Art In America

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...

Tracey Emin: No Bedtime Story

Once the bad girl of Young British Art, her works taken seriously by only a few, Tracey Emin now has her first museum survey under way. Will she finally achieve a level of art-world respectability that matches her pop-star notoriety?

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,...

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...

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