Mario Sorrenti

26 Years Later, Sandra Bernhard Revisits Her Oddly Prescient Interview Feature

April 27, 2020

The entertainer and pioneering gay rights advocate has always been ahead of the curve.

New Again: Steve Buscemi

August 4, 2017

Cinema’s favorite impersonator of eccentrics and gangsters, Steve Buscemi, has a few new films in store, but his past roles never recede far from our mind.

Remembering Chris Cornell

May 18, 2017

Last night, after performing in Detroit with his reunited band Soundgarden, singer, songwriter, and guitarist Chris Cornell passed away at the age of 52.

Girls

March 13, 2017

Every season the fashion world goes into overdrive, clamoring for the new sensation, a discovery, the face that can launch a thousand campaigns.

Jack Pierson

February 6, 2017

The New York multimedia artist has made a career of assembling new, meaningful realities out of the pieces and personal trials of the old. A museum show this month restages some of his most powerful work from the 1990s, and it isn’t so much a flashback as a return to form.

Behind the Scenes: Abbey Lee for Agent Provocateur

July 18, 2016

As the face of British lingerie label Agent Provocateur’s new Autumn/Winter 2016 campaign, Australian model and actress Abbey Lee Kershaw is following in the footsteps of powerful beauties like Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell.

The Voice: Fran Lebowitz

March 11, 2016

The voice of reason, the voice of New York, the voice of a generation comes home to interview to tell us a thing or two about life and how to live it.

Claes Oldenburg

December 8, 2015

Claes Oldenburg forever changed the state of sculpture—and several cities in the process. At age 86, he’s looking back at a career of soft bodies, miraculous experiments, and the potent power of an object transformed.

Michèle Lamy

December 8, 2015

Shrouded for years in myth and mystique—some of it by her own design—the artist, entrepreneur, and style icon Michèle Lamy is now coming to the table (of her own creation) to eat, talk, and change the world.

John Baldessari

October 9, 2013

Through video, on canvas, in collage, and, yes, with his signature painted dots on faces, artist John Baldessari has punched holes through modernism, turned conceptualism on its head, and created a body of work that is part comedic, part tragic, utterly semiotic, and absolutely all his own.

Mariel Hemingway

July 3, 2013

With a grandfather who was one of the great literary lions of the 20th century, Mariel Hemingway has one of the most mythical last names in America. But in a new documentary, she confronts her family’s other, darker legacy.

Jason Wu

June 17, 2013

At the age of 30, Jason Wu has already made his mark on the fashion world (and two inauguration nights). But if you ask him, the best is yet to come.

Mario Sorrenti

May 21, 2013

In a revealing new book, photographer Mario Sorrenti offers a glimpse into what he sees when his visual life flashes before his eyes.

Mario Sorrenti on Pirelli

December 9, 2011

In 1993, a picture of his naked girlfriend was all it took to launch then 21-year-old Mario Sorrenti’s explosive career in fashion photography. Of course, it helped that his girlfriend was Kate Moss, and that the piercing image was for Calvin Klein’s iconic Obsession campaign. Now, almost 20 years later, Sorrenti’s bold, sensual images frequent Vogue, Vanity Fair, Interview, and W, for whom he recently shot a cover with the Fanning sisters.

Loutallica

October 27, 2011

Lou Reed, Metallica, and their unlikely collaboration on a new high-concept, avant-metal song cycle about a 19th-century libertine named Lulu.

Michael Stipe

May 3, 2011

For more than three decades, R.E.M. has been one of the most perpetually forward-looking, forward-moving, and forward-thinking bands in rock, spinning pop gold out of punk inspiration, and changing the face of American independent culture in the process. But with the release of the group’s sonically adventurous new album Collapse Into Nowits title a mantra as much as a message-lead singer, sometime sculptor, romantic drifter, and “natural-born optimist” Michael Stipe is ready to do a little looking back

Vera Wang

November 19, 2010

Over the last two decades, designer Vera Wang has built a bridal-wear empire by creating impossibly chic, incomparably romantic wedding gowns that allow women to fulfill their most elaborate fantasies. Now she’s ready to live out a few of her own.

Peter Dundas

September 20, 2010

Designer Peter Dundas might not want to be cast as the fashion world’s blond beach-hopping bon vivant, but it’s his free-swinging sense of playfulness—and talent for marrying jet-set retro-glamour with sexy, modern sophistication—that has led a youthful revival at the house of Emilio Pucci.

David Blaine

April 27, 2010

Like a modern-day Houdini, magician David Blaine has made a career out of pushing the limits of his imagination—and his will and his body—in creating a death-defying body of work that’s involved being buried alive, encased in a block of ice, and swimming with sharks. but perhaps his greatest feat is how he has blurred the line between popular entertainment and performance art.

Evolution

February 22, 2010

We live in a world where too much is never enough, and our lifestyles demand that we constantly gather, accumulate, and acquire. But surviving the ever-growing complexity of things isn’t about peeling back the layers to reach the most refined essence of self. it’s about growing, changing, and adapting as we evolve into contemporary urban warriors.