Art In America

Overview: The National Exhibition

Both the Whitney Biennial and the Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art opened in March. The Biennial is old: the current iteration is its seventy-second. The Triennial, which closed in May, was in its first edition.

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,...

Annual Report 2014: GlblVlgIdiot

A collaborative project from A.i.A’s Nov. 2014 issue offers a status update on The Web, a visionary attempt at reuniting art and life developed by a guru/entrepreneur known as the Global Village Idiot.

Dark Machines: Wyatt Niehaus

The "lights out" factory—devoid of humans, run entirely by machines—has long been a dream for industrial manufacturers. Twenty-five-year-old, New York-based artist Wyatt Niehaus describes it as "an entirely automated factory—one that could run...

New York Artists Swap Galleries

Chelsea dealer Andrea Rosen is broadening her roster. Artist Josephine Meckseper, whose retail inspired installations have drawn favor from international museums and collectors, will now be represented by Rosen, according to a gallery press release....

Performa Playbill: Mika Rottenberg and Jon Kessler

Seven, by Mika Rottenberg and Jon Kessler, premiered Thursday night at Nicole Klagsbrun Project Space on 24th Street. A Performa commission, the work combines Rottenberg's surreal videos, often focusing on repetitive labor, with Kessler's...

Sweating Chakras

For Performa 11, Mika Rottenberg and Jon Kessler teamed up to create a piece that puts the global economy on a human scale.

Nicole Klagsbrun Relocates in Chelsea

New York dealer Nicole Klagsbrun will close her pioneering second-floor gallery at 526 West 26th Street gallery in November, relocating to a new space two blocks away. Klagsbrun will maintain a ground floor project room at 534 West 24th St,...

Performa Announces Commissions and Premieres

Performa, New York's performance art biennial, has announced additional plans for its fourth edition in November, Performa 11. Simon Fujiwara, Frances Stark, Ming Wong and the team Mika Rottenberg and Jon Kessler were announced as winners of...

Roving Eye: Hilary Lloyd Takes on Artists Space

Hilary Lloyd has been creating installations with videos, photographs, slide projectors and ambient sound since 1993. Her work has evolved from filming DJs, club kids, waiters and car washers to her more recent proto-structuralist explorations of...

One Step Ahead: RoseLee Goldberg Walks the Armory

RoseLee Goldberg founded PERFORMA in 2004, and this fall the fourth edition of her critically acclaimed, inclusive biennial will open in New York. On Wednesday evening, I joined the tireless art historian, curator and performance-art guru for a...

Jon Kessler's New, Fast Pace

For the last few years, an exhibition of the work of Jon Kessler has entailed a whirligig installation of cutout and ephemera, with live-feed cameras and monitors that scoped out visitors in a paranoid maze. His current exhibition at Pace Prints...

Jonathan Horowitz: And/Or

Upon entering the P.S. 1 exhibition "Jonathan Horowitz: And/Or," one is greeted by an official portrait of President George W. Bush. The framed headshot, with the naïve, toothy grin, salt and pepper hair, and chipmunk-like cheeks of his first term, is...

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