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Casting Call: Tarzan

December 14, 2012

More than a decade has passed since Disney’s animated Tarzan, the last adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novel, Tarzan of the Apes (1914).

Versace’s Home Is Fit For the Gods

November 28, 2012

Following the success of their “Medusa Red,” a red, gold, and black china set created in collaboration with Rosenthal, Versace has added two new series to their dinnerware collection.

Fragrant Formaldehyde: 20 Years of Damien Hirst

October 11, 2012

If ever there was an art-world renegade, it’s Damien Hirst. Loved and loathed in equal measure, Damien Hirst is the world’s wealthiest living artist, and perhaps its most infamous. Over the span of his career, Hirst has made sure to chime in to Interview every so often. Here are some fun facts, lessons learned, and other fragments of his tumultuous career, reflecting a confidence and free spirit that he has sustained through two decades.

Charlotte Fever: A Look Back at Charlotte Gainsbourg

October 11, 2012

A singer, actress, fashionista, and charming Parisienne (an art in its own right), Charlotte Gainsbourg has thrice graced the pages of Interview. Here’s a compilation of our favorite moments with Charlotte the singer, Charlotte the actress, Charlotte for Ever (an eponymous album she recorded with her father at age 15), and the most graceful composite of the three, Charlotte Gainsbourg herself:

Richard Kern: Cell Dynamics

October 1, 2012

The cell phone has lost its novelty. Once feared for its potential to dehumanize communication, the cell phone is now a commodity as essential as bread. It serves as an escape route for awkward social encounters; a source of self-importance; and, most importantly, the means of our connectivity. Cell phones are all but implanted in our arms.

Remembering Franz West

July 26, 2012

Franz West, pioneer of playfulness for the sake of playfulness in an era where the violence and stringent contemplation of Viennese Actionism reigned, has died at the age of 65 from illness.

Erwin Wurm Settles the Standard

July 25, 2012

The Meatpacking District is teeming with giants this month. Joining Missoni’s 15-plus-foot rendition of Michaelangelo’s David is Big Kastenmann, the latest masterpiece of world-renowned Austrian artist Erwin Wurm, which now patrols 13th and Washington in the Standard’s front plaza.

Rag and Bone Man Up Uptown

July 19, 2012

The men of Rag & Bone are keeping themselves busy this July.

Casting Call: Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego

July 5, 2012

Jennifer Lopez appears to have a peculiar affinity for children’s cartoons. After naming her children after Emmy and Max, siblings who discover a portal to a world of dragons in PBS’ Dragon Tales, Lopez is taking on what was deemed TV Guide‘s “47th Greatest Game Show of All Time” in 2001. That’s right; buttressed by the singer, mother, and, now, producer, Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? has got a shot at the big screen.

Trailer Face-Off! Les Misérables vs. Rock of Ages

May 31, 2012

This week: Les Misérables vs. Rock of Ages, two high-profile, big-budget, song-belting, star-studded Broadway adaptations.

Trailer Face-Off! Bonsai vs. The Words

May 24, 2012

This week: Bonsai vs. The Words, two stories about writers who, in their ailing search for inspiration, bend the temporality of love and muddle the threshold of fiction in real life.