Art In America

In Two Big Shows, Superflex Light the Way Forward

At two venues, New Yorkers can currently experience the politically tinged work of Copenhagen art collective Superflex. The provocative work of Jakob Fenger, Rasmus Nielsen and Bjørnstjerne Christiansen often tackles economic or civic problems, and...

Cecilia Alemani Is the Eye Over the High Line

As curator of public art at both the High Line, a public park in Chelsea, and the Frieze New York art fair, Cecilia Alemani is one of the city's leading commissioners of public art. Alemani is the Donald R. Mullen, Jr Curator of the High Line, the...

David Brooks Hits the Roof

Every year, 20,000 square miles of earth are desertified: plant species are destroyed, the ground turns to dust and life is made near impossible. In David Brooks's Art Production Fund commission, Desert Rooftops, an installation on the corner of...

Mark Handforth Did the Un-Basel During Basel

At Mark Handforth's show "Rolling Stop," at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami open through Feb. 19, quotidian objects become liturgical icons in the church of secular culture.

The Dealer and Her Fake Watermelons: Q+A With Margaret Lee

Margaret Lee is an artist, curator and art dealer whose practice is shaped by collaboration and ideas of the readymade. In 2009 Lee founded the alternative space 179 Canal, which reopened last year down the street as a commercial gallery called 47...

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