Art In America

FIAC 2014 Gallery Roster Revealed

The Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain (FIAC) has announced the list of galleries participating in FIAC 2014 (Oct. 23-26).

AICA Announces Best Show Awards for 2013

The U.S. chapter of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA-USA) has announced its annual best show awards. Eighteen winners and runners-up in nine categories are recognized from among more than 140 finalists proposed by AICA-USA's...

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.  

NADA Miami Beach Announces 2013 Exhibitor List

The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) has announced the participants in the 11th edition of NADA Miami Beach (Dec. 5-8). Among the 89 exhibitors in this year's fair, down from 102 in 2012, are galleries and projects from 28 cities across 14...

Luther Price

With his film Sodom in 1989, the filmmaker and performance artist Luther Price (b. 1962) became known for addressing transgressive subject matter.

L.A. Raw

"A bloody and bony parcel bearing the imprint of trouble" was how Rico Lebrun referred, in a 1963 interview, to the human figure shaped by circumstances of his day. Lebrun's painting Buchenwald Cart (1956), loaded with ashen limbs, his 1960 ink...

Doug Wheeler

Among the few sensations unavailable in New York City is the feeling of uninterrupted space. When people scan their surroundings here, a progression of objects, bodies or architectural impediments inevitably enters and defines their fields of...

Jess and Elizabeth Bishop

The idiosyncratic, Beat-associated San Francisco artist Jess (born Burgess Collins, 1923-2004) and the masterful poet and sometime visual artist Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) were featured in adjoining shows illuminating their highly personal visions.

Blinky Palermo

Upon his sudden death at age 33, Blinky Palermo left behind an extensive group of abstract works that has had a lasting impact on new generations of painters. A current U.S. museum survey examines his brief but influential career.

Ben Rubin

Since 1993, when Ben Rubin founded Ear Studio—the center of his research, art and sound-design projects—the 47-year-old artist has specialized in large-scale installations that parse data using technology. In Listening Post (2002), a collaboration...

Jack Early

Those who heard the most recent State of the Union address may recall tales of plucky small-business owners demonstrating an American proclivity for self-reinvention. Had President Obama looked for the same theme in the arts, he might have...

Sharing is Caring at Independent

If the Armory Show were cut down to a fourth of its size, moved to a less tedious location, and featured the most dynamic galleries with a mix of emerging and emerged artists, it would look more like Independent. Now in its second year, Independent...

Rob Pruitt

Building upon the Anabaptist principle of adult rather than infant baptism, the Amish have a tradition known as Rumspringa. The practice offers Amish teenagers a pivotal choice—put bluntly, either you’re in or you’re out—following a period of...

Sarah Sze

In 1996, when Sarah Sze positioned hundreds (perhaps thousands) of minute, fossil-like objects—each scrupulously fashioned from toilet paper moistened with saliva—in an inconspicuous alcove of a group exhibition in SoHo, the artist, then pursuing...

William Pope.L

Immediately following the election of Barack Obama, many news pundits talked of a new day in race relations. Pollsters on the subject cited a belief in progress, albeit with the caveat that some presumably aberrational data suggested a lingering...

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