Each month, Art in America creates a fascinating picture of the colorful, ever changing, often controversial art scene here and abroad. You?ll find everything from contemporary to classical ?painting, sculpture, photography?critiques of exciting new talents and important new books.
This is the 2008 Guide.
April 2008 issue features articles such as: "The Geometry of Light" by Leah Ollman - Robert Irwin, Southern California's apostle of atmosphere, is celebrated in his hometown; "The Breath of Sculpture" by Brandt Junceau - A new look at Renaissance sculptor Desiderio da Settignano deepens our appreciation of his psychological acuity; "In Memoriam" by Faye Hirsch - One paper leaf at a time, Jane Hammond mourns US soldiers killed in Iraq; "In Freely Associative States" by Edward Leffingwell - Tantalizing unfinished digital imagery by the ate Jeremy Blake draws on the starlit world of Pop culture, and also its dark side; and more.
The June/July 2008 issue features articles such as: In Times of Trouble - some recent films and videos provide a wide-angled look at a world of violence, Global Warnings - the icecaps are melting, storms are increasing, species are dwindling. Several exhibitions ask, how can art help?, Talking Politics 2008 - six artists whose work courts controversy exchange ideas about the common ground between politics and art.