Raw Nerve

Grace Bello interviews Françoise Mouly
April 2015

The New Yorker’s art editor on learning English through imagery, comics as cultural barometer, and collaborating with Art Spiegelman.

Escape, Release, and Return

By Leslie Baum
April 2015

The artist reimagines Robin Beth Schaer’s poem, “Messenger.”

This Huge Equilibrium

By Darrell Hartman
April 2015

On director Wim Wenders’s documentary The Salt of the Earth, a look at the career and conservation efforts of photographer Sebastião Salgado.

Inside / Outside

Alex Zafiris interviews Hayv Kahraman
March 2015

Boundaries of Gender: The artist discusses refugee trauma, female oppression, and her new show, How Iraqi Are You?

Buffalo Magic

By Darrell Hartman
March 2015

Plains Indians, Painted Hides, and the De-Wilding of the American West

The Perfect Beat

By Alex Zafiris
February 2015

Canonizing and continuing DJ Afrika Bambaataa’s hip-hop legacy

Slowly, and With Much Expression

By Rebecca Bengal
February 2015

Alec Soth’s Songbook.

Before the Eclipse

Photos by Jaime Permuth
January 2015

The photographer’s recent images of Havana.

Of This Time

Alex Zafiris interviews Chitra Ganesh
December 2014

Religion in America: The artist discusses Hinduism in the diaspora, religious imagery, and her new show, Eyes of Time.

Documentary Film and the Pleasure Principle

By Darrell Hartman
December 2014

Reflections on Les Blank.

The Self-Portraits of Samuel Fosso

By Emmanuel Iduma
November 2014

Examining identity through costume, impersonation, and performance.

The Darling Duck

By Dorothy Iannone
November 2014

One of many recipes inspired by centuries of yearning for the eternal duck.

Choosing Their Histories

Cynthia Cruz interviews Katy Siegel
October 2014

The curator discusses her preference for non-linear perspectives and truly independent thinkers.

How Small It Actually Is

Alex Zafiris interviews Ben Davis
October 2014

American Empires: The art critic and activist discusses the power structures of the art empire.

Birds in Flight

By Kathleen Massara
September 2014

In NEGROGOTHIC: A Manifesto, The Aesthetics of M. Lamar, the artist re-envisions historical narratives to break open the present.

Outlaw’s Territory

By Rebecca Bengal
September 2014

Disregarding Hunter S. Thompson’s advice, Danny Lyon set off to “record and glorify the life of the American bikerider.”

Layers of Truth

Alex Zafiris interviews David Unger and Anne Gilman
August 2014

The novelist and visual artist discuss their collaborative work “The Mastermind y lo contrario.”

Scenes From a Contemporary Arab World

Haniya Rae interviews Massimiliano Gioni
August 2014

The curator on the New Museum exhibition Here and Elsewhere.

The Unlearning

By Tatiane Schilaro
July 2014

A New York-based Brazilian writer considers her country’s unrest through the work of performance artist Paulo Bruscky.

Sight Lines

Alex Zafiris Interviews Milton Glaser
June 2014

The iconic graphic designer on personal responsibility, the dangers of corporate branding, and the power of art to bridge social divides.

Number 7, a Slice of Heaven

By Alex Zafiris
June 2014

In Bowls Balls Souls Holes, artist Mika Rottenberg imagines the hidden machinations of luck.


Open Engagement 2014, May 16-18
May 2014

A conversation with keynote presenters J. Morgan Puett and Mierle Laderman Ukeles.

Death in the Opposite House

By Kathleen Massara
May 2014

David Armstrong inaugurates Casa de Costa’s new East 61st Street location with an immersive mix of sculpture and photography.

A Gentleman’s War

Ashley James interviews Madeleine Hunt Ehrlich
April 2014

In the fields of Brooklyn’s Jamaica Bay, a documentarian explores the transnational landscape of the sport of cricket.

Shooting Film

By Charlotta Kotik
April 2014

In Not Afraid of Film Anymore, Czech artist Tomáš Svoboda examines how we have become calm observers of modern horror.

Effacing Memory

By Anila Rubiku
April 2014

The artist defaces dictators who amassed illegitimate power, and works of art.

Forts and Fugitives

By Veronica Kavass
March 2014

On the artistic transformation of a Nashville neighborhood.


Laura Blereau interviews Rashaad Newsome
March 2014

The artist’s video productions and photo collages merge dance, animation, street culture, painting, and turntablism.

The Offence

By Karolina Breguła
March 2014

An excerpt from Karolina Breguła’s short film about a Hungarian town’s fear of modernity.

Dancing With the Machine: Studio Visit With Jonah Bokaer

By Johanna Sluiter
February 2014

Jonah Bokaer’s immersive performances explore relationships between technology and the body.

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