A brief history of neon-soaked cult film Liquid Sky
April 16, 2018
The bizarro film about aliens coming to earth to harvest the “high” experienced post-orgasm remains a stunning time capsule of ’80s life in New York.
A fluid thing
September 29, 2017
While shows by straight white men are still the status quo at most art institutions, a much needed antidote is underway at New York’s New Museum.
Artists at Work: Susan Cianciolo
August 2, 2017
This fall, Susan Cianciolo will unveil two concurrent solo exhibitions; the first, “RUN church, RUN Restaurant, RUN Store,” at Stuart Shave/Modern Art in London, and the second, “Susan Cianciolo: RUN PRAYER, RUN CAFÉ, RUN LIBRARY,” at Bridget Donahue in New York.
Screen Time with Yvonne Rainer
July 20, 2017
Starting tomorrow, the Film Society of Lincoln Center will mount a retrospective of legendary artist and performer Yvonne Rainer’s film work, “Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer.”
Tales of the City
July 19, 2017
In her debut short-story collection, Sour Heart, Jenny Zhang explores what it’s like to be a young woman in New York City.
July 6, 2017
If we accept Tolstoy’s premise that every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, then the clan at the heart of Marvin’s Room is unique in its ability to find hilarity in the harrowing.
Willie Stewart and Brent Stewart’s Long Strange Trip
June 14, 2017
Willie Stewart and Brent Stewart have unveiled their most ambitious project to date. “Grand Ole Opera,” now open at Pioneer Works in Red Hook and curated by Gabriel Florenz, is perhaps the strongest manifestation of the Stewarts’s specific idiom of postmodern, sociopolitical pastiche.
All About Anna
June 6, 2017
Dolly birds and Teddy Boys, cowboys, punks, pirates, and hippies have all been fodder for veteran New York designer Anna Sui. With “The World of Anna Sui,” now open at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum, the designer gets her due.
June 5, 2017
AGE: 27. HOMETOWN: Toronto. UP NEXT: David Fincher’s new Netflix series, the FBI thriller Mindhunter; Michael Almereyda’s Marjorie Prime, alongside Jon Hamm and Geena Davis.
June 5, 2017
AGE: 18. HOMETOWN: Los Angeles. UP NEXT: The Alex Ross Perry-penned dramatic ensemble Nostalgia, starring Catherine Keener and Jon Hamm; Monster, an indie with Jeffrey Wright and Jennifer Hudson.
June 5, 2017
AGE: 25. HOMETOWN: Peckham, London. UP NEXT: Snowfall, John Singleton’s new ‘80s-set FX series about the rise of crack epidemic; the action thriller The Commuter, co-starring Liam Neeson.
June 2, 2017
Giorgio Armani’s Films of City Frames initiative, whose third installment premiered earlier this year at South by Southwest, was founded on the principle of discovering and championing powerful storytellers from around the world.
Body of Work
May 3, 2017
Starting May 6, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will present the retrospective “Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style.” Culled primarily from the archives of the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent and spanning the years from Saint Laurent’s start as Christian Dior’s protégé through to his final runway show in 2002.
Death Becomes Them
April 26, 2017
A new documentary profiles The New York Times writers whose beat is a matter of life and death.
April 26, 2017
As the conversation concerning the omission of artists of color from the mainstream canon grows ever more impassioned, a new exhibition opening this month at the Brooklyn Museum offers a welcome, much-needed corrective.
Lina WertmÃ¼ller: Creative Chaos
April 14, 2017
Over her 50-odd years making cinema, Lina Wertmüller has produced a body of work that gleefully dismantles the most grotesque and unsavory impulses of the human psyche.
April 12, 2017
The London-based jewelry designer creates modern, covetable works of art meant to be worn and cherished.
The Art of Being David Lynch
April 5, 2017
A new documentary, David Lynch: The Art Life, seeks to unpack the creative psychology of the iconoclastic director.
Dua Lipa Plays With Boundaries
March 29, 2017
The British singer-songwriter fuses soul and pop by making it personal.
March 15, 2017
As the new man heading up Diane von Furstenberg, the Scottish designer is reinventing the icon of easy, seductive chic.