Art In America

Women Rule at the ADAA Fair

The Art Show has worked hard to retain its identity as the classiest of the big New York fairs, offering a balance of blue-chip works with historical resonance and edgier contemporary pieces showcased in carefully curated booths. This year's...

Into the Marketplace, Comrades!

China's huge economy, rapid urbanization, environmental and social problems, and swelling ranks of both millionaires and migrant workers are not the only things that capture headlines in the West.

The Art of War

For many years, the consensus was that in Europe, at least, the air had been sucked out of visual creativity during the years of WWII.

Detroit Institute of Arts Saved By Grand Bargain

As part of the deal reached by the city and its creditors, Detroit relinquishes ownership of the museum and its collection, turning them over to the nonprofit organization that currently runs the museum.

Judy Ledgerwood

Best known for canvases with electric colors and bold patterns, Chicago artist Judy Ledgerwood has increasingly ventured into the realm of installation in recent years, painting directly on gallery walls to create enveloping works.

Chicago Announces Architecture Biennial

The first Chicago Architecture Biennial (Oct. 5, 2015-Jan. 3, 2016) will take place in the Chicago Cultural Center, an 1897 Beaux-Arts gem in the heart of downtown.

Herzog & de Meuron Tapped to Build Vancouver Art Gallery

The site, on city-owned land given to the museum last April, is half a mile from the Vancouver Art Gallery's current home, a former courthouse it has occupied for 30 years. Designs for the new facility will be unveiled in early 2015.

Union Made: Fred Lonidier’s Whitney Biennial Teach-In

The Chorus was invited to the museum by Fred Lonidier, the Oregon-born, San Diego-based artist and activist, to open a "teach-in." Part of his inclusion in the 2014 Biennial (through May 25), the event functioned as both an artist talk and an...

Strolling the AIPAD Photo Show with Joshua Chuang

Photography curator Joshua Chuang was excited to the point of jumping up and down on Wednesday, when he spied four of the rare original black-and-white photos Gordon Matta-Clark used in his Walls paper installation (1972).

Brand Minimalism

The organizer of a quietly daring Chicago exhibition recalls how, decades ago, he suggested an analogy between commercial design and the era's most formally rigorous art.

Hauser & Wirth Expands to Rural Somerset, England

The unconventionally sited gallery—principals Manuela and Iwan Wirth have had a home in the area for some years—will combine the typical exhibiting and selling functions of a commercial gallery with a restaurant and extensive public...

New Legislation Would Give Artists a Cut of Resale Profits

Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced a retooled version of his 2011 resale royalties bill yesterday that would give living visual artists or their heirs a cut of the profits when their work--paintings, drawings, photographs or...

Moving Pictures at Art Basel Miami Beach

Unlike previous years, video was surprisingly well represented this year at Art Basel Miami Beach, which is otherwise focused on static objects for sale.

Joanna Malinowska

The Polish-born, New York-based Joanna Malinowska's third solo exhibition at Canada takes its name from Shakespeare—"A Hawk from a Handsaw" originates in Hamlet, wherein the Prince of Denmark declares he's "but mad north-north-west.

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