Art In America

Skowhegan School Unveils Permanent Manhattan Outpost

Almost 70 years after its foundation, the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture has secured a permanent home in New York's Chelsea neighborhood. The new 5,000-square-foot space provides the school with programming and event space, storage space...

Paul Chan Attributes Hugo Boss Prize to Mistake

New York-based artist Paul Chan is the winner of the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize. The award, administered by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and delivered last night at the museum, consists of $100,000 and a solo exhibition of the winner's work....

And the Villagers Never Liked You Anyway

At the Brooklyn-based collective Sorry Archive's collaborative exhibition "And the Villagers Never Liked You Anyway," a 10-foot-square sandbox is divided into 10 plots, each with its own curator; among them are Brooklyn's SIGNAL and 99¢ Plus...

Samuel Jablon

Samuel Jablon's wonderful paintings are covered in multicolored words rendered in acrylic and studded with glass tiles. 

Greg Parma Smith

Greg Parma Smith's painted realism is perversely synthetic and immaculately crafted. In his first solo show at David Lewis Gallery, titled "Melancholy," Smith presented two series of paintings—"Door gods (origami paper)" and "God of doors (Janus...

Jerry Kearns

It's hard to say what struck one most forcefully about this show of five wall paintings and eight new canvases. Was it Jerry Kearns's over-the-top verbal humor, infusing the exhibition title "RRRGGHH!," the "KNOCK, KNOCK" repeatedly inscribed in...

New Museum Reveals Roster for Trecartin and Cornell’s Triennial

"Surround Audience" (Feb. 25-May 204, 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...

Rebecca Horn

Rebecca Horn's recent exhibition of sculptures and large-scale works on paper, "The Vertebrae Oracle," possessed a poetry rare among the benumbingly cool intellectual calisthenics of so much neo-abstract art today.

Marta Chilindron

Made from jointed planes of brightly colored acrylic, seven sculptures—some wall-hung, some on tabletops, one forming a gargantuan maze (a featured project at last May's Art Basel Hong Kong)—reflect the Uruguayan-born, New York-based artist's ongoing...

Jennifer Wynne Reeves

Paint gets physical in the late Jennifer Wynne Reeves's work: bulked up into dented little bricks, squeezed into coils and cones, and knifed, fingered and smeared onto a variety of surfaces that include wood, Masonite and paper (but not canvas), it is...

Scott Benzel

The Beach Boys apparently recorded a song written by Charles Manson. Nike reportedly designed (but never produced) sneakers inspired by the fact that the members of the Heaven's Gate religious group all wore its footwear when they committed mass suicide.

Outsider Art Fair Announces 2015 List, Changes Dates Again

At press time 38 galleries from 23 international cities have signed on; the organizers expect a few more to join in the coming weeks, bringing the total closer to last year's 47. Booth prices range from $6,500 to $15,000, with smaller spaces also...

Alex Hay

Before seeing the works on display at this recent Alex Hay show, one passed through an exhibition by Medardo Rosso.

Portraits of Paradise, From Memory: Nabil Nahas

The new canvases in Nabil Nahas's show "Phoenix Dactylifera," at Ben Brown Fine Arts (through Nov. 14), come from left field, the Lebanese-born artist told A.i.A. via phone recently from his New York studio.

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