Art In America

William Christenberry

For over 50 years, the Washington, D.C.-based artist William Christenberry has focused his attention on the American South, specifically the landscape of rural Hale County, Ala., near to where he was born. He is best known as a photographer, and an...

Workingman Collective

The D.C.-based Workingman Collective was founded in 2005 and centers on the wide-ranging activities of members Janis Goodman, Tom Ashcraft and Peter Winant. In their words, the collective privileges strategies of “process, invention, chance and the...

Phil Nesmith

Last June, Richmond-based artist Phil Nesmith traveled to the Louisiana Gulf Coast with box cameras, glass plates, chemicals and a portable darkroom to photograph the aftereffects of British Petroleum’s catastrophic 2010 oil spill. The resulting 22...

Clive Murphy

Housed in a 100-year-old former factory in Minneapolis’s riverside warehouse district, the Soap Factory recalls a vanished industrial heyday with its 11-to-13-foot ceilings, wooden floors, and exposed pipes and patches of brick. It is a compelling...

Sterling Ruby

A primary tension between repression and expression runs throughout L.A.-based Sterling Ruby’s multifaceted practice, at least as a jumping-off point.

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