Art In America

According to George Maciunas, artists should have a routine: "9 am to 5 pm: working socially constructive and useful work—earning your own living. 5 pm to 10 pm—spending time on propagandizing your way of life among other idle artists & art collectors…Read more

Last spring, I spent a long, edifying Friday with Richard Tuttle in New York. In the afternoon we dined at a fine Italian restaurant in Midtown and surveyed a potential space for one of Tuttle's future exhibitions, talking all the while. In the evening,…Read more

In the second installment of a two-part article, the author continues his account of taking a free art criticism course in fall 2013 taught by David Salle at Bruce High Quality Foundation University in New York. The first installment appeared inRead more

Peter Ruyffelaere, ed. On & By Luc TuymansCambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 2013; 240 pages, $24.95 paperback.Unlike the critics, none of the artists I know has ever accused me of being a painter. The question isn't whether painting is alive or dead,…Read more

Lane Relyea, Your Everyday Art WorldCambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 2013; 257 pages, $24.95 hardcover.In the "everyday art world," artists are always on the move, disdaining not only art objects but any kind of artistic finality whatsoever, making putative…Read more

Like many great art narratives, the tale of Supports/Surfaces has an air of improbability about it. After the euphoria of May 1968 implanted the notion in a generation of French youth that all was possible, that it was their task to dismantle every…Read more

For me, it's always a detail—a detail that points to a larger thing. It can be text; it can be a quote. Bits of conversation. It's always a glimpse. I start to imagine what it points to, and that's when my imagination really goes. I don't really want to…Read more

The first months of 1979 are remembered in Britain as the "Winter of Discontent." The coldest weather in nearly two decades coincided with a string of economic crises that tested the Labour government and exacerbated the social unrest that had plagued…Read more

In the first installment of a two-part article, the author recounts his experience taking a free art criticism course taught by David Salle at Bruce High Quality Foundation University, New York. Aren't famous artists supposed to utter only…Read more

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2014-15 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and collectorsRead more

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2014-15 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and collectorsRead more

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