Art In America

Théâtre de la Mode

A New York artist finds himself mysteriously drawn to a remote museum in the Columbia River Gorge, home to a collection of haute couture dolls from WWII-era Paris.

Nick Mauss

A long metal railing guides visitors through Nick Mauss's third solo show at 303, winding, curving and undulating through the gallery. Titled Cafuné—a Brazilian term describing the act of running one's hands through a lover's hair—the 2015 steel...

Peculiar and Personal at the Whitney Biennial

"One of the most peculiar galaxies known, this strange system seems to be ejecting material with explosive violence." The description appears in a vintage astronomy book from which Berkeley-based conceptual artist Lutz Bacher has torn 84...

Nick Mauss

It seems that Nick Mauss loves drawing so much he wants to totally fuck with it. The 32-year-old Cooper Union grad, who is included in this year’s Whitney Biennial, has been showing internationally for a decade, starting with a group exhibition at...

Against Identification: Q+A With Nick Mauss

Artist Nick Mauss's current exhibition, "The Desire for the Possibility of New Images" at 303 Gallery [through Feb. 18], is a landscape littered with sheets of folded and cut aluminum, scattered across the floor and pinned to the walls like a...

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss

This week we check out the mostly boat- and airplane-themed images that emerged from Malcolm Morley's foray into printmaking at Sue Scott, Joyce Pensato's wonderfully messy studio-in-a-gallery at Friedrich Petzel, and Nick Mauss's installation of...

The Whitney Biennial List Is Out

The New York Observer has leaked the list of artists selected by curators Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders for the 2012 Whitney Biennial. The list mixes emerging and emerged talent and features relatively few on-trend artists (Kai Althoff, Moyra...

Peter Russo

Peter Russo is the editorial and program director of Triple Canopy, a collectively published online art and literary magazine founded in 2007. With its unusual horizontal scrollbar and quirky issue subjects, such as "And Yet It Moves" and "Bad...

From the Inside Out: Ken Okiishi

Ken Okiishi's name has appeared alongside that of Nick Mauss in several collaborative exhibitions, but (Goodbye to) Manhattan is his first showing of solo work in New York. In a long video and an array of presentational supplements, Okiishi puts...

Nick Mauss

In 2005, Nick Mauss (b. 1980) was catapulted into the permanent collection of MoMA with its acquisition of over 40 drawings by him, part of the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection Gift. They are early works, dating to...

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