Art In America

Maureen Gallace

In comparison with numerous nearby exhibitions featuring sizable, attention-grabbing works, Maureen Gallace’s show of 12 small, oil-on-panel landscapes and seascapes was a refreshing, deeply compelling anomaly.

Sarah Sze

“Art is the path of the creator to his work,” New Englander Ralph Waldo Emerson declared in “The Poet,” his 1844 essay on writing and artistry. This focus not on finished artworks but on process and discovery seems especially pertinent for New...

Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook

Rasdjarmrearnsook’s background is in printmaking and sculpture, but in the late 1990s she began making videos and films, including her internationally acclaimed works featuring corpses. 

Ann Cathrin November Høibo

Ann Cathrin November Høibo, an idiosyncratic and refreshingly eccentric young Norwegian, is garnering international attention for her offbeat sculptures and paintings utilizing weaving, fabric, dangling string and cords, rubber bands, various found...

Montreal Biennale

An exhibition with four curators, an artistic director-Sylvie Fortin-who came on board relatively late, and a mission to combine local Quebec, Canadian and international artists could easily be a patchwork affair. 

Neo Rauch

  In the June 2010 issue of Art in America, Gregory Volk described Neo Rauch's paintings as "scruffy and elegant, cartoonish and old masterish, forthright and enigmatic"-a characterization that still applies to the Leipzig-born artist's idiosyncratic...

Hubbard and Birchler

Marfa, Tex., is the perfect setting for this exhibition of Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler's excellent trilogy of Texas-based, movie-themed videos: Grand Paris Texas (2009), Movie Mountain (Méliès), 2011, and now Giant (2014), commissioned by...

Lothar Baumgarten

For 18 months, between 1978 and 1980, Lothar Baumgarten, then in his mid-30s, ventured into the remote upper Orinoco Delta region of Venezuela. 

Gunilla Klingberg

Over 13 days in the summer of 2012, when the low tide coincided with the early morning duties of maintenance workers at Laga Beach in Ibarranguelua, Spain, Swedish artist Gunilla Klingberg made A Sign in Space, her vivid, idiosyncratic variation on...

Beverly Semmes

Beverly Semmes became known in the 1990s for overscale dresses that cascade down the wall and flow into the room.

Stan Douglas

History and place have long been muses for Canadian artist Stan Douglas, whose peripatetic, time-traveling work includes film, video, photography and installations. 

Ingrid Calame

Ingrid Calame's luscious, seemingly abstract paintings and drawings incorporate tracings of gritty urban surfaces made on-site, among them graffiti and stains around the Los Angeles River, tire tracks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and cracked...

New Anselm Kiefer Building Opens at MASS MoCA

Formerly displayed on a Connecticut waterfront estate, a major work by Anselm Kiefer is now on view at a Massachusetts museum, where it will remain for over a decade.

Venice Biennale Journeys: Kjartansson and Strachan

At the 55th Venice Biennale, two neighboring projects in the Arsenale, one by Iceland's Ragnar Kjartansson and one by Tavares Strachan, from the Bahamas—idiosyncratic and adventurous artists, hailing from small island nations far from the art...

Ragnar Kjartansson

Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson's nine-screen installation The Visitors (2012) is a pop-music video in extremis, breaking every protocol for the genre.

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