Art In America

There was a time when "The Art Show," the annual fair mounted by members of the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), was the undisputed highlight of New York's late-winter art calendar. Today, it has to contend with serious competition from…Read more

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place in New York this week: a Wim Wenders film at MoMA; Rachel Mason’s multimedia rock opera; a feminist Wikipedia editing marathon; Princess Nokia and Tavi Gevinson at Brooklyn Museum’s Target…Read more

THE WATER OF LIFEThe city of Rome's first aqueduct, the Aqua Appia, was built in 312 BCE; by the 4th century CE, the capital depended on a network of 11 of them. The purest waters hydrated the villas and gardens of Rome's wealthy as well as the first-…Read more

In the last few years, Estonia's Jaanus Samma (b. 1982) has emerged as one of the most widely recognized artists of Baltic Europe, primarily for his queer themes and interventionist methods rather than any particular medium or style. Indeed, Samma…Read more

In July an invitation came to write a song with Pussy Riot. It was from my old friend Inge, a publicist based in New York, who's been managing certain things for the Russian feminists—well, for two of them. Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina,…Read more

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place this week in Los Angeles: a screening of two Tijuana-based films at Human Resources; The Reader's Chorus at Velaslavasay Panorama; a Llyn Foulkes documentary screening at LACMA; and a Harun…Read more

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place in New York this weekend: a screening of Larry Clark’s latest flick at Lincoln Center; a NYPAC-hosted performance by Cecilia Corrigan at the Duplex; Henry Chalfant’s Flyin’ Cut Sleeves at the…Read more

The exhibition title “Specters of Communism: Contemporary Russian Art” suggests an angst-ridden premise. But in the hands of curator Boris Groys the proposition turns ambiguous. Groys, Global Distinguished Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies at New…Read more

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