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Powerful Spoken Word Performance Commemorates Deaths Of Black Men

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.09.2016 | Arts

“I’m deeply aware of the stress that’s put on our community,” artist Carrie Mae Weems states in the video above. “The stress that’s put on...

About Susan Sollins

Agnes Gund | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts
Agnes Gund

There have been six full seasons of ART21, and the seventh just premiered. Susan's first long documentary, on William Kentridge, aired on PBS in 2010 and earned a Peabody Award. In the ART21 world, artists are heroes, all thanks to Susan.

Artist Photographs The Blood And Paint Still Left In Frida Kahlo's Home

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts

Frida Kahlo is beloved. The Mexican painter was an intellectual icon during her lifetime, but she has morphed into an artistic deity since she died in...

Why One German Artist Has Been Captivated By Pollen For Nearly 40 Years

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts

When one thinks of German artist Wolfgang Laib, it's hard not to conjure an image of a yellow sea of pollen. The conceptual icon, known for his sp...

These Post-Minimalist Space Sculptures Are Coming To A TV Near You

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts

Trevor Paglen, an American artist with a penchant for experimental geography, is heading to a TV near you. He's one of several artists featured on the...

Take A Sneak Peek At A Pioneering Female Performance Artist Joan Jonas On PBS

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts

If you're a fan of the "Art21" series, PBS's gem of a program dedicated to art in the 21st century, we have a treat for you. Over the next few months,...

New York Close Up: Mark ii

Tida Tippapart | Posted 06.01.2012 | Home
Tida Tippapart

Writing about the transitory state of New York city seems like an impossible feat, yet the city as subject and object continues to be a point of reference for artists even today.

Beloved Arts Programs In Danger!

Posted 04.10.2012 | Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced they were considering cutting federal production aid for PBS Arts series by possibly over $1 mi...

WATCH: Ai Weiwei Remarks On Chinese Failures On Art21

Posted 01.06.2012 | Arts

2011 was the year for Ai Weiwei. Named the most powerful person in the art world, Ai Weiwei has shook up the world with a voice that resonated beyond ...