Painter and sculptor Joaquín Torres-García left his native Uruguay for 40 years, absorbing radical new art in Europe and the U.S., before returning home in 1934 to advocate for a School of the South, a distinct Latin American movement. Read more
"Unlike the critics, none of the artists I know has ever accused me of being a painter. The question isn't whether painting is alive or dead, either—that's a completely demented debate. Like every medium in art, painting has a specific significance, that's all there is to it." Read more
With an ever-growing number of galleries scattered around New York, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? Here at A.i.A., we are always on the hunt for clever, memorable shows that stand out in a crowded field. Every Thursday, we'll post the 10 shows our team of editors can't stop talking about. This week we check out Kara Walker's two-gallery show of new films and works on paper; Stephen Read more
The veteran prestidigitator takes a fresh look at the magic of pictorial representation. His new paintings feature homemade lenticular ridges along with imagery borrowed from both art and commerce. Read more
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