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.
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.
June 12, 2017
The American artist heads to Venice with the hope of turning activism into an art form.
February 7, 2017
The creator of New York’s cultishly beloved BDDW has designed an entire way of life.
January 21, 2017
America’s master of meta tackles the many possible roads of one life in his latest novel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 23, 2016
The woman behind Louis Vuitton’s lavish, eye-catching window displays makes magic out of our consumer fantasies
Garth Risk HALLBERG
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 […]
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.
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.