Art In America

Country Time: Larry Krone

Larry Krone's devotion to the art and craft of Americana, from etched shot glasses and intricate beadwork to Dolly Parton song lyrics spelled out in hair, has remained constant for over 20 years.

Robert Buck

In this exhibition, titled "Kahpenakwu," which means "west" in Comanche, Robert Buck (the artist formerly known as Robert Beck) explored the myth of the American frontier using various "artifacts" found in his native Southwest, including yucca...

Justin Vivian Bond

Go to Justin Vivian Bond’s website and you’ll find instructions on how to refer to the artist: “prefix: mx; pronoun: V; gender: trans or T.” A guide for those who might otherwise misaddress the performance artist in such binary terms as he or she,...

Buckle and Flow

Arlene Shechet cultivates formal improvisation in creating her vibrant ceramic sculptures. 

Julian Hatton

This show of recent painting saw Julian Hatton branching out. After mastering the 24-inch-square format common to his previous work, Hatton seems to have gotten restless, and few of the works (all 2010) in the current exhibition, his seventh at...

Greener Days: Matta-Clark and Alternative Spaces

From the date of its inception until 1974, the New York alternative space founded by artist Jeffrey Lew, 112 Greene Street, functioned with few institutional or commercial restraints. In 1974, due to economic constraints and the increasing...

Adrian Piper

If there’s any artist whose work fully embodies the feminist maxim “the personal is political,” it is Adrian Piper. For some 40 years, Piper has utilized forms and strategies of Conceptual art—text, charts, photo-documentation, seriality—and...

The Lush History of the Lower East Side

Lush Life, Richard Price's 2008 novel based on a real unsolved robbery-shooting, is full of all the peculiar inflections of cop talk that made the HBO drama he co-wrote, The Wire, such a hit. Considered by some the Raymond Chandler of our generation,...

Dinner Conversation

First presented at Greene Naftali Gallery in 2002, Jonathan Horowitz's exhibition "GoVegan!" gets a new life christening Gavin Brown Enterprise's secondary space, La Frieda Meats/GBE, a former meat-packing factory where everything but the carcasses...

Katie Holten

To celebrate the centennial of the Grand Concourse, the legendary boulevard that runs 70 blocks through the Bronx, Irish artist Katie Holten created Tree Museum (2009), an audio guide to the thoroughfare’s rich and varied history. Awarded the...

The Pains of Being Spencer Sweeney

For his third solo exhibition at Gavin Brown's Enterprise, Spencer Sweeney—multi-media artist, DJ, nightlife promoter—moves his living quarters and studio into his gallery, ostensibly letting us all in on the fun and magic of the creative process. If...

Re-Cutting the Legacy of Genesis P-Orridge

What most fans don't know about Genesis P-Orridge is she s/he has made visual art in the form of collage for over thirty years, which makes the retrospective Genesis Breyer P-Orridge: 30 Years of Being Cut Up a must-see. The first of its kind in North...

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