Tag Archives: Mark Dion

Alfredo Jaar. Muxima, 2006. Film still courtesy of the artist.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Our first 2012 roundup features news on Louise Bourgeois, Alfredo Jaar, Mark Dion and other Art21 artists.

John Baldessari. The First $100,000 I Ever Made, 2011. Photo by Bill Orcutt courtesy of John Baldessari and the Marian Goodman Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: John Baldessari’s first $100,000, Mark Dion explores archeology in Istanbul, Krzysztof Wodiczko Dis-cusses his work, and more.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Thinking About Interdisciplinary Teaching with Mark Dion’s Neukom Vivarium

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Thinking About Interdisciplinary Teaching with Mark Dion’s Neukom Vivarium

This past spring at the National Art Education Association’s annual conference in Seattle, Art21 brought Mark Dion not only as a keynote speaker, but also to explore his work and …

Mike Kelley and Michael Smith. "A Voyage of Growth and Discovery." Installation view: Sculpture Center, Long Island, New York, 2009.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Mike Kelly navigates the Burning Man, Mark Dion reimagines the humanities, Krzysztof Wodiczko interviews anonymous war veterans, and more. Mike Kelley and longtime friend Michael Smith …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Interdisciplinary Is Not a One-Way Street

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Interdisciplinary Is Not a One-Way Street

What makes a good interdisciplinary lesson?

Cai Guo-Qiang, Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project (2009), Philadelphia Art since the Mid-20th Century, Room 410.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Yinka Shonibare MBE discusses post-Colonial Britain, John Baldessari talks about graffiti and street art, Barbara Kruger explores the game of chess, works by Barry McGee and Fred Wilson are …

Robert Adams. "Arriba," 1966. © Robert Adams, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery and Matthew Marks Gallery; "Longmont, Colorado," 1979. Yale University Art Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, a Robert Adams retrospective, Mark Dion’s site-specific production, Josiah McElheny’s abstract film reflections, new sculptures by Richard Serra, and much more. Robert Adams: The Place We Live, …

Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Bedfellows | Both a Science and an Art, Part 2

Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Bedfellows | Both a Science and an Art, Part 2

    Alison Kendall creates drawings and paintings in which viewers’ expectations are breached by dreamlike intruders. The San Francisco–based artist went to school for scientific illustration, learning to draw animals …

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 …

Art21 Educators 2011-2012: Jeannine Bardo and Mary Curry

Art21 Educators 2011-2012: Jeannine Bardo and Mary Curry

Last week, we featured Jethro Gillespie and James Rees from Utah. This week, in the fourth installment of Art21 Educators introductions, allow us to introduce Jeannine Bardo and Mary Curry. …

Art21 Educators 2011-2012: Jethro Gillespie and James Rees

Art21 Educators 2011-2012: Jethro Gillespie and James Rees

This week is the third installment of introductions to the new cohort of Art21 Educators, featuring each of the eight pairs of educators. Last week, we featured Jack Watson and …

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

5 Questions (for Contemporary Practice) with Not An Alternative

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

5 Questions (for Contemporary Practice) with Not An Alternative

I encountered the art group Not An Alternative for the first time about a month ago in Corona, Queens, where Tania Bruguera (featured last month in 5 Questions) had assembled …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

Catching Up

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

Catching Up

This week I’d like to share a quick update on some recent Art21 Education news and highlights …. First of all, we are all set to announce our new group …

Vija Celmins, Galaxy #4

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Vija Celmins explores the desert, sea and stars, Laurie Anderson and Carrie Mae Weems explore vinyl record culture, Mark Dion explores oceanography, and more. Vija Celmins …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Wrapping Up Art21 at NAEA 2011

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Wrapping Up Art21 at NAEA 2011

It was suggested that perhaps the TWCA column could provide a a wrap-up of the National Art Education Association’s annual conference in pictures this year, and while I would like …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Lots of Questions and Lots of Coffee: NAEA 2011

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Lots of Questions and Lots of Coffee: NAEA 2011

As I mentioned last week, Art21’s Education and Public Programs team recently took to Seattle for the National Art Education Association’s annual conference. Over 3,000 educators from across the country …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

See You in Seattle

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 William Kentridge: Anything is Possible

See You in Seattle

The Art21 Education and Public Programs team is flying to Seattle this Thursday for the annual National Art Education Association conference March 17-20. We will be bringing season 4 artist …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Kerry James Marshall and others explore black identity, Mark Dion has a ship in a bottle, Barbara Kruger makes art from chess, and more. Martin Puryear, …

Louise Bourgeois

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

  In this week’s roundup, Louise Bourgeois is in two collaborative exhibitions, Walton Ford is featured in Juxtapoz, Charles Atlas presents new work, and more. Louise Bourgeois collaborated with Tracy …

What Ever Happened to the Dilettante?

What Ever Happened to the Dilettante?

In June, the contemporary art podcast Bad at Sports (and regular columnists on this site) featured an interview with artist Mark Dion. Dion said something in the interview that has …

Turkish and Other Delights

Turkish and Other Delights | An Interview with Vasıf Kortun (Part II)

Turkish and Other Delights

Turkish and Other Delights | An Interview with Vasıf Kortun (Part II)

Following is the second half an interview Elizabeth Wolfson conducted with Vasif Kortun. Read part one here. — Ed. Perhaps more than any other individual, Vasıf Kortun has redirected the …

Oliver Herring

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Oliver Herring brings senior citizens center stage, Cindy Sherman shows us her favorites, Matthew Ritchie celebrates MIT’s anniversary, Susan Rothenberg straddles divide,s and more. Oliver Herring‘s …

Flash Points

Relational Aesthetics is the New Black: DIY Art School

Flash Points

Relational Aesthetics is the New Black: DIY Art School

Relational art functions as a response to the technological advances of everyday life, with virtual profiles acting as surrogates for human interaction.  Less obvious are the ways in which the …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Need-to-Know (Basics)

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Need-to-Know (Basics)

On a recent visit to one of Lois Hetland’s classes at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Lois and I were engaged in a discussion about what teachers of …

John Feodorov

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Highlights in this week’s roundup: Mark Dion speaks about public art partnership, Gabriel Orozco is inside out, an exclusive Cindy Sherman documentary film can be viewed for free online, and …

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 …

William Kentridge

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: William Kentridge makes several appearances, Mark Dion renovates Walden, Nancy Spero is celebrated, Louise Bourgeois draws on fabric, Kiki Smith debuts a stained glass window, Maya …

Recap: Creative Time Summit, Saturday October 9th, 2010

Recap: Creative Time Summit, Saturday October 9th, 2010

This past Saturday, I attended the Creative Time Summit at The Cooper Union in NYC, and I’m glad I did. Whatever one may say about Creative Time’s role in the …

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 …

Barry McGee. Houston Street (NYC), 2010.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: Barry McGee tags Houston Street in NYC,  Bruce Nauman and Richard Serra contextualize and collaborate, Robert Adams comes to Vancouver, Roni Horn channels Emily Dickinson, and more. …

Allan McCollum

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: An-My Lê captures the American armed forces, Allora & Calzadilla explore physical and temporal displacement, Julie Mehretu examines the metaphysical aspects of art, and more! “Memory, materiality, monsters, and motion” provide …

Charles Atlas video still.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

As summer 2010 winds down this week’s roundup gets ready for an exciting fall season when Mark Dion embarks on an expedition in Oakland, Andrea Zittel lands on the Portland …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Cultivating Curiosity

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Cultivating Curiosity

Revving up for the new school year I have had the chance to read quite a bit over the past two weeks, and in addition to the recommendations from June …

William Kentridge Sphinx

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This Weekly Roundup features Kentridge’s Egyptian sketchbooks, Louise Bourgeois in The Surreal House, and Mike Kelley’s maiden voyage. Scheduled to coincide with the monographic retrospective devoted to the artist at …

BMW Art Car, Jeff Koons

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Back after a two-week hiatus Art21 blogger Nettrice R. Gaskins takes the Weekly Roundup baton, so to speak.  In this week’s roundup you’ll read about Cindy Sherman wall decals, crying, …

All things to all men

All things to all men

Over the past ten years, an interesting and forward-looking trend among contemporary art galleries in the United Kingdom  has been the aim to secure a legacy beyond the general functions …