Art In America

Lauder’s Cubist Quartet at the Met

One of the exhibition's pleasures is the opportunity to view two large canvases from the front and the rear, revealing that both sides were painted. 

Documenta 17 Goes to Athens, Splits Self in Two

For the deep-pocketed art pilgrim, this adds yet another summer 2017 destination, in addition to the 57th Venice Biennale and the 47th edition of the mammoth Art Basel fair.

Exhibitors Revealed for ADAA Art Show 2015

The Art Dealers Association of America has announced the list of exhibitors for the 27th edition of its annual New York fair, the Art Show (Mar. 4-8, 2015). Seventy-two galleries will offer their wares at the Park Avenue Armory.

Roberto Cuoghi

Roberto Cuoghi does not mess around. When in his 20s, just out of graduate school, the Italian artist (b. 1973) resolved to become his father.

Yto Barrada Wins Abraaj Group Prize

Moroccan-born artist Yto Barrada has won the Abraaj Group Art Prize, awarded annually since 2008. Barrada gets a $100,000 commission to create a new work to appear in a group show at the seventh edition of the Art Dubai fair (Mar. 18-21, 2015)

Dia Art Foundation Names Jessica Morgan Director

Tate Modern curator Jessica Morgan will take the reins at New York's Dia Art Foundation. Replacing Philipe Vergne, who departed in January to head the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Morgan takes up her new post in January 2015.

The Art of the Diorama: Roxy Paine’s Security Theater

Brooklyn-based sculptor Roxy Paine sipped a cup of tea as he welcomed the press to his new exhibition at Marianne Boesky Gallery in Chelsea this morning. "I'm sick now, and I got sick when I opened a show of similar work at Kavi Gupta a year ago," he...

Daniel Baumann Appointed Director, Kunsthalle Zurich

Kunsthalle Zurich has hired Swiss curator Daniel Baumann as director. Baumann has been the curator of the Adolf Wölfli Foundation, located at the Museum of Fine Arts Bern, Switzerland, since 1996.

Artists Protest Israeli Funding of São Paulo Bienal

Some 56 artists have signed an open letter to the the São Paulo Bienal foundation, asking that the organization decline funding from the state of Israel. The letter states that the artists were previously unaware of Israeli support for the exhibition....

Hammer Announces Winners of $150,000 in “Made in L.A.” Awards

Los Angeles's Hammer Museum has tapped Alice Könitz's project, the Los Angeles Museum of Art (LAMOA); Magdalena Suarez Frimkess and Michael Frimkess; and Jennifer Moon for its "Made in L.A. 2014" awards. All are included in the second iteration of...

Cameron Kitchin to Head Cincinnati Art Museum

The Cincinnati Art Museum has named Cameron Kitchin the museum's new director. Kitchin is currently director of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, Tenn. He takes up his new post Oct. 1.

“A Close Distance”: Tris Vonna-Michell

Family histories can be hazy and elusive. Tris Vonna-Michell mines this territory in his slide-and-audio work Postscript III (Berlin), ongoing for several years.

Clark Art Institute Unveils $145M Tadao Ando Expansion

The Clark Art Institute, in Williamstown, Mass., unveils this week the second major expansion since its 1955 opening. Designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, the graceful glass, steel, concrete and granite addition augments the original ...

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