Art & Design

Fine art, design, interiors, fashion, architecture, performance, commercial art, and more.

Choosing New Contemporary Furniture for Your Home

Add a touch of chic to your digs with the clean lines and sculptural forms of modern furniture. Many people say they love modern furniture, but they often don’t really know what...

4 Inspiring Quotes from Lesbian Filmmaker Barbara Hammer, Dead at 79

Experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer was an extraordinary artist and member of the LGBTQ community. She was a pioneer in putting feminism on film, and she explored lesbian...

See Most of Pablo Picasso’s Blue and Rose Period in One Place

If you admire the work of Pablo Picasso, you may want to put Switzerland on your travel itinerary this spring. In February, the Foundation Beyeler launched one of the most...

Keith Haring: Artist, AIDS Activist and a Casualty of the Crisis

It took less than 10 years for artist Keith Haring to rise to international fame using little more than outlines and primary colors. He was dead from AIDS complications by age 31....

Meet the Comics Creator Who Brought X-Men’s Iceman Out of the Closet

sina grace was determined to be an indie graphic storyteller. then he got the chance to help a superhero come out of the closet. Out of the closet and into the limelight, comic...

Harry Bush May Be the World’s Best Unknown Gay Erotic Artist

Harry Bush, an expert at depicting the male form, might be the best gay erotic artist unknown to the public. Bush loathed gay culture, which he regarded as shallow. He was...

Tom of Finland Set the Standard for Gay Erotic Art

Known as Tom of Finland, Touko Laaksonen is credited for setting the standard for gay erotic art. He created an out-of-reach and impossible to ignore image of gay masculinity...

The Warwick Rowers Return for a 10th Anniversary Edition Calendar

Doing good never looks as fine as it does when gracing the pages of The Warwick Rowers’ annual calendar. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the calendar features...

What Are the Essentials to Create the Media Room of Your Dreams?

When people think media rooms, they frequently see opulent simulations of movie palaces in their own home. But don’t haul out the red-flocked wallpaper and stadium seating just...

“New York Splendor” Unlocks the City’s Most Memorable Rooms

“I often think of Manhattan apartments and town houses as secret gardens, hidden from view by building facades behind which flower personal expressions of great taste and...

“Jewelry: The Body Transformed” Tracks Adornment History at the Metropolitan Museum

Beads and baubles, talismans and trinkets, shimmer and shine: since the dawn of man, we’ve been finding inventive ways to adorn ourselves. Now with Jewelry: The Body...

By the Way: What Color Will 2019 Be?

Recently, Benjamin Moore announced its Color of the Year 2019: Metropolitan AF-690, a stylish gray with cool undertones; we get some perspective on using the hue from people with...