Art In America

Hammers and Crickets: A Little Night Music in Miami

On the evening prior to the opening of this year's Art Basel Miami Beach fair, New York's Public Art Fund premiered four commissioned works in Collins Park, located in front of the Bass Museum of Art.  Performances by David Colman, Mungo Thomson and...

The Clintons

I GREW UP IN THE D.C. suburbs, in Maryland. My mother worked for the government, and my dad’s business often dealt with government.

Art Basel's Close Ups

With few exceptions, video art isn't a great profit center for galleries. Nonetheless, Art Basel Miami Beach showcased in a fair-sponsored section a collection of videos selected by David Gryn, director of the London production firm Artprojx. And...

ZieherSmith Pops Up in Tennessee

Chelsea gallery ZieherSmith is making the best of the typically sleepy month of August. While many galleries close for a month-long vacation, Scott Zieher and Andrea Smith Zieher are heading south to open a pop-up gallery in the seemingly peculiar...

Body Conscious: Soft Machines at the Pace Gallery

Five women dressed in pastel spring dresses and slingbacks trudge through mounting piles of slippery material as they dig their hands, elbows and feet into a 7,500-pound clay cube, carve out a piece and hurl it at a wall. As a crowd smiles on, the...

Gilmore's Girls

Kate Gilmore appeared in this year's Whitney Biennial with the installation Standing Here, for which the artist videotaped from above her attempts, and ultimate success, breaking out of a drywall monolith. The video was paired with a sculptural prop,...

Reflections on the Electric Mirror: New Feminist Video

The compact survey “Reflections on the Electric Mirror: New Feminist Video” brings together five artists working individually and two collaborative duos, all of them 30-something women. Despite gender and generational uniformity, these artists could...

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