Art In America

Verbatim: Adam Pendleton

Adam Pendleton is an artist based in New York City and Germantown, N.Y. In his work in various mediums, as Tom Williams wrote in A.i.A. in 2011, "he gives form to a complex exchange between art and racial politics, which the respective histories of...

Hauser & Wirth Expands to Rural Somerset, England

The unconventionally sited gallery—principals Manuela and Iwan Wirth have had a home in the area for some years—will combine the typical exhibiting and selling functions of a commercial gallery with a restaurant and extensive public...

Smithsonian Names David J. Skorton as Secretary

The Smithsonian Institution's Board of Regents has appointed David J. Skorton, president of Cornell University and a board-certified cardiologist, as the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian. Skorton will assume his new post in July 2015.

Insiders’ Outsiders: Clocktower Gallery at Pioneer Works

Getting to Red Hook's Pioneer Works can be something of a trek. It's the scrappy sort of environment that one might readily associate with emerging New York artists and the spaces which support them. But this year, Pioneer visitors will be encounter...

Samuel Hoi Appointed President of MICA

Samuel Hoi has been named the next president of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), effective July 1. His predecessor, Fred Lazarus IV, in the top spot since 1978, announced his retirement, effective this coming May, in April of last year.

Who’s Up Next as New York Culture Czar?

In the first weeks of the administration of New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio, art and culture observers await the appointment of a new Commissioner for Cultural Affairs. The new commissioner will replace the outgoing Kate Levin, who served from...

Gavin Delahunty Hired as Senior Curator at DMA

This spring, Gavin Delahunty will join the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) as its new senior curator of contemporary art. His predecessor, Jeffrey Grove, became the museum's senior curator of special projects and research in May of last year.

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...

Hot Shows, One Click

Forrest Nash of Contemporary Art Daily reveals the workings of his tastemaker website. 

Rearranging with Isaac Julien

No sooner had the British filmmaker and installation artist Isaac Julien entered New York's Museum of Modern Art one morning last week than he was single-handedly heaving a hulking ottoman across the atrium floor.

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