This exhibition of works by Stan and Sara VanDerBeek shows how both artists span traditional boundaries between media and engage similarly intangible concepts: spirituality, the mutability of time, memory, and space.
The Whitney Museum’s Dreamlands gathers a century of immersive moving image art, cutting across time and technology.
This list gives you a sense of some of the best this year across the United States.
Art historian and associate professor at New York’s CUNY Graduate Center Claire Bishop has taken to the pages of Artforum’s September edition to issue a kind of rebuke for contemporary art. She argues, in an extended essay that only briefly detours into egregious artspeak, that though the new realities of technology and the internet provide the fundamental context for art currently being made, art and artists have failed to critically confront this context and are too content simply to respond and adapt to it.