A Star-Studded Legends-Only Club Mel Video Party for MTV’s 40th Birthday
July 30, 2021
On the 40 year anniversary of MTV, we asked 40 legends about the music videos that shaped them.
From the Senegalese Coast to the Hudson River: the Liquid Confidence of Khari Turner
July 16, 2021
“I cannot do what I want to these pieces. The work tells me what it needs.”
An Intimate Moment with The Late Musical Genius Sophie
July 14, 2021
“Noise,” a new exhibition from the artist Zoe Chait, is a raw and intimate homage to the late musical icon.
Armchair Traveler: New York to Paris and Back Again
July 14, 2021
In this month’s installment of “Armchair Traveler,” we jet from New York’s Lower East Side to the’ iconic Marais district of Paris.
The Artist David Chatt Embraces The Seductive Power of Tiny Beads
July 1, 2021
The artist’s elaborately-beaded still lifes celebrate the dying art of patience and, yes, “the seductive power of beads.”
Dennis Cooper and Richard Hawkins on Books, Naked Bodies, and OnlyFans
June 29, 2021
Two of the culture’s most debauched antiheroes sit down to discuss, among other things, “the pornographic slaughterhouse that you call prose.”
The Curator Alexander May Is Breathing New Life into LA’s Design Scene
June 28, 2021
The artist and curator’s site-specific exhibition brings together works from the likes of Sterling Ruby, Michèle Lamy and Lykke Li.
Adam Pendleton and Venus Williams on When Passion Becomes Profession
June 28, 2021
In honor of his upcoming MoMA show, the artist spoke to the tennis legend about the power of words, the promise of Black Lives Matter, and why it doesn’t feel like work if it’s a passion.
Mark Seliger ‘s Latest Book Reveals an Eerie, Empty New York
June 25, 2021
During the early months of the pandemic lockdown, the legendary portrait photographer turned his lens on the most photographed city on earth.
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“I’ll Make You Bigger Than Life”: A Few of Catherine Opie’s Favorite Portraits
June 25, 2021
The eponymous new monograph serves as a reminder of all the reasons the Los Angeles–based artist is one of the most radical and sharp-eyed artists of this century.
Avram Finkelstein and Qween Jean Look Back on a Lifetime of Organizing
June 24, 2021
“I can finally see the world on the horizon that I’ve been hoping for my entire life.”
Adam Parker Smith’s Upcoming Show Puts the Fun in Funeral
June 21, 2021
The artist spent his quarantine making 650-pound sculptures resembling sarcophagi for his new exhibition at The Hole gallery in New York.
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Scott King Discusses His Manifesto on Embracing Inaction
June 14, 2021
The artist talks to writer Jon Savage about “The Debrist Manifesto,” a ten thousand-word guidebook on art world failure, inaction, popularity, identity, and the pursuit of perfectionism in a world that doesn’t care.
Armchair Traveler: From Venice to Berlin
June 9, 2021
Each month, we highlight the best art exhibitions on show around the world. Bon voyage!
Healing Towards Progress
Natalia Mantini Is Making Self-Care Accessible in Her New Photo Series
June 2, 2021
As part of Google Pixel and SN37’s Creator Labs, “Healing Towards Progress” is an ode to meditative still life.
The Scintillating Messes of Pedro Pedro
May 28, 2021
The artist’s new show at the Hole, “Cantaloupe and Kokomo,” is a neat-freak’s nightmare, inviting viewers to linger in his jumbled domestic universe.
Pippa Garner and Hayden Dunham on the Struggle of Being Inside Bodies
May 19, 2021
To mark her first solo show in New York City, the 78-year-old trans-disciplinary artist got on the phone with her fellow artist to discuss, among other things, losing their vision and still being able to see.
Kayode Ojo Lets You Call His Latest Exhibition What You Want
May 18, 2021
We caught up with the New York-based artist before the opening of his solo show, “Call it what you want.”
Artist Gabriel Rico Adds Up Found Objects and Mathematical Theorems
May 17, 2021
The Mexican-based artist explains the method behind the madness of his new show at Perrotin Gallery.
Armchair Traveler: From Berlin to New York and Back Again
May 12, 2021
Each month, “Interview” highlights in pictures the art shows you’d want to see—if you could jet-set from one international hub to the next.