Art in America (14/05) May 2014

Art in America (14/05) May 2014
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Publication Date May 2014
Description Table of Contents The Brief Lygia Clark at MoMA; Frieze New York art fair; Carl Andre at Dia:Beacon; Zhang Huan at Storm King; Berlin Biennale Sightlines Beirut dealer Andrée Sfeir-Semler tells Chris Chang what's on her mind. First Look Israel Lund by Matthew Strauss In new silkscreen paintings, the New York artist riffs on Daniel Buren and Martin Kippenberger. Muse The Array by Sarah Oppenheimer The constructs, mental as much as physical, designed by New York conceptualist Sarah Oppenheimer subtly explore boundaries, spatial discontinuities, sightlines and viewer movement. Profile Harold Rosenberg Versus the Aesthetes by Debra Bricker Balken In the 1960s and '70s, critic Harold Rosenberg championed the social dimensions of art over the "pure" formalism espoused by his adversary Clement Greenberg. Backstory Maid in the Shade by Christo Making portraits in order to survive in midcentury Paris led the young Christo to Brigitte Bardot and to his future wife, Jeanne-Claude. Vanishing Artist by Lilly Wei On July 9, 1975, Bas Jan Ader (Bastiaan Johan Christiaan Ader), the Dutch-born, Los Angeles-based Conceptual artist whose work encompassed photography, film and performance art, embarked from Chatham, Mass., on a solo voyage across the North Atlantic. Atlas Warsaw Witch Hunts and Weaponry by Katarzyna Bojarska Artists in Poland are sticking to their critical guns, despite protests, political maneuvers and vandalism by the religious right and ultra-nationalists. The Classicizing Impulse by Joe Fyfe U.S. artist Allyson Vieira uses mundane building materials to update defining aspects of the Western sculptural and architectural heritage. Van Gogh’s Contemporaneity by Michael Lobel An exhibition that highlights the Dutch artist's penchant for repeating images prompts new thoughts on his relevance in the 21st century. Portfolio by Sarah Crowner The Brooklyn-based artists recalls a recent trip to Mexico via photos and collage works that are sometimes torn or visually skewed. The Revolution Will be Fun by Hilarie M. Sheets In participatory performances and installations, Mexican artist Pedro Reyes gives "social sculpture" a ruefully comic new twist. Regarding Allison Katz by Sebastian Black A painting by the London-based artist initiates a series of articles, each devoted to the author's personal encounter with a single work of art. Where Architecture Meets the People by Mimi Zeiger The Office for Political Innovation, Torolab and Agents of Change are among the most innovative design firms now engaged in community-based architecture around the globe. In the Studio: Ricky Swallow by Leah Ollman Everyday objects, the manual skills of his fisherman father, a woodcarving instruction guide, archery targets, art postcards and folksy handicraft items all influence the quirky, understated sculpture of the L.A.-based artist. Artworld People, Awards, Obituaries.
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