Richard Kern


Heji Shin and Jordan Wolfson on Virtue Signaling and Eternal Art

June 16, 2023

As a preview to the inner workings of her own brain, the photographer spoke with her friend, the artist Jordan Wolfson, about compulsions, disorders, and why some art lasts forever.


Lea Michele on Glee, Growth, and “the Hardest Fucking Role in New York”

February 7, 2023

Jeremy O. Harris talks the “Funny Girl” star about critics, stage fright, and her extremely wild year. 


Ice Spice Is Rethinking Rap Stardom

December 1, 2022

After going viral with her summer anthem “Munch,” the Bronx musician connects with Erykah Badu and her daughter Puma Curry to talk beauty starter packs, the comments section, and the bravery to be yourself.


“I Love Trashy Shit.” Nine New Yorkers Share Their American Dreams

September 15, 2022

“Joe Boxer Cookie Monster pajama pants.”


Valentina Vaccarella and Richard Kern on Pimps and Madams

April 25, 2022

The up-and-coming artist caught up with Richard Kern to discuss her latest show, “Bless This Life.”

Richard Kern: Cell Dynamics

October 1, 2012

The cell phone has lost its novelty. Once feared for its potential to dehumanize communication, the cell phone is now a commodity as essential as bread. It serves as an escape route for awkward social encounters; a source of self-importance; and, most importantly, the means of our connectivity. Cell phones are all but implanted in our arms.