Art In America

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...

Korakrit Arunanondchai

A young woman dressed in all white ushered me ceremoniously into a small screening room. A subtitled video began playing on a flat-screen television, opening with a voice speaking in Thai over ethereal, hopeful music: "My name is Korakrit. I was an...

Jennifer Wynne Reeves

Paint gets physical in the late Jennifer Wynne Reeves's work: bulked up into dented little bricks, squeezed into coils and cones, and knifed, fingered and smeared onto a variety of surfaces that include wood, Masonite and paper (but not canvas), it is...

Made in L.A.

As the second edition of a show that first took place two years ago, this summer's Made in L.A. at the Hammer Museum satisfied the minimum requirements of being biennial.

Nathan Mabry

When done well, the mash-up casts a critical eye on its constituent elements by way of smart juxtapositions, while simultaneously generating its own hybrid aesthetic.

Theory and Matter

In the early 1970s, the French group Supports/Surfaces produced some of the era's most radical art in a seemingly unlikely medium. Today, their unstretched, semi-sculptural paintings speak to a whole new generation.

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