Art In America

Art Warriors and Wooden Indians

Forty-five years ago, A.i.A. produced a then-exceptional theme issue on art by and—to a much greater extent—about Native Americans. Here, that critical imbalance is redressed through multiple Indigenous perspectives on culture, art, environmental...

Highlights from the 2017 Guide

Art in America's 2017 Guide to Museums, Galleries, and Artists spotlights the top museum exhibitions of the 2017–18 season. Here, we're sharing a few of the summer shows that are now on view or opening soon. For more, look for the Guide at newsstands,...

Kathleen Ryan

Kathleen Ryan’s first solo exhibition flowed like a nostalgic but sobering love ballad, the seven sculptures speaking to the beauty found in the fluctuations of nature, industry, and culture. 

Poems Without Words

With a 1975 series of stacked-line compositions, the painter David Reed began to garner recognition from critics and peers alike. Now those legendary works from his first solo exhibition are on view again, raising intriguing questions about cultural...

A Human Touch: Ann Hamilton’s Portraits at UT Austin

Ann Hamilton's latest work, ONEEVERYONE, a series of sixty-five photographic portraits on porcelain-enamel panels, did not begin with a sketch or even an idea. It began with a vote. "My inspiration," Hamilton said in a recent public discussion in...

SITElines

A wall-size photograph of the amphitheater welcomes visitors to the galleries of SITE Santa Fe, which has organized a biennial since it opened in 1995. “SITElines.2016: much wider than a line” is the second edition of a rebooted version of the...

Revisitation Phase: Looking at Art and AIDS

The traveling exhibition “Art AIDS America,” on view at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, coincides with other shows and events that can be seen as augmenting its perspective by giving additional visibility to AIDS-affected individuals and communities...

Pussy Riot Realness

The Russian guerrilla performance group brings its message of radical feminism to U.S. television.    

Rico Gatson

For almost two decades, Rico Gatson has been making strong work that stands at the intersection of formalist abstraction and social commentary. 

Modernism Remembered

The current century is only slightly more than a decade old, yet there are already signs that the cultural community has come up with substantially new ways of assessing art and the aesthetic experience.

Country Time: Larry Krone

Larry Krone's devotion to the art and craft of Americana, from etched shot glasses and intricate beadwork to Dolly Parton song lyrics spelled out in hair, has remained constant for over 20 years.

Art Replaces Veggies in Brooklyn CSA

There's a new type of CSA popping up these days, and while it's still locally sourced, it doesn't offer any fresh produce. Traditionally an acronym for Community Supported Agriculture, the abbreviation's last letter now stands for "art."The first such...

Four Million for CCL’s Next Five Years

Among the program's alumni are Gary Tinterow (director, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston) Colin B. Bailey (soon to be director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco), Michael Taylor (director, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth University) and...

Kathleen Henderson

The intensity of Kathleen Henderson’s line invests her drawings with a curious urgency. Nothing momentous or incendiary appears to be happening in the recent works—unlike previous examples, which conjure the physical and psychological dimensions of...

Berlinde de Bruyckere

Berlinde De Bruyckere works from the inside out, both physically and emotionally. She depicts flesh, luminous yet of a deathly hue. "Into One-Another To P.P.P.," the title of this recent exhibition of sculptures and works on paper, reflects the...

Thief Hits Chelsea Gallery

Yesterday at around 3–4 PM, an artwork was stolen off the wall of Marc Jancou gallery. The work is a 1999 Steven Parrino drawing, Atomic Age Tarantula, rendered in pencil and enamel on vellum and valued at $30,000. The drawing was included in the...

Walker Art Center Acquires Cunningham Dance Co. Collection

The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis has acquired the collection of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company (MCDC). The collection includes 150 objects dating back to 1942, among them set pieces, costumes, painted backdrops and props created for the dance...

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