Art In America

Reading Capital in Venice

Touring the Biennale, a fictional critic muses on the contradictions between the show's socially conscious theme and its wealth-and-fame realities.

From the Archives: Transmodern Yoko

In A.i.A.'s February 2002 Issue, critic J.W. Mahoney delved into Yoko Ono's evasion of artistic categories through the lens of the works selected for her touring retrospective, "Yes Yoko Ono."

In the Studio: Joan Jonas and Jason Moran

Video and performance pioneer Joan Jonas, this year's U.S. representative at the Venice Biennale, is joined by her four-time collaborator, jazz phenom Jason Moran, to discuss the growth of their free-associative, call-and-respons process.

Rebecca Horn

Rebecca Horn's recent exhibition of sculptures and large-scale works on paper, "The Vertebrae Oracle," possessed a poetry rare among the benumbingly cool intellectual calisthenics of so much neo-abstract art today.

The Fabric of Memory

Thailand's Jakkai Siributr endows his stitched, embroidered and sequined works with a deeply serious sociopolitical import.

Brian Gayman, 1948-2014

Brian Gayman, 65, died July 1 in Melville, N.Y., after complications following a heart attack. Gayman had been exhibiting sculpture and photography in New York City and elsewhere since the early 1970s.

Regarding Allison Katz

A painting by the London-based artist initiates a series of articles, each devoted to the author's personal encounter with a single work of art.

Nora Schultz

Nora Schultz works in a loose, intuitive way. One set of ideas flows into another, past projects blur into new ones, scavenged objects are decontextualized then recontextualized, and words both intervene and provide meaning.

Inside the Art Bars

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.  

Timeline: 100 Years of Art in America

Over the past century, Art in America has developed from a small specialized journal to a major voice in the rapidly changing contemporary art world. To celebrate the magazine's 100-year anniversary, we look back at the milestones that helped define...

New Order: Interview with ICP Triennial Co-Curator Carol Squiers

The latest triennial at New York's International Center of Photography, "A Different Kind of Order" (through Sept. 22), showcases 28 international artists who exemplify a particular vein of art-making now: they make socially invested work that...

Jorg Grimm

Jorg Grimm was educated at the Hogeschool voor Economische Studies in Amsterdam. He became a private dealer in 2003 and opened Grimm Gallery in 2005, in Ouid Zuid near the Museum Square in Amsterdam. Grimm's international roster features British...

Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook

The Thai artist Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook is perhaps best known for her video documentation of performances in which she chants, sings and reads to cadavers in a hospital morgue. Since 2008, however, she has been engaged with an entirely different...

Steven Leiber, 1957-2012

Steven Leiber, 54, art dealer and collector, died Jan. 28 in San Francisco after a year-long battle with cancer. Leiber occupied a niche, specializing in contemporary artist's books, reference material and ephemera-announcements, flyers, posters-as...

Ed Ruscha: The Golden State

An L.A. resident since 1956, Ruscha muses on how California has affected his spare, iconic work. 

Lisson Toasts The First Supper in Milan

This past weekend, after 44 years in business, Lisson opened a gallery in Milan, its first-ever space outside the U.K. "Why Milan?" was the question burning in everyone's mind. "This is our secret," Lisson founder Nicholas Logsdail to told A.i.A.,...

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. See below for an abbreviated summer...

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