Art In America

Hanne Darboven

German artist Hanne Darboven (1941-2009) was essentially the opposite of Herman Melville’s character Bartleby, the Scrivener. While Bartleby, at his law-office job, one day refused to do his work of copying documents by hand—a decision that escalated...

Carolee Schneemann

Carolee Schneemann (b. 1939) keeps insisting that she is a painter and is even quoted in the catalogue of this retrospective as saying, in 1993, that she will die a painter. Still, when mentioned, she is usually identified as one of the most...

Banksy

Dismaland was notorious street artist Banksy’s latest and biggest project. Set in a run-down seaside lido in Weston-super-Mare, on England’s west coast—near Bristol, where the artist, who maintains his anonymity, is believed to come from—the mock...

Andrea Fraser

Sabine Breitwieser, Museum der Moderne Salzburg’s director, and L.A.-based Andrea Fraser (b. 1965) impressively executed the artist’s packed solo show of some 100 items spanning the past 30 years. It featured photographs, collages, charts and...

Ree Morton

Ree Morton’s survey “Be a Place, Place an Image, Imagine a Poem” (titled after lines the American artist jotted in a notebook) takes viewers through more than 100 drawings, paintings and installations she produced in a span of nine years. Morton...

Pierre Bismuth

For his show “The Curator, The Lawyer, and the Psychoanalyst,” French-born, Brussels-based artist Pierre Bismuth asked three people with the title professions to select a number of his works and elucidate their choices in wall texts accompanying the...

Pascale Marthine Tayou

This is the second time that Pascale Marthine Tayou has made an appearance at Kunsthaus Bregenz (KUB). In 2013, he participated in the group show "Love Is Colder than Capital," where, together with locals, he wrapped hundreds of empty gift packages,...

Rossella Biscotti

Rossella Biscotti is having a moment. Last year the Italian-born, Amsterdam-based artist showed at a number of major exhibitions, including Documenta 13, and this year she is participating in "The Encyclopedic Palace" at the 55th Venice Biennale. 

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