Art In America

Nancy Princenthal on David Wojnarowicz

"Wojnarowicz was so savagely honest about where he came from and making it part of his work, which is full of passion and rage but still has this amazingly lyrical touch."

Antonia Carver on Hassan Sharif

"Attention from the market and institutions has created a somewhat mythic persona that appears contradictory for a practitioner who was resolutely collaborative, down-to-earth."

Stephanie Smith on Mark Dion

"We need Mark's artful mix of science, nerdiness, creative obsession, wonder, and humor right now."

Highlights from the 2017 Guide

Art in America's 2017 Guide to Museums, Galleries, and Artists spotlights the top museum exhibitions of the 2017–18 season. Here, we're sharing a few of the summer shows that are now on view or opening soon. For more, look for the Guide at newsstands,...

A Printed Surf Club: Saying Goodbye to Packet Biweekly

A group of eager Pratt grads, a biweekly crit, and a Risograph printer in the living room—this was the recipe for Packet Biweekly, a humble booklet of fresh art and writing that was published every two weeks since 2012.

Kindling

Louise Lawler's current exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York focuses on her long-standing practice of photographically re-presenting the work of other artists, often in domestic settings or unexpected combinations––an approach many...

Sharjah Biennial

Biennial themes are often underdeveloped, amounting to little more than mood-setting phrases that give a poetic gloss to eclectic displays of artwork.

Books: All About Eva

Robert J. Seidman on Eva Hesse’s Diaries, edited by Barry Rosen with Tamara Bloomberg; plus related titles in brief.

The Institution as User: Museums on Social Media

On Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, the museum becomes one of many users, just like the individuals who visit it. Taking advantage of the communication opportunities offered by social media requires accepting a diminishment in status-but this, too,...

Unknown Makers

Casts and copies once played a key role in education of artists and their public. Will the ever-proliferating, ever-improving images and 3D reproductions made possible by new technology soon become fully legal and critically legitimate?

Rachel Rose on Robert Irwin

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2016-17 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and...

Adam Szymczyk on the 2016 Kochi-Muziris Biennale

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2016-17 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and...

Raphael Rubinstein on Jackson Mac Low

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2016-17 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and...

Adrienne Edwards on Yto Barrada

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2016-17 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and...

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