Art In America

Corcoran Can Disband, Judge Rules

The fight to save the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.,ended in defeat on Monday when Judge Robert D. Okun of the District of Columbia Superior Court ruled that the institution could continue its planned merger with the National Gallery...

Cameron Kitchin to Head Cincinnati Art Museum

The Cincinnati Art Museum has named Cameron Kitchin the museum's new director. Kitchin is currently director of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, Tenn. He takes up his new post Oct. 1.

12th Bienal Internacional de Cuenca

A voice from another world resounded through the Casa de los Arcos, a rambling structure perched above the Tomebamba River in Cuenca, Ecuador. 

Rendering the Veil: Izhar Patkin at MASS MoCA

It took 10 years to develop the unique printer used to create the exquisitely rendered veils at the core of Israeli-born artist Izhar Patkin's survey "The Wandering Veil," on view at MASS MoCA.

Jim Campbell

"Dreaming in public" is how the sci-fi writer William Gibson has described what he does, but it's also a fitting characterization of what Jim Campbell is doing in his latest installations.

“What Inspires Me is Feeling”: Jeff Koons

What inspires me is feeling. I'm talking about a sense of excitement, of awe and wonder. As a child, you have a kind of openness. As you grow, that openness turns to sexual excitement, toward an expansion of parameters and territory, possibilities...

William Hunt

London-based artist William Hunt (b. 1977) is known for physically demanding performances. Within a sculptural framework, he often combines acrobatic actions with the execution of his musical compositions, played on various instruments.

Sylvia Fein

A burst of startling new work by 94-year-old painter Sylvia Fein extends a career already rich with accomplishment. 

Lawsuit Filed Against Cooper Union over Tuition Plan

In a petition filed with the New York State Supreme Court, the Committee to Save Cooper Union argues that the school's board has breached its fiduciary duties. The suit comes after ongoing protests since 2011 against the prospect of tuition.

EXPO Chicago Exhibitor List Revealed

Expo Chicago has announced the exhibitor list for its third outing. Featuring over 130 exhibitors from 17 countries—up slightly from about 120 last year and 100 in its first outing—the fair will take place at the city's Navy Pier Sept....

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev To Curate 14th Istanbul Biennial

"The 14th Istanbul Biennial will embark looking for where to draw the line, to withdraw, to draw upon, and to draw out," says Christov-Bakargiev in the release. "It will do so offshore, on the flat surfaces with our fingertips but also in the...

Corcoran Inks Deal with National Gallery, GWU

As previously announced, the Corcoran's collection of 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century art, comprising some 17,000 examples, will be distributed among the NGA and other art museums, with preference given to D.C.-area institutions. No works will be sold.

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