Art In America


by Oscar Tuazon.


Table of Contents

  1. Editor's Letter
  2. The Brief

    "What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present" at the RISD Museum; BAM's Next Wave Festival; New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1; São Paulo Bienal; Expo Chicago Art Fair.

  3. Sightlines

    Gwangju Biennale director Jessica Morgan tells Chris Chang what's on her mind.

  4. First Look

    Elizabeth Jaeger

    The Brooklyn-based artist's ceramic vessels and figures convey both decorative arts nostalgia and existential angst.

  5. “The Details”: Mark Bradford

    For me, it's always a detail—a detail that points to a larger thing. It can be text; it can be a quote.

  6. How We Lived Then

    British Conceptual artist Stephen Willats responded to a period of social tumult with a 1979 exhibition. Now re-created, the show offers insight into the past and future of socially engaged art.  

  7. Backstory


    During a photo shoot at Trisha Brown's studio in 1980, Charles Gaines ended up being photographed in turn by the dancer, and the reciprocal portrait session soon changed Gaines's approach to his work.

  8. Critical Eye

    Dutch Explorer

    For 18 years the expatriate Dutch scholar and curator Hans van Dijk (1946-2002) worked tirelessly to bring world attention to China's emerging avant-garde artists.

  9. Artworld

    People, Awards, Obituaries.



  • 1913-1979

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