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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.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Looking Back to Nigeria [Part I]

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Looking Back to Nigeria [Part I]

In this five-part series, Richard McCoy looks back on his recent trip to Nigeria through the lens of artists working in the area.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Art21 Educators: Jethro Gillespie and Jack Watson

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Art21 Educators: Jethro Gillespie and Jack Watson

Over the past few weeks I’ve thoroughly enjoyed talking and e-mailing with two more of our current Art21 Educators, Jethro Gillespie and Jack Watson. Jethro teaches Studio Art, 3D Design, Ceramics and other art courses at Maple Mountain High School in Utah while Jack teaches 2D Art and Art History at Chapel High School in North Carolina. Both look for ways to better engage their classes on a consistent basis and avoid “window dressing” projects that may look pretty but aren’t necessarily about very much…

Art21 Extended Play

Yinka Shonibare MBE | “Black Artists”

Art21 Extended Play

Yinka Shonibare MBE | “Black Artists”

Our latest Exclusive video features Yinka Shonibare MBE on his motivation and strategies for getting his work into the art system.

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.

Barbara Kruger. Floor piece for the Pinakothek der Moderne.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup Barbara Kruger designs in Munich, Josiah McElheny reflects a mirage, Laurie Anderson joins the Occupy movement, Jeff Koons get under your skin, Lucas Blalock intervenes digitally, and much more. …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Occupy This

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Occupy This

Yinka Shonibare MBE says in his season 5 segment that he would like to have the “trappings of wealth” himself, even though he may be criticizing it. And being made …

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 …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Taking the Long Way Home: Working With a Theme in a Series

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Taking the Long Way Home: Working With a Theme in a Series

One of the students in my advanced classes is taking on the theme of “looking vs. seeing” for her first semester portfolio. She wants to explore the things people tend …

Collier Schorr. Anonymous Cowboy, 2008.

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

Art21 New York Close Up

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Collier Schorr’s and Matthew Barney’s mixed signals, Carrie Mae Weems and Rashid Johnson bridge divides, several upcoming events, and more. Collier Schorr and Matthew Barney have …

Letter from London

Letter from London | The Secret History

Letter from London

Letter from London | The Secret History

Academic specialization is bad for art, and has led to a situation in which contemporary art seems more unmoored from its past than at any other moment in history. This …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Under the Influence

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Under the Influence

Now if anyone happened to dial up the title of this post hoping to see me (or anyone, for that matter) reach down deep and start talking about making art …

Louise Bourgeois, Arch of Hysteria, 1993

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Louise Bourgeois’s art arrives in Latin America, Margaret Kilgallen and Barry McGee are part of a major street art exhibition, Tim Hawkinson plans to build a …

Laurie Simmons

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Laurie Simmons shows us her love dolls,  Collier Schorr is backstage at Barneys New York, Yinka Shonibare MBE inspires live action origami, and more. Laurie Simmons‘s The …

A-Z Cellular Compartment

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Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Janine Antoni is a top art chef, Shahzia Sikander is honored, Carrie Mae Weems explores the body, Andrea Zittel and Jeff Koons invite interaction, and more. …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup: Kim Kardashian wears Barbara Kruger, Collier Schorr makes art about a German village, Jeff Koons works from popular archetypes, several artists are in group shows, and …

Trenton Doyle Hancock

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Cai Guo-Qiang at MFA Houston, Julie Mehretu at the Metropolitan Opera, Oliver Herring at Meulensteen, Trenton Doyle Hancock at Dunn and Brown Contemporary, and much more! …

Lives and Works in Berlin

Lives and Works in Berlin: The Sommerpause Art Guide

Lives and Works in Berlin

Lives and Works in Berlin: The Sommerpause Art Guide

Nothing spells houseguest season like late-August in Berlin. With school about to resume and the major art metropolises shut down for summer, the town becomes besieged by the event hungry. …

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 …

Barbara Kruger

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week in the roundup … Barbara Kruger gets a celebration started, Cao Fei has her eyes on a prize, Cai Guo-Qiang goes in with a bang, Raymond Pettibon is into …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Alfredo Jaar and Andrea Zittell go natural, Bruce Nauman tries to get off the ground, Cai Guo-Qiang answers questions about the impact of social visibility in …

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 …

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Art21 Extended Play

Yinka Shonibare MBE: “Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle”

Art21 Extended Play

Yinka Shonibare MBE: “Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle”

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE SUPPORT ART21: It seems like only yesterday that the 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign kicked off! Now with 32 days …

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

Live Jitters, Mendocino Film Festival, and Real Art

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

Live Jitters, Mendocino Film Festival, and Real Art

Howdy y’all.  First a little news from Art21 production HQ.  After a successful shoot in London (expect an Exclusive on Season 5 artist Yinka Shonibare’s just-unveiled Nelson’s Ship in a …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup you’ll find two island exhibitions, some curiosities of Monaco, a photographer who pushes buttons, and a group of artists who keep it real: Indianapolis Island, a floating …

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 …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In today’s roundup: football art for South Africa, an overgrown baby in Los Angeles, an origami ship from London, body tissue in Bristol, humans behaving like pigs in Milan, flashing lights …

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

London Calling, Going Tapeless & Meta Madness

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

London Calling, Going Tapeless & Meta Madness

Art21’s Season 6, at least as far as video production is concerned, is getting a little more real everyday.  We’re deep in the throes of pre-producing our first honest-to-god shoot …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Melancholy photographs, bronze truisms, museum interventions, a giant battleship, and more in today’s roundup: Tonight at 6pm, Season 5 artist Doris Salcedo will speak at the Americas Society in New …

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

Frederick Wiseman, Orphan Films, FIFA Montreal, & Other Documentary Screenings

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

Frederick Wiseman, Orphan Films, FIFA Montreal, & Other Documentary Screenings

Though it’s been a particularly busy past few weeks here at Art21 production HQ – creating new exclusive videos, shooting the preparation and rehearsals for William Kentridge’s Nose production at …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Test-Driving the New Season 5 Educators’ Guide: John Baldessari and Juxtaposition

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Test-Driving the New Season 5 Educators’ Guide: John Baldessari and Juxtaposition

Within the first few pages of the season 5 Educators’ Guide, readers are asked to think about the power and influence of juxtaposing images in order to give the viewer …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

With 19 bits and bites below, this week’s roundup is a whopper: Five Themes, the traveling survey exhibition of work by Season 5 artist William Kentridge, has landed at the …

Ida Appelbroog, "Group A #9", 1969. Ink on paper, 10 5/8" x 8 1/4". Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week Art21 artists depict nether regions, play with light and space, bundle and fuse old toys, mirror the dandy, reimagine rooftops, photograph electricity, and display cookie cutters by the …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week Art21 artists illustrate NASA’s history, depict child’s play, map the Black Atlantic, render galaxies in glass, leave their mark on the last decade, and reflect on our future: …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The new year and decade are right around the corner and art spaces are gearing up for their first shows of 2010. This week’s roundup lists new and upcoming exhibitions …