Art In America

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.

Inside the Art Bars

Bars have been as essential to the New York art world as its galleries and museums. Eleven artists reflect on the downtown institutions where creative inspiration could flow as freely as the drinks.  

Rodney Graham

An emphasis on character over storyline is one of the differences between the work of Rodney Graham and his fellow artists of the so-called Vancouver School, post-conceptualists who are known for staged photographs with high production values.

Sounding the Social

Musical forms from indie rock to sha'bi offer artists new opportunities for personal expression and critical engagement with popular culture.

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