Mary Beth Edelson Celebrated the Goddess Within

Edelson followed the hunch that if women artists didn’t create this history for themselves, no one would. Is there a being more fecund than a fly? The feminist conceptual artist Mary Beth Edelson seized brilliantly on the fly’s dark and secretive fecundity in her mythological pantheon that combines animals, insects, and manifold manifestations of the… More Mary Beth Edelson Celebrated the Goddess Within

A Meditation on Biotech’s Cycles of Healing and Harm

Sharona Franklin’s artwork is a celebration and commemoration of what is gained and lost with scientific advances that result in biohazardous waste. by Leah Triplett Harrington CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — For her first institutional show within the US, artist and disability-justice advocate Sharona Franklin protests the impact of biohazardous waste under the nose of some of the… More A Meditation on Biotech’s Cycles of Healing and Harm

Terry Adkins’s Objects of Wonder

An exhibition at Paula Cooper Gallery underscores not only how engaging and innovative, but also influential and visionary Adkins really was, and remains. by Gregory Volk It is striking when an artwork from several years ago, conceived in very different circumstances, becomes searingly relevant right now. This is the case with conceptual artist Terry Adkins’s mesmerizing… More Terry Adkins’s Objects of Wonder

“Maybe Life is Just Killing Time Between Festivals”: Sarah Winshall’s Cannes Diary #3

by Sarah Winshallin Festivals & Events Producer Sarah Winshall (We’re All Going to the World’s Fair) has been posting diary entries from her trip to the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. Read her previous reports here.  Don’t worry guys, I’ve gotten some rest and I’m feeling much better. In fact, I’ve been back home in Los Angeles two nights… More “Maybe Life is Just Killing Time Between Festivals”: Sarah Winshall’s Cannes Diary #3

Cannes 2022: The Awards, Close, Broker and Boy from Heaven

by Blake Williamsin Festivals & Eventson May 29, 2022 Boy from Heaven, Broker, Close,  Hirokazu Kore-eda, Lukas Dhont, Tarik Saleh Only a couple of months after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s completion of their decades-long endeavor to totally delegitimize the Oscars, Cannes provided another argument for doing away with all cinema awards entirely. The Vincent Lindon-led jury of… More Cannes 2022: The Awards, Close, Broker and Boy from Heaven

Mous Lamrabat focuses on peace, care and love in his latest exhibition

byJOANNA CRESSWELL Opening his show at Foam Amsterdam today, the Moroccan photographer blends commercial icons with rich, cultural references to ‘deconstruct the notion of normal’ A figure stands swathed in shimmering pink fabric against the muted orange curves of an empty desert scene. A woman sits upon a horse, her all-white outfit covered in bright… More Mous Lamrabat focuses on peace, care and love in his latest exhibition

‘Bamboo Contemporary’ Spotlights 14 Designs Advancing Sustainable Architecture Around the World

GRACE EBERT Six times stronger than steel and using an estimated 50 times less energy to produce, bamboo is at the forefront of sustainable architecture. The durable material is central to recent projects like a latticed welcome center in Vietnam and this swelling canopy offering respite from the elements of the Karst Mountains, two constructions that accentuate the plant’s organic… More ‘Bamboo Contemporary’ Spotlights 14 Designs Advancing Sustainable Architecture Around the World

Influential Artworks Find Wearable Interpretations in Handmade Garments by Ariel Adkins

KATE MOTHES After a museum visit, we might pick up a postcard or T-shirt as a memento of the artworks we’ve enjoyed most. Brooklyn-based blogger Ariel Adkins, who is also Curator of Art, Culture & Community at Twitter, takes her love of masterpieces to the next level by creating one-of-a-kind apparel inspired by some of the… More Influential Artworks Find Wearable Interpretations in Handmade Garments by Ariel Adkins

Don’t Look Down! The World’s Longest Suspension Bridge Opens in the Czech Republic

GRACE EBERT Sky Bridge 721 opened earlier this month in the Czech Republic and is claiming its title as the longest suspension walkway in the world, a record held previously by a similar design in Portugal. Strung between two peaks of the Kralicky Snezník mountain, the pedestrian path stretches an incredible 721 meters and reaches 95 meters above… More Don’t Look Down! The World’s Longest Suspension Bridge Opens in the Czech Republic

The Precious Nature of Water Ripples Through Maya Lin’s Sprawling Installations

GABRIELLE LAWRENCE Water is both versatile and undisguised. Its magnitude is only made possible by its minute, microscopic makeup, and this equilibrium is what carries its message. It’s what makes water so precious, so fluid. Maya Lin’s A Study of Water mimics these qualities in scale, subject, form, and material. Lin has previously erected public land sculptures… More The Precious Nature of Water Ripples Through Maya Lin’s Sprawling Installations

Life Lessons from Sky Ferreira

By Emily Thompson Photographed by Chris Colls Welcome to Life Lessons. This week, the pop star and fashion muse Sky Ferreira released her first new song in three years. To mark the release of “Don’t Forget”—which we hope is the prequel to the long-awaited arrival of Ferreira’s third studio album, Masochism—we’re flipping through the pages of our April 2014 conversation with the then 21-year-old… More Life Lessons from Sky Ferreira

Niv Sultan Tells Glenn Close
How She Became a Mossad Agent

By Mara Veitch Tehran returned this month for its second season, to the delight of adrenaline junkies the world over. The Isreali spy thriller—which takes place in Iran’s capital city and features dialogue in Hebrew, Farsi, and English—follows Tamar Rabinyan, an Iranian-born Israeli and rookie Mossad agent, as she takes on her first mission. Tehran was also the first… More Niv Sultan Tells Glenn CloseHow She Became a Mossad Agent