Hi Everyone! This week we will take a look at Contemporary Art: work being made by artists who are currently (or recently) alive. Contemporary Art art is often a reflection on our current times and issues we face today, while also taking into consideration cultural and historical reference and relevance Today we will look at some resources to view contemporary art online with videos of exhibits and artists speaking about their work. Check back for venues you can visit in Berlin to view Contemporary Art and links to activities and lesson plans you can do with the kids.
Places to view Contemporary Art Online
An website with fascinating videos of contemporary artists: speaking about their work https://www.arttube.nl/en
Including a page for kids: videos are in various languages (mainly Dutch) with english subtitles
Has videos on arts, featuring the artists including Art, Music, Literature, Architecture and Design.
The Jealous Curator is a great blog to discover new work by contemporary artists: http://www.thejealouscurator.com/blog/
Hauser + Wirth Gallery in New York has online exhibitions you can view here: https://www.vip-hauserwirth.com/online-exhibitions/ (See Featured Image)
Gagosian Gallery has art by contemporary artists you can view on their website here: https://gagosian.com
They also have an Artist Spotlight where they feature a different artist each week. Their latest round up, which started Sept 16th, includes Sarah Sze, Stanley Whitney, Jennifer Guidi, Roe Ethridge, Titus Kaphar, Katharina Grosse, Theaster Gates, Dan Colen, Urs Fischer, Mark Grotjahn, Mary Weatherford, Rudolf Polanszky, Damien Hirst, and Jenny Saville.
David Zwirner Gallery hosts New York Platform where 12 New York Galleries present the work of one of their artists online: https://www.davidzwirner.com/viewing-room/platform-new-york
Last but not Least, Be sure to check out the Bedtime Stories audio recordings by Contemporary Artists on the New Museum website: https://www.newmuseum.org/pages/view/bedtime-stories?goal=0_bbd8108434-54055f923a-409802945&mc_cid=54055f923a&mc_eid=4d8d9e4f71
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