Art In America

John Outterbridge

Octogenarian John Outterbridge, who had a distinguished career in arts administration at the Pasadena Art Museum (now the Norton Simon Museum) and the Watts Towers Arts Center, is best known for his poignant assemblages that meld reminders of American...

Jennifer Bartlett

The large oil diptychs in Jennifer Bartlett’s stunning and engaging show generously expand on her distinctive visual vocabulary. From her Minimalist focus on houses and fences in the early ’90s to her series of grid-based, pixelated paintings and...

One to One

At New York’s Whitney Museum, a full-scale 1970 photographic projection by Michael Heizer brings home the immersiveness, the being-there (even if only vicariously), that is essential to the Land art aesthetic.

David Korty

David Korty first received critical attention in the aughts for portraits and landscapes indebted to artists including Alex Katz, David Hockney and the painters of the Bay Area figurative school. With each proceeding body of work, however, the...

Off the Page: Staging Poetic Language at IN>TIME

  A constellation of works included amid the expansive programming of the IN>TIME festival propose politically and affectively charged translations of literary texts into live performance.

Rebecca Morris

In their visual convolutions, the compelling canvases in Rebecca Morris’s exhibition “Rose Cut” allude to the title, which she adopted from the rose-like, multifaceted style of diamond that appears in her engagement ring. The show smacked of a campy...

Jennifer Bartlett

It is challenging to choose terms to describe the works in Jennifer Bartlett’s recent show at Locks, titled “Hospital.” We are told in press material that the show’s 10 oil paintings, all 54 inches square and made in 2012, are based on snapshots...

The Agenda: This Week in New York

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place in New York this week: a program of experimental films about sexual assault at Light Industry; a discussion of ethnographic films presented by Michael Taussig at Artists Space Books &...

Jonah Freeman, Justin Lowe and Jennifer Herrema

For "Scenario in the Shade," a sprawling installation at Red Bull Studios, Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe continue to mine their surrealist-suburban aesthetic. The multiroom mise-en-scène, based on a study of Southern California youth subcultures,...

Peggy Ahwesh and Jennifer Montgomery

It's often difficult to create the right viewing conditions for experimental films in commercial galleries. Audiences with short attention spans tend to wander away from video monitors, and black-box build-outs aren't always practical or desirable....

From the Archives: A Critic’s Same-Sex Wedding in Denmark

In celebration of last week's historic ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court granting Americans the right to same-sex marriage, we present an article by feminist critic Jill Johnston about her Fluxmarriage to her Danish partner Ingrid Nyeboe on June 26,...

Art + Practice Pairs Art with Social Change in Los Angeles

Art + Practice is a nonprofit founded by artist Mark Bradford, collector and philanthropist Eileen Harris Norton, and activist Allan DiCastro. Its mission is unique and multipronged, with a stated mandate to promote contemporary art and provide...

Luke Diiorio

New York-based artist Luke Diiorio’s latest solo show addressed a gamut of issues grappled with in art since modernism: singularity versus repetition; representation versus abstraction; and the limitations of the canvas. 

Jennifer rosa

Founded in 2005 in Vicenza, Italy, by a closely knit group of dancers, choreographers and performance artists, the collective known as Jennifer rosa enlists their own bodies and those of others to create formally rigorous, psychologically searching...

From the Archive: Schjeldahl, Lynne Tillman and Others on Matisse

Having broken attendance records at Tate Modern, the exhibition "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs" is drawing huge crowds to New York's Museum of Modern Art (where it's on view through Feb. 8, 2015), and the artist's works are even proving to be a...

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