Art In America

Forever Young or New Zombies? MoMA on Painting Today

As its paradoxical title cautions, an upcoming survey of contemporary painting at New York's Museum of Modern Art, "The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World," is full of contradictions.

The Agenda: This Week in New York

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place this week in New York: a discussion of Matisse's cut-outs at the Museum of Modern Art; a panel on zombie formalism at the School of Visual Arts; a discussion of the 1994 Whitney Museum...

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.

Bruno Novelli

Vivid flora and sharp geometries mingle and conjugate in "Materia Radiante," Bruno Novelli's first solo exhibition in the U.S. since 2008. 

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...

Identity Crisis

This month, A.i.A. examines the creative economy that links contemporary art and graphic design.    

Pantheon of the Anteater, Part II

In the second installment of a two-part article, the author continues his account of taking a free art criticism course in fall 2013 taught by David Salle at Bruce High Quality Foundation University in New York. The first installment appeared in...

“Future Feminism”

Artists Kembra Pfahler, Johanna Constantine, Antony, Bianca Casady and Sierra Casady created "Future Feminism," a series of exhibitions, performances and lectures at The Hole NYC. Over 13 nights, the group and their collaborators will unveil their 13...

Theory and Matter

In the early 1970s, the French group Supports/Surfaces produced some of the era's most radical art in a seemingly unlikely medium. Today, their unstretched, semi-sculptural paintings speak to a whole new generation.

Pantheon of the Anteater

In the first installment of a two-part article, the author recounts his experience taking a free art criticism course taught by David Salle at Bruce High Quality Foundation University, New York.

Edward Leffingwell, 1941-2014

Edward Leffingwell, curator, writer and former Brazil correspondent for A.i.A., 72, died on Aug. 5 from cardiac arrest after a long illness. Working in New York and Los Angeles, Leffingwell organized contemporary and modern art exhibitions at...

“Farm To Table”

Amid anguished discussions of contemporary painting that focus on big-money auctions and empty abstraction, this group show, curated by artist Michael Bell-Smith, assesses the medium with some much-needed intelligence and humor. Painting here has a...

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