Art In America

Suburban Futurism

Arguing that urban sprawl is the dominant growth paradigm of the present and future, the author advocates a close examination of dynamic, amorphous metroplexes like Phoenix and Dubai.

The Breuer Effect

In 1966, A.i.A. devoted four articles in its September-October issue to the then-new Whitney Museum designed by Marcel Breuer. Architectural historian Timothy M. Rohan discusses the views of our writers, who characterized the massive building as a...

Unveiling the Unhouse

An essay by architecture historian Reyner Banham for Art in America’s April 1965 issue overturned mainstream narratives of modernism and predicted the shape of things to come.  

Timeline: 100 Years of Art in America

Over the past century, Art in America has developed from a small specialized journal to a major voice in the rapidly changing contemporary art world. To celebrate the magazine's 100-year anniversary, we look back at the milestones that helped define...

Space Conditioning: James Turrell and Las Vegas

There are many venues to experience James Turrell's art of light andspace this summer, but comparatively few opportunities to reflect on the importance of place in his work. The Arizona-based artist known for his spectacular installations that promise...

From the Archives: In the Neighborhood of Art

A.i.A.'s May 2015 issue focuses on the Whitney Museum of American Art as it inaugurates its new building, designed by Renzo Piano, in New York's Meatpacking District. As reviews roll in about Piano's latest structure, we've delved into our archives to...

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