Art In America


Louise Lawler's current exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York focuses on her long-standing practice of photographically re-presenting the work of other artists, often in domestic settings or unexpected combinations––an approach many...

Nina Beier

Suffocation is a running theme in this Berlin-based Danish artist's first solo show at Metro Pictures. One group of works sees coco fesses (the French word for species of doubled coconut that resembles a derriere) stationed in dirt mounds. In another...

Gwangju Biennale Reveals Artist List

The Gwangju Biennale Foundation has announced the list of artists participating in this year's Gwangju Biennale (Sept. 5-Nov. 9).

Gwangju Biennale Announces Partial Artist Roster

Celebrating the "hedonism of sound and movement," curator Jessica Morgan, formerly chief curator of Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art, has gathered over 100 international artists from more than 35 countries.

Jack Goldstein

Born in Montreal in 1946, Jack Goldstein studied at CalArts before moving to New York in 1974. Here he became part of what would be known as the Pictures Generation.

Over the Rainbow with Jack Goldstein

A cult artist loosely affiliated with the Pictures Generation but who suffered a drug habit and was always self-sabotaging, Goldstein, who died in 2003, has seen a posthumous resurgence among curators over the last two years. "Where is Jack...

In the Studio: James Welling

A career-spanning discussion throws light on the quasi-abstract photographs that Welling has produced since the early 1980s.

Paging: Bob Nickas on Abstraction

You could say Bob Nickas behaves more like an artist than a critic. Since moving to New York in 1984, he has developed a reputation for being a truly independent voice in his field, working against the prevailing narratives of  contemporary art...

Laurie Simmons and Marvin Heiferman

An artist and a writer/curator who have known each other since the 1970s share retropective thoughts on the radical changes in art-making, and viewing, with which they were both crucially involved. 

Photo Play: The Story of the Pictures Generation

Arriving in New York from Los Angeles, Buffalo and beyond, several loosely affiliated cohorts met and mingled with artists native to the city, traded ideas, shared allegiances and became a "generation."

From the Archives: In and Out of Place

The exhibition "WHY PICTURES NOW," a survey of Louise Lawler's work from the 1970s to the present, opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New York this week. We looked in our archives and found "In and Out of Place," an article that artist Andrea Fraser...

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