This year, a number of artists will receive the prestigious award. The special honor comes with a no-strings-attached grant of $625,000.
Heavy on interactive works, audience intervention, and social practice art, Toledo’s annual sculpture festival raises the question of why we organize festivals around the theme of common discipline.
Mel Chin’s work, while visually fascinating and intellectually invigorating, when it moves beyond representation becomes significant, material, socio-political action.
This Wednesday, Mel Chin takes over Times Square as part of his multi-location, interactive art exhibit that includes an animatronic sculpture and a mixed-reality experience.
He stares down the evils that have driven history, intervenes in public spaces, and collaborates with science — all in service to strengthening community
If art is to be relevant to the environment, it needs to move beyond an art context to engage with the land itself.
The Corcoran School of the Arts & Design’s class of 2016 had its graduation ceremony on May 14. The following week, more than half of the art school’s full-time faculty were told their contracts would not be renewed.
Artist Mel Chin’s plan was to film an Inuit hunter racing through the streets of Paris on a sled pulled by seven fluffy white poodles, timing this vision of the Arctic in the French capital with the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) in December of last year.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — To say that gun violence is an affliction of American society is a radical understatement, whether you go by the statistics or the frequency of mass shooting incidents.
ALBUQUERQUE — Mel Chin’s “The Potential Project,” represented by an installation at 516 Arts, embodies the teetering ambiguities of “first world” philanthropy.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Expanding a museum is a lengthy and costly process, one which requires a great deal of buy-in from the staff, patrons, board, and surrounding community
Last month, the following letter was sent to artist Mel Chin by New York–based curator Manon Slome.