Celebrating 550 films
To date, nearly 250 artists’ stories comprise this crucial archive of contemporary art history.
At Art21, we believe that “Art is for Everyone.” As a digital-first organization, Art21 is the always-open museum, offering free, unobstructed access to our complete film collection and educational library.
Thank you to our global family of artists, filmmakers, educators, trustees, and funders who uphold our mission to inspire a more creative and tolerant world through the works and words of contemporary artists.
Mika Rottenberg’s Imaginary Factories
Mika Rottenberg considers a survey of her videos in which women work in factory-like settings to create handmade objects.
“Meeting the person is part of developing the concept. It’s not like I make the piece and then I have to cast it, it’s the casting is almost before actually deciding what the piece is gonna be.”
Virtual Teacher Workshop: Mindful Sewing
Join Art21 for a virtual teacher workshop on Monday, June 6, 2022 at 6 p.m. ET.
Two alumni of Art21 Educators will lead a session dedicated to mindful “blind” sewing. The program will begin with a series of warm-up activities and then a final stitching session. No experience required!
The program is free and will take place via Zoom.
In the Studio: Cindy Phenix
Cindy Phenix imagines new collectivities through collage.
“With my work people can gather together and connect the narratives and scenes, and become integrated in the work to create a new kind of collectivity. It’s important that the viewer is part of the work, the collectivity.”
Developed to accompany films from our Extended Play and New York Close Up series, this special collection of Educators’ Guides are available individually, by featured artist, as free downloadable resources.
Our latest Educators’ Guide features artist Bryan Zanisnik.
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