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- Jan 23 20171 minute
A Natural-Born Artist
HE WAS MOPPING FLOORS 2 YEARS AGO. NOW, AT AGE 75, THIS SELF-TAUGHT PAINTER IS MAKING HIS DEBUT IN THE NEW YORK ART WORLD
- Feb 10 20179 minutes
Behind the Internet's Anti-Democracy Movement
White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is reportedly a reader of neoreactionary political theory. A tour through the pro-authoritarian philosophy gaining visibility on the right.
- Oct 1 20161 minute
A Fab Collection Of Prefab Structures
Diana Budds Want to live in a house designed by one of the world’s most famous architects? A Manila, Philippines–based real estate developer named Robbie Antonio has tapped an impressive list of big names to each create something for his line of cov
- Nov 29 20154 minutes
Inside The Mind Of A Caricaturist
The “Caricature Generator” is a computer program that takes an image of a person’s face, finds its differences as compared to the “average” male face, and then exaggerates them in a novel rendering of the original portrait. Each face is broken up int
- Jun 19 20146 minutes
Why I Traveled the World Hunting for Mutant Bugs: A researcher who works through painting tells her story.
When Chernobyl happened, I knew it was time for me to act. Nineteen years earlier, I had first drawn malformed and mutated flies while working in the zoological department at the University of Zurich as a scientific illustrator. Zoologists had fed po
- Dec 20 20168 minutes
The Limits of Diversity
At what point would you start to express a strong preference for sameness?
- Oct 17 20161 minute
Tara John Janne Saario says his life rarely veers from skateboarding. The breezy 33-year-old Finn has turned skating into a calling. He’s become one of the few landscape architects in the world with a practice focused on creating tasteful and well-d
- Sep 4 20161 minute
Our Art Critic’s 5 Most Anticipated
RASHID JOHNSON SEPT. 8, HAUSER & WIRTH Johnson brings a beautiful brutality to materials; a hatchet man’s sense of cutting to the core of what he’s after. Paintings, performance, drawing, and sculpture will be featured in this gigantic show. If Joh
- Oct 2 20161 minute
A Camper on the Ceiling
And a cupola turned chicken coop on the roof. At Randy Polumbo’s Gowanus studio, the space is an extension of his art.
- Nov 1 20136 minutes
Taking the Pulse of the City With Graffiti Artist EKG
Though New Yorkers are currently chasing down the next piece of Banksy street art, graffiti typically blends into the background. If you’re not a tagger, you most likely are not paying attention to the coded messages embedded in the endless stream of
- Oct 1 20131 minute
The Genius Behind the Whitney Museum's New Logo
The American Art museum gets a wow-worthy new responsive-design logo. Here's how it works.