A.i.A.'s May issue focuses on the Whitney Museum of American Art as it inaugurates its new building, designed by Renzo Piano, in New York's Meatpacking District. We've delved into our archives to revisit an article by architectural historian Reyner...
Last week in Chicago, United States Artists (USA), an organization that has distributed close to $20 million to over 400 people in nine disciplines since 2006, held its first annual Artists Assembly.
A New York artist finds himself mysteriously drawn to a remote museum in the Columbia River Gorge, home to a collection of haute couture dolls from WWII-era Paris.
Over the past 15 years, painter Kehinde Wiley has become internationally known for his works combining realistic renderings of contemporary African-Americans and motifs from European portraiture. For A.i.A.’s April 2005 issue, art historian,...
An essay by architecture historian Reyner Banham for Art in America’s April 1965 issue overturned mainstream narratives of modernism and predicted the shape of things to come.
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.