Art In America

John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin (1898–1976) is an avatar of a peculiarly animated and individuated proto-Minimalism associated with Los Angeles artists including Larry Bell, Robert Irwin, and John McCracken. He is widely held as first among equals in the group of LA...

Margulies, Riggio and Broad Navigate ADAA Art Show

Despite frigid temperatures and competition from the opening of the Whitney Biennial a few blocks away, the opening gala of the Art Dealers Association of America's 26th annual Art Show, an event to benefit the Henry Street Settlement, drew glitzy...

AICA Announces Best Show Awards

Among the recipients are two shows featured in Art in America's March issue: museum exhibitions devoted toJay DeFeo and Ken Price. The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, at the center of controversy over its finances and possible mergers, wins a...

The Last Testament of Ken Price

The West Coast artist spent a lifetime making bold, cunning art in the often disparaged medium of ceramics—and inspiring others to do likewise.

Ken Price Remembered at LACMA

A 600-seat auditorium was full with relatives, friends and fans of the sculptor, who, Barron pointed out, had a show at the Whitney Museum at the age of 34, but who remained less well known than his first-rate oeuvre would merit, perhaps because he...

How German Is It?

Twenty years after the Berlin Wall came down, an eye-opening exhibition brings together artwork shaped by the two Germanys' nonidentical twin cultures.

From the Archives: Giving Art History the Slip

During the 1950s and '60s, artists such as Agnes Martin, Ellsworth Kelly, Lenore Tawney, and Robert Indiana claimed low-rent lofts along a shoreline on the southern tip of Manhattan as studio spaces. On April 14, Houston's Menil Collection opens the...

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