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Chris Black and Matty Matheson on How to Master Your Personal Brand
February 18, 2021
The co-host of the popular “How Long Gone” podcast and the Canadian chef discuss the art of Instagram, personal style, and aging gracefully.
How 6lack went from battle rapping to opening for The Weeknd
November 6, 2017
The R&B artist who carved out a niche with his moody, self-aware debut has stumbled across something rather surprising: happiness.
Could Barry Keoghan be the next Tom Hardy?
November 2, 2017
The Irish actor and sometimes boxer is stepping into Hollywood’s ring and hoping to score another knockout with his forthcoming film American Animals.
Plastic makes perfect
September 29, 2017
Thoroughly modern suiting that’s almost too good to remove from the wrapping.
Venus in Fur
September 8, 2017
Take a walk on the wild side with the season’s most prized pelts.
September 6, 2017
Chokers so expressive they will take your breath away.
January 21, 2017
For the designer behind one of menswear’s most coveted labels, ingenuity comes from within.
Lucid Dreaming with William Buchina
April 2, 2014
William Buchina’s new exhibition at Garis & Hahn, “Lower Than the Lowest Animal,” features a collection of highly detailed surrealist paintings that evoke comparisons to M.C. Escher, Salvador Dalí, and Robert Rauschenberg. Each piece is a fractured glimpse into Buchina’s psyche, itself a treasure trove of occult imagery collected over the last decade and re-appropriated with the same eye for composition as Ray Johnson, Buchina’s favorite collage artist.
Exclusive Song Premiere and Interview: ‘One Half,’ Julianna Barwick
June 17, 2013
For her new album Nepenthe, Julianna Barwick has emerged from the bedroom. Instead of the hyper-intimate pieces found on her first records, Barwick traveled to Reykjavík to collaborate with producer Alex Somers, best known for his work with Jónsi and Sigur Rós.
Troy Brauntuch’s Dark Matter
May 10, 2013
When Interview sat down with artist Troy Brauntuch in 1983, he described, concretely, the thinking that has come to be a defining characteristic of his oeuvre. “It’s the dilemma of consciousness trying to decide what to make us see,” Brauntuch said.
KatrÃn SigurdardÃ³ttir’s Sequence of Experience
April 8, 2013
Katrín Sigurdardóttir’s sculptures and installations redefine preconceptions surrounding architecture, history, and memory. Currently based in New York, Sigurdardóttir will be representing Iceland at the 55th Venice Biennale, opening in June. It is a well-deserved honor for the artist, who has exhibited, lectured, and diligently and prolifically created at a diverse array of venues, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA PS1, and Art in General.
Michael Hainey’s Visiting Hours
March 21, 2013
Michael Hainey’s first book, the recently released After Visiting Friends (Scribner), is a devastating, heat-seeking, investigative search for the truth of his father’s sudden, inexplicable death on a Chicago night in April in 1970, reportedly (depending upon who was doing the reporting) on the sidewalk after visiting a friend or friends.