Strange proportions, odd materials and clothing shaped like a car — this season, nothing is as it seems.
In amassing work made by the mostly overlooked gay artists who lived and died during the crisis, a global group of collectors is redefining what the Western canon looks like.
By Nick Haramis and
By stripping the space to its bones and filling it with antiques and heirlooms, a couple create a home that speaks to their past as well as their future.
By Nancy Hass and
The artist has had an astonishingly long career. Now 95, he is preparing for another major retrospective.
By Amanda Fortini and
Why did the consumption of hot peppers — after centuries of cultivation and global migration — come to confer status and sophistication?
By Ligaya Mishan, Patricia Heal and
Arts and Letters
More and more art is challenging long-held assumptions about the criminal justice system.
Chefs, artists and other creatives are making edible spectacles a meal’s main event.
By Alice Cavanagh and
At once playful and serious, colorful and severe, clingy and boxy — this season, divergent styles come together.
By Nana Yaw Oduro and
home and work
Amid the grayness of Peru’s capital, a multidisciplinary artist creates a place that illuminates both his practice and the city that informs it.
By Michael Snyder and
The color of the moment isn’t for the timid.
By Thurstan Redding and
The Honolulu home of Jean Charlot, a French expatriate artist, embodies his appreciation for the surrounding landscape.
By Matthew Dekneef and
A new generation of artisans are paying homage to the centuries-old craft even as they subvert it.
By Max Norman, David Chow and
With an array of textures, these styles bring a spirit of adventure.
By James Brodribb and
Letter from the Editor
Creative works have long existed under the assumption that they serve a greater purpose. Is it warranted to place that burden on artists?