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Atypical star Brigette Lundy-Paine is the new player in town

April 11, 2018

The 24-year-old shows off her impersonation skills and her Kylie Jenner iPhone wallpaper.

Author Leslie Jamison offers a fresh take on the subject of addiction

April 3, 2018

In her extraordinary new book, the American writer tackles the highs and lows of addiction and recovery. Just don’t call it a wellness memoir.

Kristine Froseth is the model-turned-actress you’ll be seeing everywhere

March 14, 2018

By discovering acting, the model found something else entirely—herself.

The radically reworked perceptions of multimedia artist Dan Graham

December 28, 2017

No other American artist has deconstructed and reconstructed the many frames of perception quite as radically as the legendary New York multimedia maestro, pop-culture enthusiast, and all-around mad genius.

Feminist art icon Judy Chicago isn’t done fighting

December 11, 2017

The creator of the legendary 1970s work The Dinner Party sits down with her long-time friend Gloria Steinem for a conversation.

The New York video artist who caught Warhol’s Factory on tape

November 7, 2017

French artist Michel Auder has lived many lives—and turned several of them into roving, tech-savvy, psychologically probing films.

Performance artist Tehching Hsieh talks taking risks with Marina Abramovic

November 6, 2017

The Taiwanese pioneer has made masterpieces out of restrictive conditions and grueling situations. For him, patience isn’t just a virtue—it’s a tool.

This is what Lizzy Caplan wants played at her funeral

October 25, 2017

The intensely funny actress, who next appears on Showtime’s Ill Behavior, counts down the songs she hopes will make her mourners sob when she’s gone.

Has Fever Ray returned?

October 16, 2017

The YouTube channel for Karin Dreijer Andersson’s solo project features a new teaser video.

Ta-Nehisi Coates

October 4, 2017

America has never been blind to color. And over the past decade, which saw the election of the country’s first black president, one young writer bravely tackled the issue of race in America by looking it straight in the eye. In the process, he became an essential voice of reason. But he isn’t here for your thanks and praise.

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Photographer Tina Barney captures the lives of the upper crust

September 12, 2017

By capturing the thorny psychologies and nervous states of play of the western elite, the New York photographer has turned austerity into art.

Kali Uchis is nobody’s manufactured pop princess

September 12, 2017

Following the release of her major-label debut and a tour that starts today, the 23-year-old Colombian-American artist just might become a pop star.

Painting portraits of black men using the female gaze

August 11, 2017

Artist Jordan Casteel pushes against the generalizations of black men as aggressors with tender contradictions


July 13, 2017

Having bid farewell to her dead cat and Adele covers, the Norwegian singer makes a play for pop stardom.

Lemon Twigs

June 12, 2017

With retro flair, two Long Island brothers emerge as the future of rock’n’roll.

James Ivory

May 18, 2017

Over his long career, the icon of American cinema defined a style of filmmaking that embraced the burnished heights of society, culture, and sophistication. But James Ivory and his late partner, Ismail Merchant, were also inveterate outsiders whose art was a politically provocative as it was visually mannered. At age 88, the writer-director is still bringing stories to the screen that few others would dare.

Pierce Brosnan

April 28, 2017

As the world’s most famous secret agent, the suave Irish actor has hijacked a plane and jumped from a building, all without wrinkling his double-breasted suit. But his latest role as an early 20th-century widower might just be his most thrilling yet.

Ã?douard Louis

April 28, 2017

The young French writer brings his ruthlessly beautiful novel about identity and class to America.

Durga Chew-Bose

April 10, 2017

The canadian writer’s first book of essays synthesizes public and private thoughts into an anthem of a difficult age.

Flavin Judd

December 20, 2016

The great master Donald Judd forever changed the state of space and sculpture. With the publication of a collection of his writing, his son discusses the legacy he left behind.