Art In America

Lida Abdul

Lida Abdul describes herself as an artistic nomad. Born in Kabul in 1973, she and her family fled Afghanistan soon after the Soviets invaded in December of 1979. 

Jean Dewasne

After a venerable ascent, beginning in the mid-1940s, as an abstract painter, teacher and theorist, the French artist Jean Dewasne (1921-1999) largely has been forgotten since his death.

Art Basel Miami Beach Announces Exhibitor List

Art Basel has announced the 258 galleries that will participate in the 12th edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach (Dec. 5-Dec. 8), the glitzy art fair that draws celebrities, dealers, artists and collectors from around the globe to the Miami Beach...

Haegue Yang

In an interview published last January in Flash Art, the Berlin-based Korean artist Haegue Yang (b. 1971) proffered: "There is a mysteriousness and spirituality in the most banal things."

Andy Kaufman, Artist?

Next month, New York's Maccarone Gallery opens "On Creating Reality, by Andy Kaufman" (Jan. 12-Feb. 16), an exhibition organized by artist Jonathan Berger. Screenings and events will also take place at East Village gallery Participant Inc. and at...

Anders Krisar

Frequently labeled morbid, macabre or melancholic, Anders Krisár’s sculptures perturb and provoke in their equivocal evocation of the physical and psychic boundaries that both define humans and separate us from one another.

Benjamin Sabatier

In "Hard Work," Benjamin Sabatier (b. 1977) continued his exploration of the myriad confluences between the creative process and tried-and-true manual drudgery. Fashioned from familiar industrial materials-concrete, aluminum (in the form of beer...

Art Basel Miami Beach Announces Lineup

The fair takes place Dec. 6-9 at the Miami Beach Convention Center and is divided into the Art Galleries section (comprising 201 exhibitors, modern and contemporary), Art Nova (comprising 40 younger galleries showing artworks dating from the last...

Fitzpatrick, Lowman and Liden Open Downtown Gallery

A cheeky new art space has popped up in the window front of 54 Franklin Street in Tribeca. Christened the Home Alone Gallery, the project is the brainchild of actor/artist Leo Fitzpatrick and artists Nate Lowman and Hanna Liden.

Christine Y Kim

After eight years as associate curator at New York's Studio Museum in Harlem, Christine Y. Kim joined the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as associate curator of contemporary art in September 2009. Born in Newport Beach and raised in the San...

Gelitin

The Viennese all-male collective Gelitin (Ali Janka, Florian Reither, Tobias Urban and Wolfgang Gantner) are self-styled provocateurs, whose performances, installations and other artworks jubilantly valorize in-your-face nudity (their own), gender...

Emilio Perez

Emilio Perez’s paintings have long been awash in allusions to water. In his recent exhibition “Rivers Always Meet the Sea,” the artist (and devoted surfer) demonstrated that this essential liquid continues to offer him esthetic...

9/11 Tribute in Light

In advance of the tenth-anniversary unveiling of the permanent 9/11 World Trade Center memorial, designed by Michael Arad, A.i.A. spoke to Julian LaVerdiere and Paul Myoda about the impact and afterlife of their still-powerfully evocative Tribute in...

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