Christopher Gabello

The time for queer lit is now: a conversation with Alexander Chee

April 24, 2018

The poet and author has dug into his past and future with a raw, literary collection of essays titled How To Write An Autobiographical Novel.

Artist Andres Serrano gives us a tour of his bizarre religious memorabilia

August 21, 2017

Ahead of “Torture”, at New York’s Jack Shainman Gallery, the controversial artist behind “Piss Christ” opens up his doors

Adam Leon

April 20, 2017

Tramps, the second feature film from Gimme the Loot writer-director Adam Leon, is a charming love story set over a few hazy summer days in New York.

Chukwudi Iwuji

September 27, 2016

“When I was 10 years old living in Ethiopia, we had a black movie market because television there was so bad,” recalls actor Chukwudi Iwuji from his dressing room at the Public Theater.

Discovery: Brian Tyree Henry

September 7, 2016

As soon as Brian Tyree Henry read the script for Donald Glover’s new series Atlanta, he knew wanted to play Alfred.

Tim Murphy

August 22, 2016

“They were cursed with the divine gift of having a messy life to go on living,” Tim Murphy writes of those spared the death sentence of AIDS in his brilliant new book Christodora (Grove Atlantic).

Discovery: Harrison Nesbit

October 16, 2015

Beasts of No Nation is the first original feature from Netflix, the first solo project of 24-year-old casting director Harrison Nesbit, and Ghanaian actor Abraham Attah’s first film in any capacity.

Weekend News Roundup! André 3000 in American Crime, Jericho, and How Not to do an Interview

August 3, 2015

Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.

Albert Hammond Jr.’s Marathon

July 31, 2015

Guitarist and keyboardist for the Strokes, Albert Hammond Jr. has released three solo albums and an EP, but none so honed and well-crafted as today’s release, Momentary Masters.

Yonkers for DDUGOFF

July 14, 2015

To shoot his DDUGOFF Spring/Summer 2016 look book, Daniel DuGoff headed to a house in Yonkers owned by close family friends.

Backstage at RISD Backstudio

May 20, 2015

On Monday night, the 18 seniors in RISD’s Apparel Design program exhibited their thesis collections at the Highline Stages in New York. Click through the slideshow above to meet a few of the future faces of fashion.

Weekend News Roundup! Jay Z’s App, Noah at The Daily Show, the Return of Daphne and Celeste,

March 30, 2015

Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.

John Ridley’s American Landscape

March 6, 2015

On February 14, 2014, John Ridley won his first Oscar—Best Adapted Screenplay—for the film 12 Years a Slave. “All the praise goes to Solomon Northup,” he said at the podium. “Those are his words. That is his life.”

Painting Outside of the Canvas

February 25, 2015

Continuing his desire to expand, or perhaps nullify, the boundaries of traditional painting formats, Eric Mack stitched together found, bought, and personal fabrics, frequently adding layers of paint, magazine images, and paper for his new exhibition at OHWOW.

Julia Dault’s Mark

February 24, 2015

Last Friday, the exhibition “Maker’s Mark” opened at Marianne Boesky Gallery, in which Toronto-native, Brooklyn-based artist Julia Dault continues her exploration of artistic processes with a series of abstract paintings and sculptures.

Active Space

February 17, 2015

In his self-titled exhibition at James Fuentes on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, emerging artist Landon Metz’s most recent work activates the gallery space itself, using the walls as important negative space between the deep indigo hues of his stained canvases.

The Theater Director

January 9, 2015

Still in her thirties, Thea Sharrock is one of London’s preeminent theater directors. This spring, she will begin work on her first feature film, an adaptation of JoJo Moyles’ novel Me Before You.

The New York Novelist

January 7, 2015

“I didn’t conceive of the book as ‘I want to share this message about monogamy,'” explains Eliza Kennedy of her forthcoming debut novel, I Take You (Crown).

15 Faces of 2015

December 16, 2014

In the place of end-of-year lists and resolutions, we’ve rounded up 15 acts worth getting to know for 2015—from Disney’s new Cinderella to the California Skateboarder, the British director, the New York-based sonic artist, and the Belgian-born curator. We’ll be posting a new interview a day between now and January.

The Birth of Børns

November 11, 2014

Beyond BØRNS’ Beach Boys-inspired tonalities lies something more: funk vibes, romantic lyricism and a soulful wistfulness that is rooted in his upbringing in coastal Michigan.