Art In America

Saved by the Bell

When it comes to "Saved by the Bell," the Disney Channel/NBC sitcom that ran from 1989 to '93, I was a believer.

55th Venice Biennale

Twenty years ago, "Cardinal Points of Art" was the theme of the 45th Venice Biennale, and the compass was its symbol.

Vanity Projects: The Art World Gets its Nails Done

A New York-based curator with a graduate degree in art business from the Sotheby's Institute in London, Pinto recently launched Vanity Projects, a salon where patrons can receive manicures from top nail artists while watching video art programmed by...

Venice Biennale Artist List Announced

Curated by Massimiliano Gioni, head of exhibitions at New York's New Museum, "The Encyclopedic Palace" is named after a piece by self-taught Italian-American artist Marino Auriti. The work was an architectural model for an imaginary museum that was...

Why Mess With Success?: Art Basel Hong Kong

Other than the new name, the fair (May 23-May 26) stays the course set by founding director Magnus Renfrew, who is now one of three members of Art Basel's executive committee.

The Art Show Announces 2013 Exhibitors

The 25th edition of the Art Show will take place at New York's Park Avenue Armory Mar. 6-10. Organized by the Art Dealers Association of America, the fair has run for 25 years and will feature 72 galleries next year.

Castles Made of Sand

A lighthearted variety of Land art came to Queens, N.Y.'s Rockaway Beach on Friday via a sandcastle competition for artists, organized by New York public art organization Creative Time. Thirteen artist teams were invited to compete for gold, silver...

The Documenta List Is Leaked, Includes Dali

A partial list of artists being featured in dOCUMENTA (13) has been released. dOCUMENTA (13) opens to the public June 9 in Kassel, Germany, and will include over 150 artists representing 55 countries.

Pictures of Mie

"MIE: A Portrait by 35 Artists," on view through Feb. 25 at Freight + Volume gallery in Chelsea, is one of the more unusual group surveys of the new season, and casts a fresh light on the venerable theme of artist and model. The show includes a few...

At Radio City, Antony is a Shaman

An enraptured audience stood applauding and whistling for five full minutes, without a curtain call or encore, following "Swanlights," Antony and the Johnson's performance at Radio City Music Hall Thursday night, commissioned by New York's Museum...

The Top Ten Prints at the IFPDA

This year, 90 international print dealers fill the Park Avenue Armory for the IFPDA Print Fair [through Nov. 6] with thousands of prints from Old Master to Contemporary. I spent the day on Thursday, Nov. 3, working though the aisles and found...

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

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday we post the 10 shows...

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

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for clever, memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday, we'll post...

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

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for clever, memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday, we'll post the...

Sally Mann

“If you want to touch the invisible, penetrate the visible as deeply as you can.” These words by the German Expressionist artist Max Beckmann could very well be those of contemporary photographer Sally Mann. They apply to much of her work over the...

In and (Mostly) Out of Armory

Art in America presents its curtain raiser to the New York art world's March Madness, the 2011 edition of Armory Week. Here are just some of the off-site highlights to hit this week.

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