Art In America

The Museum Is a School: Colby Museum of Art

As Colby College, in Waterville, Me., turns 200 this year, the ColbyMuseum of Art also celebrates becoming the largest museum in the stateand unveils a major gift of American art.

Saint Louis Gets Contemporary

For over a century, the Saint Louis Art Museum has inhabited a grand Beaux Arts building that was designed by Cass Gilbert and is one of the few remaining structures from the 1904 World's Fair, which covered much of the city's Forest Park that year....

Frank Moore's Full Impact: Q+A with David Leiber

Frank Moore's rich, allegorical canvases respond to environmental and cultural issues, particularly the ravages of AIDS, to which he succumbed in 2002 at the age of 48 and at the height of his artistic powers. Whether depicting the deathbed of his...

Better Than New: The Barnes Foundation

Architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien took on an onslaught when they won the commission five years ago to design a new home in downtown Philadelphia for the renowned and beloved Barnes Foundation. Visiting the original mansion of the visionary...

Clyfford Still, Unpacked

Drawing on a bequest of 825 paintings and 1,500 works on paper, Denver's new Clyfford Still Museum displays the obstreperous artist's work as he demanded. 

Enoc Perez

Before making the paintings for his recent exhibition, Enoc Perez had not picked up a brush in 17 years. Instead, his process involved applying pigment to sheets of paper using an oil stick, then placing the paper against the canvases and applying...

Peter Forgacs

The first room of Péter Forgács’s installation in the Hungarian pavilion at the Venice Biennale will be lined with videos of faces set in ornate frames typical of a European portrait gallery—though that is where convention ends. In these video...

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