Art In America

Armory Show 2014 Exhibitor List Announced

The exhibitor list has been announced for the 16th edition of the Armory Show art fair, to be held on Piers 92 and 94 on Manhattan's West Side (Mar. 6-9).

Lou Reed, 1942-2013

Lou Reed died Sunday, Oct. 27, from liver disease. He was 71.

Walter De Maria, 1935-2013

Land art pioneer Walter De Maria passed away on July 25. According to Dia Art Foundation, De Maria died after suffering a stroke in Los Angeles. He was 77.

Conceptual Abstraction

"Conceptual Abstraction," curated by Pepe Karmel and Joachim Pissarro-on a suggestion by artist Valerie Jaudon and with the help of dealer Carroll Janis-was a 21-year reunion of sorts, and a 21-gun salute to abstraction and painting.

Armory Show Announces 2013 Exhibitors

The fair is divided into two sections, both on the piers along the Hudson River, on Manhattan's West Side. The Armory Show - Contemporary will be housed at Pier 94, The Armory Show - Modern on Pier 92. The participants are listed below, by pier.

MetaMaus

Pantheon's MetaMaus: A Look Inside a Modern Classic is a kind of "making of" Art Spiegelman's Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiographical comic memoir, Maus. The 300-page full-color hardback and companion DVD abound with source materials—interviews with...

To the Letter: Peter Neumeyer on Edward Gorey

In the summer of 1968, Harry Stanton, then editor and vice president of textbook publisher Addison-Wesley, arranged a day of sailing with Harvard professor Peter Neumeyer (1929–) and the iconoclastic author and illustrator Edward "Ted" Gorey...

Milton Resnick

A celebrated painter recalls his New York Studio School days and the cryptic, mind-bending dicta of Ab-Ex veteran Milton Resnick. 

Public Images Limited: Warhol at MoMA

Formerly the chief curator of Media and Performance Art at MoMA, and currently the Director of MoMA PS1 and MoMA's Chief Curator at Large, Klaus Biesenbach has for the past five years concurrently organized a tour of the exhibition "Andy Warhol:...

Full Color: Serial Fiction by Charles Burns

In 2005, Charles Burns' serial graphic novel, Black Hole (Pantheon), combined 10 years of comic frames and 12 separate volumes (the first four by Kitchen Sink, the remaining eight by Fantagraphics) into one hard cover. Black Hole would prove to be...

Beyond Western New York

Is it possible to stage a regional art show engaging enough to attract outsiders? Buffalo has been wrangling with that challenge since 1934. Held for decades at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the annual regional show was transformed into a biennial in...

Artists Do the Math

The division of art and text was, from the start, artificial; the technology of the printing press limited the art it could reproduce. Present-day media is restoring that relationship: art and text, back together, as it should be.  The more difficult...

Malcolm McLaren Puts on a Show

"It's all the same," is an argument at the core of the Twentieth Century.  We find it in the totalizing narratives of anthropology (Joseph Campbell or Sir James Frazer), and structuralist-inclined psychology (Freud or Jung)-even in notions of art as...

Edsel Williams

Summering Hamptonites are not noted for bringing art with them for the season. And among the Hamptons, the swampy The Springs neighborhood of East Hampton are more or less a ghetto—famous for its art history and remarkably preserved, which means it...

Graphic Novelist Michael Kupperman Describes Modern Humor

In 2005, the first issue of Tales Designed to Thrizzle launched into the uncertain graphic novel and comics market. The publisher, Fantagraphics, eminent in the not-for-children category that emerged from the "underground comics" renaissance, issued...

‚??Infinite Patience‚?Ě

“Infinite Patience” draws together three artists who have been developing their approaches and iconographies since the 1970s. What unites the trio—James Drake, Kunié Sugiura and Stanley Whitney—is a “not-quite” sensibility, a willingness to resist...

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