Art In America

Beasts of Southern New York: One Year After Sandy

A year after Hurricane Sandy, the deadliest storm of the 2012 season and the second-costliest in U.S. history, artists, dealers, writers and community leaders have combined efforts for "Come Together: Surviving Sandy," a massive, multi-floor "pop-up...

Old Black

Just in time for the hottest months of the year comes this group show, in which the perennially coolest color comes in for consideration by seven artists. Among the works is Harold Ancart's untitled intervention, for which he taped off a horizontal...

Sex with Sheila Hicks

Paris, a work by Sheila Hicks, hangs on a wall to the right of the fireplace, over my desk. The piece (10 by 5 inches, 1987) is small and sheer. See-through. It appears to be made from a single thread of natural linen (although I think it is made from...

Donald Moffett

In "The Radiant Future," Donald Moffett presented 12 new works completed in 2011-12, many of them hybrid objects that problematize the relationship between painting and sculpture. Although Moffett may be best known for his AIDS-related activist art...

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss

This week we check out Franklin Evans's immersive artist's studio/library/listening booth environment at Sue Scott, new paintings plus a giant bronze by Georg Baselitz at Gagosian, and delicately layered fabric paintings by Lauren Luloff at Horton.

Loose Canon at Luxembourg & Dayan

As a tony refuge from the hubbub of the season's New York City fairs, check out "Unpainted Paintings," an exhibition of more than three dozen paintings in unconventional materials and formats by nearly as many artists, which opened at Luxembourg &...

Act Up New York

In its first incarnation, at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University, “ACT UP New York: Activism, Art, and the AIDS Crisis, 1987-1993” served to educate a new generation of students who these days tend to regard AIDS as a...

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