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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.

The Walker Curates the News 11.09.15

The Walker Curates the News 11.09.15

“Art is not neutral.” Tania Canas, arts director of RISE (Refugees, Survivors and Ex-Detainees ), raises questions around the ethics of artists using refugees in their  projects. In this 10-point …

The Walker Curates the News: 05.04.15

The Walker Curates the News: 05.04.15

“There are so many kids in this country who look at places like museums and concert halls and other cultural centers and they think to themselves, well, that’s not a …

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

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.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

New and recent work on view by David Altmejd, Maya Lin, Judy Pfaff, and additional ART21-featured artists, included in this week’s roundup.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Lucas Blalock photographs hot dogs, Jenny Holzer exhibits her Chinese-language LEDs, and more in this roundup of ART21-featured artists.

The Walker Curates the News: 10.27.14

The Walker Curates the News: 10.27.14

Finally embraced by museums that long considered him a pariah for his critiques of institutional power, Hans Haacke’s critical eye remains unchanged: his new exhibition at Paula Cooper includes a …

The Walker Curates the News: 10.20.14

The Walker Curates the News: 10.20.14

“My only commitment—my only doctrine—is to not let the dust settle,” says director/artist Steve McQueen, a sentiment that’s reinforced by his new video and sculptural works, which address racism and …

Art21 Extended Play

Kara Walker’s advice to young artists

Art21 Extended Play

Kara Walker’s advice to young artists

In today’s ART21 Exclusive, Kara Walker reflects on her early success and offers advice to the next generation of artists.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Alfredo Jaar and other Art21-featured artists exhibit at the Guggenheim, Maya Lin creates a unique speaker system, and more in this week’s roundup.

Art21 Extended Play

The Making of Kara Walker’s Sugar Sphinx

Art21 Extended Play

The Making of Kara Walker’s Sugar Sphinx

An in-depth look at the creation of Kara Walker’s monumental public project, A Subtlety or the Marvelous Sugar Baby (2014), at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, NY.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Kara Walker’s first public art project opens in Brooklyn, Bruce Nauman receives the Kiesler Prize, Raymond Pettibon has a new book out, and more in this week’s roundup.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Hiroshi Sugimoto exhibits water-damaged photographs, Robert Mangold paints enclosed voids, Kara Walker dips her hands in sugar, and more in this week’s roundup.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Mika Tajima gets a solo show in New York, five Art21 artists exhibit at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Richard Tuttle explains how artists are like clouds, and more.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Hubbard & Birchler film forgotten and decaying sites, Trenton Doyle Hancock takes train riders on a visual journey, Maya Lin visits Smith College, and more.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Mel Chin explores lead contamination, Kara Walker examines power and race in Belfast, Hiroshi Sugimoto designs the ideal museum, and more.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

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

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Rashid Johnson has a major solo, Doris Salcedo and Fred Wilson receive honors, William Kentridge returns to the Metropolitan Opera, and more.

James Turrell. "Aten Reign," 2013. Courtesy GalleristNY and Guggenheim, New York City.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

James Turrell takes over the Guggenheim’s rotunda, John Baldessari explores the complexities of space, Pepón Osorio addressed his inner child, and more.

Lari Pittman, Untitled #11, 2003. Matte oil, aerosol lacquer, and Cel-Vinyl on gessoed canvas, 76 x 102 inches. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles, and Thomas Dane Gallery, London © Lari Pittman.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Lari Pittman arrives in the Midwest, Alfredo Jaar revisits Venice Biennale, Kalup Linzy casts Michael Stipe, David Altmejd explores paradise, and Marina Abramović appears in an opera.

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.

Alchemy of Inspiration

Alchemy of Inspiration I All About the Blues

Alchemy of Inspiration

Alchemy of Inspiration I All About the Blues

Columnist Jessica Lott visits the Whitney Museum’s “Blues for Smoke,” a wide-ranging exhibition exploring the definition of the blues and blues aesthetic.

Kara Walker. "The Theater" from 'Rise Up Ye Mighty Race', 2012. Courtesy the artist and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Kara Walker exhibits in Chicago, Ann Hamilton shows new textile-inspired prints, Fred Wilson receives a Mayor’s Award—all this and more in our Weekly Roundup.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week, John Baldessari’s artwork covers L.A. buses; Kara Walker and Yinka Shonibare MBE say it loud and proud in Florida, and lots more.

Hank Willis Thomas. "Believe It" from the Fair Warning series. Courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Hank Willis Thomas: Believe It.

Hank Willis Thomas: Believe It.

Nettrice Gaskins interviews artist Hank Willis Thomas about his work in the exhibition “Believe It,” on view at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta.

© Mary Heilmann; Private Collection, London. Foto Alex Delfanne

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on An-My Lê, Raymond Pettibon, Kiki Smith and other artists featured in Art21 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.

"The Cyclorama." Atlanta, Georgia. 2006. Roadside Georgia. September, 2008.

Kara Walker: The Art of War

Kara Walker: The Art of War

Nettrice Gaskins reports on Kara Walker’s recent lecture “The Art of War” at the Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum.

Barbara Kruger. "Belief+Doubt," 2012. Photo by Cathy Carver. Courtesy the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Barbara Kruger, Oliver Herring, Maya Lin and other artists featured in Art21 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.

Kara Walker. Exodus of Confederates from Atlanta. Courtesy of Kara Walker and the Museum of Modern Art, New York City.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Kara Walker, Cindy Sherman, Robert Adams and many other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Martin Puryear. Night Watch (2012). Courtesy of the artist and McKee Gallery, New York

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Martin Puryear, James Turrell, Kiki Smith and other artists featured on Art21 programs.

Rashid Johnson. Triple Consciousness (2009). Courtesy MCA Chicago. Collection of Dr. Daniel S. Berger, Chicago.

Art21 New York Close Up

The Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

The Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Rashid Johnson, Lynda Benglis, Kalup Linzy and other Art21 artists.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The State of the Art is Elsewhere: “Print/Out” at The Museum of Modern Art

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The State of the Art is Elsewhere: “Print/Out” at The Museum of Modern Art

Sarah Kirk Hanley reviews a new MoMA exhibition surveying the state of the contemporary print medium.