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.
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. EmilÃana 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?
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.