Tag Archives: Martin Puryear

This Week in Art 9.18-9.24: Mel Chin Unveils a Monument to Everyone

This Week in Art 9.18-9.24: Mel Chin Unveils a Monument to Everyone

A look at this week’s art news, including Mel Chin’s new public artwork in Philadelphia, and events and exhibitions from Boston to Berlin.

This Week in Art 9.11-9.17: Cindy Sherman and Maya Lin Celebrated as TIME “Firsts”

This Week in Art 9.11-9.17: Cindy Sherman and Maya Lin Celebrated as TIME “Firsts”

A look at this week’s art news, including a special Time Magazine project honoring women, and events and exhibitions from Paris to Philadelphia.

This Week in Art 5.29-6.4: “Big Bling” Comes to Philadelphia

This Week in Art 5.29-6.4: “Big Bling” Comes to Philadelphia

A look at this week’s art news, including a new public art installation by Martin Puryear, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Los Angeles to Barcelona.

This Week in Art 3.13-3.19: Theaster Gates Axes a Painting

This Week in Art 3.13-3.19: Theaster Gates Axes a Painting

A look at this week’s art news, including Theaster Gates taking an ax to a painting, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Minneapolis to Copenhagen.

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: August 2016

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: August 2016

The ART21 staff shares their favorite films, exhibitions, and installations.

Art21 Exclusive

The Making of Martin Puryear’s “Big Bling”

Art21 Exclusive

The Making of Martin Puryear’s “Big Bling”

Today’s ART21 “Exclusive” follows Martin Puryear’s monumental public sculpture “Big Bling” as it’s created and installed in Madison Square Park.

This Week in Art: 5.30-6.5

This Week in Art: 5.30-6.5

A look at this week’s art news, including our announcement of “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, and events and exhibitions everywhere from New York to Norway.

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: 4.11-4.17

This Week in Art: 4.11-4.17

A look at this week’s art news, including broken attendance records in Australia and a new children’s book celebrating the life of Louise Bourgeois.

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.

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.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Trenton Doyle Hancock has a major survey exhibition, Walton Ford exhibits new watercolors, Richard Serra receives an award, and more in this week’s roundup.

Ann Hamilton. "the event of a thread," 2012. Photo by Kemi Ilesanmi.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Ann Hamilton, Pierre Huyghe, Martin Puryear and other artists featured in Art21’s programs and documentaries.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Reflecting on Visual Conversations

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Reflecting on Visual Conversations

In my previous post two weeks ago I said that I was interested in encouraging students to draw relationships between works of art and to think about how context affects what we see. Can works of art “speak” to the viewer or have “conversations” with other works? If so, how? Today was the day, after a long Thanksgiving weekend, for the group to share works in progress and get some feedback from one another.

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.

Maya Lin, Dew Point 18 (detail), 2007, blown glass; © Maya Lin Studio, Inc., courtesy The Pace Gallery; Photo courtesy The Pace Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Maya Lin, Alfredo Jaar, Pepón Osorio and many other artists featured on Art21 programs.

Computer rendering for Mystery Circle: Explosion Event for The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2012. Courtesy Cai Studio.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup features news on Cai Guo-Qiang, Glenn Ligon, Kiki Smith and many more Art21 featured artists.

Charles Atlas. The Illusion of Democracy, installation view (2012). Photo courtesy Luhring Augustine Bushwick.

Art21 New York Close Up

The Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

The Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup is chock-full of news about the latest exhibitions and activities of Art21 artists, including Charles Atlas, Jessica Stockholder, Sarah Sze and others.

John Baldessari, "Brain/Cloud (with Seascape and Palm Tree)," 1250 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA. Photo courtesy of The La Jolla Community Foundation.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has news on Martin Puryear, Walton Ford, Tim Hawkinson and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

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 …

Kalup and Franco. Turn It Up EP, 2011. Courtesy of Dutty Artz.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, NYCU’s Kalup Linzy teams up with James Franco, Barry McGee is featured, Trenton Doyle Hancock does all he can in Atlanta, Shahzia Sikander pays a tribute to …

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, …

Kara Walker

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In the first weekly roundup of 2011: a Cai Guo Qiang New Year’s celebration in Taipei, Barry McGee in Brazil, two artists make art “scherenschnitte,” Richard Serra is ready for TV, …

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 …

Pepón Osorio, Drowned in a Glass of Water

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week in Roundup read about Pepón Osorio’s drowned art, Allora & Calzadilla getting shortlisted, Janine Antoni in motion, and a Hiroshi Sugimoto/James Turrell art counterpoint. Allora & Calzadilla are …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Sparkling Nepalese paper, race and civil rights, a northern island, circular botanics, fluorescent lights, a ton of vinyl records, and a few reviews in today’s roundup: Season 1 artist John …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Vital Signals: Japanese and American Video Art from the 1960s and 70s is a three-part screening program at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Presented in collaboration with Electronic …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Works by Art21 artists Pepón Osario (Season 1) and Eleanor Antin (Season 2) are currently on view in the exhibition Black&WhiteWorks at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. The show includes painting, …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The Cincinnati Art Museum has announced an exhibition of prints by Season 2 artist Martin Puryear. The show is scheduled to open December 2009.   Barbara Kruger (Season 1) is …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The Art of Caring: A Look at Life through Photography opened this past weekend at the New Orleans Museum of Art.  The show is comprised of over 200 photographs covering …

Letter from London

Letter from London: Primo Puryear

Letter from London

Letter from London: Primo Puryear

It’s easy for contemporary art cynics to criticize the Bushesque debasement of language that goes on every day in the art world. I’ve actually started to take to the byzantine …

Maya Lin & Martin Puryear at the de Young Museum

Maya Lin & Martin Puryear at the de Young Museum

Currently on view at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco are two new exhibitions by Art21 artists. The museum is presenting Maya Lin (Season 2) in Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes, …

Martin Puryear in the Bay Area

Martin Puryear in the Bay Area

The traveling exhibition of sculptures by Season 2 artist Martin Puryear (organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New York) has made its way to San Francisco. On view at the San Francisco Museum of …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Celebrating Four Months…

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Celebrating Four Months…

Looking back, the Teaching With Contemporary Art column is off to an exciting beginning in our first four months. Since early May, we have had the opportunity to feature writing …

U.S. Embassy in Beijing

U.S. Embassy in Beijing

On the occassion of the 2008 Olympic Games, the new American Embassy in Beijing opened last Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Though not as prominent as the architectural “monuments” of …