Art In America

Tom di Maria has served as the director of the Creative Growth Art Center since 2000. Prior to this position, he was assistant director of the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive at the University of California Berkeley. An award-winning filmmaker,…Read more

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place this week in Los Angeles: a conversation between Alice Wang and Michael Ned Holte at the 18th Street Arts Center; a day of French Revolution-era art and culture at the Getty Center; the…Read more

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place this week in Los Angeles: a series of Chats About Change at Cal State and LACE; a screening of Bella Vista at the Spielberg Theatre; Christine Corday in conversation with Michael Govan at…Read more

Long before last month's historic announcement of thawed relations between the U.S. and Cuba, the visual arts had provided a rare avenue of communication between the two Cold War foes. In our April 1986 issue, critic Lucy Lippard examined the…Read more

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place this week in New York: Orson Welles at Film Forum; Mary Reid Kelley at School of Visual Arts; Kate Gilmore at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Tomi Ungerer at Drawing Center; Anne Imhof at…Read more

For two years in the mid-1960s, when I was just out of college and ready to see the world, I lived and worked in various cities in Germany. It was my first time in Europe, and I was impressed by a culture that was steeped in tradition and history in a…Read more

John Paul Ricco, The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes, University of Chicago Press, 2014; 264 pages, $45 cloth, $7 to $36 e-book. Relationality, sociality, performativity are just a few of the key terms that John Paul Ricco…Read more

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE seen more than one of Cosima von Bonin’s many exhibitions and happenings over the course of the Cologne-based artist’s 25-year career, much is familiar in her current retrospective, “Hippies Use Side Door. The Year 2014 Has Lost the…Read more

EMBOSSED CIRCLES OF matte black silicone form a constellation through which barbed projectiles burst, extending beyond the limits of the round form filling the 10-foot-square relief. The unwieldy circles come together through a false impression of…Read more

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