Art In America

Yto Barrada Wins Abraaj Group Prize

Moroccan-born artist Yto Barrada has won the Abraaj Group Art Prize, awarded annually since 2008. Barrada gets a $100,000 commission to create a new work to appear in a group show at the seventh edition of the Art Dubai fair (Mar. 18-21, 2015)

Commodifying Experience? “14 Rooms” at Art Basel

The shared interests of museums and the market are often played down by all concerned.Yet nowhere is the overlap more clearly on display than in the new project "14 Rooms," an exhibition-within-a-fair featuring 14 performance art pieces at the...

History Makes a Comeback at Art Basel

In the first hours of Tuesday's preview of the Swiss Art Basel fair, dealers on the first of the fair's two floors, where modern (or, as most dealers currently call it, classic) artists are usually located, were mostly excited about their prospects.

William Hunt

London-based artist William Hunt (b. 1977) is known for physically demanding performances. Within a sculptural framework, he often combines acrobatic actions with the execution of his musical compositions, played on various instruments.

A Kassen

After its appearance in Stockholm, the Carnegie Art Award exhibition, which featured 17 nominated artists from Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, ended its usual tour due to lack of funds, according to the Carnegie Investment Bank Foundation. 

Lutz & Guggisberg

In the past, the work of Swiss artists Andres Lutz and Anders Guggisberg, who have been working as a duo since 1996, has tended toward the excessive and hyperbolic, their installations usually featuring accumulations of many objects in many mediums.

Dieter Meier

Can conceptual art be funny? The Dieter Meier retrospective, the first in Switzerland for this Swiss artist who was born in 1945, suggested that it can.

Sandra Boeschenstein

Swiss artist Sandra Boeschenstein's recent show, "In the Earth's Own Shadow," featured 39 black-and-white works on paper (some with red marks or stamps) from 2007 to 2013.

The Art of Protest: An Interview with Dan Perjovschi

Protests against a mining project in Romania have brought tens of thousands of people to the streets and have been the beneficiary of drawings by the sympathetic artist Dan Perjovschi, one of the best-known artists living in the country.

Ericka Beckman

Despite a 30-plus-year filmmaking career that has earned her numerous awards as well as inclusion in various art biennials and film festivals—and the admiration of Jean-Luc Godard—Ericka Beckman has not received the international art world...

Loredana Sperini

Loredana Sperini's recent show "Tra di Noi" (Between Us), at Freymond-Guth's new space in the Löwenbräu complex, continued her explorations with contrasting materials.

Yto Barrada

It is difficult not to be suspicious of exhibitions initiated or organized by corporations.

Taiyo Onorato

For their recent exhibition, the young Swiss photography duo Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs presented large photographs, a film and a sculptural installation, all new work made for the occasion.

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