Art In America

Erin Shirreff

For "Day Is Long," Erin Shirreff's recent show at Lisa Cooley, the artist created polished, deceptively abstract sculptures, videos and photographs primarily from lowly ephemera around her studio—scraps of paper, plaster residue and the like. 

Erin Shirreff

The understated sculptures and video installations in Erin Shirreff's second solo exhibition at Lisa Cooley dwell on the subtleties of their materials. Drop (no. 1) and Drop (no. 3) look like the remains of eccentric modernist sculptures that have...

Roving Eye: Deep In (and out of) the Heart of Texas

There's been a recent influx of New Yorkers to the Texas art scene: Bill Arning to Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; Regine Basha to Artpace; Steven Evans to the Linda Pace Foundation and Gary Tinterow to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, not to...

Photography Objet Manque

Creating sculptures and installations to be photographed and then dismantled, some contemporary artists put a fresh spin on the notion of photographic truth.

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Awards 30 Artist Grants

The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation announced today the 30 recipients of its 17th biennial grants to American contemporary artists, each an unrestricted $20,000. The awards go to visual artists working in the fields of painting, sculpture,...

Fairfax Dorn

Fairfax Dorn is the executive director and co-founder of Ballroom Marfa, the arts venue in a converted dancehall in the idyllic town popularized by Donald Judd. The space has two galleries and is acontemporary cultural arts space which hosts art...

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

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for clever, memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday, we'll post...

New York Gallery Week Is Upon Us

First it was Berlin; then Detroit joined in. Now, for the second year in a row, New York kicks off its own Gallery Week. NYGW features nearly 60 commercial galleries and non-profits. In an effort to bring greater public awareness to art spaces...

Erin Shirreff

It’s a truism that most art shows are experienced primarily via gallery websites, the effect of which is a strange hegemony of secondary—or tertiary—imagery derived from exhibition photography. Working in the broader realm of reproduction and mediated...

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