Art In America

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.

B Wurtz's Legacy Is Unfinished

The group show "B. Wurtz and Co." at Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, announces itself plainly [on view through April 21]. Engraved onto an office placard, the title, adapted from a 2001 MoMA exhibition, "Walker Evans and Co.," juts out on...

Mining the Field

In her lively and formally diverse works, the German painter Charline von Heyl eschews ironic attitude while maintaining a cool engagement with the panoply of visual culture.

Joe Fyfe

Joe Fyfe, a New York artist who wears multiple hats, including those of curator, writer, critic and globetrotter on a shoe-string, continued his canny exploration of present-tense abstraction in his recent exhibition of paintings, sculptures and...

Richard Fleischner

For the past 45 years, Richard Fleischner, like many artists of his generation, has been practicing art "on a lofty and cerebral plane of a quotidian materiality," to use Yvonne Rainer's felicitous phrase. His materials range from sod, hay,...

Margrit Lewczuk

Margrit Lewczuk, a participant in a loose band of militantly anti-ironic abstract painters in Brooklyn, has a steady exhibition record. She has taught figure drawing at the Metropolitan Museum for over 20 years and, with her husband, abstract...

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