Art & Design

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This Is What It’s Really Like to Photograph Black Hollywood

There’s a special spark of life in the photography of Michael R. Moore. Where does it come from? Does it have to do with the fact that the Dallas-born artist has been shooting...

Homoerotic and Hypnotic: This is the Artwork of Gus Van Sant

Many artists work in multiple disciplines, finding that it serves to expand their creative minds. For instance, David Lynch, recently had an exhibition of his artwork at the...

This Is What It’s Like When Roommates Have a Design War

Interior design can be a wonderful way to let people know who you are; it can also be a way your partner can keep you invisible. Design as Warfare I recall learning a lesson early...

This Is How to Really Make Your Bathroom Beautiful

In the most private room of the house, function is obviously important. But it should definitely go hand-in-hand with form if you want to bathe in beauty. Think Julia Roberts in...

This Is What Sexy Nerds Look Like

We have seen the rise of superhero culture, but now one photographer is showing how hunky actual nerds can be. Like the Heroes they Worship They’re all-too-familiar stereotypes:...

This Is How Rufskin Makes Sexy Gay Clothing

The founders of unapologetic clothing brand Rufskin talk loving men’s clothing and each other. Sending Shock Waves Fifteen years ago, Hubert Pierre Pouches and Douglas Coats...

This Is How Your Design Aesthetic Evolves

One designer insists that if you stop looking for pieces that fit together and just buy what you love, eventually what you love will find a way to fit. “Taste Evolves”...

What It Was Like to Be Queer Genius Michelangelo

I’ve been lucky to meet several notable LGBTQ celebrities in my life. Many of them I was interviewing for a publication like this one. However, I think my first such...

This Is What It Looks Like to Be Dripping with Pride

What happens when an interactive artist confronts a charged political climate meet during Pride month? A fashion statement. Caring for the Community Motivated by his concern for...

This Is What Sotheby’s Big Gay Pride Auction Will Look Like

What better way to celebrate love and LGBTQ representation in art than sending it home with the highest bidder? BENT. is an art exhibition and auction presented by Sotheby’s....

Do You Know the Signposts of the LGBT Revolution?

Historians regard symbols as one way of determining the unique  characteristics of a culture. Sometimes the signifiers are auditory — much the way first responders’ sirens...

Share a Perfect Day in Manhattan with Fashion Guru Tim Gunn

Fashion guru Tim Gunn has become nearly as celebrated a part of New York as the landmarks that surround his Manhattan home. His grace, wisdom and urbane charm helped propel TV’s...