Tag Archives: Yinka Shonibare MBE

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 …

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Season’s Treatings

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Season’s Treatings

Before the holidays hit us, I thought I might suggest a few destinations, dates, and stocking stuffers for those who are as late with the shopping as I am. Below …

Art21 Extended Play

Art21 “Exclusive” Video, Year 2

Art21 Extended Play

Art21 “Exclusive” Video, Year 2

What a year it’s been! We’re taking a look back at the 42 Exclusive videos that premiered here on the Art21 Blog, and subsequently on YouTube and iTunes. We hope …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Making this week’s roundup are an upside down glass house, a floral puppy, fused bicycles and an empty white shoe box, a TV-inspired installation, two exhibitions focusing on American society, …

Art21 Extended Play

Yinka Shonibare MBE | Being an Artist

Art21 Extended Play

Yinka Shonibare MBE | Being an Artist

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS In his London studio, artist Yinka Shonibare MBE reflects on what it means for him to be an artist, how he views his …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

From the west to the east coast and over to Taiwan, Art21 artists are involved in a number of new and large-scale exhibitions: Works by Barry McGee (Season 1) and …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will host a talk with Season 3 artist Matthew Ritchie and brothers Bryce and Aaron Dessner (of indie rock band The National) on Saturday, …

ART:21 SEASON 5 PREMIERES TONITE ON PBS!

ART:21 SEASON 5 PREMIERES TONITE ON PBS!

The wait is over–Season 5 of Art:21–Art in the Twenty-First Century is here! The new season begins tonight on PBS at 10:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) with the episode …

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at Art21: A Weekly Index

What's Cookin': The Art21ndex

What’s Cookin at Art21: A Weekly Index

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7J_XpDRJX-Y] Hungry? Here’s some arty brain food for you all… “Sometimes the most interesting thing about an artist is the disparity between their work and the established perception of it. …

Flash Points

Yinka Shonibare at the Brooklyn Museum

Flash Points

Yinka Shonibare at the Brooklyn Museum

Yinka Shonibare MBE (Season 5) has a mid-career retrospective currently on view at the Brooklyn Museum through September 20, 2009. The exhibition was organized and toured by the Museum of …

BOMB in the Building

Yinka Shonibare interviewed by Anthony Downey

BOMB in the Building

Yinka Shonibare interviewed by Anthony Downey

Welcome back to BOMB in the Building, where each week we’re featuring a vintage BOMB interview relating to a Season 5 artist. Next up, Yinka Shonibare, whose exhibit at the …

Meet the Season 5 Artist: Yinka Shonibare MBE

Meet the Season 5 Artist: Yinka Shonibare MBE

The above video is excerpted from the Season 5 episode Transformation, premiering on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 10pm (ET) on PBS (check local listings). Whether satirizing society or reinventing …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Maybe reviving the art market can take a page from Herb and Dorothy Vogel. Herb & Dorothy is a documentary playing now, that recounts the inspiring tale of how a …

Announcing Season Five of Art:21

Announcing Season Five of Art:21

We are pleased to announce Season Five of Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century, premiering in October 2009 on PBS, and available on iTunes (link opens in iTunes), Hulu, and other …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Matthew Barney (Season 2) and Elizabeth Peyton have collaborated on a site-specific installation for the Deste Foundation in Hydra, Greece. Blood of Two is on view through September 30 in …

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Bruce Nauman (Season 1) has won the Golden Lion award for Best National Participation at the 2009 Venice Biennale. Visit the Daily Best Media Gallery to see images of his …

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 …

Season 5 Trailer: Sneak Peek!

Season 5 Trailer: Sneak Peek!

Season Five of the Peabody Award-winning television series Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century premieres on PBS in the United States (Fall 2009). This trailer spotlights the artists Mary Heilmann, William …

Sikander Curates at Cooper-Hewitt

Sikander Curates at Cooper-Hewitt

Season 1 artist Shahzia Sikander will serve as the ninth guest curator of the Selects exhibition series at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.  Past Selects guest curators have included artist …

Strange Bodies

Strange Bodies

Yesterday, the Hirshhorn Museum opened the exhibition Strange Bodies, an installation of more than 40 works highlighting figuration in the Museum’s collection. On view through fall 2009, some pieces will rotate midway through …

Letter from London

Letter from London: Lackluster Blockbuster

Letter from London

Letter from London: Lackluster Blockbuster

Assuming they couldn’t speak our language, read our minds, develop a communicable form of sign language, or were made out of gas, a good way for aliens to gauge the …

Three Art21 artists exchange roles at Sean Kelly

Three Art21 artists exchange roles at Sean Kelly

Art21 featured artists Laurie Anderson (Season 1), Janine Antoni (Season 2) and Matthew Barney (Season 3) are all taking part in Role Exchange, a group show of twenty-seven artists at …