Robert Gober's recent retrospective at New York's Museum of Modern Art prompts expansive reflections on the legacy of the readymade, the nature of obscenity and the poetics of plumbing.
Through the art of Adam Pendleton, the author argues for an open-ended space in which the terms of historical Conceptualism have shifted.
Jane DeBevoise is the chair and Michelle Wong is a researcher at Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong. Here, they recall their favorite 2014 exhibitions from the global metropolis.
Aquin has been the curator of contemporary art at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art since 1998.
Agnieszka Kurant examines myriad forms of collective engagement—from the online crowdsourcing so ubiquitous today to more unconscious, fundamental processes, like Darwinian evolution.
Throughout his storied career, Walter Robinson has been classified under different categories yet contained by none of them.
The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) has partnered with the University of Texas at Dallas to form the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History, a center for art historical research and conservation study.
This month, A.i.A. examines the creative economy that links contemporary art and graphic design.
In the second installment of a two-part article, the author continues his account of taking a free art criticism course in fall 2013 taught by David Salle at Bruce High Quality Foundation University in New York. The first installment appeared in...
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) has named Suzanne Weaver its interim director. Weaver replaces AlexGartenfeld, who has held the position since September 2013 andwill take on the new job of deputy director and chief curator,...
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, announced the selection of Dr. Aimée E. Froom as curator of Islamic Art.
A Los Angeles artist named Johnnie JungleGuts lounged on a folding chair in the middle of a tent last Saturday at the tail end of the Great Summer Pokémon Festival. He had just stepped off stage after performing "This Charmander," a cover version of...
In his first interview since announcing his resignation, Lee talked to A.i.A. via e-mail about the need for free expression in South Korea's young democracy and the future of the exhibition he cofounded.
The fight to save the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.,ended in defeat on Monday when Judge Robert D. Okun of the District of Columbia Superior Court ruled that the institution could continue its planned merger with the National Gallery...
To artists, the term "local" can be almost derogatory, implying provincialism or lack of international success. Yet widespread international exhibitions and biennials rely on and reinforce the concept of local identity.
In a statement released today, Irma Braman and Ray Ellen Yarkin, co-chairs of the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami board, announced that MoCA staff is leaving their city-owned home of almost twenty years and will reopen as the Institute of...
New York's New Museum has won a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support scholarly efforts, including rebooting a publication series that will start with a book on Internet art.
When it was announced last week that the first International Light Art Award (ILAA), with a $13,400 purse, was slated to be granted in 2015, the release escaped the notice of most American art news outlets.