Art In America

Up Close: The Once and Future Detroit

As downtown neighborhoods begin to gentrify, Detroit's artistic community continues the feisty, freewheeling mode of cultural entrepreneurship that saw it through the city's darkest days. 

EXPO Chicago Exhibitor List Revealed

Expo Chicago has announced the exhibitor list for its third outing. Featuring over 130 exhibitors from 17 countries—up slightly from about 120 last year and 100 in its first outing—the fair will take place at the city's Navy Pier Sept....

The Art Basel Effect

Art Basel Miami Beach put the international art world spotlight on a free-form scene driven by street muralists. Can Wynwood and the Design District survive fashion retail and visitor throngs?

The Perennial Optimist: Robert Indiana

Known for Pop paintings and sculptures with political as well as autobiographical themes, Robert Indiana recently celebrated his 80th birthday with a survey in New York and a series of new works called “Hope.”

"Dogville": The American Effect

In his latest film, set in a small isolated community during the Depression, Danish director Lars von Trier presents a bleak morality tale that takes a dim view of the U.S.-and of humankind.

From the Archives: Reading Ruscha

All through the sixties when large scale signaled "art," when painting and sculpture with macho insistence got bigger and bigger and even the domain of the personal was admired for size (Andy Warhol's retinue), Edward Ruscha continued to produce,...

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