The Asia Society in New York recently presented India’s mid-twentieth-century Progressive Artists’ Group as pioneering modernists. But can Western institutions legitimately define global modernism? And does the […] The post Other Than Nation appeared first on Art in America.
Ensconced in a post-industrial wasteland, Hunt Projects art studios and the Cloaca Projects exhibition space carry on a San Francisco tradition of funky, almost inaccessible, curatorially adventurous […] The post Atlas San Francisco: Withdrawal Symptoms appeared first on Art in America.
Fellow writers consider two titles by longtime A.i.A. contributors. Robert Atkins on Bill Berkson’s Since When: A Memoir in Pieces; plus related titles in brief. The post Books I appeared first on Art in America.
The N-Files Last Saturday, August 18, twelve students from Nolan Catholic High School taking a dual-credit United States history course under teacher David Mabry, M.A., came to the museum's library and archives for a behind-the-scenes tour. I learned that most of the students had never been introduced to a museum library, and I think most […]
The N-Files Alec Soth’s Sleeping by the Mississippi, a distillation of images taken on several trips down the Mississippi River, is the artist’s addition to the canon of road-trip photography books. Sleeping meanders through a somber tableau of portraits and landscapes the artist encountered using the storied river as his guide. A preponderance of images […]