Art In America

Inside the Art Bars

Bars have been as essential to the New York art world as its galleries and museums. Eleven artists reflect on the downtown institutions where creative inspiration could flow as freely as the drinks.  

Andy Kaufman, Artist?

Next month, New York's Maccarone Gallery opens "On Creating Reality, by Andy Kaufman" (Jan. 12-Feb. 16), an exhibition organized by artist Jonathan Berger. Screenings and events will also take place at East Village gallery Participant Inc. and at...

With Larger Gallery and Daytime Hours, Night Gallery Grows Up

Los Angeles's Night Gallery, known for its unorthodox late-night hours, will move to a new downtown location come January 2013. Run by artist Davida Nemeroff and dealer Mieke Marple, Night Gallery has offered a blend of artistry and nightlife to...

Fitzpatrick, Lowman and Liden Open Downtown Gallery

A cheeky new art space has popped up in the window front of 54 Franklin Street in Tribeca. Christened the Home Alone Gallery, the project is the brainchild of actor/artist Leo Fitzpatrick and artists Nate Lowman and Hanna Liden.

New York Gets Green, Milwaukee-Style

John Riepenhoff and Jake Palmert are proud to run the only commercial gallery in Milwaukee that is committed to conceptual art practices. Riepenhoff opened Green Gallery in 2004, and was joined by Palmert, his first cousin, just two years ago. For...

Party Time for Peter Doig

Spencer Sweeny's newest party incarnation at Santos Party House, "Somebody Arted In Here," brings together artists Peter Doig, Rita Ackermann and Lizzi Bougatos (also the lead singer of Gang Gang Dance). Their in-situ renderings took 96 Lafayette...

The Pains of Being Spencer Sweeney

For his third solo exhibition at Gavin Brown's Enterprise, Spencer Sweeney—multi-media artist, DJ, nightlife promoter—moves his living quarters and studio into his gallery, ostensibly letting us all in on the fun and magic of the creative process. If...

Beautiful People

Elizabeth Peyton chooses her subjects for a particular quality of languid sensuality—or endows them with it. Her gracefuly portraits of assorted friends, colleagues and celebrities can be seen in a traveling survey.

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