Art In America

Birdhead on Facebook and Poetics

Shanghai-based art collective Birdhead uses photographic snapshots to record everyday life. From a friend in a shaggy fur coat, to a potted plant or a skyscraper, their 20-by-16-inch black-and-white images are a frenzied documentation of the world...

Met Appoints Expert in Princely Armor

Yesterday, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art announced the appointment of Pierre Terjanian as a new curator in its Arms and Armor department—one of the museum's most popular attractions.

Sue Scott and Meulensteen Galleries Will Shutter

Two New York galleries—Sue Scott Gallery on the Lower East Side and Meulensteen Gallery in Chelsea—will close later this summer. Yesterday, Sue Scott Gallery at 1 Rivington Street announced that the current shows, "Eli Gabriel Halpern:  Do It...

Trevor Paglen Makes Work to Last Beyond Humanity

A new work by photographer and experimental geographer Trevor Paglen will launch into outer space this fall. The Last Pictures, which will be sent into Earth's atmosphere affixed to communications satellite EchoStar XVI, is an archival silicon disk...

SoHo's Judd Foundation to Open to the Public in 2013

Today the Judd Foundation announced that the three-year-long restoration of Donald Judd's long-time home and studio at 101 Spring Street will conclude next June in celebration of what would have been the Minimalist pioneer's 85th birthday. The...

Hide/Seek Protest in New York

"Ants in my pants, fire in my belly," chanted critic Jerry Saltz, with an estimated 500 artists, curators, activists, and gay and lesbian supporters on Sunday afternoon. The collective chant voiced response to the removal of a truncated version of the...

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