Art In America

Atlas Moscow: Good Neighbors

The government's rejuvenation of neighborhood exhibition spaces and the opening of the new, privately financed Garage Museum of Contemporary Art signal an updating of Russian cultural policy.

Thomas Eggerer

The figures that populate the recent paintings of the U.S.-based German artist Thomas Eggerer are engaged in activities that painting freezes and renders ambiguous or illegible. “Painting” and “figure” are here in conflict.

The Agenda: This Week in Los Angeles

A.i.A. editors suggest a few of the myriad events in L.A. this week: a performance by Wayne Koestenbaum at REDCAT; a screening of Wynne Greenwood's videos at 356 Mission; a program devoted to experimental cinema and landscape presented by Los...

SITE Santa Fe Celebrates 20 Years

SITE Santa Fe was founded in 1995 to present the first international art biennial in the United States, and soon after, developed a year-round schedule of programming. The art space's 20th anniversary program, "SITE: 20 Years/20 Shows," reflects its...

Jutta Koether

Jutta Koether's celebrated contribution to the 2012 Whitney Biennial was a group of paintings based on Poussin's The Four Seasons (1660-64). Her new works are also concerned with cycles of change and transformation, taking the wheel of fortune as a...

Auction Preview: Christie’s Evening Contemporary Sale 2015

Midway through this week’s contemporary art sales and prices show no signs of softening. Last night Sotheby’s sale tallied $380 million, with outlandish auction records for Christopher Wool ($30 million) and Mark Grotjahn ($6.5 million) among plenty...

From the A.i.A. Archives: Japan’s Gutai Group

Where does play end and art begin? The interest in such questions, largely fostered by the 2013 exhibition “Gutai: Splendid Playground” at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, has now prompted a resurgent fascination with the work of this high-energy...

“A Machinery For Living”

Le Corbusier famously described a house as a machine for living in. This group show, curated by artist/writer Walead Beshty, riffs on that notion with works by artists ranging from Francis Picabia to Christopher Williams, from Craig Kauffman to Jay...

Polke’s Plentitude

The Sigmar Polke retrospective currently at New York's MoMA offers an invigorating assessment of a complicated and elusive career.    

Inside Frieze New York with Michelle Grabner

Michelle Grabner—artist, professor, long-time Chicagoan and, most notably these days, one of three curators of the current Whitney Biennial—has a philosophical take on the burgeoning art fair circuit.

Van Gogh’s Contemporaneity

An exhibition that highlights the Dutch artist's penchant for repeating images prompts new thoughts on his relevance in the 21st century.

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