Art In America

Fairfax Dorn

Fairfax Dorn is the executive director and co-founder of Ballroom Marfa, the arts venue in a converted dancehall in the idyllic town popularized by Donald Judd. The space has two galleries and is acontemporary cultural arts space which hosts art...

New York Gallery Week, 2.0

Art dealer Casey Kaplan firmly believes that galleries are more than just shops. As the initiator of New York Gallery Week, Kaplan said at last night's press preview for the second annual event, "Galleries offer tons of incredible exhibitions free of...

Dallas Museum Director Resigns, Cites Health

After more than 10 years at the Dallas Museum of Art, Bonnie Pitman has resigned, citing unspecified health problems. Her current role will end in May 2011, but she'll continue to work with the DMA on special projects through April 2012. Pitman also...

Early Hard-Core: Q+A With Marilyn Minter

In the early '90s, Marilyn Minter was emerging on the New York scene when she suddenly found herself ostracized for a group of paintings based on photos from hard-core pornographic magazines. Sexual activity, especially fellatio, is the subject of an...

Claire Gilman

Since joining the Drawing Center in 2010, curator Claire Gilman has routinely examined and challenged the institution's already expansive definition of drawing. Having earned a PhD in art history from Columbia University, Gilman approaches the various...

Ansel Adams Suit Settled

After a seven-month legal dispute, the Ansel Adams Publishing Trust reached a settlement on Monday with Fresno, Calif., resident Rick Norsigian. While Norsigian is legally permitted to continue selling prints and posters through his website, which he...

Manish Vora

Combining a lust for art acquisitions with a keen technological sense, Manish Vora launched Artlog in 2008 as a one-stop web-shop for contemporary art. Joining forces with web developer Dylan Fareed, the 31-year-old Vora set out to fill what he...

Robert Rubin's African Carvings Hit the Sotheby's Block

Sotheby's is poised to present the Robert Rubin Collection of African Art on May 13, with a preview of highlights in Paris, April 12–15. Following major sales of African art over the past two years (the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation and the Frieda...

Andrew Edlin

Dealer Andrew Edlin is settling in at the former Bellwether space on Tenth Avenue, where he moved his gallery in 2009 from West 20th Street. A New York native, Edlin is an enthusiastic champion of self-taught artists who operate beyond the discourse...

Pour Us Another: Lynda Benglis at the New Museum

Hometown favorite Lynda Benglis was the toast of the Bowery Tuesday night. She started the evening at Salon 94 Freemans to inaugurate her show of functional bronzes, "Fountains," before heading over to the New Museum for the opening of her eponymous...

Queens For a Day: Openings at PS1 and Sculpture Center

Last weekend, a more-bang-for-your-buck cluster of exhibitions at MoMA PS1 and nearby SculptureCenter seduced art lovers to Long Island City, in spite of the foul weather. The draw at MoMA PS1 was a survey of work by the strange, self-involved Laurel...

Linda Mieko Allen

Commencing this gallery’s fall season was a captivating new body of work by Linda Mieko Allen, a North Adams, Massachusetts-based painter long intrigued by natural phenomena. Evident in the 10 works on view (all 2009 or ’10) is her technical...

Jill Magid

What is a reasonable man in a box? This question—silkscreened in white handwritten script on a slate-gray wall—confronted viewers as they entered Jill Magid’s A Reasonable Man in a Box (2010), installed in the Whitney’s ground-floor single-room...

Out in Public: West of Rome

Guests to Los Angeles public art project West of Rome's benefit were greeted by a marching band and Carnival-style dancer, and then given white baby bibs (name-customized in pastel-hued embroidery for those attendees who RSVP-ed early enough)....

Ryan Schneider

Buzzing with vivacity, these colorful new paintings by Ryan Schneider illustrate quirky characters in domestic interiors and rural settings. His third solo show since 2006 at this gallery, “Send Me Through” comprised 10 oil paintings (all 2009)...

Christian Brown

Christian Brown meticulously constructs intricate collages that teem with labyrinthine patterns. On view at this intimate gallery were five large, semiabstract compositions, displaying the healthy flexibility of his relatively compact vocabulary.

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