Bjarne X Takata

Dive Into Ocean Vuong’s “Briefly Gorgeous” Debut Novel

June 4, 2019

Already a poet on the rise, the young writer pens a stunning novel about first loves, immigrant families, and the opioid epidemic.

Meet the dedicated collectors of fashion’s most coveted labels

February 26, 2018

A portfolio of obsessives with private collections that are more than wardrobes—they are exhibits, their owners curators rather than everyday consumers.

Inside the culturally loaded works of Kapwani Kiwanga

December 8, 2017

The artist works with neon—much like Dan Flavin or James Turrell—except her works are much more politically charged.

Jen Noone uses art as a criticism on consumer culture

December 8, 2017

The 32-year-old artist’s work investigates consumer beauty culture, in beautifully jarring and unexpected ways.

Haris Epaminonda’s work transforms ordinary objects into abstract art

December 8, 2017

The artist strips meaning from objects to invite a new perspective.

Avery Singer is updating impressionism for the 21st century

December 8, 2017

Through her 3-D renditions of neo-cubist figures, the 30-year-old painter is reconfiguring how we perceive shape, light and shadow.

Eliza Douglas paints her existential issues

December 8, 2017

The 33-year-old artist’s large-scale oil paintings include depictions of disembodied hands and feet, monsters, and haunted young men.

How Sahra Motalebi’s music background informs her performance pieces

December 8, 2017

The artist’s performances incorporate elements of prose, poetry, and song.

Valerie Keane blurs the lines between art and physical environment

December 8, 2017

Taking inspiration from literature, opera, and film, the artist brings static space to life.

Maggie Lee is the multimedia artist working from the confines of her bedroom

December 8, 2017

The 30-year-old New Yorker has already been featured in the Whitney Museum of American Art and Lomex gallery.

Why Leelee Kimmel traded the silver screen for the art gallery

December 8, 2017

The former actor—who became famous after appearing in 1999’s Eyes Wide Shut—left behind the velvet ropes for a quiet career in art.

Toyin Ojih Odutola defies conventional portrayals of black bodies

December 8, 2017

The artist is currently exhibiting 17 pastel and charcoal drawings at New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art.