Grant Delin

Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Cecile Richards talk about sex, baby

April 5, 2018

By relentlessly breaking down myths about sex, the 89-year-old icon of high-minded hanky-panky has herself become a thing of lore.

How Joseph Cassara’s new book expands on the world of Paris is Burning

February 28, 2018

The debut novelist brings back to life New York’s vogueing ball scene, and all the glitz, glamour, and grit that came with it.

Deaf actress Millicent Simmonds has a message for those who are different

November 1, 2017

The 14-year-old is starring in her first ever film, Todd Haynes’s Wonderstruck.

Chris Kraus

July 17, 2017

What does a prominent cult writer do when her searingly honest stories become the basis of a popular television show? She writes the biography of another cult writer.

Mark Bradford

June 12, 2017

The American artist heads to Venice with the hope of turning activism into an art form.

Tyler Hays

February 7, 2017

The creator of New York’s cultishly beloved BDDW has designed an entire way of life.

Paul Auster

January 21, 2017

America’s master of meta tackles the many possible roads of one life in his latest novel.

R.H. Quaytman

October 13, 2016

The New York artist casts a complex cultural web inside each of her painting series. For her latest chapter, she takes on the American West.

Ed Ruscha

August 20, 2016

For America’s iconic painter, every canvas is a frontier. As a new exhibition traces Ed Ruscha’s fascination with the West, the master artist discusses his early L.A. days, fast cars, and the pleasures of growing fruit.

Tama Janowitz

August 16, 2016

The ur-Manhattan writer not only defined literary life in the 1980s, she survived it. Her crackling new memoir documents a slave of the city and beyond.

Oliver Stone

March 26, 2016

One of the most controversial, most celebrated, and still somehow most underrated of american filmmakers is still taking all the risks and asking all the questions that led him to his greatest hits.

Ebony G. Patterson

March 19, 2016

In her latest New York show, the Jamaican-born artist turns her dazzling, more-is-more approach on the social anxiety around black youth.

Christine Vachon

February 24, 2016

The producer and patron saint of indie film who cultivated a generation of rule-breakers and imagemakers has transformed the way we go to the movies.

Faye McLeod

February 23, 2016

The woman behind Louis Vuitton’s lavish, eye-catching window displays makes magic out of our consumer fantasies


November 18, 2015

The brilliant debut novelist dives right into the heart, drugs, soul, and sound of 1970s New York

Q & Andy: Aaron Sorkin

October 20, 2015

It is for his toothsome, smart cannonades of dialogue that Aaron Sorkin became famous, first as a playwright (A Few Good Men), then as a television auteur (The West Wing, The Newsroom) and Academy Award-winning screenwriter (The Social Network). And if you think there is anyone better at writing about brilliant men doing big things […]

Westwind Orchard

August 18, 2015

Stylist Laura Ferrara and her photographer husband, Fabio Chizzola, don’t just enjoy the country in their time off from the city—they’ve turned a sprawling farm into a second life.


May 18, 2015

For more than four decades, earthwork artist Agnes Denes has used the raw materials of nature to make some of the most stunning, transporting, and environmentally confrontational public works.

Sam Shepard

April 27, 2015

The Pulitzer prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor still drives cross country to most of his film sets, still raps out with his former girlfriend and best friend Patti Smith, still writes some of the best American fiction, and still acts with all the power of his Days of Heaven and The Right Stuff youth—maybe more so, according to him.


April 20, 2015

America has many great poets, but perhaps only one bard for our complicated, information-soaked, be-all-end-all times. On the eve of publishing his latest poetry collection, The Eternal and Augural, John Ashbery talks about his life of letters and the momentary words.