Ryan McGinley


“What Does It Mean to Have Survived?”: Lyle Ashton Harris, in Conversation With Ryan McGinley

May 20, 2024

Before opening his sprawling mid-career retrospective at Queens Museum, the 59-year-old artist talked art, activism, and acupuncture with his friend Ryan McGinley.


Quil Lemons and Ryan McGinley Talk Gemini’s, OnlyFans, and Azealia Banks

September 6, 2023

“I am gay, and this is my world.”


Joel Meyerowitz Talks to Ryan McGinley About Shooting the Aftermath of 9/11

September 10, 2021

“To find myself inside this catastrophe with two gigantic buildings that fell, the chaos of it. It was more vast and monumental than any of the great ruins of history.”

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Ryan McGinley and Qween Jean Take You inside the Brooklyn Liberation Protest

June 18, 2021

The photographer speaks to the founder of the Black Trans Liberation movement about a day neither of them will soon forget.

Photographer Marie Tomanova Tells Ryan McGinley About Her American Dream Life

April 3, 2019

The rising Czech photographer talks to her mentor Ryan McGinley about shooting portraits on New York City streets and her new monograph, “Young American.”

Francisco Costa

May 2, 2012

Nearly a decade into his reign at Calvin Klein, the brand remains American fashion’s premier purveyor of sex and chic. But as our exclusive preview of his Fall 2012 collection reveals, Francisco Costa has never had any trouble going his own way

Dan Colen

August 17, 2010

In the past decade, Dan Colen ran with a fast, young downtown skater crowd who mixed provocative art-making with wild, destructive behavior. As he prepares for his first solo show this month at New York City’s Gagosian Gallery, the 31-year-old neo-pop artist has conquered many of his demons. But one thing hasn’t changed: his prolific style of blending the controversial with the deeply poetic.

Ryan McGinley

November 25, 2008

This past summer, the photographer took his camera-and a few naked young friends-on the road across America. He gives Interview his daily travel diary as well as a few practice shots from a digital camera for his next major body of work.