Art In America

Critical Eye: Personal Boundaries

The traveling exhibition “Art AIDS America,” opening this summer at the Bronx Museum, finds renewed relevance in the culture wars of the 1980s and ’90s, especially the dual political-aesthetic strategies of the era’s most socially committed...

The Agenda: This Week in New York

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events in New York this week: a discussion on trans literature at the New York Public Library; a conference on art, activism, and public space at the CUNY Graduate Center; a performance by Akio Suzuki at...

Whose Name Was Writ in Water

Robert Gober's recent retrospective at New York's Museum of Modern Art prompts expansive reflections on the legacy of the readymade, the nature of obscenity and the poetics of plumbing.     

Identity Crisis

This month, A.i.A. examines the creative economy that links contemporary art and graphic design.    

Young Incorporated Artists

With slick corporate identities and digital media savvy, emerging artists are mimicking—all too closely—established forms of cultural power. 

The Agenda: This Week in New York

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place this week in New York: a discussion of curatorhood at the Jewish Museum; a conference on artistic collaboration at The New School; a roundtable on Warhol at Columbia; First Saturday...

Timeline: 100 Years of Art in America

Over the past century, Art in America has developed from a small specialized journal to a major voice in the rapidly changing contemporary art world. To celebrate the magazine's 100-year anniversary, we look back at the milestones that helped define...

From the Archives: No Regrets

An art critic looks back on the hard-won achievements of feminist art and the current state of its legacy.  

From the Archives: Poetics of the Drain

On the occasion of Robert Gober's retrospective at New York's Museum of Modern Art, A.i.A. delved into the archives. In our December 1997 issue, art historian David Joselit argued that Gober's invocation of Duchamp was even more sly than often...

From the Archives: Exhibiting Gender

In honor of Women's History Month, we looked back in our archives for this article by David Joselit from our January 1997 issue, in which Joselit appraises two exhibitions that approached the question of gender in different ways.

Issues & Commentary: Some American Notes

Assessing the current state of photography in Britain and in the U.S., the author discerns pernicious links among enterprise culture, art-world simulationism, and the homophobic attacks of neoconservative American art critics. 

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