Art & Design

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“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...

How Karl Lagerfeld Helped Reinvent a City

When Karl Lagerfeld returns to Hamburg, people take notice. As an arbiter of luxury and indulgence, few people are more influential than the Hamburg-born kaiser of couture who...

LCMA Presents “Outliers and American Vanguard Art” in November

LACMA will bring the lauded exhibition Outliers and American Vanguard Art to its galleries starting November 18. The project explores pivotal moments when avant-garde artists and...

John Waters’ Art Exhibition “Indecent Exposure” Brings His Signature Satire Home to Baltimore

“Indecent Exposure” is the new John Waters exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art. And hard as it is to believe, it’s the first such exhibition in his hometown....

By the Way: Will Nomad Chic Be the Fashion Look for 2019?

Looking for a fashion trend to follow? Byron scoped out the new collection from Brunello Cucinelli in search of inspiration. It seems that this tumultuous year has driven us back...

Genius Grants: Meet the LGBTQ MacArthur Fellows of 2018

The MacArthur Foundation has announced its 2018 MacArthur Fellows, several of whom either identify as LGBTQ or are doing groundbreaking work on LGBTQ issues. The MacArthur...

Is Your Bedroom a Place for Love, Sex or Sleep? An Expert Can Tell

New York based interior designer Charles Farruggio dishes about the most personal room in the house. Whether your bedroom is large and super-luxe, or small and nest-like, the key...

How Do You Create the Ideal Floral Design for Your Wedding?

For thoughts on wedding blooms we consulted Barbara Mele of Gatherings Floral Design and the FlowerSchool of New York: METROSOURCE: What do you wish people knew before coming to...

Provincetown, MA: Come for an LGBT Vacation, Stay for the Artwork

Provincetown’s art scene is not nearly as famous among LGBT vacationers as the town’s seasonal events — including their spectacular Fourth of July weekend, Bear...

Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done

This September, the Museum of Modern Art will display a major exhibition, Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done, celebrating the obstacles and accomplishments of the Judson...