Art In America

The Big Picture

It's not easy to convey humor through the modernist grid, but Rochelle Feinstein finds the format—along with painted texts, stock photographs, and videos—surprisingly congenial for satirizing the art world and her personal life.

Ai Weiwei

The exhibition title "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" suggests a meaningful link between the dissident artist, who spent three months in detention in China in 2011, and the crumbling former federal penitentiary on a 22-acre island in San Francisco...

The Revolution Will be Fun

In participatory performances and installations, Mexican artist Pedro Reyes gives "social sculpture" a ruefully comic new twist.

ADAA Art Show: Dramatic Presentations, Power Players

The VIP hour saw an array of art world professionals. A troika of New York museum directors were in attendance: Glenn Lowry (MoMA), Arnold Lehman (Brooklyn Museum) and Adam Weinberg (Whitney Museum). There were artists such as Kiki Smith, whose...

Weekly Bulletin: August 28

In this week's bulletin, Alexandra Peers reveals "Project Runway" host Tim Gunn as a supporter of underdog Minimalists, and investigates the more-than-pint-sized appeal of the Half Gallery. Then it's off to the races with this season's earliest...

On the Hour: Artist-Curated Film Screening at CANADA Gallery

This week, New York's CANADA Gallery hosts a screening series of works curated by video and film artists chosen by the gallery. Each of the nine artists have been given a one-hour timeslot for their presentation. The elements of each artist's...

From the Archives: Japan’s Gutai Group

Where does play end and art begin? The interest in such questions, largely fostered by the 2013 exhibition “Gutai: Splendid Playground” at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, has now prompted a resurgent fascination with the work of this high-energy...

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