Art In America

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...

Lucio Fontana

Last chance to see "Ambienti Spaziali," a ravishing, museum-quality Fontana survey curated by Germano Celant. On view are outstanding examples of Fontana's groundbreaking works in painting and sculpture, including prime examples of his Concetti...

Attitudes Become Form Once Again, in Venice

"When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013" (June 1-Nov. 24) is organized by independent curator Germano Celant with artist Thomas Demand and architect Rem Koolhaas.

Lucio Fontana

Avant-garde meets ultra-baroque in the works of Argentine-born Italian artist Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), the last two decades of whose vast and varied output was surveyed in this exhibition.

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 thought-provoking, clever and memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Below...

Prada as Patron

Now directed by Germano Celant, the Fondazione Prada, which was originated in 1993 by designer Miuccia Prada and her husband Patrizio Bertelli, currently owns about 700 contemporary works and regularly commissions artists to execute "dream" projects....

And the AICA Awards Go To...

Their awards may not have the glitz of Rob Pruitt's Art Awards, but the U.S. chapter of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) has stamina. It has presented annual prizes for over 25 years, and just announced the 2010 winners. While...

Germano Celant Interviews Cai Guo Qiang

Addressing "peasant" culture and creativity, the exhibition "Cai Guo-Qiang: Peasant Da Vincis," organized and curated by the artist at the Rockbund Art Museum in China, raises contemporary questions in the world's most populous nation. The first...

Living Landmark

Life is Art Collective occupy the restaurant, originally in the Eiffel Tower, which was relocated to New Orleans. Kirsha Kaechele, Tora Lopez, Elliott Coon, and Pamala Bishop moved in on May 22 and will not leave the grounds until late June. While one...

Lynda Benglis/Robert Morris: 1973??1974

Let's not fault Artforum for being unreasonable. It would tarnish any art magazine's credibility to allow artists to purchase editorial space within its pages. But that was not the specific complaint offered by the magazine's editors when, late in...

Zero & Friends

Emerging in Düsseldorf in the 1950s and soon a trans-European phenomenon, Zero proclaimed the importance of light, movement and all things non-expressionist. 

Piero Gilardi

Since returning from a self-imposed artistic exhile in 1983, the Arte Povera veteran has steadily replicated luxuriant natural forms using space-age materials.   

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