Art

IN STUDIO

The Girls Of SC103 Take Us Behind The Scenes Of Their Solo Show At Theta

July 12, 2024

Shortly after “Chimera” opened, the duo behind the indie fashion brand got on the phone to tell us about transforming their scraps and studies into a gallery show.

ICON

Artist Penny Slinger Left the Male Gaze in the 70s

July 11, 2024

To mark the reedition of her groundbreaking and once-censored 1977 book “An Exorcism,” the British photographer joined us to consider her life and legacy.

ANDY

“Warhol Wanted to Be a Girl”: Klaus Biesenbach, in Conversation With Wayne Koestenbaum

July 10, 2024

To mark the opening of “Andy Warhol: Velvet Rage and Beauty” at the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, the curator talked to the Warhol biographer about the pop icon’s varied and provocative conceptions of male beauty.

OPENING

Sophia Giovannitti on Critics, Complicity, and Cowboy Theory

July 10, 2024

The artist and author calls up Visitor Design to talk about data, love, violence, and her brand new solo show at Blade Study gallery in Chinatown.

MATCH POINT

Harry Nuriev Dreams Up A Silver Ping Pong Parlor For India Mahdavi

July 9, 2024

At the Project Room, the Paris Gallery space run by India Mahdavi, Russian architect and designer Harry Nuriev is inviting visitors to blend art and sport.

COLLECTOR

Meet Angela Hill, the Photographer Behind the World’s Coolest Bookshop

July 8, 2024

The fashion photographer and co-founder of IDEA Books talked to us about Ibiza, “Paris Texas,” starting her own publishing arm, and her lifelong love of collecting.

PERFORMANCE

At 77 Years Old, Pat Oleszko Finally Gets Her Own Gallery Show

July 5, 2024

The 77-year old performance artist tells us about her time spent as “Pat The Hippie Strippy,” and that one time she was arrested for imitating the Pope at the Vatican.

ICON

Steven Klein on Pride, Censorship, and His Favorite Madonna Memory

June 28, 2024

“The culture has actually gotten a little bit more conservative,” says the photographer, looking back on his racy collaborations with Madonna and Nicole Kidman.

SMOKE BREAK

“Gentrification Is Fucked Up”: We Got Stoned With Artist Derrick Adams

June 28, 2024

At the trailblazing artist’s studio, we enjoyed a five-course meal, each with a cannabis pairing, and talked gentrification, cartoons, and his latest sculpture, “The Holdout II.”

VENICE BIENNALE

How Sappho and Kate Bush Inspired Artist F Taylor Colantonio’s Venice Exhibition

June 28, 2024

The designer and sculptor talks about his Venice Biennale exhibition, “Frutti di Mare,” and the city’s rich history as a site of escape and reprieve for gay men.

OPENING

In Her New Show, Painter Amanda Wall Eroticizes Her Favorite Subject: Herself

June 26, 2024

Ahead of her solo show at Almine Rech, the painter talked to her ex-boyfriend, Purple Magazine’s Olivier Zahm, about sexuality, self-portraiture, and the suburbs.

IN STUDIO

How Japanese Coming-of-Age Films Influenced Painter Xingzi Gu’s New Show

June 26, 2024

The emerging painter discusses the themes of sexual desire and internet subcultures that form their solo exhibition “Pure Heart Hall,” now on view at Lubov.

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PERFORMANCE

“I Want To Terrorize Americans”: Crackhead Barney Strikes Back

June 19, 2024

Following a dramatic guest appearance on Piers Morgan, the artist called up Brontez Purnell to talk Trump rallies, Black titties, and babysitting men.

DREAM MACHINE

Nona Hendryx Invites Carrie Mae Weems Inside Her Virtual Reality

June 17, 2024

The artist and musician tells friend and photographer Carrie Mae Weems about her mixed reality installation now on view at Lincoln Center.

PANEL

Photographers Zanele Muholi And Catherine Opie On Capturing The Harsh Realities Of Queer Life

June 14, 2024

Shortly after her eponymous exhibition opened at Southern Guild, Zanele Muholi joined Catherine Opie on a panel moderated by LACMA curator Britt Salvesen.

RAZA

Reynaldo Rivera and Willy Chavarria on Cholas, Crazy Exes, and Gang Rites

June 12, 2024

The photographer, who’s currently presenting his very first solo show at MoMA PS1, has a long-awaited reunion with fashion designer and longtime friend Willy Chavarria.

ARTIST

Diamond Stingily and Arthur Jafa on Ego, Grief, and Dopamine

June 12, 2024

“I try not to get too caught up in what an article or a paragraph about me says, because there’s more to me than that.”

IN STUDIO

In Her New Show, Painter Emily Ferguson Explores the Lore of the It Girl

June 12, 2024

In her new show at Nicodim Gallery, “It Girl,” the painter meditates on the female experience by rendering famous women like Nico and Carrie Bradshaw on canvas.

IN STUDIO

Artist Suzanne McClelland on Self-Annihilation and Social Cannibalism

June 6, 2024

The 64-year-old painter tells us how the practice of reading tea leaves inspired her current solo exhibition “Highland Seer,” now on view at Marianne Boesky Gallery.

IN CONVERSATION

To the Artist Hugo McCloud, Even Dead Flowers Are Worth Painting

June 3, 2024

The artist talked to curator Aurora James about grief, beauty, and the arduous process behind his new paintings, now on view at Sean Kelly, New York.