Art In America

Henry Taylor's painting has often been discussed in the context of outsider art not only because of his vivid and somewhat reductive figuration, but because of his biography: the youngest of eight children raised by a single mother in Oxnard, California,…Read more

  A blend of utopian aspiration and excavated indigenous tradition animates Fran Ilich's timely project, Aridoamérica Winter Plan, an intriguing social experiment that takes the form of a free coffee shop. It is installed at El Museo de Los Sures in…Read more

While Arthur Russell managed to release only several proper albums before his death from AIDS-related complications in 1992 at age forty, an ongoing effort to collect and release material from his genre-spanning oeuvre has created a sense of sustained…Read more

“I look at this audience, and I don’t see free people. I see intelligent people, but free?” Jazmin Venus Soto, known as DJ Venus X, peppered her panel—the close and highlight of the first day of “Between 0 and 1: Remixing Gender, Technology and Music,” a…Read more

Glasgow-based artist Jamie Crewe is the subject of the "First Look" column in our March issue. As Philomena Epps writes, Crewe's works "convey a fluid sense of cultural ancestry-one at odds with the established canon, which is heavily skewed towardRead more

What might feminism's present learn from feminism's past? This question is especially urgent after the terrifying first weeks of Trump's presidency. Some answers may be gleaned from The Town Hall Affair, the Wooster Group's new theatrical production at…Read more

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