Art In America

Site-Specific Comedy

David Robbins's book Concrete Comedy and programs such as the Experimental Comedy Training Camp in Banff, Alberta, urge young art humorists to repond directly to specific locales.

LACMA: The Encyclopedic Museum of the Future?

In a proposal for a $650-million project that has been seven years in the works, Zumthor proposes a horizontal building along Wilshire Boulevard, east of Chris Burden's outdoor sculpture of lampposts, Urban Light (2008), that will be wrapped in...

MICA President Fred Lazarus IV To Retire

Lazarus is the longest-serving president of a four-year college in Maryland. Under his leadership, MICA's enrollment doubled as it became a nationally recognized institution for undergraduate and graduate fine arts programs. 

Gagosian Aids Pratt Students Following Fire

Following the debilitating fire in Pratt Institute's main building in on February 15, mega-dealer Larry Gagosian and Pratt trustee emeritus Bruce Newman have arranged for a special week-long thesis exhibition for affected students in the Seagram...

Gift Ensures Free Admission at Bronx Museum

The $500,000 bequest will establish the Shelley and Donald Rubin Free Admission Program and will also allow the museum to commit to expanding community engagement and educational programming.

303 Gallery Will Move Twice, Takes on Jacob Kassay

Chelsea's 303 Gallery will move three blocks uptown in April, to 507 West 24th St. The gallery's current exhibition, Doug Aitken's "100 YRS," will be the final show at the 21st Street space.

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