Art In America

"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

Where does play end and art begin? The interest in such questions, largely fostered by the 2013 exhibition “Gutai: Splendid Playground” at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, has now prompted a resurgent fascination with the work of this high-energy…Read more

Walter Liedtke, curator of European paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art died Tuesday in a train accident. He was one of six victims. Liedtke was headed home to Bedford Hills, NY when his train reportedly hit an SUV on the tracks. He had worked 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

Jane DeBevoise is the chair and Michelle Wong is a researcher at Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong. Here, they recall their favorite 2014 exhibitions from the "Pearl of the Orient." “Great Crescent: Art and Agitation in the 1960s—Japan, South Korea, andRead more

Julia Peyton-Jones is co-director of London's Serpentine Gallery. Here, she recalls her favorite 2014 exhibitions from England's capital.Steve McQueen, "Ashes," at Thomas Dane Gallery This memorable exhibition presented two new works. Ashes (2014) is…Read more

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