Art In America

“Commercial Break”

The huge digital billboards wrapping the architecture of Times Square form what marketing experts call a "brandscape."

Biennials: Mixed Messages

Incorporating works from many participants in their own online community, the New York–based collective DIS has mounted a Berlin Biennale that simultaneously exploits and critiques trendy digital strategies for marketing culture.

The Agenda: This Week in Los Angeles

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events in Los Angeles this week: a performance of wound-licking dogs at Baik Art; a screening of reconstructed Bauhaus dances at Otis College; a program of early Phill Niblock films presented by Los Angeles...

The Agenda: This Week in Los Angeles

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events in Los Angeles this week: a performative lecture at the Broad by Martine Syms; a music performance accompanying a Dan Flavin sculpture at MOCA; an experimental concert at Los Angeles Contemporary...

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.

Martine Syms

The 17th-century English physician John Bulwer posited that hand gestures might comprise a universal language. This notion was later revived by 20th-century anthropologists studying the striking similarities in body languages evident across cultures....

Stages of Laughter 1 - Aki Sasamoto

Artists Aki Sasamoto, Amy Sillman and Martine Syms along with comedian Kate Berlant reflect on the pleasures and perils of their unorthodox modes of "performance."

Stages of Laughter 2 - Amy Sillman

Artists Aki Sasamoto, Amy Sillman and Martine Syms along with comedian Kate Berlant reflect on the pleasures and perils of their unorthodox modes of "performance."

Stages of Laughter 3 - Martine Syms

Artists Aki Sasamoto, Amy Sillman and Martine Syms along with comedian Kate Berlant reflect on the pleasures and perils of their unorthodox modes of "performance."

Stages of Laughter 4 - Kate Berlant

Artists Aki Sasamoto, Amy Sillman and Martine Syms along with comedian Kate Berlant reflect on the pleasures and perils of their unorthodox modes of "performance."

Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art

“Speaking of People: EbonyJet and Contemporary Art,” at the Studio Museum in Harlem, registered the importance of these magazines not simply as archives of representations of race, but as materials with which so many African-Americans worked to make...

New Museum Reveals Roster for Trecartin and Cornell’s Triennial

"Surround Audience" (Feb. 25-May 24, 2015) boasts a roster of 51 artists and collectives from over two dozen countries, and according to the museum, it will be the first time in a U.S. museum for many of them. As expected, Cornell and Trecartin's...

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