Artsy Editors

The Future of Art

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The Future of Art According to Shirin Neshat
Shirin Neshat discusses embracing the uncertainty of the future and creating art that rises to this moment.
Artsy Editorial
Jan 28, 2021
03:08
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The Future of Art According to Billy Childish
To Childish, art is a deeply personal experience that should not rely on external validation, whether from critics or audiences.
Artsy Editorial
Apr 06, 2020
03:00
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The Future of Art According to Marcel Dzama
Inside his Brooklyn studio, Dzama describes a desire for humanity to slow down in an age when information comes at us with ever-quickening pace.
Artsy Editors
Apr 16, 2018
03:30
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The Future of Art According to Elizabeth Diller
The architect contemplates how to design buildings that transcend time, while accommodating the continuous evolution of the art forms that will exist within them.
Artsy Editors
Feb 13, 2018
03:46
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The Future of Art According to Trevor Paglen
For as much as Paglen focuses on cutting-edge technology, the future of art he imagines remains firmly rooted in art forms of the past.
Artsy Editors
Dec 19, 2017
03:42
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The Future of Art According to Carrie Mae Weems
Weems celebrates the increased effort among institutions to include marginalized voices and envisions a future of art that is enriched by the diversity of its participants.
Artsy Editors
Oct 22, 2018
04:19
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The Future of Art According to Simon Denny
As Denny sees it, data could radically alter the curatorial networks that sustain the art world—for better or for worse.
Artsy Editorial
Jul 08, 2019
03:46
About the Series
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What does the future of art look like? How will the role of art evolve in an increasingly digital, global, and image-saturated world? In this series of films, each featuring one creator’s unique vision, Artsy explores where artistic output is headed. Join us as we reflect on the role of tradition in an age of rapid technological advancement, and discuss the potential impact of this new work—from intimate drawings to cutting-edge buildings—on the audiences of the future.

In the past 50 years, the BMW Group has engaged in over 100 cultural projects worldwide—focusing on contemporary and modern art, classical music and jazz, and architecture and design. Click here to learn more about our co-initiatives, including the Future of Art, the BMW Art Journey, and the BMW Art Guide, and follow along @BMWGroupCulture.

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Jenna Gribbon, Luncheon on the grass, a recurring dream, 2020. Jenna Gribbon, April studio, parting glance, 2021. Jenna Gribbon, Silver Tongue, 2019