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Archived Since:February 11, 2011

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Six Tips for Shooting Underwater Video

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Art21's Director of Production offers helpful tips for shooting video underwater after filming Caroline Woolard's sculptures on a Rockaway beach for a "New York Close Up" film.

Inside, Outside, Online: Dissecting social media, escape and identity

3 days agoArts : Art21 Blog

Educator-in-Residence Stacey Abramson relates the experience of art-making to that of constructing an identity online—both are a means of self-presentation and escape.

This Week in Art 7.17-7.23: North Carolina Museum of Art Dedicates Entire Wing to African Art

4 days agoArts : Art21 Blog

A look at this week's art news, including a progressive move by the North Carolina Museum of Art, and events and exhibitions from Louisville to Hong Kong.

Time-Traveling Through Music: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll

last weekArts : Art21 Blog

John Pirozzi's documentary "Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten" resurrects Cambodia's lost popular-music scene of 1950s and '60s, whose history was wiped out in 1975 when the Khmer Rouge came to power.

Art21 Educator Spotlight: Stacey Abramson

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Meet Art21 Educator Stacey Abramson, and learn how she incorporates contemporary art practices in her classroom in Winnipeg, Canada.

This Week in Art 7.10-7.16: Artists Celebrate London’s Resilience

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A look at this week's art news, including Ai Weiwei's new magazine cover, and events and exhibitions from San Francisco to Copenhagen.

An inner truth

2 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Curator Lee Plested and Anishnabe Ojibwa artist Charlene Vickers uncover the complexities of displaying indigenous work.

Machine Drawing: Shantell Martin and the Algorist

2 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Artist Shantell Martin and neuroscientist Sarah Schwettmann built an algorithm that could complete Martin's drawings, addressing the space between an artist's truth and a machine's simulation.

Using Lies to Tell the Truth

2 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Co-guest editors and Art21 producers introduce the film-focused issue of Art21 Magazine, "Inspired by a True Story," uncovering the line between truth and fiction.

This Week in Art 7.3-7.9: Nick Cave’s “Here Hear” Coming to Chicago This Fall

2 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

A look at this week's art news, including the latest commission of Nick Cave's collaborative community performance "Here Hear," and events and exhibitions from Santa Fe to Seoul.

Rise to Rust, Rust to Ashes, Ashes to Rise

2 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Writer Sarah Rose Sharp reflects on rust's metaphorical role as both an element of neglect and an indicator of potential within a cycle of continuous rebirth.

Decay: Ecology of a Nurse Log

3 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Educator-in-Residence Tricia Fitzpatrick uses the curiosity of a student to prompt a lesson on sustainable ecosystems.

Art21 News Roundup: Jordan Casteel Challenges Preconceptions Through Portraiture

3 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

See what Art21 was up to in June, including four new "Summer of Shorts" films and the selection of ten new Art21 Educators for the program's seventh year.

The Art of Letting Go: An Interview with Two Ephemeral Artists, John Steck, Jr. and Richard Barlow

3 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Mark Reamy interviews two artists creating ephemeral work: John Steck, Jr., who uses photography to make abstract prints that fade away, and Richard Barlow, who creates large-scale temporary drawings with chalk.

Photographing Philly’s Streets

3 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Rachel Heidenry surveys the work of four Philadelphia photographers—Zoe Strauss, Emma Stern, Sahar Coston-Hardy, and William Cress—all capturing unique aspects of the city's dynamic landscape.

This Week in Art 6.26-7.2: Richard Serra Designs 55th New York Film Festival Poster

3 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

A look at this week's art news, including Richard Serra's newly released poster for the 55th New York Film Festival, and events and exhibitions from Milwaukee to Los Angeles.

ruminations on rust

3 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Writer Adrienne Maree Brown offers a poetic tribute to her adopted city of Detroit.

Rust, Decay and Decomposition: Four Artists to Teach With

4 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Art21 Senior Education Advisor Joe Fusaro shares four artists who use rust and decay to tell stories, illuminate histories, and prompt us to think about beauty in new ways.

Meditative Rigor: The Work of Neha Vedpathak

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Curator and guest editor Taylor Renee Aldridge describes the practice of Detroit-based artist Neha Vedpathak, who carefully plucks handmade paper to transform the two-dimensional into a relief.

This Week in Art 6.19-6.25: Tania Bruguera Opens “Talking to Power”

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A look at this week's art news, including a new 30-year survey of work by Tania Bruguera, and events and exhibitions from Rome to Basel.

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