Art In America

Living Live, Live: Peter Coffin Launches Clocktower Radio Show

New York's Clocktower Radio, the experimental online art radio station, will host Living Live, a series of twice-monthly radio shows and viewing parties this summer from Red Bull Studios in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. The broadcasts (Aug....

N. Dash on Liz Deschenes

"The press release for Liz Deschenes's show at the Walker says only that she is creating new work. The vague description is appropriate, perhaps, because Deschenes's projects are resolutely physical and best experienced in the real."

Brian Gayman, 1948-2014

Brian Gayman, 65, died July 1 in Melville, N.Y., after complications following a heart attack. Gayman had been exhibiting sculpture and photography in New York City and elsewhere since the early 1970s.

Otto Piene, 1928-2014

Otto Piene, German artist and co-founder of the postwar art group Zero, died July 17 in Berlin at 86.

Warhol, Lawrence and Diebenkorn Troves to Cantor Arts Center

Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center has received large gifts of works by Richard Diebenkorn, Jacob Lawrence and Andy Warhol. The donation comprises 26 sketchbooks containing approximately 1,300 Diebenkorn drawings, 26 works by Lawrence in...

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.

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