Art In America

Ydessa Hendeles

The art of Ydessa Hendeles intersects with her parallel collecting and curatorial practices.

Iris Häussler

In past works, Iris Häussler has subsumed her identity in fictional artistic personae. Presenting “The Sophie La Rosière Project” (2009–) in concurrent exhibitions at the Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) and Scrap Metal, she dispensed with the...

Franz Erhard Walther

German artist Franz Erhard Walther’s interactive sculptures, made using primarily cloth, do not merely restrict bodily movement. They also direct users’ attention to the way their bodies relate to objects and how rapport develops between multiple...

Sharon Hayes

Sharon Hayes’s exhibition “In My Little Corner of the World, Anyone Would Love You” presented the activist “speech acts” for which the Baltimore-born, Philadelphia-based artist is known. The focus of the show, installed at a slight angle to the walls...

David Maljković

Zagreb-based artist David Maljković is known for regularly reconfiguring his work and reflecting on its exhibition history. Curated by VOX director Marie J. Jean, Maljković’s first major Canadian exhibition spanned four rooms and included 18 pieces...

Charles Stankievech

The centerpiece of Charles Stankievech’s solo exhibition at the Prefix ICA was The Soniferous Æther of the Land Beyond the Land Beyond (2013), a 35mm film installation featuring black-and-white footage shot digitally over two days on Nunavut’s...

Vera Frenkel

Born in Bratislava, Slovakia, in 1938, Vera Frenkel is a seminal Canadian artist known for her use of fictitious personas in multidisciplinary projects that indicate gaps in the historical record.

Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis makes short silent films that command a viewer’s attention without relying on narrative devices. 

Rebecca Belmore

A black-haired, denim-clad woman stands with her back to the viewer and arms out to her sides in Rebecca Belmore's sister (2010), a single photograph split between three backlit transparencies that was included in this exhibition, titled "KWE," at...

Chris Curreri

At the center of Toronto-based artist Chris Curreri's second solo exhibition at Daniel Faria Gallery was a cement bust whose face was deliberately sliced off during the fabrication process.

Duane Linklater

"Learning," Duane Linklater's first exhibition at Susan Hobbs Gallery, takes its title from a print by the celebrated Ojibwa artist Benjamin Chee Chee.

Althea Thauberger

The full title of Althea Thauberger's video installation at the Power Plant takes on the quality of a mise en abyme as it sets and resets the historical scene: The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the...

Julia Dault

Recently, Toronto dealer Jessica Bradley opened a second gallery in the city's industrial Junction neighborhood, a venue larger than her storefront on Dundas Street West. The seven abstract paintings and two site-specific sculptures comprising...

Dayanita Singh

Delhi-based photographer Dayanita Singh's exhibition "File Museum" saw her constructing a new architecture of display while returning to the black-and-white format she is best known for.

Ed Atkins

It was not immediately obvious that the HD video in Ed Atkins's brilliant new Chisenhale commission was, as the press materials described it, a "dialogue between two c adavers."

Edmund de Waal

Art collector and critic Charles Ephrussi (1849-1905), as his descendant Edmund de Waal explains in his memoir, The Hare with Amber Eyes (2010), knew how “to spend time with a picture.”

Nathan Coley

A Place Beyond Belief (2012), the central work of Nathan Coley's eponymous exhibition in London, recalls a similar text-based piece shown, among other locations, at Tate Liverpool in 2007, when the Glasgow-based artist was nominated for the Turner...

Sarah Sze

The central theme of Sarah Sze's second solo exhibition at Victoria Miro was experimentation. Sze, who will represent the U.S. at the 2013 Venice Biennale, staged a series of encounters between scientific inquiry and the artistic process,...

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