Art In America

Unknown Makers

Casts and copies once played a key role in education of artists and their public. Will the ever-proliferating, ever-improving images and 3D reproductions made possible by new technology soon become fully legal and critically legitimate?

Dan Perjovschi and Matěj Smetana

MeetFactory stands at the end of a dirt road in Smíchov, an old industrial quarter of Prague. Wedged between a highway and active train tracks lined with derelict train cars, the nonprofit multidisciplinary contemporary art space, founded in 2001,...

Sam Messer

The painstaking process evident in Denis the Pirate, a stop-motion collaboration between artist Sam Messer and writer Denis Johnson animated with over 1,000 hand-colored etchings and drawings, starkly contrasts with the silliness of its improvised...

Marco Breuer

Eschewing digital technologies as well as conventional photographic genres, Marco Breuer manipulates near-obsolete chemical developing and printing processes to create striking abstract compositions. 

Oscar Muñoz

Inspired by 19th- and early 20th-century photographic processes, Colombian artist Oscar Muñoz poetically destabilizes the fixity of images, focusing on the elusive, introspective moments when memories develop.

Hayley Tompkins

Glasgow-based artist Hayley Tompkins (b. 1971) inventively deploys the materials—including paint, stock photographs, wooden chairs and found objects—that have become a springboard for her process-based experiments in visual perception. 

Matali Crasset

Paris-based artist Matali Crasset (b. 1965) is best known for her edgy industrial designs, but her visionary body of work extends into a wide range of genres and mediums—from sculptures, textiles, furniture and architecture to electronic music,...

On the Road Again with Olivier Mosset

Swiss-born, Tucson-based conceptual artist Olivier Mosset has come to New York this fall to present his latest round of collaborations in two group exhibitions.

Artists Selected for 2013 deCordova Biennial

The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Mass., has selected 21 New England-based artists and collaboratives for the 2013 deCordova Biennial (Oct. 9, 2013-Apr. 13, 2014). The artists comprise a mix of sculptors, filmmakers and performance...

Artist-run Glasgow

Glasgow is famous for artist-run spaces and grassroots initiatives that have been launching and sustaining careers for at least three decades.

Max Book

Max Book, a Swedish multimedia and performance artist as well as a member of the electronic band ZëBB Academy in the late 1970s, gained acclaim in the '80s with the experimental art collective Wallda Group, which included Cecilia Edefalk, Stig...

Time for Love: Sharon Hayes at the Whitney

Sharon Hayes's one-person show, "There's so much I want to say to you," which opened last week at the Whitney Museum, seeks to recreate the public square as a performative site for political exchange.

The ADAA Art Show Top 10

The Art Show, the annual event on view this weekend, Mar. 7–11, at the Park Avenue Armory at 67 Street in New York, put on by the Art Dealers Association of America, is nothing more and nothing less than an unapologetic, self-congratulatory...

John Pilson

New York-based photographer and video artist John Pilson (b. 1968) dismantles quotidian life through satirical observations and mesmerizing tableaux, often using the urban landscape and its systematized environments as his stage. Frolic and Detour...

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...

Storm Tharp

This was Storm Tharp's first one-man show in New York. Tharp, whose work was included in the 2010 Whitney Biennial, is based in Portland, Ore., and has been showing almost exclusively on his home turf and in Switzerland over the last 15 years....

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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