Art In America

Between Worlds

Painter and sculptor Joaquín Torres-García left his native Uruguay for 40 years, absorbing radical new art in Europe and the U.S., before returning home in 1934 to advocate for a School of the South, a distinct Latin American movement.

Total Service Artists

In an era of shrinking professional support, many artists are making self-sufficiency, self-evaluation and self-promotion integral parts of their artistic identity and their oeuvre. 

Artist-run Glasgow

Glasgow is famous for artist-run spaces and grassroots initiatives that have been launching and sustaining careers for at least three decades.

Museums in Flux

MUSEUMS IN GLASGOW, as in other cities, are often battlegrounds for ideological conflict, as well as barometers of economic and political pressure.

Mining the Field

In her lively and formally diverse works, the German painter Charline von Heyl eschews ironic attitude while maintaining a cool engagement with the panoply of visual culture.

Merlin James

Merlin James is one of those rare artists with a genuine appreciation for what it means to be part of a field, to be label-able, in his case, as a painter. Now on the far side of 50, James has been making paintings for over three decades, as well as...

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for clever, memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday, we'll post...

Eleanor Moreton

Eleanor Moreton’s New York solo debut presented 10 small to medium-size reworkings (all 2010) of compositions by once-famous 19th-century painters, such as the Pre-Raphaelite John William Waterhouse and the Austrian realist Ferdinand Georg...

Provisional Painting

Courting risk, favoring the casual, modest and unfinished, a number of painters have determined to pursue the medium's richest promises without submitting to the conventions of mastery. 

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