Art In America

Ulla von Brandenburg

German artist Ulla von Brandenburg’s work investigates theatrical devices, finding form in performance, film, installation, sculpture, and paintings (on canvas and on the wall). Her exhibition “Manchmal Ja, Manchmal Nein” (Sometimes Yes, Sometimes...

Adrian Paci

Albanian artist Adrian Paci (b. 1967) immigrated to Italy in 1997, and his works are frequently inspired by histories of displacement, his own and that of others. His videos in particular generate strong metaphors for the trauma that results from...

Where the Barbarians Are: A Conversation with Koyo Kouoh

It has been a busy year for Koyo Kouoh, and any respite seems inconceivable for the Senegal-based curator. Kouoh and I spoke as she was making final preparations for EVA International: Ireland’s Biennial of Contemporary Art. She is the curator of the...

Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs

The Swiss duo Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs first made their mark with the series “The Great Unreal” (2005-09), a photographic account of a series of road trips they took in the U.S. Exploring the limitations of the medium—its inability, despite...

John Wood and Paul Harrison

Since 1993, British artists John Wood and Paul Harrison (b. 1969 and 1966, respectively) have been making collaborative work that searches for poetry in the prosaic. Their exhibition at von Bartha, "Some things are undesigned," brought together around...

Martin Boyce

Martin Boyce won the Turner Prize with the installation Do Words Have Voices (2011), which was featured in this Basel exhibition, his first solo museum show. Comprising ventilation grills, a tablelike structure from which mobiles hang, scattered...

Candida Höfer

Candida Höfer (b. 1944) had her first gallery exhibition in 1975. Since then, the erstwhile student of Bernd Becher has gained recognition as one of the most important photographers of her generation, best known for complex interior photographs of...

Judith Bernstein

American artist Judith Bernstein (b. 1942) is now enjoying a much higher degree of visibility than she did during her early career. 

In the Studio: Pamela Rosenkranz

When the Venice Biennale opens in May, Pamela Rosenkranz, who is representing Switzerland, will be 35 years old. Despite her relative youth, she is no stranger to high-profile exhibitions.

David Casini

Italian artist David Casini's first exhibition with Plutschow & Felchlin, "Light, measured. One soon gets used to it," used the gallery's sunlight-flooded central space to showcase eight small glass vitrines, within which organic objects met man-made...

“The New International”

Organized by Garage Museum of Contemporary Art chief curator Kate Fowle, the group exhibition "The New International" focused on art made after the heady year of 1989.

Paul Chan Attributes Hugo Boss Prize to Mistake

New York-based artist Paul Chan is the winner of the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize. The award, administered by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and delivered last night at the museum, consists of $100,000 and a solo exhibition of the winner's work....

Thomas Ruff

Born in southwest Germany in 1958, Thomas Ruff has long been viewed as a key figure of the Düsseldorf School of photography, having studied under such greats as Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Düsseldorf Art Academy (where he later...

Paul Chan

Paul Chan's "Selected Works," installed over two floors of the Schaulager and spilling out onto LED screens on the building's exterior, is the New York-based artist's most extensive exhibition to date.

Andrew Lord

Andrew Lord began working in ceramics some 40 years ago—long before the medium's recent renaissance in the art world—creating pieces that explore concerns far beyond those of functional household objects. 

Jakob Mattner

"Land" was the title of this exhibition of works on paper and a single sculpture by the German artist Jakob Mattner, born in 1946.

Sara Masüger

Sara Masüger's recent exhibition was tightly conceived and relatively traditional in comparison with her earlier installations in which sculptural mediums were employed to give shape to text.

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