Art In America

Laura Cottingham

Laura Cottingham's film serves to document a social scene as much as to tell a cinematic story.

Poems Without Words

With a 1975 series of stacked-line compositions, the painter David Reed began to garner recognition from critics and peers alike. Now those legendary works from his first solo exhibition are on view again, raising intriguing questions about cultural...

John Outterbridge

Octogenarian John Outterbridge, who had a distinguished career in arts administration at the Pasadena Art Museum (now the Norton Simon Museum) and the Watts Towers Arts Center, is best known for his poignant assemblages that meld reminders of American...

C. Michael Norton

Better known in France and Germany than in the U.S., veteran New York painter C. Michael Norton delivers a show that is unabashedly American in appearance and theme. Architecturally structured, with an allover interplay between hard-edged forms and...

Art + Practice Pairs Art with Social Change in Los Angeles

Art + Practice is a nonprofit founded by artist Mark Bradford, collector and philanthropist Eileen Harris Norton, and activist Allan DiCastro. Its mission is unique and multipronged, with a stated mandate to promote contemporary art and provide...

The Agenda: This Week in Los Angeles

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events taking place this week in Los Angeles: Robert Wilson's theatrical take on the obscure Russian novella The Old Woman at UCLA's Royce Hall; a celebration of legendary printmakers Gemini G.E.L. at the...

EXPO Chicago Exhibitor List Revealed

Expo Chicago has announced the exhibitor list for its third outing. Featuring over 130 exhibitors from 17 countries—up slightly from about 120 last year and 100 in its first outing—the fair will take place at the city's Navy Pier Sept....

Pierre Huyghe

Fifty-one-year-old Pierre Huyghe has emerged as a major French artist. 

Asia Society Appoints Josette Sheeran

The Asia Society, a global nonprofit that fosters connections between Asia and the U.S., has appointed Josette Sheeran as its new president.

Dominic Molon Hired as Curator at RISD Museum

Molon fills the vacancy left by Judith Tannenbaum, who stepped down in February after 13 years in the position. She will remain with the museum as an adjunct curator through the end of the year.

NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash And No Star

In 1993, Bill Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd president of the United States, the World Wide Web was less than two years old and the U.S. economy, including the art market, was still suffering the effects of the stock market crash of 1987.

Amy Smith-Stewart Hired as Curator at Aldrich Museum

Smith-Stewart serves on the faculty at the School of Visual Arts and Sotheby's Institute of Art, both in New York. She was the founder of Smith-Stewart, a nomadic gallery that formerly operated on New York's Lower East Side.

Phyllida Barlow Gets RAW at the Norton

"Phyllida Barlow" will open in December and run through March 2014, and will include the artist's signature large-scale sculptures and installations crafted from repurposed materials.

Sylvia Plimack Mangold

Sylvia Plimack Mangold is the sort of admirable artist who discusses cobalt violet oil paint as if it were as tasty as crème fraîche.

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