Pioneering Dutch Conceptual artist Ger van Elk died on Sunday at 73. Born in Amsterdam in 1941, van Elk gained international note in the 1960s through his inclusion in seminal group exhibitions such as "Op Losse Schroeven" at the Stedelijk Museum...
Edward Leffingwell, curator, writer and former Brazil correspondent for A.i.A., 72, died on Aug. 5 from cardiac arrest after a long illness. Working in New York and Los Angeles, Leffingwell organized contemporary and modern art exhibitions at...
Epic and outlandish, Matthew Barney's new film River of Fundament (2014) is in some ways his most accessible and engaging work. However, it isn't exactly entertaining in the sense of a typical movie-going experience.
La Biennale de Montréal has announced the list of artists participating in the French Canadian city's international contemporary art biennial later this year.
On July 9, 1975, Bas Jan Ader (Bastiaan Johan Christiaan Ader), the Dutch-born, Los Angeles-based Conceptual artist whose work encompassed photography, film and performance art, embarked from Chatham, Mass., on a solo voyage across the North Atlantic.
The organizer of a quietly daring Chicago exhibition recalls how, decades ago, he suggested an analogy between commercial design and the era's most formally rigorous art.
In a spate of exhibitions featuring recent paintings, photographs and videos, Suzanne McClelland explores the power of numbers as a motif.
Can conceptual art be funny? The Dieter Meier retrospective, the first in Switzerland for this Swiss artist who was born in 1945, suggested that it can.
Through surprising shifts in scale, Isa Genzken conflates buildings with bodies and consumer culture with war.
Bars have been as essential to the New York art world as its galleries and museums. Eleven artists reflect on the downtown institutions where creative inspiration could flow as freely as the drinks.
The Art Institute of Chicago has hired Susanne Ghez, former executive director and chief curator of the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, as adjunct curator in the department of contemporary art. Her appointment is effective...
Curator, gallery owner, theorist, textile scholar and collector Seth Siegelaub died, age 71.
For "The Nemesims," Muntean/Rosenblum have created an elaborate and rather eerie installation that evokes a home depicted in the computer game The Sims. To create a total environment, the Vienna-based artist team plays architect and curator here...
The event demonstrated the Tate's strong support outside of Europe, raising more than $2 million.
A group of 30 artworks that have been on loan to Dia:Beacon for a decade, including major pieces by Bruce Nauman, Donald Judd, Agnes Martin and Lawrence Weiner, will remain there and become part of the museum's collection, the museum announced today.
Platzker will close Specific Object, the New York bookstore/gallery he founded in 2004, before starting at MoMA on May 15. Specific Object collected and exhibited printed material by Pop, Minimal and Conceptual artists, including Robert Barry,...
The ubiquitous Ai Weiwei presents Straight (2012), a project that will use steel reinforcing bars recovered from school buildings that collapsed in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. That project is presented by Venice's own Zuecca Project Space.
"When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013" (June 1-Nov. 24) is organized by independent curator Germano Celant with artist Thomas Demand and architect Rem Koolhaas.