Tag Archives: Martin Puryear

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 …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Positively Puryear

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Positively Puryear

There is no substitute for seeing Martin Puryear’s sculptures firsthand. Martin Puryear at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., spanning the museum’s two buildings, offers such an opportunity …

Sound & Language

Sound & Language

The human voice is the most specific expression of an individual. With its infinite potential for sound effects and imitation along with its prime role in communication, it is clearly …

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 …

U.S. Embassy Makes Olympic Rings

U.S. Embassy Makes Olympic Rings

These big metallic tulips aren’t just going to be on view in Spain, where they are permanently installed along the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao‘s riverside façade, above. An edition of Tulips …

Walker, Puryear, and Marshall featured in Corcoran show

Walker, Puryear, and Marshall featured in Corcoran show

Those in the Washington D.C. area should take a moment to check out The American Evolution, an expansive show at the Corcoran Gallery of Art on view through July 27. …

Martin Puryear retrospective at Modern Art Museum of Ft. Worth

Martin Puryear retrospective at Modern Art Museum of Ft. Worth

Through May 18, 2008, the traveling retrospective of work by Art21 artist Martin Puryear (Season 2), is on view at the Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth and features nearly …

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, …

“Martin Puryear: A Panel” – Tuesday at MoMA

“Martin Puryear: A Panel” – Tuesday at MoMA

Through a series of presentations and a moderated discussion, David Levi Strauss, scholar, critic, and chair of the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department, School of Visual Arts; Judith Russi …

Serra, Celmins, Puryear, and Walker top TIME’s Top 10 Exhibitions of 2007

Serra, Celmins, Puryear, and Walker top TIME’s Top 10 Exhibitions of 2007

Major exhibitions of work by Richard Serra (Season 1), Vija Celmins, Martin Puryear, and Kara Walker (all Season 2) all made it onto TIME Magazine‚Äôs annual Top 10 Exhibitions list. …

Martin Puryear exhibition videos at www.MoMA.org

Martin Puryear exhibition videos at www.MoMA.org

MoMA features two videos of its current Martin Puryear show on the exhibition’s companion website. The first is a walk-through of the finished show, and the other provides a glimpse …

Martin Puryear Retrospective Now at MoMA

Martin Puryear Retrospective Now at MoMA

A major exhibition of work by the artist Martin Puryear opened this month at MoMA. The retrospective features approximately forty-five sculptures following the development of Puryear’s artistic career over the …