Art In America

Christine Y Kim

After eight years as associate curator at New York's Studio Museum in Harlem, Christine Y. Kim joined the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as associate curator of contemporary art in September 2009. Born in Newport Beach and raised in the San...

Theaster Gates

Whether he builds history-charged sculptures or encourages neighborhood initiatives, Chicagoan Theaster Gates insists that his art be both made and lived.

Sirmans to New Orleans, Cameron to Orange County

Franklin Sirmans has been named artistic director of Prospect.3, the New Orleans biennial founded by Dan Cameron. Sirmans has been department head and curator of contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art since January 2010, and will...

The Prospector: Q+A With Dan Cameron

Recently, A.i.A. met with veteran curator Dan Cameron, artistic director of Prospect New Orleans, at the newly restored 1200-room Hyatt Regency New Orleans to discuss Prospect.2, which opened October 22 and will be up through Jan. 29. This is the...

Stranger in America: Glenn Ligon

Glenn Ligon’s shrewd syntheses of late modernist forms and highly personal appropriations from black literature and culture make for a stirring midcareer retrospective at the Whitney.

Miami, Miami, Miami

Having weathered a brutal economic year, the art world heads to Miami this month for some sun, sand and, hopefully, sales. Some fairs are offering premium booths at last year's prices, or have rejiggered fees, downsized or relocated to offset costs,...

Barkley L. Hendricks

High style, art historical references and black popular culture coalesce in the art of Barkley L. Hendricks, currently touring in a museum show.

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