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Photographer Edmund Clark urges his audience to contemplate the War on Terror

January 26, 2018

His new exhibit at the International Center of Photography challenges ideas of state secrecy and security.

Artist Derrick Adams reinterprets Jim Crow era travel guidebooks

January 20, 2018

The uncompromising artist tackles oppressive travel structures laid out in the Green Book for his latest show, “Sanctuary.”

Glitch artist Chris Dorland talks transhumanism with author Carolyn Kane

January 19, 2018

His new show at Lyles & King takes stock of the hyperreal.

How Olympia Scarry employed reincarnation for her latest installation

October 24, 2017

The incredible installation by the Swiss artist looms large above the fanciest restaurant in town.

Alfredo Jaar: All art is socially conscious

October 16, 2017

Though the Chilean artist creates work based on the rollercoaster of world politics, he spurns the label of “political artist.“

This dreamy new show explores nature and technology through 10,000 disassembled roses

October 12, 2017

Artist Sarah Mehoyas’s “Cloud of Petals” takes place in both physical and virtual reality.

How two offbeat artists made New York their own

September 29, 2017

Two quirky artists—Stanley Whitney and Joyce Pensato—met at New York Studio School in the ’70s, and despite their polarizing tastes, they still know how to share a laugh.

Literary Ecstasy

July 13, 2017

“Take one look at a photograph of Patricia Highsmith at her Olympia SM3, and tell me she isn’t the fiercest typist you’ll ever see,” says Tim Youd by email to Interview. Beginning today, the Los Angeles-based artist will retype every word of Highsmith’s The Talented Mr. Ripley as part of his latest performance art piece.

Mai-Thu Perretâ??s Militia

May 19, 2017

Somewhere in the desert of New Mexico lies a commune named New Ponderosa Year Zero. It is autonomous, it is comprised entirely of women, and it is imaginary. In fact, it’s the invention of Swiss-born artist Mai-Thu Perret.

Tara Donovan’s Decks

February 21, 2017

Buttons, toothpicks, No. 2 pencils, Styrofoam cups—these are all objects that have metamorphosed into sculptures in the hands of Tara Donovan.

Discovery: Rodes Rollins

February 17, 2017

If memory lanes were literal, strolling down one would likely feel akin to listening to Rodes Rollins’ debut EP, Young Adult (out today via Allen Road): hazy, pensive, and somewhat emotionally precarious.

The Revolution Continues

February 10, 2017

“I want people to understand that the web is not really just a stream of endless images,” says Carol Squiers, the lead curator of the International Center of Photography’s latest exhibition, “Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change.”

Exclusive Track Premiere: ’13,’ Allan Rayman

January 26, 2017

Facts are nebulous when it comes to Allan Rayman.

Exclusive Track Premiere: ‘Wes Come Back,’ Rodes Rollins

January 18, 2017

Nostalgia tends to manifest differently for each of us, as memories are often intimate and inherently unique. But there are certain common experiences and characters that prevail, such as an adult wistfully recalling their adolescence and a first love.

Exclusive Track Premiere: ‘Adrift,’ Kid Koala Ft. Emilíana Torrini

January 17, 2017

Loneliness and the feeling of wandering astray are sentiments with which most of us are able to commiserate. What about instances, though, where one is truly alone, literally beyond Earth’s orbit?

Artificial Pleasure

December 7, 2016

“Let me out, I really wanna dance!” These are the cries—half mantra, half plea—that echo throughout Artificial Pleasure’s latest track, “I’ll Make It Worth Your While.”

Exclusive Video Premiere: ‘Hallucinating,’ Elohim

November 21, 2016

Imagine waking up in a terracotta-colored bedroom with vintage floral wallpaper and matching creamsicle sheets. A gloved hand materializes, holding out a mug of warm milk on a silver tray. Perhaps you’d wonder, “Am I dreaming?”

Tkay Maidza Takes Over

October 28, 2016

Tkay Maidza is a force to be reckoned with. Her ascent has been as swift as her unremitting verses with torrents of tours, festivals, international performances and today—finally—a debut album.

The Subject in Question

October 4, 2016

“What is ‘the subject’?” asks Michael Elmgreen. The question isn’t rhetorical, but neither he nor Ingar Dragset, the other half of artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset, has a straightforward answer to it.

When Joan Met Benjamin

September 28, 2016

There’s no easy way to condense Joan As Police Woman and Benjamin Lazar Davis into a collective entity. The duo form—and are informed by—a sonic pool that transcends genre and geography.