Art

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Inside the Celebration Honoring the Andy Warhol Museum and a Vatican-Backed Exhibition

November 24, 2021

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gallery walkthrough

The Photographer Janette Beckman on Dragging Blondie Out of Bed

November 16, 2021

The photographer took a moment to reminisce about some of her most memorable shoots—from waking up Debbie Harry, to a not-so-nice day spent with Mary J. Blige.

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SN37 Marks the Opening of Its New Gallery With a Tyrell Hampton Solo Exhibition

November 12, 2021

After years representing artists like Shaniqwa Jarvis and Luke Gilford, the agency is opening its first not-for-profit gallery.

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Marina Abramović and Hugo Huerta Marin Come Face to Face

November 5, 2021

To mark the release of Huerta Marin’s new book, the two artists sat down for an intimate conversation about art and fearlessness.

in studio

Get to Know 5 Rising Art Stars From the New Museum Triennial

November 1, 2021

In honor of “Soft Water Hard Stone,” a transformative survey of emerging talent, we’ve asked five participating artists for their inspirations, aspirations, and aggravations.

for the cause

How “Artists Against Apartheid” Is Using Watermelons to Raise Funds for Palestine

October 28, 2021

The group of artists, writers and curators is harnessing the power of national colors to raise funds for Palestinian humanitarian needs.

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The Sun Goes Down and The Party Begins: A Photo Diary

October 22, 2021

Missing the summer heat already? Let us take you back with some of our favorite late night moments of the season.

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Armchair Traveler: Looking Back With Barbara Kruger and John Giorno

October 18, 2021

In this installment of our monthly art guide, we’re focused on artist retrospectives.

bodies

Colm Tóibín Knows What Moves the Heart

October 18, 2021

The Irish author talks to his friend, the American artist Kiki Smith, about their creative impulses and how art gets made when you leave the ego out.

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The Painterly Photography of Marcus Maddox

October 6, 2021

Ahead of his Nashville solo exhibition, the photographer reflects on his new series, “Figures of Color.”

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Hilton Als on the Art of Transcendence

September 27, 2021

To mark his exhibition at Karma Gallery, the writer and curator reflects on art’s role in stitching together our fractured culture.

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Meet the Greek Designers Breathing New Life Into Isamu Noguchi’s Work

September 23, 2021

To mark their new exhibition at The Noguchi Museum, the Greek designers reflect on the Japanese sculptor’s legacy.

A LIFE IN

Eric Johnson Brings Out the Hidden Side of Music’s Biggest Icons

September 14, 2021

The photographer behind our September Doja Cat cover shoot reflects on 40 years of shooting hip-hop and R&B giants.

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The Artist Joe Mama-Nitzberg Is Putting His Private Universe on Display

September 9, 2021

“The best work of art is one that tricks you,” says the artist Joe Mama-Nitzberg on a recent Friday afternoon. He’s speaking generally, but these are words that the Catskill, New York-based artist lives by. The ‘trick’ at play in Mama-Nitzberg’s work is rooted in his mastery— and subversion— of semiotics. Messaging from the realms […]

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Armchair Traveler: Otherworldly Arrangements

September 9, 2021

This month, we highlight four exhibitions that bend, warp, and travel backwards in time.

RECLINE & LUXURIATE

Mickalene Thomas and Whoopi Goldberg on Artistic Freedom

September 9, 2021

“Black artists so often have to define ourselves based on how we look. We don’t have the same freedom or privilege as white people to walk around and say, ‘I’m an artist.’”

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John Edmonds and the Complex Role of the African Art Object

August 30, 2021

The Brooklyn-based artist juxtaposes contemporary subjects with historic artifacts in his current exhibition, “A Sidelong Glance.”

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Sam Mckinniss Is Reimagining Hollywood Iconography in a New Medium

August 27, 2021

“Wouldn’t it be amazing to recast and reimagine ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ aboard the sinking Titanic?”

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Nusi Quero on Trespassing, Shoe Fondling, and His Next Publicity Stunt

August 23, 2021

“I’m a self-proclaimed rascal and I’m going to do some silly shit.”

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With the Palai Project, the Art World Stages Its Comeback

August 19, 2021

Ten celebrated galleries from across the world unite for a sprawling exhibition set in a decadent Puglian palazzo.