Art In America

In the Studio: Donald Moffett

A veteran of the AIDS-activist group Gran Fury, Donald Moffett relates how, since the early 1990s, he has produced paintings made with cake-decorating tools, monochromes serving as screens for socially engaged video projections, assemblage-style...

Nancy Shaver

Part quirky collection of found objects, part curated group show, Nancy Shaver’s installation “Dress the Form” at Derek Eller’s new Lower East Side gallery (he moved from Chelsea in May) is time-consuming in the best possible way. The space is...

In the Studio: Amie Siegel

The New York artist discusses her Chicago origins, her documentary film activities in Germany, and, above all, her 16-year investigation of the nature and mechanics of cinematogrpahy itself. 

Total Service Artists

In an era of shrinking professional support, many artists are making self-sufficiency, self-evaluation and self-promotion integral parts of their artistic identity and their oeuvre. 

R. H. Quaytman

R. H. Quaytman lights out in a new direction with this show, which debuts her use of encaustic, polyurethane and wood relief. The unusual installation creates tiny side rooms, which lend greater drama to one piece in particular, a tumorous-looking,...

In the Studio: Stephen Prina

Stephen Prina is an art polymath whose mediums include drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, installation, video and film. He is also a composer and musician who has interpreted works by Beethoven, Schoenberg, Sonic Youth, Steely Dan and many...

James Welling

James Welling has been exploring the gap between photographic referent and image for nearly 40 years in his experiments with the continually evolving technologies and materials of the medium.

In the Studio: Matthew Brannon

The printmaker and installation artist describes his evolution from backwoods youth to cagey manipulator of artistic styles and social codes. 

In the Studio: Kara Walker

The controversial Walker discusses her personal background, the evolution of her well-known cut-paper pieces and films, and how issues of gender and race have informed her latest text-based works.

Eileen Quinlan: An Interview

The Brooklyn photographer—know for her loyalty to film—discusses the formal wizardry behind her brain-teasing, spatially ambiguous images of tabletop constructs. 

In the Studio: James Welling

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

Histories: The Feature Story

Hudson, the founder of the critically esteemed gallery Feature Inc., has kept his independent vision through the ups and downs of the art business.

In the Studio: Huma Bhabha

The Pakistani-born artist, currently based in New York State, discusses the inspiration and working methods behind her emotionally fraught figurative sculptures and works on paper.

In the Studio: R.H. Quaytman

Following her own intricate painting system, Quaytman produces often puzzling works that at once test and extend the viewer’s perceptual capabilities.

In the Studio: Amanda Ross-Ho

The L.A.–based artist, whose work ranges from carved Sheetrock to police photos of contraband, reflects on conjuring art from things most often overlooked.

In the Studio: Wayne Gonzales

The painter Wayne Gonzales messes with our expectations. He cracks open images we think we already know and injects them with subversive sensuality and doubt. Born in New Orleans in 1957, and growing up there in the '60s, when rumors surrounding the...

Dike Blair With Steel Stillman

Dike Blair is having a good year: in April he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in the visual arts, and this month a major exhibition of his work, “Now and Again,” opens at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, in Greensboro, N.C.

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