Alex Hawgood

Anohni Sets Out, Once Again, on a New Artistic Odyssey

April 18, 2019

The ever in flux singer, artist, and performer is set to debut her latest work, a series of theatrical performances, this weekend at the Kitchen.

Discovery: Jake Lore

July 15, 2014

After working with Abe Seiferth (Yeasayer) and Matt Thornley (LCD Soundsystem) on a set of occult-sounding demos last year, the singer-songwriter Jake Lore had a musical epiphany: it was time to go full-tilt into pop.

Jack Siegel’s 13th Step

January 8, 2013

For his first solo exhibition, “Jack Siegel (PG-13),” at Half Gallery, 26-year-old New York-based artist Jack Siegel has paired five primary-colored photograms of constellations alongside an abstract cubist rendering of the tween-friendly film rating.

Julia Ziegler-Haynes’ Plate Politics

August 24, 2012

Proust’s famous madeleine manifests the power of food to stir up some of our most profound memories. But what if having a meal was your last personal moment before death? That’s the question the artist and chef Julia Ziegler-Haynes explores in her project Today’s Special, a new book published by OHWOW that illustrates the final meals—sometimes called “special meals” by prison workers—requested by death row inmates on the brink of their execution.


July 20, 2012

Even though 22-year-old New Zealander Kimbra Lee Johnson has spent a lot of time recently in the upper realms of the American pop stratosphere, people stateside are still just getting to know her breadth.

Nite Jewel’s Forward-Looking Throwback Girl

March 6, 2012

If only it were 1994, Ramona Gonzalez, the singer and songwriter of the Los Angeles band Nite Jewel, would be dominating the radio airwaves with her elegantly subdued ballads and smooth R&B-infused funk.

Crown Jewel

February 15, 2012

Nite Jewel is the brainchild of Los Angeles singer-songwriter Ramona Gonzalez, who works closely with her producer-instrumentalist husband, Cole M. Greif-Neill (who’s also a producer and audio engineer for Beck).

Christopher Kane

February 13, 2012

London’s reigning prince of cool makes party dresses for girls who aren’t all sweetness and light

Dries Van Noten

January 7, 2012

The belgian designer’s spring collection might be a picture of cool minimalism and elegant ingenuity, but he still knows how to get his hands dirty

Michael David Quattlebaum Jr

August 25, 2011

Poet, musician, occasional cross-dresser, and wildly frenetic multimedia performance artist Michael David Quattlebaum, Jr. makes no secret of his ambition. In fact, he mutters his personal affirmation—“opportunities, prosperity, notoriety, and an abundance of cash money are mine”—to himself close to 80 times each day.