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What’s Cookin at the Art21 Blog: A Weekly Index

Cindy Sherman's studio. "Art in the Twenty-First Century," production still, 2009. Season 5, Episode: "Transformation." © Art21, Inc. 2009.

Cindy Sherman’s studio. Art in the Twenty-First Century, production still, 2009. Season 5, Episode: Transformation. © Art21, Inc. 2009.

Season 5 may have wrapped up this week (cough, cough…watch it online now before it’s gone on November 13…cough), but the Art21 Blog plows on, cookin’ up the goods with our pictureless-no-more writers and contributors. All treats and no tricks this past week on the Art21 Blog—here’s what you may have missed:

  • In this week’s Letter from London, Ben Street takes a look at the London art scene in light of the Frieze Art Fair
  • Catch up on the posts from departing guest blogger, Nathan Townes-Anderson
  • Welcome to San Francisco-based guest blogger, Kelly Huang. This week, she’s: presented questions on global art and the art market; reflected on the work of German artist, Tino Sehgal; and discussed food and community with Chicago-based artist and “problem solver,” Theaster Gates.
  • Nicole Caruth rounds up the recent on-goings of Art21-featured artists, representing all 5 seasons of Art:21
  • In this week’s Teaching with Contemporary Art column, Art21 senior education advisor Joe Fusaro draws parallels between the teamwork-based approach of Allan McCollum and the collaborative approach to successful art education classes
  • In this month’s installment of Art 2.1, An Xiao sits down with artist Rachel Perry Welty to discuss the role of social technologies in art, exploring the use of Facebook for her project, Rachel is
  • Catherine Wagley considers the challenges of contemporary public art in the latest installment of Looking at Los Angeles
  • Georgia Kotretsos takes us inside the studio of Berlin-based visual artist, Joulia Strauss
  • This week’s exclusive video finds Jeff Koons recounting memories of Versailles and inspiration from Louis XIV