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.
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...
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.
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...
Donald Baechler has been searching since 1989 for ways to transport the elegantly awkward protagonists of his paintings and drawings into three dimensions. The artist spoke recently with A.i.A. at his studio in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood while...
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...
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.
A voice from another world resounded through the Casa de los Arcos, a rambling structure perched above the Tomebamba River in Cuenca, Ecuador.
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.
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., has appointed Lynne Cooke senior curator of special projects in modern art, effective August 11.
"A Subtlety," Kara Walker's project featuring a massive sugar-coated sphinx with exaggerated African-American features, surrounded by life-size human figures, drew 130,000 visitors during its eight-week run (May 10-July 6).
Jonathan Binstock has been named director of the Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester, N.Y. He succeeds Grant Holcomb, who retired this month after a nearly 29-year tenure. Binstock will be the museum's seventh director.
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...
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.
The Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Ky., has appointed Miranda Lash its new curator of contemporary art.
The proposed dissolution of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Corcoran College of Art and Design may have hit a roadblock.
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.
"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.