Art In America

Walter Robinson

On one level, Walter Robinson’s paintings of glamorous models, sexy couples based on 1950s pulp-fiction covers, adorable kittens, fast food items, and other media subjects are part of a long Pop art tradition that began in the mid-1960s.

EXPO Chicago Exhibitor List Revealed

Expo Chicago has announced the exhibitor list for its third outing. Featuring over 130 exhibitors from 17 countries—up slightly from about 120 last year and 100 in its first outing—the fair will take place at the city's Navy Pier Sept....

Armory Show 2014 Exhibitor List Announced

The exhibitor list has been announced for the 16th edition of the Armory Show art fair, to be held on Piers 92 and 94 on Manhattan's West Side (Mar. 6-9).

Banksy’s New York Residency: Experts Weigh In

"Banksy's street pieces have an ephemerality that tugs its forelock to Conceptual art in that it goes away," Hickey told A.i.A. when reached by phone. "But I know about a thousand better taggers whose work lasts about as long as Banksy's does."

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...

Armory Show Announces 2013 Exhibitors

The fair is divided into two sections, both on the piers along the Hudson River, on Manhattan's West Side. The Armory Show - Contemporary will be housed at Pier 94, The Armory Show - Modern on Pier 92. The participants are listed below, by pier.

Colin de Land's and Pat Hearn's Archives Will Go to Bard

With an apparent disregard for commercial success, de Land (1955-2003) ran a number of innovative and highly influential art galleries for almost 20 years, and was one of the founders of the Gramercy Art Fair, which evolved into the behemoth now...

East Village Rimbaud

David Wojnarowicz (1954-1992) was as full of contradictions as the changing East Village neighborhood he lived in during the 1980s.

20 Years Later and Without Basquiat, Gray Hits the Bowery

Founded by artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Michael Holman in 1979 at the height of Downtown New York's No Wave moment, the legendary band Gray played only a handful of shows at places like the Mudd Club before losing focus sometime around 1981....

Folk Art Museum Show for Venice Canceled

An exhibition of African-American self-taught artists and graffiti muralists, organized by the beleaguered American Folk Art Museum in New York, has been canceled by exhibition sponsor Benetton. The show was scheduled for June 1-30, to coincide with...

Street: Hopeful Dissidence

First seen on derelict urban walls and now encsonced at the National Portrait Gallery, Shepard Fairey's work accelerates the dissolve between museum art and guerrilla action. 

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