Art In America

Moe Brooker

Walking through Moe Brooker's exhibition, one was overtaken by the abundance of color oozing from the agitated surfaces of his mixed-medium paintings.

Barbara Bullock

From intense violet to black, Barbara Bullock has spent a career balancing vibrant colors with darker hues. She uses black liberally to make her painted collage constructions.

Jayson Musson

If Bruce Nauman “owns” water, as Hennessy Youngman opines in one episode of his YouTube series, “Art Thoughtz,” then Youngman’s creator, Jayson Musson, “owns” Coogi-brand sweaters, a hitherto unexploited art ...

Martha Jackson Jarvis

A dark, womblike atmosphere pervaded Martha Jackson Jarvis's "Ancestors' Bones," an exhibition of recent work at the University of Delaware's Mechanical Hall Gallery. More than a group of individual pieces, the show offered a complete staged environment.

Vibha Galhotra

Upon entering the gallery, viewers were confronted by a sprawling, 53-foot photographic mural of an expansive stretch of New Delhi, with houses and buildings squeezed together in a chaotic, cluttered urban landscape.

Nicole Eisenman's Prints and People

Eight months ago, Nicole Eisenman locked her paints away and turned exclusively to prints. Operating feverishly in four different workshops, both alone and in collaboration, the Brooklyn-based artist has produced a trove of works in various...

Sonya Clark

References to hair existed everywhere in this recent exhibition by Sonya Clark. As you walked into the spacious first floor gallery you were flanked, on the right, by a monumental portrait of Madam C.J. Walker composed of black pocket combs and, on...

Mei Ling Hom Has Her Head in the Clouds

Philadelphia-based Mei-ling Hom uses clouds as symbols of transformation. For the past three decades, the artist has used that amorphous, ancient and endlessly interpreted celestial form to create peaceful examples of land art. A new work, Mycelial...

Starchitect Takes to the Stage

Rafael Viñoly, the Uruguayan-born New York-based architect, is known for building state-of-the-art-structures around the globe. His redesign of the Cleveland Museum of Art opens this winter, and preceding that, a new Viñoly building for Firstsite, a...

Behind the Scenes at Based in Berlin

Berlin's controversial survey of locally residing artists, "based in Berlin," kicked off last week with a VIP reception in a raw building near the city's Friedrichstrasse railway station that was recently snapped up by publisher and collector Angelika...

Prints on the Rise

The top end of the print market is picking up, judging from the recent prints and multiples auctions in New York, at Phillips de Pury, Christie's and Sotheby's. New York dealer Susan Sheehan told A.iA., "Paintings and sculpture for big-name...

Charles Burwell

In this show of nine recent paintings, "Structuring Desire/Desiring Structure," Charles Burwell offered no quiet moments. The title suggests a mind comfortable with systems of order, such as those found in math and science. But Burwell's visual...

Mat Collishaw

Mat Collishaw first made his mark in 1997 in the milestone exhibition “Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection” at the Royal Academy in London. In that show, he presented Bullet Hole (1988), a large photowork made up of 15...

Grayson Perry

The English artist Grayson Perry, winner in 2003 of the Turner Prize, is known for his beautifully crafted ceramic pots portraying dark and often disturbing scenes of modern life through figures, patterns and text. He is equally known for his...

Turner Prize

Viewing this year’s Turner Prize exhibition was a bit like playing a game designed to challenge attention and mental flexibility skills. The four finalists, who showed both recent and new works, all seemed to have shared the same desire to challenge...

In the Studio With Emil Michael Klein

The studio of Emil Michael Klein occupies a room next to the cold, empty lobby of an enormous '70s-era apartment block building. The building, in the Kleinhüningen neighborhood of Basel and blocks from the Rhine, was designed by Swiss architect Hans...

Banksy

The mysteriously private street artist known as Banksy has enjoyed some very public and widespread acclaim for his work in recent years. Thought to have been born in 1974 and raised in the Bristol area, Banksy (who does not reveal his full identity...

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