Jérôme Bel's Ballet (New York) is a cute little piece. For his Performa 15 commission, the French conceptual choreographer cast 13 dancers and asked them to interpret a handful of genres.
A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place in New York this week: a talk about magazines' letters to the editor with Dan Fox and Ruth Graham; a reconstruction of a dance performance from 1960 at the Whitney; a Beta Gaming...
Last week in Chicago, United States Artists (USA), an organization that has distributed close to $20 million to over 400 people in nine disciplines since 2006, held its first annual Artists Assembly.
Artists such as Germany's Christoph Keller, Argentina's Eduardo Navarro as well as Guillermo Faivovich and Nicolás Goldberg, and Brazil's Daniel Steegmann Mangrané employ high-tech means—including microphotography and virtual reality—to radically...
Just over four months after the Detroit Institute of Arts was officially rescued from the threat of liquidation due to citywide bankruptcy, the museum opened a show of works by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. This first major exhibition since the...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) has announced its third and final acquisition of works by artists included the 2013-14 Carnegie International.
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.
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.
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...
Written by New York-based writer Phoebe Hoban, Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open uncovers many little-known aspects of the artist's turbulent life and rollercoaster career.
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).
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.
Running afoul of one of the main precepts of museum collection stewardship, the Delaware Art Museum has resolved to sell up to four works from its collection to pay off debts.