Art In America

Missed Connections: Jan Frank and John Chamberlain

A show currently on view at New York gallery Nahmad Contemporary (through July 26) demonstrates that John Chamberlain's painted-metal sculptures can connect with the medium of drawing, via juxtaposition with works by Jan Frank.

All Black Everything: Soulages Museum Opens in South of France

The French are no strangers to strikes. So few took notice, on the morning of May 30, when a group of angry farmers in the southern village of Rodez capitalized on the presence of president François Hollande—down from Paris to inaugurate a new...

Pew Center Awards Over $9M to Philadelphia Artists, Institutions

Philadelphia's Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced today the 2014 recipients of over $9 million in grants supporting local artists and cultural organizations. Several of the largest grants, at $360,000, will support upcoming exhibitions at...

Basic Instincts: An Interview With Vincent Fecteau

It's been five years since Vincent Fecteau, an artist known for painted abstract sculptures that simultaneously suggest bits of architecture, crumpled machinery and cubist forms, staged his last solo show in New York. Now, he's back with an...

EXPO Chicago Exhibitor List Revealed

Expo Chicago has announced the exhibitor list for its third outing. Featuring over 130 exhibitors from 17 countries—up slightly from about 120 last year and 100 in its first outing—the fair will take place at the city's Navy Pier Sept....

Art Basel Hong Kong Goes Aspirational

If you'd like to buy a $25 million Picasso portrait of Dora Maar, you can do so this week at the Art Basel Hong Kong fair (May 15-18).

Dale Henry

The Clocktower Gallery, one of Manhattan's oldest alternative art spaces, returned to its roots last fall for a retrospective of Dale Henry (1931-2011), the final exhibition to be held at its downtown address.

Hauser & Wirth Expands to Rural Somerset, England

The unconventionally sited gallery—principals Manuela and Iwan Wirth have had a home in the area for some years—will combine the typical exhibiting and selling functions of a commercial gallery with a restaurant and extensive public...

“The Shadows Took Shape”

John Akomfrah's 1996 documentary The Last Angel of History begins with a man standing in a flooded, sun-filled trailer park narrating the legendary tale of blues musician Robert Johnson's life. Johnson is said to have traded his soul for the spirit of...

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.

Getting Over, Chinese-style: An Interview with Arthur Ou

Featuring works by 10 artists such as Ming Wong, Chen Chieh-jen, Cao Fei, Lee Kit and Michael Lin, the exhibition "Cross-Strait Relations" takes on the charged issue of mainland China's relationship with Taiwan.

Sarah Anne Johnson Shows Love

Sarah Anne Johnson had just returned from an artist's residency on a double-masted schooner in the Norwegian territory of the Arctic Circle when she began materially intervening into her photographs.

Arthur Danto, 1924-2013

Philosopher and art critic Arthur C. Danto, who famously declared the end of art history, died from heart failure on Oct. 25 at the age of 89. A professor emeritus at New York's Columbia University and the former art critic of the Nation...

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