Art In America

  A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place in New York this week: Richard Maxwell's new play at the Kitchen; a lecture with photographer Carrie Mae Weems at NYU Steinhardt; BAMcinématek's "New Voices in Black Cinema" series; a…Read more

  The first show Bob Nickas ever curated was titled "Hunger for Words," a play on the German critic Wolfgang Max Faust's 1982 book Hunger for Pictures, a survey of contemporary German painting. "Hunger for Words" took place in 1984 at Gallery 345/Art…Read more

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place this week in Los Angeles: an appearance by Jiraiya at the Tom of Finland Foundation; a pop-up porn theater at Machine Project; a screening of Hairy Who & the Chicago Imagists at the Armory…Read more

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place in New York this week: writer Lydia Davis at BAM Café, a screening of the film DUST, a talk by iconic body artist Carolee Schneemann, a performance by artist collective Whoop Dee Doo and…Read more

Last month Prestel Publishing and Luhring Augustine Gallery co-published Charles Atlas, a 304-page monograph that, surprisingly, is the first major publication dedicated to the New York-based artist whose work in film, performance and installation…Read more

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place this week in Los Angeles: a Charles Atlas film festival in various locations; a symposium on philosophy and photography at LACMA; a panel discussion about L.A.'s water supply at LACE; and a…Read more

  A.i.A. suggests a few of the myriad events taking place in New York this week: an artists' summit about self-portraiture; a performance series about the techno-emotional near-future; a screening of Thomas Vinterberg's The Celebration and a…Read more

When I asked the German gallerist Susanne Zander, who has been exhibiting outsider art and art brut since 1988, if she was trying to expand the definition of art she said, simply, "Yes." Thanks to two simultaneous exhibitions on view through Apr. 18th,…Read more

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place this week in Los Angeles: the latest Decolonizing the White Box dialogues at Human Resources; an Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at LACMA's Art+Technology Lab; a performance workshop run…Read more

  At the VIP reception of this year's Armory Show fair (Mar. 5-8), I met up with Christopher Y. Lew, the Whitney Museum of American Art's recently appointed associate curator, who was already stalking the aisles. Lew, who is in his early 30s, came to…Read more

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