Art In America

Margarita Cabrera

Fourteen life-size desert plants constructed from sections of dark green U.S. Border Patrol uniforms were casually arrayed in terra-cotta pots on the gallery floor for El Paso artist Margarita Cabrera’s recent exhibition. 

Tommy Fitzpatrick

Tommy Fitzpatrick's exhibition "Electric Labyrinth" consisted of 15 easel-size paintings depicting, in varying degrees of abstraction, a Prada store by Herzog & de Meuron in Tokyo.

Adam McEwen

Utilizing every nook and cranny in the spacious, refurbished warehouse building of the Goss-Michael Foundation, a nonprofit space dedicated to contemporary British art, this survey of Adam McEwen's work ranged from the conceptual to the physical...

Susan Rothenberg

The lush exhibition “Susan Rothenberg: Moving in Place” includes 25 paintings dating from the mid-’70s to the present decade, selected by the museum’s Michael Auping. In Rothenberg’s work, the fulsome plasticity of paint and the expressive potential...

Texas Biennial

Encompassing 73 Texas artists from small towns as well as metropolitan centers, the bulk of the third Texas Biennial consisted of two large thematic group shows and four regional solo exhibitions, all held at six nonprofit and artist-run venues...

Ranjani Shettar

Ranjani Shettar’s first solo museum show included three impressive multipart sculptures. Two works on paper, a cluster of wax-dribbled sheets and an 8-foot-tall print containing a stream of red, green and brown pigments functioned as supporting...

Kiefer as Occult Poet

From the beginning, reaction to Anselm Kiefer's work has been polarized. His remarkable early success, and enthusiastic acclaim by museums and collectors, soon produced a backlash. The critical left (Benjamin Buchloh, notably) dismissed him as a...

From the Archives: The Museum of the Third Kind

In which the author envisions new directions for the art museum as audiences change, architecture evolves, institutions subdivide and electronic resources expand our capabilities and expectations.

Between Two Worlds: John McCracken

One of the founders of West Coast Minimalism, John McCracken has long been acclaimed for his flawlessly crafted geometric sculptures. The artist now speaks openly of the link between his work and paranormal phenomena.

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