Art In America

Andrew Lord

Andrew Lord began working in ceramics some 40 years ago—long before the medium's recent renaissance in the art world—creating pieces that explore concerns far beyond those of functional household objects. 

Magnus Renfrew to Bonhams as Asia Deputy Chairman

International auction house Bonhams has hired Magnus Renfrew as deputy chairman and director of fine arts, Asia. He will work out of the company's Hong Kong headquarters and will take up his new post in September. Renfrew is currently Asia director...

Missed Connections: Jan Frank and John Chamberlain

A show currently on view at New York gallery Nahmad Contemporary (through July 26) demonstrates that John Chamberlain's painted-metal sculptures can connect with the medium of drawing, via juxtaposition with works by Jan Frank.

“Bloodflames Revisited”

Jolting viewers out of any lingering feeling of summertime sadness, "Bloodflames Revisited" offers a totally immersive and exhilarating experience. The show's organizer Phong Bui, artist and publisher of the Brooklyn Rail, provides bright red-orange...

Dark Machines: Wyatt Niehaus

The "lights out" factory—devoid of humans, run entirely by machines—has long been a dream for industrial manufacturers. Twenty-five-year-old, New York-based artist Wyatt Niehaus describes it as "an entirely automated factory—one that could run...

“A Close Distance”: Tris Vonna-Michell

Family histories can be hazy and elusive. Tris Vonna-Michell mines this territory in his slide-and-audio work Postscript III (Berlin), ongoing for several years.

12th Bienal Internacional de Cuenca

A voice from another world resounded through the Casa de los Arcos, a rambling structure perched above the Tomebamba River in Cuenca, Ecuador. 

Hairy Who: Funky, Folky and Still Fresh

Who doesn't love the Hairy Who? That's the implicit message of Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists, a new documentary film directed by Leslie Buchbinder, the daughter of Chicago collectors Henry and Gilda Buchbinder.

Signature Piece: The Comeback of Ericson and Ziegler

Controversial then, and largely forgotten now, the artist duo Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler emerged in the early 1980s from the theoretically oriented program at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), in Valencia, and pioneered a hybrid form...

Rendering the Veil: Izhar Patkin at MASS MoCA

It took 10 years to develop the unique printer used to create the exquisitely rendered veils at the core of Israeli-born artist Izhar Patkin's survey "The Wandering Veil," on view at MASS MoCA.

Judy Ledgerwood

Best known for canvases with electric colors and bold patterns, Chicago artist Judy Ledgerwood has increasingly ventured into the realm of installation in recent years, painting directly on gallery walls to create enveloping works.

Jim Campbell

"Dreaming in public" is how the sci-fi writer William Gibson has described what he does, but it's also a fitting characterization of what Jim Campbell is doing in his latest installations.

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