Art In America

Unlikely Inspirations: Andrew Ross’s Playlist

Brooklyn-based artist Andrew Ross is the subject of the “First Look” column in our October issue. Here, Ross introduces a compilation of his favorite YouTube videos, many of which are quirkily uplifting. 

MFA Quality

Bruce High Quality Foundation University brought a DIY, group-talk approach to technical training and critical judgment. 

Poems Without Words

With a 1975 series of stacked-line compositions, the painter David Reed began to garner recognition from critics and peers alike. Now those legendary works from his first solo exhibition are on view again, raising intriguing questions about cultural...

Causes and Effects: Decolonize This Place at Artists Space

This fall, MTL+ has transformed Artists Space Books & Talk into a vehicle for putting their strategy into practice within the context of larger movements. The residency’s title, Decolonize This Place, comes from a demonstration of the same name that...

Suburban Futurism

Arguing that urban sprawl is the dominant growth paradigm of the present and future, the author advocates a close examination of dynamic, amorphous metroplexes like Phoenix and Dubai.

Outsider Art Fair Announces 2015 List, Changes Dates Again

At press time 38 galleries from 23 international cities have signed on; the organizers expect a few more to join in the coming weeks, bringing the total closer to last year's 47. Booth prices range from $6,500 to $15,000, with smaller spaces also...

Young Incorporated Artists

With slick corporate identities and digital media savvy, emerging artists are mimicking—all too closely—established forms of cultural power. 

Inside the Art Bars

Bars have been as essential to the New York art world as its galleries and museums. Eleven artists reflect on the downtown institutions where creative inspiration could flow as freely as the drinks.  

Artist-run Glasgow

Glasgow is famous for artist-run spaces and grassroots initiatives that have been launching and sustaining careers for at least three decades.

Land Art for the Media Age

A current museum survey of Land art challenges the established definition of the 1960s and '70s movement. In March of 1962, Jean Tinguely arrived in Las Vegas to construct a massive auto-destructive sculpture. Study for an End of the World, No. 2,...

New Museum Announces Triennial Artists

The New Museum in New York has just announced the list of artists included in its second Generational Triennial of emerging artists, scheduled to run Feb. 15-Apr. 22. Titled "The Ungovernables," this iteration is curated by Eungie Joo, curator and...

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for clever, memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday, we'll post...

Seeing Queerly

"Hide/Seek," currently at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., explores a century's worth of profound changes in the representation of gay identity.

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