Hyperallergic has the exclusive premiere of Art21’s Haunting the West, a short film about Rakowitz’s artistic efforts to end the marginalization of West Asian art and history.
In his new series, Brian Jungen explores how the Canadian media have told the stories of First Nations people.
Last month, ART21 hosted an intricately interdisciplinary affair: Creative Chemistries: Radical Practices for Art + Education, a conference designed to probe the intersections of art and education.
Susan Sollins, the co-founder of Independent Curators International (ICI) and founder and executive director of ART21 — the non-profit organization that produces the artist documentary series art21 — died on October 13 of unknown causes.
With summer sweltering and those high air conditioning bills to pay, you’re melting quickly and not made of money. Why not watch some free online art programming to ease your eyes? Here are eight web series available from your internet device.
Walking into a work by James Turrell forces you to scrutinize the environment around you since there is so little to look at except light and color, then you realize how much there is to actually examine. Framing light, Turrell’s work can feel effortless but their impact on our perceptions can be profound.
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This Art21 video of Margaret Kilgallen is particularly special because it features some previously unheard interview footage with the late painter.
Art21 is celebrating. The arts nonprofit has hit an amazing milestone of 100 artists who have appeared to date on the first six seasons of their Peabody Award-winning documentary series Art in the Twenty-First Century.
Art21 has launched a new documentary series. Called New York Close Up, the series, according to Art21’s informative website, “provides an intimate look at the next wave of artists- artists close up.” Clearly they’ve set the bar on clever titles. New York Close Up launched with a party at the Ace Hotel’s Liberty Hall last Thursday. While not as nice as fellow intern’s assignment at The Standard (screw you, Alex), it was still a fairly fancy party filled with very attractive people sipping very expensive drinks. I brought “a photographer” aka my friend Laura, in order to avoid standing by myself not talking to anyone. Instead, we stood together and didn’t talk to anyone. After a half hour-long search for one of the overworked waitresses, we were finally able to order some nasty raspberry Stoli for eleven bucks each. The lack of open bar was devastating.
This Friday kicks off a pretty epic weekend in Williamsburg. Along with the Northside Festival, Northside Open Studios will showcase our neighborhood’s art community, from artist’s studios to gallery shows and guerrilla events. Here are our picks for what not to miss.
We received tons of entries but, sadly, there are only six prizes. So, after the contest deadline passed on Friday, we finalized the winners in our “William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible” contest and today we award three people with exclusive tickets to attend the Art21 hosted premiere Monday, October 18 at the Museum of Modern Art while three others will receive a free DVD copy of the flick. For those of you who may not know, the feature-length film tells the story of the world-renowned South African artist William Kentridge.