American art

American art

Massive Nashville Exhibit Gives a Tour of American Art Today

45 artists showcase their work in 'State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now' at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts.
Liz Vinson
7.14.17
grants

Meet the Organization Giving Unrestricted Grants to American Artists

With threats to government arts funding, United States Artists steps up to fill the void.
Abby Ronner
4.19.17
found art

Vintage Americana Makes Collages of Wartime Valor and Disquietude

A London show mixes found objects and collectibles to build and define a commentary on war.
Diana Shi
2.18.17
Art

'Black Cowboy' Exhibition Reveals a Forgotten Part of US History

A new exhibition at The Studio Museum in Harlem challenges popular silver screen portrayals of the American cowboy.
Antwaun Sargent
1.6.17
Art

A Drifter’s POV Colors Landscapes of the American West

Drawing visuals along his path, artist Ray Pettibon pursues the complexities of Americana by combining artistic elements.
Diana Shi
6.25.16
Art

Meet the Artist Quilting Flaccid Pink AK-47s

Artist Natalie Baxter makes warm guns to have and to hold.
Molly Hannon
3.23.16
Art

Get Schooled on America and Its Artists with NEA Podcasts

With over 250 podcasts to choose from, the NEA produces in-depth conversations with both the country’s most well-known and unchartered artists.
Catherine Chapman
1.22.16
Art

Stunning Photos Show the Disappearing Remains of Navajo History

New photo books documents the last days of trading posts, a once-vibrant cultural institution.
Tanja M. Laden
10.12.15
Art

Gold Chains Float on Asphalt in the Art of Luis Gispert

'Dip Set,' 'Black Boy George,' and 'Gorillas in the Mist' are some of the names of the works in 'Aqua Regia,' which opens tonight at OHWOW Gallery.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
5.29.15
Art

Watch the Empire State Building Imitate Famous Paintings with Light

Talking to the lighting designer who put Andy Warhol's 'Flowers' on the Empire State Building to celebrate the opening of the Whitney Museum of American Art at its brand new building.
TCP Staff
5.4.15