Art In America

Artists First: Around Skulptur Projekte Münster

Skulptur Projekte Münster has changed quite radically since its initial incarnation. It's much more eclectic, encompassing sculpture but also performance, sound art, video, and other mediums. Yet it remains focused on artists, and committed to...

Gwangju Biennale

“A tool, not a monument”: this is how the artist Dora García describes what she sought to create with the bookstore installation that is her commissioned contribution to the latest Gwangju Biennale, directed by the Swedish curator and critic Maria...

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...

Documenta 17 Goes to Athens, Splits Self in Two

For the deep-pocketed art pilgrim, this adds yet another summer 2017 destination, in addition to the 57th Venice Biennale and the 47th edition of the mammoth Art Basel fair.

Competition and Sales Brisk at ABMB Preview

During the early hours of the VIP preview at Art Basel Miami Beach today, rapper Sean Combs, dressed in all black and wearing shades, was seen browsing the aisles with his entourage. Most art-fair purchases are not cash and carry. But Combs was...

Banu Cennetoglu

How does the ordering impulse of art accommodate itself to the messy contingencies of reality? Banu Cennetoglu’s “products” at first appear as yet another critique of the machinations of the market; but economics is cast as one among many competing...

VIENNAFAIR Inspires Competitors

This year's edition of VIENNAFAIR [May 12–15], the seventh, got off to a slow start, with dealers banking on weekend sales. "It's not Basel or London," said Markus Rischgasser, director of first-time participant Galerie Eva Presenhuber, when A.i.A....

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