Every element of this Christopher Williams retrospective—from the lucid photographs he has made over the past 35 years to the exhibition architecture to the catalogue to the press release—can be considered part of his artistic output.
Titled "How to (...) things that don't exist," the biennial will, the organizers say, take on a research-based approach with open meetings on art and society rather than settling on a specific theme.
The paradoxical multi-medium work of Thomas Kovachevich is incredibly permissive in the company of viewers.
Robert Heinecken (1931-2006) was an artist who put the medium of photography through the wringer.
An exhibition that highlights the Dutch artist's penchant for repeating images prompts new thoughts on his relevance in the 21st century.
Glance at the bookshelf of many an art or architecture historian and you're likely to see something designed by Muriel Cooper (1925-1994)—if not the cover or layout of a particular tome, then the distinctive seven-bar logo of the MIT Press.
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...
Over the course of four decades, John Divola has photographed haunting traces of residential displacement and social anomie in the Los Angeles region.
"Where and when is the time in the history of art?" So begins Keith Moxey's long-awaited theoretical treatise, Visual Time: The Image in History.
Featuring works by 10 artists such as Ming Wong, Chen Chieh-jen, Cao Fei, Lee Kit and Michael Lin, the exhibition "Cross-Strait Relations" takes on the charged issue of mainland China's relationship with Taiwan.
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.
Philosopher and art critic Arthur C. Danto, who famously declared the end of art history, died from heart failure on Oct. 25 at the age of 89. A professor emeritus at New York's Columbia University and the former art critic of the Nation...
One of the first photographs encountered in David Hartt's multimedium exhibition "Stray Light" was a compelling close-up of a glass window etched with "JPC"—the Johnson Publishing Company's logo—in lustrous gold letters.
Visitors to Arthur Ou's second New York solo exhibition may have been surprised to encounter a room lined with paintings.
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Mass., has hired Daisy Yiyou Wang as its new curator of Chinese and East Asian Art. She takes up her new post Sept. 9. She replaces Nancy Berliner, who departed in August 2012 to become curator of Chinese...
Don't call Arthur Danto an aesthetician, even if that word is preceded by the specification "America's foremost." As Danto explains in his latest book, What Art Is (Yale University Press), his explorations are best classified not as studies in...
In the early 2000s, the Peking University professor Peng Feng began to transform his accomplished academic career by entering into what is, by Western standards, an exceptionally intense engagement with contemporary art. Today, having curated over 200...
As Colby College, in Waterville, Me., turns 200 this year, the ColbyMuseum of Art also celebrates becoming the largest museum in the stateand unveils a major gift of American art.