Art In America

Art + Practice Pairs Art with Social Change in Los Angeles

Art + Practice is a nonprofit founded by artist Mark Bradford, collector and philanthropist Eileen Harris Norton, and activist Allan DiCastro. Its mission is unique and multipronged, with a stated mandate to promote contemporary art and provide...

Jan Groover

Groover's retrospective presentation at Borden's ADAA booth this month, the first since the artist's death, focused on her "Kitchen" photo series and staged color images from the ‘70s and ‘80s. Here the dealer shows selections from "Industrials" and...

Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Under the direction of artist Jitish Kallat (b. 1974), the Kochi-Muziris Biennale brings together some 90 individual artists and groups, nearly half from India and the rest from 29 other countries

The Agenda: This Week in New York

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place in New York this week: Richard Maxwell's new play at the Kitchen; a lecture with photographer Carrie Mae Weems at NYU Steinhardt; BAMcinématek's "New Voices in Black Cinema" series; a...

Nam June Paik

Nam June Paik has been described as the "father of video art," but the medium-specific moniker obscures his broader fascination with how technologies alter our bodies and our perceptions.

Luke Diiorio

New York-based artist Luke Diiorio’s latest solo show addressed a gamut of issues grappled with in art since modernism: singularity versus repetition; representation versus abstraction; and the limitations of the canvas. 

A Perfectly Basel Hong Kong

"Same Old, Brand New" read Chinese artist Cao Fei's projection on Hong Kong's 1,600-foot International Commerce Centre last Saturday evening. Capping the second preview day of the 2015 Art Basel Hong Kong fair (Mar. 15-17), the spectacle deftly ...

Hayley A. Silverman

Fragrant art is big in 2015, and "Unmanned Lander," Hayley Silverman's show at Bodega, is on trend with a warm and pungent scent wafting through the gallery. Where does it come from? The trails of colored powder that line the bottom of a mirrored...

Anne Collier

The Los Angeles-born, New York-based artist Anne Collier takes on today's fast-paced digital paradigm and its implications, indirectly if not directly, in nearly 40 black-and-white and color photographs.

“Zero Tolerance”

Organized by Klaus Biesenbach and Margaret Aldredge, "Zero Tolerance" brings together an international ensemble of artists who investigate conflicts of freedom and control by documenting protests, demonstrations, civil disobedience and other...

Amalia Ulman

To enter Amalia Ulman's first solo show in New York, called "Stock Images of War," you had to push aside a tall black curtain while listening to Rage Against the Machine and the Bloodhound Gang. 

Reading and Rumor: The Problem with Kenneth Goldsmith

At Interrupt 3, a conference on poetry and digital media at Brown University in Providence, Kenneth Goldsmith read the autopsy of Michael Brown, the teenager who was murdered by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., in August 2014.

Andreas Schulze

The automobile has a central place in the history of modern art, serving to symbolize both the efficiency of industrial production and the spectacle of mass consumption. 

John Waters

The changes in John Waters's creative life, of course, reflect a radically shifted gay cultural climate.

Martin Puryear

If Martin Puryear's distinct style of minimalist sculpture has earned him widespread recognition these last several decades, it is partly because his work is so deeply satisfying. 

John Baldessari

With "Movie Scripts/Art" at Marian Goodman Gallery, John Baldessari created a world of unsteady narratives with a series of large diptychs. 

Unveiling the Unhouse

An essay by architecture historian Reyner Banham for Art in America’s April 1965 issue overturned mainstream narratives of modernism and predicted the shape of things to come.  

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