Colleen Kelsey

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.

Strange Birds

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.

Hannah Gross

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.

Mikey Madison

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.

Damson Idris

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.

Think Globally

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.

Rise Up

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 Wertmüller: 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.

Jacqueline Rabun

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.

Jonathan Saunders

March 15, 2017

As the new man heading up Diane von Furstenberg, the Scottish designer is reinventing the icon of easy, seductive chic.