Art In America

“Something Possible Everywhere”

In 1983, David Wojnarowicz, Mike Bidlo, and other artists started making work in Pier 34, one of the abandoned shipping facilities on New York’s West Side. Andreas Sterzing, a German photojournalist, extensively documented their activities, for a 1984...

On the Edge: The Lure of Coney Island

In A.i.A.’s October issue, Jonathan Weinberg wrote about the traveling exhibition “Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008,” noting that “people still come to Coney Island to escape the heat, but also in search of an ‘anti-Disney...

Coney Island Forever

The democratic multi-racial, multi-ethnic, multi-class hurly-burly of American leisure since the mid-1800s is reflected in a traveling museum exhibition about Coney Island. 

Cruising and Beyond

One of the features spotlighting the Whitney Museum's new site in A.i.A.'s May issue is "Cruising the Waterfront," in which artist and writer Jonathan Weinberg considers the history of art and activism in the Meatpacking District in the 1970s and...

Cruising the Waterfront

Painter and art historian Jonathan Weinberg remembers the crumbling Hudson River piers of the 1970s and '80s, a zone of gay cruising and maverick art projects, predating today's gentrification and new Whitney.

Leslie Lohmann Museum Gets Record Gift

New York's Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art has announced gifts in excess of $10 million. According to the museum, which was accredited in April, this is the largest donation ever received by any LGBT arts organization.

Stephen Mueller

In his recent solo exhibition at Lennon, Weinberg, Stephen Mueller seemed intent on making sure that his viewers left the gallery in a state of optical bliss. Mueller, who has shown regularly since the early '70s, is known for paintings that...

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