, Questions

During a recent conversation I was asked, “Where do you come up with the questions featured in the Art21 educator guides?” I didn’t know what to say. The “Before Viewing” …

El Anatsui. "Dusasa I," (2007). Courtesy of the artist and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on El Anatsui, Josiah McElheny, Julie Mehretu and other artists featured in Art21 programs and documentaries.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Pluck Peppered with Luck: Crown Point Press Celebrates 50 Years

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Pluck Peppered with Luck: Crown Point Press Celebrates 50 Years

Sarah Kirk Hanley looks back on a half-century of printmaking at Crown Point Press.

[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.

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.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Political Art for a Contentious Time

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Political Art for a Contentious Time

Following a trend that began with the Enlightenment, prints play a role in today’s political discourse by disseminating artists’ views and rallying the public.

Ellen Gallagher. "Bird in Hand," 2006. Image courtesy of Tate Liverpool.

Art21 New York Close Up

Polyculturalist Visions Revisited

Art21 New York Close Up

Polyculturalist Visions Revisited

Nettrice Gaskins revisits themes she first explored in her essay on “polyculturalism” for Art21.org’s Ideas series on “The Culture Wars, Redux.”

Bruce Nauman. Partial installation view of "One Hundred Fish Fountain," 2005. Courtesy the artist and Donald Young Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Bruce Nauman, Andrea Zittell, Kerry James Marshall and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Julie Mehretu. "Untitled," 2012. Courtesy the artist and Salon 94.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s Roundup has the latest news on Julie Mehretu, Janine Antoni, Mark Bradford and other artists featured in Art21 programs.