Art In America

Roni Horn

A thoughtful symmetry governed Roni Horn's recent show at Hauser & Wirth in Chelsea, where she presented six new drawings in a central room of the gallery, creating both a spatial buffer and a conceptual bridge between two multipart sculptures that...

Philadelphia Museum Receives Major Contemporary Art Gift

Works by Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Gerhard Richter and Steve McQueen figure in a major gift announced yesterday by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Collectors Keith L. and Katherine Sachs have promised 97 artworks from their renowned...

Haris Epaminonda

Shot in Cyprus on 16mm film, Haris Epaminonda's Chapters (2013) is divided into four hour-long sections projected simultaneously, each on a separate screen.

Ab-Ex Dada

At New York's Stable Gallery in 1953, Marcel Duchamp examined a wooden container studded with iron spikes and containing four loose stones.

Aggro Crag

TV geeks and children of the ‘90s will recognize that the title of this group show of 10 New York-based painters evokes the Nickelodeon game show "Guts". In the final event, contestants had to race to the top of an artificial mountain (the Aggro...

Yevgeniya S. Baras

Yevgeniya S. Baras is a contemporary painter and cofounder of Regina Rex Gallery and Bull and Ram Gallery, both in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Danh Vo Channels Martin Wong at the Guggenheim

Lining the walls in the fifth-floor gallery that houses the show are shelves and display cases containing a riot of objects: tchotchkes, paintings, scrolls, books, a novelty lamp in the shape of a hamburger, salt-and-pepper shakers and ceramic...

Meaty Abstraction at the Hole

Named for the age-old mealtime question aboard transatlantic flights, the exhibition was curated by Jesper Elg, co-founder and director of V1 Gallery, in Copenhagen, which has exhibited forceful work by several of the artists in the show, including...

Yale University Art Gallery Reopens to Acclaim

The biggest architectural intervention was the connecting of three contiguous buildings—the neo-Gothic Street Hall of 1866; the Italianate Old Yale Art Gallery of 1928; and the magnificent 1953 modernist building of Louis Kahn—to create a single...

Katherine Bradford

Katherine Bradford's latest paintings (all 2011 or '12) feature ships at sea and Superman aloft. Well, it's a version of Superman-not the one in DC Comics or the movies, perhaps, but the trademark "S," those primary colors and his flying about leave...

Susanne Ghez Renaissance Woman

ON HER FIRST DAY visiting the 2009 Venice Biennale, Susanne Ghez saw the Romanian pavilion, one that, according to her, almost everyone else was ignoring, since the Eastern European country is not exactly an artistic trendset- ter.

Roving Eye: Minneapolis

Among my many surprises upon moving to Minneapolis in 2008 (besides the weather, which defeats explanation) was the city's welcoming atmosphere for young artists. While Minneapolis is known far and wide for its robust institutions—from the Guthrie...

The Master Tinkerer: Q+A with Jack Brogan

Despite having spent more than five decades in Los Angeles, Tennessee-born Jack Brogan still clings to his Southern roots, from his soft-spoken drawl to his head-to-toe denim outfits and cowboy boots. Brogan's unassuming manner belies the...

Gomez + Gonzalez Have Prison Records

Established in 1896, Holmesburg Prison in northeastern Philadelphia stood as a model for penal reform. It featured forced heat, flush toilets and—most importantly—a single cell for every inmate. The perverse hope of this new "penitentiary" was that...

Singapore Art Fair Lacks Major Sales, Takes Baby Steps

The Art Stage Singapore fair embodies the country's aspiration to be an international hub for Asia and a cultural bridge between East and West. This year in its second edition [Jan. 12-15], and with the theme "We are Asia," Art Stage provided a...

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for clever, memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday, we'll post...

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for clever, memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday, we'll post the...

Mark Dion's Historic Deep Sea Dive

The Oceanographic Museum is a massive stone building, cleaved into an imposing cliff called Le Rocher ("The Rock"), along the Hitchcock-ian coastline of Monaco's Riviera. Over the course of several recent sunny April days, the museum opened...

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