Andrea K. Scott
Andrea K. Scott is the art editor of Goings On About Town and has profiled the artists Cory Arcangel and Sarah Sze for the magazine.
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Culture Desk
Rediscovering a Revolutionary Gallery Show of Black Women’s Art
An exhibition at Ortuzar Projects pays homage to the “Sapphire Show,” which opened on July 4, 1970.
By Andrea K. ScottJuly 3, 2021
2020 in Review
The Best Art of 2020
A silver lining of this year is the reassurance that art is unstoppable.
By Andrea K. ScottDecember 30, 2020
The New Yorker Documentary
Azuma Makoto’s Provocative Botanical Sculptures, in “Flower Punk”
Alison Klayman’s documentary shows how a former punk musician brought his sensibility—part poet, part mad scientist—to the unlikely medium of floral art.
By Andrea K. ScottSeptember 30, 2020
Cultural Comment
The Removal of a Theodore Roosevelt Statue Is a Good First Step in Rethinking America’s Monuments
At a moment when the world’s museums are being called out for ingrained and unexamined inequalities, the American Museum of Natural History has taken decisive action.
By Andrea K. ScottJuly 1, 2020
Culture Desk
New York’s Art World Faces the Coronavirus Shutdown
Art offers a refuge in times of crisis. But what happens when the refuge goes dark?
By Andrea K. ScottMarch 26, 2020
A Pioneering Video-Art Curator Chronicles the Medium in “Video/Art: The First Fifty Years”
The book, by Barbara London, is as much memoir as exegesis, an idiosyncratic front-line report from a deeply informed, intrepid, and passionate pioneer who is still in the trenches.
By Andrea K. ScottFebruary 14, 2020
Photo Booth
Farah Al Qasimi Brings Jubilation to New York City Bus Routes
Using the visual rhythms of pattern, color, and texture, the photographer makes effervescent images of life in New York City’s immigrant neighborhoods.
By Andrea K. ScottJanuary 30, 2020
Culture Desk
Reframing Modernism at the New MOMA
In a gallery at the museum, the principle of shape challenges the hierarchies of Modernism.
By Andrea K. ScottNovember 12, 2019
Photo Booth
Mitch Epstein’s Urgent Look at Communities Vying for American Land
One of the great accomplishments of Epstein’s new work is how he makes headline-grabbing subjects feel timeless.
By Andrea K. ScottSeptember 23, 2019
Cultural Comment
The Whitney Biennial Protests and the Changing Standards of Accountability in Art
The ouster of Warren B. Kanders as vice-chairman of the board of the Whitney Museum of American Art shows how rapidly, if circuitously, the art world is shifting.
By Andrea K. ScottJuly 31, 2019
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