Art In America

Jeff Carter

Many artists have incorporated everyday materials of one kind or another into their work, from Richard Artschwager, who notably used Formica in his Minimalist sculptures, to Félix González-Torres, who created pieces consisting of strings of common...

Louise Lawler

For her new show, "No Drones," Louise Lawler called on the services of children's book author and artist Jon Buller to create line drawings based on her own photographs of artworks—by Takashi Murakami, Lucio Fontana, Richard Artschwager, Jeff Koons...

Jennifer Gross Hired as deCordova's Chief Curator

Jennifer Gross has been appointed deputy director for curatorial affairs and chief curator at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, in Lincoln, Mass. Gross is currently curator of modern and contemporary art at the Yale University Art Gallery,...

Attitudes Become Form Once Again, in Venice

"When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013" (June 1-Nov. 24) is organized by independent curator Germano Celant with artist Thomas Demand and architect Rem Koolhaas.

Richard Artschwager (1923-2013)

One day in 1992, Richard appeared unannounced in my studio at 435 Hudson Street. He had a folder of drawings under his arm and his weird grin. He asked, "Do you want to trade drawings?" I said "sure," and gave him two 5-by-7-inch watercolors for...

Richard Artschwager, 1923-2013

Artschwager is best known for sculptures that meld aspects of Minimalism and Pop, for example the nearly cubic Description of Table (1964), a Formica-on-plywood construction on which areas of white, faux wood grain and black combine to create the...

Muse: Sincerity

I CONSIDER MY INSPIRATION to be sincerity. Truth. We're born with sincerity. A baby is sincere when it cries or yells—as anyone who has had kids knows. Sincerity comes naturally, a reaction to the whole environment. But it gets complicated very...

List Center's Paul Ha is Leading a Boston Renaissance

After nearly a decade at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis, Paul Ha has returned to the East Coast, as director of MIT's List Visual Arts Center. Ha's peripatetic career previously landed him at New York's White Columns and the Yale...

Don Dudley

This exhibition marked Don Dudley's first solo outing since 1985, and an impressive array of catalogues from the (now 80-year-old) artist's past exhibitions was fanned out on the gallery's desk. They largely documented group shows, from 1972 to...

Q+A: Whitney's Donna de Salvo Shows and Tells Landau Gift

Emily Fisher Landau began collecting in the 1960s while married to her first husband, real estate mogul Martin Fisher, who died in 1976. With her second husband, Sheldon Landau, a clothing manufacturer who died in 2009, she established the Center for...

2010

As has been discussed to the point of near-exhaustion, this year's Whitney Biennial of American Art was a stripped-down presentation in tribute to the newfound chastity of our financially- and politically-strapped times. The 2010 edition, curated by...

Your Neighborhood Boutique: Gagosian

Gagosian defies the economy again by adding yet another outpost to his empire. Gagosian Athens opens this month; Gagosian L.A. is currently expanding by the design of Richard Meier—but the gallery needs neither exotic locale nor top-tier architect o...

News Bulletin: July 31, 2009

In this installment of Alexandra Peers' weekly bulletin, she considers the impact of Dash Snow's memorial at Deitch Projects, and introduces three young artists with shows opening this weekend nationally.

Breakthrough in Berlin

Now in its fifth year, Berlin's Gallery Weekend kicked off last Friday in a pseudo-ritualistic spring awakening for the much-hyped art scene here.

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