Art In America

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...

ArtBrussels Faces Easter Muscle

Most of the collectors at this year's ArtBrussels were Belgian or Dutch; German collectors evidently prefer to shop at Art Cologne, which took place two weeks earlier, or at Gallery Weekend Berlin, which coincided with the Brussels fair this year due...

Roving Eye: Pictures of People, One Significantly Missing Artist

I started off my week with a true discovery in the form of the Partners & Spade Gallery on Great Jones Street. I went down to see the work of Warhol's former assistant Walter Steding and Warhol's friend Stefano Castronovo (famous for his painted...

Jitish Kallat

Public Notice 3, a text-based installation conceived for the Grand Staircase of the Art Institute of Chicago by Jitish Kallat, is truly monumental in aim. The site-specific work engages the historical and cultural conditions of its locale,...

In The New Siam

Refusing to be constrained by tradition, neglect or touristic clichés, vanguard Thai artists deftly engage the modern world.

Fred Holland

Though he trained as a painter at the Columbus College of Art & Design in Ohio, Fred Holland spent his early career as a choreographer and performer, dancing with, among others, the Zero Moving Dance Company and Meredith Monk before returning to...

Center Stage in Toronto

A bewildered Tony Conrad sticks his tongue out and gives two thumbs up. Then suddenly, the avant-garde composer and filmmaker is scowling, and has decided that the ungainly woman perched on his lap is initiating a stupid, poisonous project....

Restrained By Order: Cosey Fanny Tutti at the ICA

A hundred devotees converged on London's ICA theater for a six-hour conference in homage to Cosey Fanni Tutti. The iconic performance artist and founding member of Throbbing Gristle got her moniker when the artist Robin Klassnick sent her some mail...

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