Becky Akinyode


“This Might Be Our Last Conversation”: Amandla Stenberg by Hunter Schafer

June 6, 2024

“The Acolyte” star talks to her friend about orgy parties, psychic readings, frontal-lobe development, and “Star Wars.”

City Girl

JT and Kali Uchis on Men, Money, and Making It

October 10, 2023

The City Girls member is making moves as a solo artist, and as she tells her friend and collaborator, she’s going to give it to them raw.


Fin Argus and Zión Moreno on Pride, Cowboys, and Queer Storytelling

June 1, 2022

The stars of the “Queer as Folk” and “Gossip Girl” reboots discuss representation, self-discovery, and their shared love of David Bowie.


Claudia Rankine Tries to Answer the Impossible

February 24, 2022

The poet and playwright and her friend, the writer Andrew Solomon, have an honest conversation about race, homophobia, interracial relationships, and the constant fear of violence.


Mickalene Thomas and Whoopi Goldberg on Artistic Freedom

September 9, 2021

“Black artists so often have to define ourselves based on how we look. We don’t have the same freedom or privilege as white people to walk around and say, ‘I’m an artist.’”

in conversation

Julia Fox and Tommy Dorfman Talk Fame, Codependency, and Motherhood

September 1, 2021

The “Uncut Gems” star worried that having a son might slow her momentum. But, as she tells her friend, the exact opposite happened. 


Antwaun Sargent’s Guide on How to Really Look at Art

April 26, 2021

Earlier this year, the critic, author, and curator was named a director at Gagosian, handing him a mandate to shake up the art world. Here, a primer on how he does it.


Amy Sherald and Thom Browne Discuss Devoting Your Life to Art

March 3, 2021

How do you follow up the splashiest, most dissected, and discussed painting in recent memory? As the artist tells the fashion designer, you get right to work on the next one.