Art In America

Tauba Auerbach

In 2010, Tauba Auerbach unveiled the Auerglass, a two-person pump organ that only plays when both musicians engage the foot pedals. The formal concerns of the technologically sophisticated-looking 3-D-printed objects, glass sculptures, acrylic and...

Robert Berlind (1938-2015)

Painter and longtime Art in America contributor Robert Berlind died on December 17, 2015. He was 77. Throughout his 50-year career, Berlind produced an expansive body of work, mostly landscapes rooted in observation and memory.

Best of London, 2015

Ralph Rugoff is director of the Hayward Gallery in London. He recently curated the 13th Lyon Biennale, on view through Jan. 3, and is currently organizing a group show featuring video work that centers on the idea of performance, which will open at...

Julia Bland

In a 1986 essay, Jean-Hubert Martin, the future curator of the Centre Pompidou’s “Magiciens de la Terre,” complained that “too much art today is given over to intensive production that obscures any spiritual value.” Julia Bland avoided this pitfall in...

Sew Your Own Stella

Frank Stella’s career retrospective, opening at the Whitney Museum this Friday, Oct. 30, showcases approximately 120 works, including paintings, reliefs, maquettes, sculptures and drawings, that the 79-year-old artist has produced over the last half...

Will Benedict

Titled “A Bone in the Cheese,” Will Benedict’s first solo show at Bortolami recalled Archibald MacLeish’s absurdist, apocalyptic sonnet about a circus in which an “armless ambidextrian” lights a match between his toes for an audience under the big...

Design as Translation: An Interview with Project Projects

A.i.A. commissioned New York-based design firm Project Projects to create the cover for the 2015 Guide to Museums, Galleries and Artists, on newsstands now. In their Chinatown office, Prem Krishnamurthy and Chris Wu discuss their design, typographical...

The Biennial of the Americas Puts Colorado at the Center of the Map

In the state’s capital, Denver, the third iteration of the Biennial of the Americas (through Aug. 30) is currently examining the divisions, topographic and otherwise, between countries—and between the Northern and Southern hemispheres—over 20 years...

Project Projects Wins Cooper Hewitt National Design Award

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum announced New York-based design studio Project Projects as the winner of its 2015 National Design Award in the category of communications design. The prizes recognize outstanding American design in 11 disciplines.

Jane Freilicher, “A Poet’s Painter,” 1924-2014

Freilicher was best known for expressionistic rural landscapes and cityscapes, which often combined interior still lifes with exterior views. She was one of few women members of the New York School of painters and poets.

Skowhegan School Unveils Permanent Manhattan Outpost

Almost 70 years after its foundation, the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture has secured a permanent home in New York's Chelsea neighborhood. The new 5,000-square-foot space provides the school with programming and event space, storage space...

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