Tag Archives: Vija Celmins

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Ai Weiwei’s commissioned project for the Vancouver Biennale (British Columbia) was recently unveiled in Harbour Green Park. F Grass is composed of 1,328 tufts of iron that form the letter F, which can only …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Yinka Shonibare MBE unveils a new sculpture in London, Vija Celmins exhibits bronze stones in Riga, Carrie Mae Weems hosts an all-star event in New York City, and more in this week’s roundup.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

John Baldessari plays serious games, Cao Fei presents a zombie movie set, Laurie Simmons explores identity and desire on the Internet, and more.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Ai Weiwei’s zodiac heads go to Cleveland, Judy Pfaff explores time, Marina Abramovic turns to crowdsourcing, and more in today’s roundup.

Vija Celmins. "Untitled (Web 3)," 2002. 1-color photogravure/aquatint/drypoint. Courtesy the artist and McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Vija Celmins is cast in a web, Ellen Gallagher covers a glossy, Ai Weiwei drops his first music album, Carrie Mae Weems arrives in Cleveland…

Maya Lin. "Sliver Thames," 2012. Courtesy the artist and Pace London.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Maya Lin explores the topography of Europe, Roni Horn displays photographs and glass, Rashid Johnson highlights artistic contributions by women and minorities, and much more.

100 Artists | Vija Celmins

100 Artists | Vija Celmins

In conjunction with Art21’s 100 Artists celebration, a roundup of current exhibitions featuring work by Season 2 artist Vija Celmins.

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.

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | I Already Know I Exist: Ken Price at LACMA

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | I Already Know I Exist: Ken Price at LACMA

Catherine Wagley considers the role that personal biography plays–or doesn’t–in LACMA’s newly-opened “Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective.”

Kerry James Marshall, If They Come, 2012. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s Roundup has news on Bruce Nauman, Laylah Ali, Rashid Johnson and other artists featured in Art21’s programs and documentaries.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Paper Feast in New York

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Paper Feast in New York

Sarah Kirk Hanley surveys the bounty of print exhibitions that are or have recently been on view in New York.

Alfredo Jaar. An Aesthetics of Resistance, 1992. Image courtesy the artist and Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Alfredo Jaar, Jeff Koons, Martha Colburn, and other artists featured in Art21 programs.

Jessica Stockholder. Color Jam at State & Adams (2012). Image courtesy avoision.com.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s Roundup has news on Jessica Stockholder, Pepón Osorio, Richard Tuttle, and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

Kiki Smith. Blue Moon III, 2011. Cast 1 of 3. © Kiki Smith/ Courtesy The Pace Gallery Photo courtesy of Melissa Christy / Walla Walla Foundry.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup has the latest news on Kiki Smith, Paul McCarthy, Laurie Anderson and other Art21 artists.

Beryl Korot. "Video — Text/Weave/Line," 2011. Photo courtesy of the artist and Jaffe-Friede Gallery.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Beryl Korot prints and weaves video, Jenny Holzer is honored, artists explore being American, several others celebrate creating art in Los Angeles, and more. Beryl Korot‘s exhibition, Video — Text/Weave/Line, …

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 …

ARTIST ROOMS Jeff Koons

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Jeff Koons and Vija Celmins make room for artists, Mark Bradford inspires Chicago youth, and more. Jeff Koons‘s artwork is currently on view at ARTIST ROOMS …

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 …

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | Vija Celmins’s Visions of Violence

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | Vija Celmins’s Visions of Violence

Last Saturday, March 19—the day that the US began air strikes in Libya—I passed an anti-war demonstration while driving to LACMA to see Vija Celmins: Television and Disaster, 1964-1966. It …

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 …

Paul McCarthy

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, William Kentridge receives the Kyoto Prize! Louise Bourgeois, Jeff Koons, Mike Kelley, and Paul McCarthy have childish things on exhibition and more! William Kentridge has been …

Vija Celmins

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Mark Bradford repurposes South L.A. urban detritus, Allora & Calzadilla perform at MoMA, Raymond Pettibon goes hard in the paint, artists have a couple of firsts, and much …

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 …

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink: New Transparency for the Tamarind Institute

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink: New Transparency for the Tamarind Institute

Printmaking is a vital and significant aspect of contemporary art, yet there is currently very little discussion or media coverage of this medium in the press. When Art on Paper announced …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

A tribute to a great artist, a series of German faces, a big film of tiny things, some drawing restraint, and a bunch more in this week’s roundup: The Emilio …

Looking at Los Angeles

Breaking the Rules: MOCA Reaches Out to a Younger Audience

Looking at Los Angeles

Breaking the Rules: MOCA Reaches Out to a Younger Audience

Last month, MOCA published a new book dedicated to engaging children with its permanent collection.  Aimed at children age 8-12, Breaking the Rules: What is Contemporary Art? exploring works by …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Biennials, cremated canvases, German faces, cashmere sportswear, sculptural tour de force, fashionable shoes, and an iPhone app comprise this week’s roundup: 2010: Whitney Biennial will open at the Whitney Museum …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup you’ll read about two anniversary exhibitions, 6,000 shapes upstate, masterworks in the Midwest, some road trip souvenirs, a whole lotta prints, and a sale you won’t …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Transcendent: Vija Celmins and Kimsooja

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Transcendent: Vija Celmins and Kimsooja

Recently I was engaged in a little debate about whether contemporary art can truly be transcendent — taking us beyond the range of normal perception to some place else, some …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week in Art21 artist news we have two tapestry makers, a silk archway, the master of Cremaster, an artist who likes to do laundry, a magical sound installation, environmental issues, creative …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Throughout 2009, 18 museums and galleries across the UK will be showing over 30 ARTIST ROOMS from the collection created by the dealer and collector, Anthony d’Offay, and acquired by …

Vija Celmins Wins the Roswitha Haftmann Prize

Vija Celmins Wins the Roswitha Haftmann Prize

Art21 artist Vija Celmins (Season 2) is the third woman to receive the Roswitha Haftmann Prize, first awarded in 2001. This prize is hailed as the most valuable award in …

Carnegie Prize Goes to Vija Celmins

Carnegie Prize Goes to Vija Celmins

Vija Celmins (Season 2) has been awarded the Carnegie Prize for her work Night Sky in the Carnegie International’s Life on Mars exhibition.  In addition to a monetary award of …

Life on Mars: Carnegie International 2008

Life on Mars: Carnegie International 2008

The 2008 installment of Carnegie International, the oldest international survey of contemporary art in North America, will explore what it means to be human in the world today. CI08, titled …

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, …

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. …