August 24, 2012
Celebrating the late, great fashion illustrator whose work epitomized ’70s glamour
The Restless Wanderings of Gideon Lewisâ??Kraus
June 1, 2012
When Gideon Lewis-Kraus moved from San Francisco to Berlin at the age of 27, armed with a Fulbright, he was hoping to cure more than his restlessness. He figured that if he crammed enough experience into his untethered 20s, by the time he got to his 40s, he wouldn’t wonder what else was out there, what he might have missed.
The Sound of Silence
May 5, 2012
Imagine the sound of Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo’s brain waves as he tries to conjure up the most beautiful guitar solo ever. That’s the soundtrack to Loris Gréaud’s One Thousand Ways to Enter (2011), a film of Rorschach-like clouds of smoke undulating slowly underwater.
Walking and Talking
May 5, 2012
When Gideon Lewis-Kraus went to Berlin in 2007 on a Fulbright, the scholarship was mostly a pretext to ponder life’s bigger questions: If he allowed his 27-year-old self to roam free and be ruled by his desires, could he avoid any future regrets for his middle-aged self?
Caio Fonseca Comes Out of Isolation
March 28, 2012
“It’s not until the very last phase that you know how good the works are going to be,” says Caio Fonseca. It is the eve of Fonseca’s Paul Kasmin exhibition, his first in New York in five years. “And I’m really happy with them,” says the 52-year-old Fonseca from his East Village loft-studio, where he lives and works half the year (the other half is spent in the Tuscan coastal town of Pietrasanta, where he can work in isolation).
Suzanne Geiss Goes Her Own Way
March 6, 2012
When visitors come to the inaugural show at Suzanne Geiss’s namesake gallery at 76 Grand Street tomorrow night, they might feel the aura of the space’s former proprietor, Jeffrey Deitch. After all, Geiss was the director of Deitch Projects from 1997 until 2010, when the gallery closed, and parts of the legacy remain.
In The House
February 15, 2012
Has anyone noticed that in the past two years, the London-based Soho House—with its new locations in Miami Beach, Berlin, and Los Angeles, and its revamped New York satellite—has once again become the chic boutique of choice? We have a feeling it might have something to do with the art it places on the walls.
January 11, 2012
The art world’s wiliest showman turns his obsession with iconic women into the shortest museum spectacle in history