Art In America

“Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties”

This moving and inquisitive exhibition, coorganized by Brooklyn Museum curator Teresa A. Carbone and art historian Kellie Jones as part of the museum's "Activism Season" (which runs through Aug. 24), takes the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights...

Michael Fullerton

In recent art, "appropriation" has come to be associated with a certain presentational strategy—a kind of post-Conceptual style—in which a selection of found objects or images is arranged according to an abstract superstructure that's usually...

Timeline: 100 Years of Art in America

Over the past century, Art in America has developed from a small specialized journal to a major voice in the rapidly changing contemporary art world. To celebrate the magazine's 100-year anniversary, we look back at the milestones that helped define...

L.A. Raw

"A bloody and bony parcel bearing the imprint of trouble" was how Rico Lebrun referred, in a 1963 interview, to the human figure shaped by circumstances of his day. Lebrun's painting Buchenwald Cart (1956), loaded with ashen limbs, his 1960 ink...

James Welling

A career-spanning discussion throws light on the quasi-abstract photographs that Welling has produced since the early 1980s.

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