Art In America

Rachel Rose on Robert Irwin

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2016-17 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and...

Market Research: An Interview with Michael Mandiberg

The 2008 recession drew attention to the destabilization of financial markets by a banking sector that skirts the edges of regulation, using purposely inscrutable financial instruments. In response, a number of artists have attempted to represent the...

Celluloid Phantoms: The Films of José Luis Guerín

To look at an image is to see a ghost. An image is a shadow of a thing that’s no longer there. Few filmmakers understand this as deeply as Catalan filmmaker José Luis Guerín, who is the subject of an almost comprehensive retrospective at Anthology...

Raphael Rubinstein on Jackson Mac Low

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2016-17 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and...

Adrienne Edwards on Yto Barrada

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2016-17 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and...

Movable Feast: Mary Mattingly’s Floating Garden

When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City in 2013, it flooded downtown Manhattan, parts of Queens, and Staten Island. An electrical substation exploded, cutting power to Lower Manhattan, and shipments of gas from New Jersey ground to a halt. Gas stations...

Charlotte Cotton on Robert Cumming

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2016-17 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and...

Ralph Lemon on Sibyl Kempson

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2016-17 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and...

Sea Change: Katharina Grosse in the Rockaways

Early in her career as an abstract painter, German artist Katharina Grosse made a risky shift in her work. She exchanged her paintbrush for a spray gun and air compressor and moved off the canvas to paint, and wildly transform, architectural elements:...

Open Book: “The Miraculous” at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

How can an art institution display or curate past performance or ephemeral art and preserve the work’s intent? How can a curator help to record and share the effects and meaning of an ephemeral work without stripping away the power that comes from its...

Brett Gorvy on Bruce Conner

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2016-17 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and...

Norman Lewis

Norman Lewis (1909–1979) was an energetic participant in the Harlem Renaissance and one of the only African-American painters who associated himself with the Abstract Expressionists. While he founded the Spiral Group (active from 1963 to 1965) with...

Glacial Pace: The Generative Art of Zach Gage

“When I walk down the street I want my smartphone to be doing searches constantly,” Google CEO Eric Schmidt said in 2010, according to an anecdote in Eli Pariser’s 2011 book The Filter Bubble. “‘Did you know?’ ‘Did you know?’ ‘Did you know?’ ‘Did you...

Ellen Cantor

Occupying two floors of the Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, this exhibition encompasses works on paper, including porn photo collages, as well as films both short and long. It is the second part of an exhibition that began, with somewhat different content, at...

Chadwick Rantanen

For small galleries, unadorned overhead fluorescent lighting is the industry standard. It’s cheap, efficient, bright, and balanced, creating a relatively neutral viewing environment that allows for clear exhibition photography. The even glow of such...

Murder on Prince: An Art-World Crime Story

Amanda Oliver, wife of high-tech mogul and art collector Philip Oliver, has been shot dead in the couple’s Prince Street loft. So begins SoHo Sins (Hard Case Crime, 2016), the newly released crime novel by Richard Vine, managing editor...

“Fritto Misto”

Frying has a homogenizing effect: it makes both plants and animals soft and oily, and both take on the flavor and crunch and sandy look of the crispy batter that coats them. The summer group show can homogenize, too, by saturating artworks with a...

“Goulding the Lolly”

This group show is curated by artist Brian Belott, who asked twenty-four artists to respond to the work of masters from Giotto to Courbet. The results are at times reverent: Alex Chaves’s color-blocked, floral still life is a vivid tribute to Matisse....

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