Art

PARTY!

A Night of Warholian Revelry in the Rainbow Room

November 16, 2022

We partied like our fabulous founder at The Andy Warhol Museum’s annual star-studded, sky-high gala at the Rainbow Room.

FAMILY

Baltimore Photographer Steven Cuffie Shows Black Women in Their Multitudes

October 28, 2022

In “Women,” Marcus Cuffie curates an exhibition of their late father’s intimate portraits of black women in 1970s Baltimore.

TRIGGERED

Jordan Wolfson Just Wants You to Trust Him

October 24, 2022

“Just because I put something there, doesn’t mean I approve of it.”

Translation by Philip Gabriel

Haruki Murakami on Cold Beer, Nothingness, and F. Scott Fitzgerald

October 21, 2022

On the occasion of his latest novel, the titan of Japanese literature opens it up to questions.

ART

The Georgian Artist Andro Wekua Considers Conflict on the Canvas

October 19, 2022

Childhood memories continue to haunt Georgian artist. Here, his friend helps him put a face to them.

IN CONVERSATION

Armando Alleyne Remembers Lunchtime with Basquiat

October 12, 2022

The two artists talk about interactions with Basquiat and running into each other on the NYC subway.

ART

“The Studio Is the War Zone”: Meet the Spanish Artist Quirze

October 7, 2022

“As an artist I do my shit with love and it’s great to see that people fuck with it.”

Artist Rae Klein on How to Find Comfort in Calamity

October 6, 2022

The rising painter discusses the inspiration behind her new exhibition, and her thoughts on Instagram and the art world.

DESIGN!

Willo Perron Shows Mel Ottenberg His Giant Sausage Couch

September 22, 2022

The designer and creative director snuggles up with our editor-in-chief for a chat about all things cozy. 

Tillmans

ART

Wolfgang Tillmans and Douglas Stuart on Control and Queer Liberation

September 13, 2022

“You can show two men killing each other at three in the afternoon in any country in the world on public television, but you can’t show two men kissing each other.”

THE STREETS

Spanish Artist Alehsy Loves Fast and Furious and the Sunshine in NYC

September 12, 2022

“I hate to press that button, man.”

ART

Pol Taburet Is Making All the Right Moves

September 12, 2022

The rising Parisian art star takes us through his life, behind his work, and inside his studio.

LIT

James Hannaham Connects the Dots Between the Tragic and the Absurd

September 7, 2022

The acclaimed novelist spoke over Zoom with the artist Kalup Linzy about tragedy and humor, ex-gays and ex-ex-gays, and being different and staying that way. 

TAG IT

Graffiti Gods Mint & Serf Tell Richie Shazam About Their Coach Collab

September 1, 2022

The artists called up the New York “it” girl to talk leather work, painting spots, and staying out of trouble with the cops.

ART

Drake Carr on Horny Art, Dive Bars, and Samuel R. Delany

August 24, 2022

The Brooklyn-based artist talks to curator Tony Jackson ahead of his salacious solo show at Fierman and Situations.

HOT LIT

LA Warman Doesn’t Believe in Lesbian Bed Death

August 4, 2022

The poet digs deep into “Dust,” death, and the erotic power of saying no.

Kalup Linzy

ART!

Kalup Linzy Isn’t Ready to Say Goodbye

July 28, 2022

With the debut of his sky high solo exhibition, the artist is stepping back into the spotlight.

JUSTICE

Viva Ruíz Wants to Thank God For Abortion

July 27, 2022

“My God comes every day.”

ART!

Racquel Chevremont and Mickalene Thomas “Set It Off”

July 13, 2022

“Expect to see something you would not expect to see in the Hamptons.”

Voice Notes

Merch Alert: Interview Shirts By Farfetch BEAT and Tabboo!

June 29, 2022

Our editor-in-chief Mel Ottenberg models t-shirts from our limited edition Farfetch BEAT collaboration.