Art In America

What makes a book a book? Is it two covers, a spine and the sheaf of paper glued or tied in the middle? Is it the title page, or the information included on it—the names of the publisher and the author, the network of people and institutions that lend a…Read more

  Rhonda Holberton examines military practice in order to consider how technology is used to view, read and track humans. In her earlier works, Holberton, who lives in Oakland, Calif., attempted to collapse the distance between herself and obscure sites…Read more

  There was no Internet when Aleksandra Domanović was born in Yugoslavia in 1981, but a decade later, as the vast system of global networks that we know today was beginning to develop, there was no Yugoslavia. Yugoslavia’s domain name, .yu, was…Read more

  Toward the end of Jean-Luc Godard’s Adieu au langage (Good-Bye to Language), 2014, a dog—by now practically the protagonist of the 3-D film—runs around in a wooded area. We perceive trees from the dog’s perspective while images of bright red leaves,…Read more

  When you enter Florian Meisenberg's exhibition at Simone Subal Gallery (through Apr. 12) on the Lower East Side, you might feel a bit disoriented. The show's title accentuates that sensation: "Delivery to the following recipients failed…Read more

  A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place in New York this week: Richard Maxwell's new play at the Kitchen; a lecture with photographer Carrie Mae Weems at NYU Steinhardt; BAMcinématek's "New Voices in Black Cinema" series; a…Read more

"Same Old, Brand New" read Chinese artist Cao Fei's vertically crawling projection on Hong Kong's 1,600-foot International Commerce Centre last Saturday evening. Capping the second preview day of the 2015 Art Basel Hong Kong fair (Mar. 15-17), the…Read more

  The first show Bob Nickas ever curated was titled "Hunger for Words," a play on the German critic Wolfgang Max Faust's 1982 book Hunger for Pictures, a survey of contemporary German painting. "Hunger for Words" took place in 1984 at Gallery 345/Art…Read more

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