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Blog Post Archive

The “Black Gash of Shame”—Revisiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Controversy

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Elizabeth Wolfson recounts the early controversy surrounding Maya Lin's Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the delicate balance that must be achieved when memorializing war's heroes and victims.

Open Engagement: An Interview with Jen Delos Reyes

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Mark Reamy interviews the founder of Open Engagement, an annual conference on the field of socially engaged art, happening this year in Chicago April 21–23.

This Week in Art 3.27-4.2: 100+ Ai Weiwei Installations Coming to NYC

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A look at this week's art news, including Ai Weiwei's upcoming multi-site public art project, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Dallas to Milan.

Implicit Politics: August Sander and the Fallacy of Objectivity

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Erin Sweeny uncovers the complexities of accepting photography as an objective representation of reality, through the work of twentieth century German photographer August Sander.

Beverly Fishman: Color-Coding Big Pharma

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Writer-in-Residence Zachary Small uncovers the psychological implications of Beverly Fishman's brightly colored pill-paintings that explore the consequences of an unchecked medical industry.

This Week in Art 3.20-3.26: Artists Rally Behind the NEA

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A look at this week's art news, including Art21 artists rallying to save the National Endowment for the Arts, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Phoenix to Reykjavik.

This Week in Art 3.13-3.19: Theaster Gates Axes a Painting

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A look at this week's art news, including Theaster Gates taking an ax to a painting, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Minneapolis to Copenhagen.

Meet the New

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Art21's Director of Digital Media and Strategy Jonathan Munar introduces our new website, and all the new features—like Playlists and Watchlists—that come with it.

The 1913 Armory Show: America’s First Art War

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Tom McCormack recounts the events leading up to the 1913 Armory Show, and the impact the fair would have on the art world for centuries to come.

Kathleen Ryan: Weightless Again at Ghebaly Gallery

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Lindsay Preston Zappas reviews Kathleen Ryan's recent sculpture exhibition at Ghebaly Gallery, "Weightless Again" —a reclamation of feminine modernism.

What if balance was about process, rather than outcome?

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"Balance" guest editor Lewis Wallace introduces the issue with an investigation into the challenges of obtaining journalistic balance.

This Week in Art 3.6-3.12: Jenny Holzer to Exhibit at Blenheim Palace

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A look at this week's art news, including Jenny Holzer's upcoming exhibition at UK’s historic Blenheim Palace, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Berlin to Kansas City.

This Week in Art 2.27-3.5: Rashid Johnson’s Directorial Debut

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A look at this week's art news, including Rashid Johnson directing his first feature film, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Durham to Denmark.

Saying Yes

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Painter Ann Marie Nafziger recounts her experience at Standing Rock, just days after the 2016 presidential election.

African American Artists Reconstruct the Pastoral

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Anthony Merino details the necessary overhaul of art historical traditions predicated on prejudice and exclusion.

Lili Reynaud-Dewar’s Teeth Gums Machines Future Society

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Writer-in-Residence Rachel Valinsky reviews Lili Reynaud-Dewar’s recent exhibition "Teeth Gums Machines Future Society," a techno-futurist take on the city of Memphis, Tennessee.

This Week in Art 2.20-2.26: William Kentridge Launches Arts Incubator

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A look at this week's art news, including William Kentridge's new arts nonprofit, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Houston to Frankfurt.

Flickering Memoirs and Surveys: An Interview with Bill Burns

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Caroline Picard interviews artist Bill Burns about his new book, "Hans Ulrich Obrist Hear Us," both a memoir and an artistic survey that questions notions of cultural capital.

Meriem Bennani’s Holiday Headscarf

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Playing on the Barclays Center’s “Oculus” screen through March 5 as part of the Public Art Fund’s "Commercial Break" series, Meriem Bennani’s 30-second video piece "Your Year by Fardaous Funjab," features an 'advertisement' for the artist’s fictional hijab design.

Memory at the Seams: Doris Salcedo’s Sumando Ausencias

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In Doris Salcedo’s public-art installation "Sumando Ausencias," thousands of volunteers blanketed Bolívar Square with cloth containing the names of the victims of Colombia's decades-long conflict.

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