Art

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From the Senegalese Coast to the Hudson River: the Liquid Confidence of Khari Turner

July 16, 2021

“I cannot do what I want to these pieces. The work tells me what it needs.”

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An Intimate Moment with The Late Musical Genius Sophie

July 14, 2021

“Noise,” a new exhibition from the artist Zoe Chait, is a raw and intimate homage to the late musical icon.

armchair traveller

Armchair Traveler: New York to Paris and Back Again

July 14, 2021

In this month’s installment of “Armchair Traveler,” we jet from New York’s Lower East Side to the’ iconic Marais district of Paris.

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The Artist David Chatt Embraces The Seductive Power of Tiny Beads

July 1, 2021

The artist’s elaborately-beaded still lifes celebrate the dying art of patience and, yes, “the seductive power of beads.”

literature

Dennis Cooper and Richard Hawkins on Books, Naked Bodies, and OnlyFans

June 29, 2021

Two of the culture’s most debauched antiheroes sit down to discuss, among other things, “the pornographic slaughterhouse that you call prose.”

Art

The Curator Alexander May Is Breathing New Life into LA’s Design Scene

June 28, 2021

The artist and curator’s site-specific exhibition brings together works from the likes of Sterling Ruby, Michèle Lamy and Lykke Li.

Adam Pendleton and Venus Williams on When Passion Becomes Profession

June 28, 2021

In honor of his upcoming MoMA show, the artist spoke to the tennis legend about the power of words, the promise of Black Lives Matter, and why it doesn’t feel like work if it’s a passion.

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Mark Seliger ‘s Latest Book Reveals an Eerie, Empty New York

June 25, 2021

During the early months of the pandemic lockdown, the legendary portrait photographer turned his lens on the most photographed city on earth.

show and tell

“I’ll Make You Bigger Than Life”: A Few of Catherine Opie’s Favorite Portraits

June 25, 2021

The eponymous new monograph serves as a reminder of all the reasons the Los Angeles–based artist is one of the most radical and sharp-eyed artists of this century.

In Conversation

Avram Finkelstein and Qween Jean Look Back on a Lifetime of Organizing

June 24, 2021

“I can finally see the world on the horizon that I’ve been hoping for my entire life.”

in situ

Adam Parker Smith’s Upcoming Show Puts the Fun in Funeral

June 21, 2021

The artist spent his quarantine making 650-pound sculptures resembling sarcophagi for his new exhibition at The Hole gallery in New York.

Crying for Mommy

Scott King Discusses His Manifesto on Embracing Inaction

June 14, 2021

The artist talks to writer Jon Savage about “The Debrist Manifesto,” a ten thousand-word guidebook on art world failure, inaction, popularity, identity, and the pursuit of perfectionism in a world that doesn’t care.

armchair traveler

Armchair Traveler: From Venice to Berlin

June 9, 2021

Each month, we highlight the best art exhibitions on show around the world. Bon voyage!

Healing Towards Progress

Natalia Mantini Is Making Self-Care Accessible in Her New Photo Series

June 2, 2021

As part of Google Pixel and SN37’s Creator Labs, “Healing Towards Progress” is an ode to meditative still life.

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The Scintillating Messes of Pedro Pedro

May 28, 2021

The artist’s new show at the Hole, “Cantaloupe and Kokomo,” is a neat-freak’s nightmare, inviting viewers to linger in his jumbled domestic universe.

In Conversation

Pippa Garner and Hayden Dunham on the Struggle of Being Inside Bodies

May 19, 2021

To mark her first solo show in New York City, the 78-year-old trans-disciplinary artist got on the phone with her fellow artist to discuss, among other things, losing their vision and still being able to see.

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Kayode Ojo Lets You Call His Latest Exhibition What You Want

May 18, 2021

We caught up with the New York-based artist before the opening of his solo show, “Call it what you want.”

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Artist Gabriel Rico Adds Up Found Objects and Mathematical Theorems

May 17, 2021

The Mexican-based artist explains the method behind the madness of his new show at Perrotin Gallery.

armchair traveler

Armchair Traveler: From Berlin to New York and Back Again

May 12, 2021

Each month, “Interview” highlights in pictures the art shows you’d want to see—if you could jet-set from one international hub to the next.

WWW Bulletin

Elon Musk, Azealia Banks, and Billions of Cicadas—Who Said NY Is Dead?

May 11, 2021

A wild week on the World Wide Web.