Art In America

Verbatim: Joanne Greenbaum

With her 2½-month-old Chihuahua puppy sleeping in the crook of her arm, Greenbaum, 60, spoke with A.i.A. during a studio visit about good vs. bad paintings, material experimentation and how to incorporate sculpture into her practice.

Edward Dolman to Take the Reins at Phillips

Edward Dolman, who worked at Christie's for 27 years before decamping to the Middle East to lead the Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) in 2011, has been appointed chairman and chief executive of New York and London auction house Phillips, according to the...

Strolling the AIPAD Photo Show with Joshua Chuang

Photography curator Joshua Chuang was excited to the point of jumping up and down on Wednesday, when he spied four of the rare original black-and-white photos Gordon Matta-Clark used in his Walls paper installation (1972).

Artists Rejoin L.A. MOCA Board

After several tumultuous years, things at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art are starting to look up. Three artist-trustees—John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie—have rejoined L.A. MOCA's board. All left within a few days of...

Walking the Armory Show with Piper Marshall

The 2014 fair (Mar. 5-9) is home to 204 exhibitors, 146 of which are planted in the contemporary pier, the focus of Marshall's walkabout. As in previous years, several satellite fairs set up shop in New York to coincide with the Armory, among them...

Nancy Holt, 1938-2014

Nancy Holt, a ground-breaking artist most famous for her Land art installations, passed away on Feb. 8 at New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering hospital. She was 75 years old and had been ill, for four months, with leukemia.

Wadsworth Atheneum Receives $9.6 Million Gift

Hartford, Conn.'s Wadsworth Atheneum, the oldest public art museum in the U.S., has unexpectedly received a $9.6 million gift, thanks to the estate of former museum member and Connecticut native Charles H. Schwartz. According to a museum...

Currying Favor: Subodh Gupta’s Performa Dinner Party

This year, Performa commissioned Subodh Gupta—a New Delhi-based artist known for his sculptures and installations incorporating metal food vessels (spirelike stacks of brass pots, enormous bundles of traditional steel lunchboxes)—to plan a...

USPS to Pay Korean War Memorial Sculptor $685,000

The artist who designed the figures of soldiers at the Korean War Veterans Memorial will collect over half a million dollars for unauthorized use of an image of his work. The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has awarded sculptor Frank Gaylord $685,000...

Exhibitors Announced for Paris’s Outsider Art Fair

From Oct. 24-27, 25 international galleries from as far away as Tokyo (Yukiko Koide Presents) and Seattle (Chris Byrne + Marquand Books) will take over the high-end Hotel Le A, two blocks from the Champs Élysées. The fair will coincide with FIAC...

Christine Moser Appointed Director of Austrian Cultural Forum

In early September, the Austrian Cultural Forum (ACF) will welcome Christine Moser as its new director. Moser is a long-time diplomat who has served in Paris, Brussels and Geneva, most recently with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in...

Salvaging Digital Art at the New Museum

  The seed of the New Museum's digital archiving exhibition "XFR STN" (read as "transfer station") was planted two years ago when Alan  Moore--a member of the artists' group Colab--submitted a proposal to  Ethan Swan, then working in the museum's...

Artlantic Lands In Atlantic City

When independent curator Lance Fung was approached by the Atlantic City Alliance (ACA) in March 2012, he was skeptical about getting involved with Artlantic, an ambitious public art project set in a coastal town better known for casinos and beauty...

Polke Retrospective to MoMA, Spring 2014

Sigmar Polke, the reclusive, eccentric and highly influential German artist who died in 2010, will have his first retrospective, on view next year at New York's Museum of Modern Art (Apr. 19-Aug. 3, 2014). Co-organized with London's Tate Modern, the...

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