Art In America

Mohamed Bourouissa

Over the course of eight months in 2013, Bourouissa lived near, drew, photographed, and filmed the riders and organized a public riding pageant, for which the riders collaborated with Philadelphia artists to create costumes for the horses. 

Bruce Nauman

Bruce Nauman’s Contrapposto Studies, I through VII (2015–16) is part of his ongoing search for capaciousness in the particular. This seven-part video installation is split between two galleries at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and is kin to his...

Norman Lewis

Norman Lewis (1909–1979) was an energetic participant in the Harlem Renaissance and one of the only African-American painters who associated himself with the Abstract Expressionists. While he founded the Spiral Group (active from 1963 to 1965) with...

Jennifer Bartlett

It is challenging to choose terms to describe the works in Jennifer Bartlett’s recent show at Locks, titled “Hospital.” We are told in press material that the show’s 10 oil paintings, all 54 inches square and made in 2012, are based on snapshots...

Serena Bocchino

Marking her 30th year of exhibiting in New York, Serena Bocchino brings an ever-accelerating energy to this selection of abstract paintings and monotypes. The artist's affinity with jazz is immediately evident in the bright, freehand swirls and drips...

Barbara Kasten

The ground floor galleries of the Institute of Contemporary Art currently house “Stages,” the first and sorely overdue survey of Barbara Kasten’s photography-based, multi-medium practice. 

Trash, Treasure: Nate Lowman's Selective Memory

New York artist Nate Lowman's iconophilic paintings, sculpture and bricolage have a story of cultural alienation to tell. "I love language, and I love the failure of language," Lowman told A.i.A. "To me, a drop of oil paint or a xerographic dot are...

Gagosian in Paris: A Moveable Feast

Armenian, Los Angeles-born Larry Gagosian (b.1954) was once nicknamed "Go-Go" for his skill at re-selling art works. Today, with nine eponymous galleries, and artists under his belt ranging from Pablo Picasso to Jeff Koons, he is one of America's most...

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