Art In America

Rosa Barba

While the Berlin-based Italian artist is known for her work with film, her new video installation The Color Out of Space (2015) appears to leave celluloid behind only to inflect cutting-edge imaging techniques with specifically cinematic ways of seeing.

Martine Syms

The 17th-century English physician John Bulwer posited that hand gestures might comprise a universal language. This notion was later revived by 20th-century anthropologists studying the striking similarities in body languages evident across cultures....

Jean-Luc Moulène

If Jean-Luc Moulène’s “Opus”—an ongoing conglomeration of images and objects the Paris-based artist has produced since 1995—constitutes a body of work, it is also what his fellow Frenchman Antonin Artaud once termed a “body without...

Frank Heath

In 2012, Hostess halted the production of Twinkies, the beloved cream-filled snack cakes. 

Meyer Vaisman

An artist of Lithuanian Jewish descent born in Caracas, Meyer Vaisman has made a habit of exploring his own complex sense of identity.

Glacial Pace: Joan Jonas’s “Reanimation”

In a performance presented Nov. 15-16 at the Brooklyn nonprofit Roulette as part of Performa 13, Jonas, dressed in a spritelike Tyvek outfit, conjured the Snow Bunting as she traced lightning storms with chalk, camouflaged herself within video...

Better Homes

The domestic interior, as imagined in "Better Homes," was a far cry from the space of private material comfort proffered by Better Homes and Gardens magazine. 

Elad Lassry

Elaborating on his foray into performance at The Kitchen in New York last fall, the Israeli-born, Los Angeles-based artist Elad Lassry costumed small-scale photographic works in silk and various other accoutrements for his recent exhibition at 303.

Zilia Sánchez

In Lunar V, a modular canvas made by the Cuban-born artist Zilia Sánchez in 1973, the halves of a full moon taper into tongue-like crests, which interlock and extend toward the viewer.

Circa 1970: Pacific Standard Time at the Bronx Museum

Relative to the artistic movements of the 1960s and 1980s, Californiaart of the '70s remains, historically speaking, uncharted terrain. Thediverse practices pioneered by West Coast artists were ofteninextricable from countercultural lifestyles and...

Gillian Wearing

In "People," her first New York solo exhibition since 2003, Gillian Wearing presented a wide range of tremendously engaging recent photo-based portraiture. Most conceptually concise are big black-and-white photographs (2008-10) of the artist...

Tracey Emin: No Bedtime Story

Now on view in London, the first-ever museum retrospective for Britain's famous "bad girl" artist reveals a depth and vulnerability seldom evident in similar samplings of her work.

Light Shows and the Fluxus Cab Driver: Jeffrey Perkins, Part I

Nicknamed "the Fluxus cabdriver" by Nam June Paik, Jeffrey Perkins is an artist and filmmaker who has worked in relative obscurity for over four decades, having collaborated in the 1960s with Fluxus artists including George Maciunas, Yoko Ono, and...

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,...

From the Archives: Keeping Up with Conner

Bruce Conner has long seemed the consummate cult artist, quietly accumulating supporters over the past 45 years for his various films, assemblages, drawings, paintings, collages, photographs and occasional conceptual stunts. With his artistic...

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