Art In America

Shanghai Synergy

While Europe and the US continue to regard contemporary Chinese art with skepticism, curators and collectors in China now foster a dynamic mix of Eastern and Western works, as the current Shanghai Biennale and its often glitzy attendant events testify.

To Have and to Know: Camille Henrot’s Elephant Child

Camille Henrot wants to look at everything. Then she wants to catalogue, systematize, and place it all into a context of her own labyrinthine design. She knows it’s an unhealthy compulsion, but she does it anyway, feeling conflicted all the while.

Camille Henrot

Entering French-born Camille Henrot's first solo show at Metro Pictures, I recalled a vivid early memory: my first time hearing an answering machine. I stood in the kitchen in the late '80s, clutching our outdated avocado-colored rotary phone, while...

Camille Henrot

It may seem anachronistic to use a wall-mounted phone, or, depending on your age, to even make a phone call. Nevertheless, in her first show at Metro Pictures French-born multimedia artist Camille Henrot invites nostalgia for the clunky, corded...

Latin American Traveler Art Comes to Manhattan

Dazzling views of Latin America, rendered by an international mix of 19th-century artists (most of whom are not Latin American), are the subject of a pioneering show at the Americas Society and the Hunter College Art Galleries. "Boundless Reality:...

Nota Bene: Sirmans’s Prospect 3 Opens Saturday

The Big Easy hosts a rollicking contemporary art show beginning this weekend, featuring a floating artwork by Tavares Strachan and an exhibition of models by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban, among many other attractions.

Summer eReading: Klaus_eBooks

At first glance, ebooks and artist's books seem the perfect marriage. The multimedia and interactive features possible in ebooks provide fertile ground for experimentation.

Gwangju Biennale Reveals Artist List

The Gwangju Biennale Foundation has announced the list of artists participating in this year's Gwangju Biennale (Sept. 5-Nov. 9).

Camille Henrot

"Cities of Ys," organized by Miranda Lash at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), was Camille Henrot's first solo exhibition in the United States.

Manifesta 10 Artists Named

The roster is studded with historical figures, such as Joseph Beuys, Louise Bourgeois, Giovanni Battista Piranesi and Henri Matisse, and also includes heavy hitters like Thomas Hirschhorn and younger artists like Klara Liden.

Artist-run Glasgow

Glasgow is famous for artist-run spaces and grassroots initiatives that have been launching and sustaining careers for at least three decades.

MoMA Will Organize its First Sound Art Show

Sound art has had only a limited presence in major American museums, London told A.i.A. in a phone interview, though the 2002 Whitney Biennial did include a section devoted to the medium—"if you can call it a medium," she said.

Venice Biennale Artist List Announced

Curated by Massimiliano Gioni, head of exhibitions at New York's New Museum, "The Encyclopedic Palace" is named after a piece by self-taught Italian-American artist Marino Auriti. The work was an architectural model for an imaginary museum that was...

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