In a rousing display of conviction, The New York City Labor Chorus took to the stage at New York's Whitney Museum of American Art last Friday, singing a number of labor anthems for museum-goers. Their five-song performance included such union classics…Read more
In a sprawling exhibition opening tomorrow, New York's Museum of Modern Art displays over 250 examples from the late Sigmar Polke's multidisciplinary oeuvre, devoting one of its largest exhibitions to date to the idiosyncratic German artist. This is…Read more
An exhibition slated for this spring aims to add Jersey City, N.J., to the itinerary of art tourists visiting New York during spring art fair week.
"Mana Exposition" will take place thrice yearly, and aims to be a "marketplace for contemporary art that…Read more
Gavlak Gallery, of Palm Beach, Fla., will open a 5,000-square-foot Los Angeles outpost this June. Its 1034 North Highland Ave. address in Hollywood is not far from Regen Projects, Hannah Hoffman Gallery and Michael Kohn Gallery.
"My formative years were…Read more
Last night's Brooklyn Artists Ball at the Brooklyn Museum brought out the beautiful and stylish, from Chuck Close-clad in shades of springtime blue-to museum trustee Carla Shen in a simple gold column. The event, which honored the artists Jenny Holzer,…Read more
In conjunction with a special section in Art in America's April issue (select articles available here), A.i.A. presents a series of Web interviews exploring the role of corporations in contemporary art, architecture and design.
Aleksandra Mir arrived…Read more
Adam Pendleton is an artist based in New York City and Germantown, N.Y. In his work in various mediums, as Tom Williams wrote in A.i.A. in 2011, "he gives form to a complex exchange between art and racial politics, which the respective histories of these…Read more
Los Angeles's David Kordansky Gallery will move this September from its Culver City location to a space on South La Brea. Located at the intersection of South La Brea and Edgewood Place, the new site is in the neighborhood known as Mid-City.
American-born art historian and curator Elena Filipovic has been named director of Kunsthalle Basel. She succeeds Adam Szymczyk, who in November was named artistic director of Documenta 14, which will take place in summer 2017. Filipovic is currently…Read more
A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place this week in New York: artists talk collecting at the Morgan Library; an auction of photographic novelties at Swann; a film screening at BAM of a "micro-budget" documentary; and Creative…Read more
A new biography of English painter Lucian Freud, who was notoriously uncooperative with would-be biographers during his lifetime, appears this month. Written by New York-based writer Phoebe Hoban, Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open uncovers many little-known…Read more
Joanne Greenbaum is an artist based in New York. Eight new paintings—made in her trademark mix of high and low materials, from oil paint to magic marker—are on view at Rachel Uffner's newly relocated Lower East Side gallery (through Apr. 20). This fall…Read more