Art In America

Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz

The Berlin-based duo Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz showed two recent films at Ellen de Bruijne Projects that continue their pursuit of “queer archeology”—the artists’ term for mining archives and history books for characters and texts engaging...

Forever Young or New Zombies? MoMA on Painting Today

As its paradoxical title cautions, an upcoming survey of contemporary painting at New York's Museum of Modern Art, "The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World," is full of contradictions.

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....

Polke Dots: German Master Sigmar Polke comes to MoMA

In a sprawling exhibition opening tomorrow, New York's Museum of Modern Art displays over 250 examples from the late Sigmar Polke's multidisciplinary oeuvre, devoting one of its largest exhibitions to date to the idiosyncratic German artist.

Deliriously Assembled: Isa Genzken at MoMA

American audiences may never have seen Isa Genzken's work look as convincing as it does in the upcoming survey "Isa Genzken: Retrospective" at New York's Museum of Modern Art.

Kerry James Marshall

NGA associate curator of modern art James Meyer built a tight exhibition (on view through Dec. 8) around a single 2011 museum acquisition—Kerry James Marshall's painting Great America (1994). 

Feng Shui Curating at P!

On a recent morning at the gallery called P!, on New York's Lower East Side, New York-based feng shui master Ye Lei Ming was putting the final touches on an unusual curatorial experiment. Ye was studying a photograph of Mel Bochner in hopes of...

Steely Wool: Christopher Wool at the Guggenheim

It's been 40 years since painter Christopher Wool moved to New York, and during those years the city has seeped deeply into his work. Now, the Guggenheim gives Wool, 58, his first major museum retrospective a few miles north of the downtown scene...

Expressive Abstraction: An Interview with Jack Whitten

Though painter Jack Whitten dabbled in representation in the 1960s, abstraction has dominated his practice since then. His current show at New York's Alexander Gray Associates (through Oct. 12) offers a suite of richly textured paintings that find the...

The Rhoades Less Traveled

Has the rebellious sensibility of L.A. artist Jason Rhoades aged well in the era of reality TV? We'll find out this fall, when Philadelphia's Institute of Contemporary Art opens the first major U.S. exhibition (Sept. 18-Dec. 29) of the late...

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