Art In America

In the Studio: Dara Birnbaum

With a long-awaited installation opening this month in Paris, pioneer video artist Dara Birnbaum discusses radical changes in technology and mass-media strategies, her own collaborative editing process, and her ongoing drive to meld personal and...

Lookout Highlights of 2015

Every Thursday, A.i.A. editors compile The Lookout, a series of microreviews of compelling exhibitions on view in New York. As a complement to our popular Best of 2015 series, contributed by art luminaries in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago,...

Best of New York, 2015

Stuart Comer is chief curator of media and performance at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He recently spoke with A.i.A. about 10 of New York's most noteworthy spaces, exhibitions and projects in 2015.

The Agenda: This Week in New York

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place in New York this week: a talk about experimental filmmaker Stan VanDerBeek; the High Line's presentation of a pamphlet documenting Shannon Ebner's site-specific project; Studio for...

New Museum Triennial

“Surround Audience” focuses heavily on work that reflects a climate in which hyper-connectivity and new technologies have redefined the roles and practices of artists, leading to what many have cursorily labeled “post-Internet”...

New Museum Triennial

Although the third New Museum Triennial—titled "Surround Audience"—posits a world in which new technologies have collapsed such traditional binaries as private and public, self and other, animate and inanimate, the show is not the glut of video and...

Brian Droitcour, Kyle Bentley Join A.i.A. Editorial Team

Droitcour is a writer, translator and PhD candidate in comparative literature at New York University. Bentley edits publications for various institutions, notably the exhibition catalogues Gauguin: Metamorphoses (2014) and Yoko Ono: One Woman Show,...

A.K. Burns

Sex, anatomy, money and imagery are among the themes smartly explored in "pregnant patron penny pot," Brooklyn-based artist A.K. Burns's second solo show. Her first was in 2003; she more often collaborates with other artists, especially A.L....

New Museum Names Curators for Next Generational

The New Museum has announced that Rhizome director Lauren Cornell and video-art phenom Ryan Trecartin will curate the museum's next Generational triennial, to take place in 2015. Cornell will leave her post as Rhizome director, where she has served...

Art for Troubleshooters: 7 on 7 at the New Museum

How long does it take to come up with a new idea? The New Museum thinks 24 hours should just about do it. Rhizome, the New Museum's online affiliate for technology-based artistic practices, launched Seven on Seven in 2009. This past weekend saw the...

Shana Moulton's Tree of Strife

Making her way inch by inch down the right side of the darkened room, Cynthia's body is pressed against the wall, arms outstretched with a look of fear and exasperation barely visible. At the end of her journey, a bed appears via video projection, and...

Younger Than Jesus

Marking the institution's 32nd birthday, the New Museum's inaugural "Generational" triennial showcases artists under 33-younger than the Savior when he ascended the cross. There are reasons to study this demographic, argue curators Lauren Cornell,...

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