Art In America

Badlands Unltd. Offers Onion-Like Ferguson Reply

New York publisher Badlands Unlimited, founded by artist Paul Chan (winner of the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize), has articulated a response to the Missouri grand jury decision that rivals the satirical newspaper The Onion.  

Korakrit Arunanondchai

A young woman dressed in all white ushered me ceremoniously into a small screening room. A subtitled video began playing on a flat-screen television, opening with a voice speaking in Thai over ethereal, hopeful music: "My name is Korakrit. I was an...

Armory Show 2015 Exhibitor List Revealed

This year, the fair has attracted some respected exhibitors to sign on for the first time, including New York's Andrew Kreps and Metro Pictures and Los Angeles's Regen Projects, and hooked in up-and-coming dealers like New York's Rachel Uffner.

SITElines.2014: Unsettled Landscapes

The theme of this biennial is "Unsettled Landscapes," though the work I found most exemplary of the show's concerns offered more of a pastoral vision.

Skowhegan School Unveils Permanent Manhattan Outpost

Almost 70 years after its foundation, the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture has secured a permanent home in New York's Chelsea neighborhood. The new 5,000-square-foot space provides the school with programming and event space, storage space...

Paul Chan Attributes Hugo Boss Prize to Mistake

New York-based artist Paul Chan is the winner of the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize. The award, administered by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and delivered last night at the museum, consists of $100,000 and a solo exhibition of the winner's work....

And the Villagers Never Liked You Anyway

At the Brooklyn-based collective Sorry Archive's collaborative exhibition "And the Villagers Never Liked You Anyway," a 10-foot-square sandbox is divided into 10 plots, each with its own curator; among them are Brooklyn's SIGNAL and 99¢ Plus...

Samuel Jablon

Samuel Jablon's wonderful paintings are covered in multicolored words rendered in acrylic and studded with glass tiles. 

Greg Parma Smith

Greg Parma Smith's painted realism is perversely synthetic and immaculately crafted. In his first solo show at David Lewis Gallery, titled "Melancholy," Smith presented two series of paintings—"Door gods (origami paper)" and "God of doors (Janus...

Jerry Kearns

It's hard to say what struck one most forcefully about this show of five wall paintings and eight new canvases. Was it Jerry Kearns's over-the-top verbal humor, infusing the exhibition title "RRRGGHH!," the "KNOCK, KNOCK" repeatedly inscribed in...

New Museum Reveals Roster for Trecartin and Cornell’s Triennial

"Surround Audience" (Feb. 25-May 204, 2015) boasts a roster of 51 artists and collectives from over two dozen countries, and according to the museum, it will be the first time in a U.S. museum for many of them. As expected, Cornell and Trecartin's...

Rebecca Horn

Rebecca Horn's recent exhibition of sculptures and large-scale works on paper, "The Vertebrae Oracle," possessed a poetry rare among the benumbingly cool intellectual calisthenics of so much neo-abstract art today.

Marta Chilindron

Made from jointed planes of brightly colored acrylic, seven sculptures—some wall-hung, some on tabletops, one forming a gargantuan maze (a featured project at last May's Art Basel Hong Kong)—reflect the Uruguayan-born, New York-based artist's ongoing...

Jennifer Wynne Reeves

Paint gets physical in the late Jennifer Wynne Reeves's work: bulked up into dented little bricks, squeezed into coils and cones, and knifed, fingered and smeared onto a variety of surfaces that include wood, Masonite and paper (but not canvas), it is...

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