New York Close Up

From the Executive Director: The Power of a Great Image

Executive director and chief curator Tina Kukielski delivers a dispatch of Art21’s latest on-goings.

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New Video: Elle Pérez Ruminates on the Power of a Photograph

In a new film from our “New York Close Up” series, photographer Elle Pérez ruminates on power of the photograph to capture the moments that words can’t describe.

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New Video: Doreen Garner Swaps Sculpture for Skin

In a new film from our “New York Close Up” series, Doreen Garner hosts Invisible Man Tattoo, a pop-up tattoo shop in Brooklyn’s Recess art space.

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Five New Films Kick Off Art21’s 2019 Programming

Five new films open Art21’s 2019 programming season, starting with a new film available to watch today. Over fifteen new films from each of Art21’s digital series, Extended Play and New York Close Up, will premiere throughout 2019.

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New Video: Kevin Beasley Examines the Legacy of Cotton

In a new film from our “New York Close Up” digital series, Kevin Beasley juxtaposes sound, silence, and sculpture to examine the legacy of cotton in the American South.

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