Nam June Paik has been described as the "father of video art," but the medium-specific moniker obscures his broader fascination with how technologies alter our bodies and our perceptions.
Organized by Klaus Biesenbach and Margaret Aldredge, "Zero Tolerance" brings together an international ensemble of artists who investigate conflicts of freedom and control by documenting protests, demonstrations, civil disobedience and other...
With "Movie Scripts/Art" at Marian Goodman Gallery, John Baldessari created a world of unsteady narratives with a series of large diptychs.
Paul Ha arrived at the Independent (Mar. 5-8) straight from Penn Station, ready to see what kind of work the fair's 50-plus international galleries brought to snowy Chelsea. "I come to art fairs with two goals in mind," he said: "To scout new...
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.
American artist Ken Okiishi’s second solo show at Mathew, “Eggleston und Andere, ‘reality bites,’” made numerous art historical references while at the same time attempting to free itself from them.
Adam Putnam examines the social and aesthetic dimensions of human bodies, often by pushing the physical limits of his own.
Uniting firmly outlined forms and bold colors, American painter Nicholas Krushenick created a new nonobjective vocabulary in the 1960s.
Long an icon of feminism and sexual liberation, the artist now finds artistic counsel, erotic pleasure and spiritual sustenance in her many kissing cats.
Departing from his Denzel Washington obsession, the transgender Dominican artist debuts a four-person dance performance that mixes disco beats, racial themes and sci-fi speculations.
Tom di Maria has served as the director of the Creative Growth Art Center since 2000. Creative Growth is participating in the Outsider Art Fair, on view at Center 548 in Chelsea (through Feb. 1).
R.H. Quaytman sticks to the rules, even when she's out of her element. The paintings she has produced since 2001 adhere to certain self-imposed parameters.
As its paradoxical title cautions, an upcoming survey of contemporary painting at New York's Museum of Modern Art, "The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World," is full of contradictions.
The theme of this biennial is "Unsettled Landscapes," though the work I found most exemplary of the show's concerns offered more of a pastoral vision.
American photographers have had a long romance with the road. Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander and Stephen Shore, to name a few, have spent extended periods of time in their cars, roving the country with their cameras, and Justine Kurland has followed...
Holland's largest museum, best known as a home for old masters, this weekend debuts a newly renovated wing hosting a photography exhibition that stresses modernity.
Thailand's Jakkai Siributr endows his stitched, embroidered and sequined works with a deeply serious sociopolitical import.
On entering Signe Stuart's recent painting exhibition, "Continuum," you were immediately struck by the impression, quasi-visceral/quasi-visual, of being immersed in shimmering phenomena pulled, by arcane scientific means, from the farthest reaches...