Russell Wallace

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Reflecting on the National Art Education Association’s Annual Conference

This year’s annual National Art Education Association (NAEA) conference, held March 29–31 at the San Diego Convention Center, offered a lot of what …

What does it mean to be a responsible global citizen?

“Inquiring Minds” is a new <i>ART21 Magazine</i> series, focusing on the teaching practices of ART21 Educators alumni. ART21 Educators is an intensive …

Revamping Art Education for the Twenty-First Century

<b>V</b>isual art education has been alternately influenced by two very different historical legacies and ideologies. One school of thought privileges …

The Revolution Will Be Painted

<i>This piece is drawn from the work of the artists, writers, art historians, and critics footnoted. The collected phrases are plucked from their</i> …

Bali-Based Vulantri’s Bold Ceramic Necklaces

Bali-based Vulantri has launched their latest collection of jewelry, entitled ‘let the hidden appear’, which features a series of unique, bold …

Constructing Worlds at the Barbican review – how photography fell in love with architecture

Constructing Worlds begins with Berenice Abbott’s iconic Night View, New York, 1932, a black and white image of illuminated skyscrapers taken from the top of the Empire State Building. Abbott’s evocation of an almost magical modernist metropolis echoes though the entire exhibition, which ranges …

Anselm Kiefer at the Royal Academy review – ‘an exciting rollercoaster ride of beauty, horror and history’

Anselm Kiefer was born in Germany in 1945. A new life can rarely have started in a less promising place and time. To enter the world as the Third Reich fell was to be a baby surrounded by human ash.<p>Does that seem a tasteless way of putting it? Well, Kiefer is not tasteful. Ever since he posed for a …

Memobottle, A Slim Water Bottle With a Rectangular Design Based on Common Paper Sizes

memobottle is as clever reusable water bottle with a slim rectangular design based on the dimensions of common paper sizes. The rectangular form …

Corporate collections: The greatest art you can’t see

Companies are buying up works from Richter, Basquit and other recent masters to impress clients. Is it just conspicuous consumption? Alastair Sooke reports.<p>I am standing in a private dining room on the seventh floor of the London offices of UBS, the global financial services firm. A table is set …

Hello Kitty at 40: The cat that conquered the world

As the feline turns 40 she’s more powerful than ever. But how did she become a brand worth $7bn? Michael Fitzpatrick reports.<p>After Japan, Singapore was the first to suffer an outbreak. The infection? Hello Kitty mania. In 2000, a shortage of toys displaying the beloved cat at one of the city’s …

El Greco: A modern artist in the 16th Century

This year is the 400th anniversary of El Greco’s death but his works can feel shockingly modern. Jason Farago examines how his works influenced Manet, Cézanne, Picasso and Pollock.<p>Few artists stick out from the standard tale of western painting more pointedly than El Greco, the great outlier of the …

Should children run wild in art galleries and museums?

New research suggests that children learn best when allowed to zoom about in galleries and museums – but what about everyone else? Michelle Warwicker weighs the arguments.<p>If quiet pondering in art galleries is your thing, chances are you have been laying low in recent weeks, waiting for the …

Yves Klein: The man who invented a colour

The Frenchman was an artist, showman and inventor – who created a hue that had never existed before. How did he achieve this? Alastair Sooke reports.<p>One summer’s day in 1947, three young men were sitting on a beach in Nice in the south of France. To pass the time, they decided to play a game and …

RORSCHACH PAVILION 

<b>RORSCHACH PAVILION</b><p><i>(Plywood, Leather, 360 x 300 x 260cm, Lawrence Lek, Design Museum commission 2012</i>)<p>The Rorschach Pavilion is an inhabitable sculpture that explores the primal experience of organic form through processes of natural growth and industrial fabrication. The project is part of the Prosthetic Reality series.<p>Lawrence Lek is a speculative sculptor whose physical work employs modular structures which connect to create larger forms or experiential installations that define the viewer’s …

Ai Weiwei: The most important artist alive?

Ai Weiwei became world famous after his arrest in 2011 – but how good is the art he makes? Alastiar Sooke takes a look.<p>One of the most memorable, and chilling, works of art that I saw at the Venice Biennale last year was S.A.C.R.E.D by the dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, whose largest solo show …

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If famous artworks were transformed into buildings, this is what they’d look like. See more here.

Motohiro Takeda – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

New York-based photographer Motohiro Takeda makes these images using a camera obscura (not really sure how). More images below.

Failing Productively: A Crash Course

<i>“The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alteration of old</i> …

Bruce Nauman Slows Down Time

<i>“My videos always involve some idea of a human being in an unusual situation.”</i> —Bruce Nauman<p>In today’s <i>Exclusive,</i> filmed in August 2000, Bruce Nauman …

Zaha Ahoy! Set Sail on a Zaha Hadid-Designed Superyacht

Starchitect <b>Zaha Hadid</b>—best known for space-age iceberg buildings and slightly controversial Olympic stadiums—has taken her talents to the high seas, embarking on a new line of modest sailboats superyachts with German shipbuilders <b>Blohm+Voss.</b> Given that at least one of Hadid's previous projects …

Banksy’s Unexpected Turn

The street artist caught fans by surprise this weekend with two non-graffiti works—a mobile garden and a satirical video. Justin Jones reports.<p>The …

Curiously Surreal Portraits of People with Tree Heads

<i>Tree People</i> is a surreal portrait series by Serbia-based photographer Marko Prelic that gives an imaginative, new perspective on people and trees. Set against a variety of backdrops–some expansive and natural landscapes, others urban architecture–the collection of peculiar images feature unusual …

In the third of our series of video interviews with artists, Adrian Searle talks to Belgian painter Luc Tuymans about machismo, kitsch in his new exhibition Allo! and how winning a drawing competition aged six put him on the path to being an artist

In the fourth of our series of video interviews with artists, Adrian Searle talks to Jane and Louise Wilson, Turner Prize-nominated sisters who have recently created film, photographic and sculpture exhibits related to the Chernobyl disaster and its surrounding area of Pripyat in Ukraine. The …

Controversial former Young British Artist Sarah Lucas tells Adrian Searle about her constantly evolving installation, Situation Franz West, a year-long project curated by Lucas and featuring juxtapositions of her own work and that of her contemporaries<p>• Situation Franz West is at Sadie Coles …

Tacita Dean's Film is the reel deal - video

British artist Tacita Dean's giant Turbine Hall installation at London's Tate Modern, created using 35mm film, is a love letter to a disappearing medium. She explains how she hopes to create something magical and spectacular to carry her message: film is beautiful – let's keep it

How Marcel Breuer made design waves with steel tubes and plywood

His name may not be well-known outside the world of design, though his furniture – from sunloungers to nesting tables – has become iconic.<p>Marcel Breuer (1902-1981) was a Hungarian-born architect who built the Whitney Museum in New York and, with Bernard Zehrfuss (1911-1996) and Pier Luigi Nervi …

Incredibly Illusive Sculptures of Hidden People

New York-based artist Daniel Arsham creates figurative sculptures with a unique perspective. We're aware that he's fully capable of simulating realistic figures (even with countless shards of broken glass), but rather than focusing on the specific features of the face and body for these pieces, the …