Sleepwalkers

In what could be the most-seen show in MoMA's history, Doug Aitken's "Sleepwalkers" opened last night on the coldest night of the year in NYC so far this season. Sleepwalkers is a nighttime installation comprised of continuous sequences of film scenes projected onto facades that transform West 53rd and 54th streets into a vast outdoor multiplex. Turning MoMA inside-out by bringing public art to the …

New American City: Sycamore Farms

When artist and fourth generation farmer Matthew Moore found that farmland his family sold outside of Pheonix, Arizona was slated for a housing development, he decided to protest. Instead of picket signs, Moore took to the land, and recreated the subdivision in crops on neighboring property. He calls the earthwork "Sycamore Farms." Complete with houses represented by sorghum and Black bearded wheat-paved streets, Moore's piece …

Marilyn Minter Billboards

New York-based artist Marilyn Minter's grit-meets-glam photorealism is the kind of attention-grabbing painting that stands out in the current Whitney Biennial. But the series of three photo billboards that Creative Time has installed in and around Chelsea are perhaps a better venue (and medium) for the lush imagery. Each 20-foot photograph employs a familiar Minter trope—soiled high heels on women's feet—that stretch over New York …