Art In America

George Sugarman

This exhibition of five of George Sugarman's painted-wood sculptures from the 1960s was his biggest show in New York in 25 years, and it prompted one to wonder why his work isn't a more integral part of the discussion of sculpture today. 

Conceptual Abstraction

"Conceptual Abstraction," curated by Pepe Karmel and Joachim Pissarro-on a suggestion by artist Valerie Jaudon and with the help of dealer Carroll Janis-was a 21-year reunion of sorts, and a 21-gun salute to abstraction and painting.

Ralph Humphrey

If you've never stood in front of a painting by Ralph Humphrey (1932-1990), you can have very little idea of what his work is really about.

Kim MacConnel

This mini-survey of Kim MacConnel's unstretched fabric paintings from the 1970s, and a terrific one from 2004, is the first of four shows at Salomon this spring collectively titled "American Responses: Pleasure, Reverence, Heart, Home." The...

Nicholas Krushenick

I would be surprised if there was a more exciting painting exhibition in a New York Gallery this season than the concentrated four-decade survey of paintings and works on paper of Nicholas Krushenick (1929-1999) at Gary Snyder.  

2011's Top Ten in Painting

Art in America's critics write their way through the best of 2011. We've asked leaders in the fine arts to highlight the top works in their areas of special focus.

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. See below for an abbreviated summer...

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for clever, memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday, we'll post the...

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss

With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for clever, memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday, we'll post the...

Sigmar Polke

In his new “Lens Paintings,” Polke reprises, and compounds, long-favored themes: gestural painting and mechanical reproduction, transparency and illusion, science and magic.

Stephen Westfall

Stephen Westfall is a veteran abstractionist, a kind of practicing Mondrianist and one of the few artists still able to get fresh juice from a formalist approach to painting. His latest show further refines the major themes of his recent work. All the...

Stephen Westfall

In Stephen Westfall’s recent show, a dozen geometric abstractions revealed an artist who finds limitless possibilities in an evolving repertoire of constraints. Concentric diamond structures predominate in the nine canvases (all oil and alkyd), two...

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