Art In America

Laura Cottingham

Laura Cottingham's film serves to document a social scene as much as to tell a cinematic story.

Up Close: The Once and Future Detroit

As downtown neighborhoods begin to gentrify, Detroit's artistic community continues the feisty, freewheeling mode of cultural entrepreneurship that saw it through the city's darkest days. 

Artists Selected for 2013 deCordova Biennial

The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Mass., has selected 21 New England-based artists and collaboratives for the 2013 deCordova Biennial (Oct. 9, 2013-Apr. 13, 2014). The artists comprise a mix of sculptors, filmmakers and performance...

Poster Pop: Rupert Goldsworthy

Painter, academic, curator, gallerist and author Rupert Goldsworthy gets most enthused by signage, the cult of charisma and the melding-and clashing-of cultures in urban space. Taking the iconography of radical histories as his starting point for many...

The Man Behind The Curtain

Founded in 2003, Mission 17 is a recent addition to San Francisco's large population of not-for-profit visual art spaces. Nevertheless it will close its doors this summer, a casualty of the economy. In the meantime, the organization's penultimate...

From the Archives: Exhibiting Gender

In honor of Women's History Month, we looked back in our archives for this article by David Joselit from our January 1997 issue, in which Joselit appraises two exhibitions that approached the question of gender in different ways.

From the Archives: Earthscapes, landworks and Oz

Dave Hickey tackled Land art with characteristic vigor in an essay for A.i.A.'s September-October 1971 issue. With occasional detours into country music and The Wizard of Oz, he speculated on what seeing Land art as a new form of landscape, and on...

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