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These artists use place as a jumping off point, creating works informed by the environment in which viewers encounter them.

Site-Specific

Site-specific works are created in dialogue with their surroundings—the location of their installation is a part of the work itself. Remove a site-specific artwork from its intended place, and the work loses some, or even all, of its meaning. As Richard Serra famously said about his 1981 installation Tilted Arc, “To remove the work is to destroy the work.” These artists use place as a jumping off point, creating works informed by the environment in which viewers encounter them.

by Art21

September 13, 2017

12 videos • 1:50:54 total runtime

This playlist is dedicated to the women artists who come from and create within the nation’s most populous state—artists who use their work to manifest new ideas and expand the borders of creativity.

California Girls

Historically regarded as a land of possibility and opportunity, California and its mountainous landscape are a breeding ground for some of the U.S.’s most stunning wildlife and creative thinkers alike.

This playlist is dedicated to the women artists who come from and create within the nation’s most populous state—artists inspired by all the potential that California represents, who use their work to manifest new ideas and expand the borders of creativity.

by Art21

August 9, 2017

10 videos • 1:13:09 total runtime

Watch all ten Summer of Shorts films back-to-back.

“Summer of Shorts”

Summer of Shorts, a summer-long programming series entirely dedicated to our digital films, saw the release of ten new films over the course of ten consecutive weeks, from June 2 to August 4, 2017.

Summer of Shorts introduced five new artists to the New York Close Up series roster, and refreshed our longest-running digital series, Exclusive—now called Extended Play—bringing the words of artists to viewers around the world for a summer infused with art and inspiration.

by Art21

August 7, 2017

10 videos • 57:00 total runtime

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