Art In America

Five Points with Nick Broomfield

The subjects of Nick Broomfield's documentary films subjects have ranged from psychopaths to Sarah Palin to Tupac Shakur.  His latest film, Tales of the Grim Sleeper, plumbs the depths of one Lonnie Franklin Jr., a longtime resident of South Central...

Five Points with Barry Bergdoll

The title of the exhibition appears straightforward: "Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980." But the show's effect—especially for anyone with an interest in modernism—is a shock to the system. MoMA curator Barry Bergdoll, who...

Five Points With Simone Subal

When you enter Florian Meisenberg's exhibition at Simone Subal Gallery (through Apr. 12) on the Lower East Side, you might feel a bit disoriented. The show's title accentuates that sensation: "Delivery to the following recipients failed...

Five Points With Bob Nickas

The first show Bob Nickas ever curated was titled "Hunger for Words," a play on the German critic Wolfgang Max Faust's Hunger for Pictures, a survey of contemporary German painting. Since then Nickas has organized over 80 exhibitions.

Five Points With Charles Atlas

Perhaps best know for his collaborations with Merce Cunningham, Charles Atlas has also joined forces with such diverse figures as Marina Abramović, Antony Hegarty (of Antony and the Johnsons) and Michael Clark. Atlas's current exhibition, "The...

Five Points With Susanne Zander

When I asked the German gallerist Susanne Zander, who has been exhibiting outsider art and art brut since 1988, if she was trying to expand the definition of art she said, simply, "Yes." Thanks to two simultaneous exhibitions on view through Apr....

Five Points With Boris Groys

The exhibition title “Specters of Communism: Contemporary Russian Art” suggests an angst-ridden premise. But in the hands of curator Boris Groys the proposition turns ambiguous. 

Five Points With Peter Galassi

Recently A.i.A. spoke with Peter Galassi while he was doing one of the things he does best: hanging an exhibition. "In the Studio: Photographs," at Gagosian's Madison Ave. branch.

Five Points With Tom di Maria

Tom di Maria has served as the director of the Creative Growth Art Center since 2000. Creative Growth is participating in the Outsider Art Fair, on view at Center 548 in Chelsea (through Feb. 1).

Doug Rickard

Anyone who has used the Street View function of Google Maps is, in a sense, already familiar with the work of Doug Rickard.

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