Art In America

XL T's: Asher Penn at Young Art

Asher Penn tends to upload images of his new bodies of work to the Web like leaked tracks of a pop singer's forthcoming album, publishing them on his own site sometimes more than a month before the show's opening. He did just this for his latest...

Tan Lin: Enhancing the Book

It is within today's unsteady literary terrain that Tan Lin happily maintains his practice as a poet, essayist and artist. A remix of modernist poet Gertrude Stein's automatic writing, conceptual artist Douglas Huebler's self-reflexive appropriation...

Paging: Bob Nickas on Abstraction

You could say Bob Nickas behaves more like an artist than a critic. Since moving to New York in 1984, he has developed a reputation for being a truly independent voice in his field, working against the prevailing narratives of  contemporary art...

The Price is (Sometimes, Arbitrarily) Right

Paintings sold for cheap in non-art venues is usually something artists leave off an exhibition history. For Max Schumann, it's the foundation of a lifelong practice. Since moving to New York 20 years ago, Schumann has installed a steady series of...

Pre-P.C.: AA Bronson Republishes His Famous Erotica

Artist AA Bronson (born Michael Tims) was a founding member of the Toronto art collective General Idea (1969–1994), who published seminal artist magazine File Megazine and founded the artist bookstore Art Metropole in 1974. Since the deaths of his...

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