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Art, Modern -- 21st century

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Art21 is a nonprofit organization that seeks to promote the work of contemporary artists. While the organization is best known for their PBS documentary series Art in the Twenty First Century, Art21 has also produced a number of digital series. These include Extended Play, a series that features footage of artists at work, and Artist to Artist, a series that features multiple artists in...
As the Tate Modern prepares to open a Damien Hirst retrospective, critics and others offer comment

Damien Hirst retrospective: Is nothing sacred? 'Damien Hirst should not be in the Tate' says critic Damien Hirsts are the sub-prime of the art...
Bad at Sports

Bad at Sports is a podcast and blog created by artists across the United States that highlights art news, showcases new artwork, and engages in conversation about art and the art community. On the site's blog, visitors can check out features such as Sunday Comics (a weekly feature about contemporary comic artists) and Thinks (a series of illustrated essays and interviews, also published weekly)....
Irish Museum of Modern Art

Some might think of Irish art as being comprised of fey landscapes and more traditional types of artistic expression. However, the Irish Museum of Modern Art incorporates all aspects of the Irish experience (and other experience as well) in the service of maintaining an institution that is "excellent, innovative and inclusive." The Museum was established in 1990 and is housed in the Royal Hospital...
Museum of Contemporary Art: Audio

The podcasts available on the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's website offer "Exhibition Audio Tours", "Talks and Discussions" and "Educator Salons"; something for everyone. Each podcast can be listened to online, or downloaded for later listening. Helpfully, each of the podcasts is divided into smaller "Entries", so visitors can pick and choose which parts of the podcast they would like to...
New Museum Digital Archive

Manhattan's New Museum opened in 1977 with the mission of promoting "New Art, New Ideas." Forty years later, the New Museum has relaunched its Digital Archive, featuring over 10,000 works of art - including video, audio, and visual pieces. Visitors are invited to conduct a text search of this extensive archive or browse materials in a number of ways. Those interested in learning more about the...
Red Studio - MoMA

By collaborating with high school students, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) put together Red Studio, a Web site designed to connect teens with modern art and today's working artists. Currently, Red Studio features an interview with Shahzia Sikander, an artist born in Pakistan in 1969, who was educated, and now lives here in the US. Conducted by six students, interview questions range from what...
Turner Prize Continues to Generate Controversy and Debate

The Turner Prize, one of the art world's most controversial awards, continues to generate a great deal of debate within the art world, particularly after this year's favored entry (a Kentucky Fried Chicken menu encased in lead) was denounced by Britain's Culture Minister, Kim Howells. Held at the Tate Gallery of Art, the competition is sponsored by the Tate's Patrons of New Art, who select the...