Art In America

Matthew Brandt

Matthew Brandt's hands-on experiments in the darkroom transcend sheer novelty and contend with the nature of photography as described by Roland Barthes.

“Made in LA” Artists Announced for 2014 Biennial

Los Angeles's Hammer Museum has announced the name of the 35 artists who will be participating in its second Made in L.A. biennial. Focusing on artists working in the Los Angeles area, the exhibition will run June 15-Sept. 7.

Brenna Youngblood

Rising young artist Brenna Youngblood's latest exhibition at Honor Fraser consisted of 10 mixed-medium paintings and a found-object installation (all 2013).

Mark Leckey

In the first room of Mark Leckey's exhibition at the Hammer Museum hangs a small poster that could easily be overlooked in favor of the videos, scintillating grids, LED screens and cardboard sculptures that glow, flicker and sing for our attention.

Ruscha Archive to Ransom Center

Los Angeles-based artist Edward Ruscha's archive now belongs to the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at the University of Texas at Austin.

Currying Favor: Subodh Gupta’s Performa Dinner Party

This year, Performa commissioned Subodh Gupta—a New Delhi-based artist known for his sculptures and installations incorporating metal food vessels (spirelike stacks of brass pots, enormous bundles of traditional steel lunchboxes)—to plan a...

Nina Schwanse

In "Hold It Against Me: The Veronica Compton Archive," Nina Schwanse effectively blurred the lines between artist and subject as well as between fact and fiction by stepping into the shoes of the eponymous convicted criminal. 

Artists Selected for 2013 deCordova Biennial

The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Mass., has selected 21 New England-based artists and collaboratives for the 2013 deCordova Biennial (Oct. 9, 2013-Apr. 13, 2014). The artists comprise a mix of sculptors, filmmakers and performance...

Jennifer Gross Hired as deCordova's Chief Curator

Jennifer Gross has been appointed deputy director for curatorial affairs and chief curator at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, in Lincoln, Mass. Gross is currently curator of modern and contemporary art at the Yale University Art Gallery,...

Emoji in Light on the Beijing Water Cube

When the Chinese lighting designer Zhen Jianwei asked artist JenniferWen Ma in 2012 to work with him on a concept that would give the BeijingNational Aquatics Center a facelift, her first thought was that shewould like to visualize the energy flow of...

Art Basel in Hong Kong Sells East and West

Hong Kong's worst rains since 2010, which resulted in landslides and the temporary shutdown of financial markets and government offices, couldn't delay last week's inaugural edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong (May 23-26).

Artist Newsstand Offers Art (and Cigarettes) under 30 Dollars

As the New York art world begins one of its busiest months of the year, marked by the Frieze art fair and satellites Pulse, PooL and NADA along with major auctions, three young artists are offering the city a different kind of art market.

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.

AICA Announces Best Show Awards

Among the recipients are two shows featured in Art in America's March issue: museum exhibitions devoted toJay DeFeo and Ken Price. The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, at the center of controversy over its finances and possible mergers, wins a...

Jennifer and Kevin McCoy

For their recent show at Postmasters, Jennifer and Kevin McCoy presented eight miniature landscapes, each displayed on a small wall-hung shelf and made of materials such as tar, sand, dirt and plastic toys (all works 2012).

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