Press Release: Art21 Hosts Its Inaugural “Art21 at the Movies” A Fusion of Film and Contemporary Art

Art21, the award-winning nonprofit organization committed to expanding access to contemporary art and artists through film and television, is thrilled to announce its inaugural event, Art21 at the Movies.

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Aliza Nisenbaum holding up a paintbrush to a colorful canvas.

Press Release: Art21 to Release New Film: “Aliza Nisenbaum: Painting from Life”

Art21 is proud to announce the premiere of “Aliza Nisenbaum: Painting from Life” on Wednesday, August 2, at 12:00 PM ET. The third 2023 release of Art21’s digital film series, Extended Play, “Aliza Nisenbaum: Painting from Life” offers a look into the work and process of the artist.

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Press Release: Art21 to Release New Episode of “Art in the Twenty-First Century”

Art21 is excited to announce the premiere of Bodies of Knowledge,” the second episode in Season 11 of its acclaimed broadcast series Art in the Twenty-First Century on PBS on June 23, 2023, at 10 PM ET.

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Sarah Sze reaching down for a green ladder in front of an installation in her exhibition "Timelapse."

Press Release: Art21 to Release New Film: “Sarah Sze: Emotional Time”

Art21 is proud to announce the premiere of “Sarah Sze: Emotional Time” on Wednesday, June 7, at 12:00 PM ET. The second 2023 release of Art21’s digital film series, Extended Play, “Sarah Sze: Emotional Time” offers a look into the artist’s newest exhibition at New York’s Guggenheim Museum.

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Joiri Minaya wearing a black and blue patterned fabric over their body, laying down in tall grass.

Press Release: Art21 to Release New Film featuring Joiri Minaya

Art21 is proud to announce the premiere of “Joiri Minaya’s Pattern Making” on Wednesday, May 31, at 12:00 PM ET. The first 2023 release of Art21’s digital film series, New York Close Up, “Joiri Minaya’s Pattern Making” offers a look into the work and process of the artist.

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Profile view of Shahzia Sikander looking out to the right with her hand raised, in the background is the gold head of her sculpture, "Witness."

Press Release: Art21 to Release New Film featuring Shahzia Sikander

Art21 is proud to announce the premiere of “Shahzia Sikander: Melting Boundaries” on Wednesday, May 17 at 12:00 PM ET. The first 2023 release of Art21’s digital film series, Extended Play, “Shahzia Sikander: Melting Boundaries” offers a look into the artist’s monumental sculptures that make up the public exhibition “Havah…to breathe, air, life” (2023), currently on view in Madison Square Park, New York City.

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Daniel Lind-Ramos with arms raised and hammer in hand, assembling a sculpture on the wall of his studio.

Press Release: “Art in the Twenty-First Century” New Season Premieres Tonight

Tonight, Art21 is thrilled to premiere the eleventh season of the Emmy-nominated, Peabody Award-winning documentary series Art in the Twenty-First Century. Airing on PBS at 10 PM ET, “Everyday Icons,” will be the first of three one-hour episodes, ushering in the latest season of the longest-running television series on contemporary art. 

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Press Release: Art21 to Release Eleventh Season of “Art in the Twenty-First Century”

Art21 is excited to announce the launch of the eleventh season of its acclaimed broadcast series Art in the Twenty-First Century on PBS on April 7, 2023.

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Tau Lewis using a brush to polish one of over large sculptures.

Press Release: Art21 to Release New Film featuring Tau Lewis

Art21 is proud to announce the premiere of a new film featuring artist Tau Lewis on Wednesday, February 1, at 12:00 PM ET. The first 2023 release of Art21’s digital film series, New York Close Up, the film offers a look into the work and creative process of the New York City-based artist.

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Charles Gaines standing inside his sculpture "Moving Chains." He places his hand on the wall next to him, and his looking up at the oversized chains above.

Press Release: Art21 to Release New Film: “Charles Gaines: Systems & Structures”

Art21 is proud to announce the premiere of “Charles Gaines: Systems & Structures” on Wednesday, December 14 at 12:00 PM ET. The final 2022 release of Art21’s digital film series, Extended Play, “Charles Gaines: Systems & Structures” offers a look into the work and creative process of the Los Angeles-based artist.

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