Art & Design

A New Exhibit of Prison Photos Depicts Life Behind Bars

It’s not commonly known that most U.S. jails and prisons prohibit prisoners from having access to cameras, or that it hasn’t stopped them from recording images....

Rub-a-Dub, Hot Boys In a Tub Captured by Photographer Roger Wingman

Roger Wingman is a NYC-based photographer who tends to point his lens at LGBTQ subjects. “My main demographic is the gay community,” Wingman says....

No Flea Markets for These Clown Paintings: Meet Artist Jumper Maybach

Ben Workman, known in his clown persona as Jumper Maybach, had epiphany one day when as a lark, his grandpa painted his face white for the first time....

How to Put Real Movie Magic into the Home Theater of Your Dreams

Theo Kalomirakis reveals how he creates spaces that rival the magic of the silver screen, while also trying to keep his clients from overspending. Despite the fact that his...

Hockney at 80: The Met Pays Tribute to a Visionary Gay Artist

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will honor artist David Hockney on his 80th birthday with a retrospective kicking off November 27th. The exhibition features some of the artist’s...

Pamper Yourself! Remodel Your Bathroom into a Home Spa

“People have begun to realize that with the right amount of mindful accessorizing, you can actually turn your bathroom into something like a spa,” says Gideon Mendelson,...

Charlie West Lets Residents Live the Resort Life in Midtown

While you’re running around NYC, don’t miss Charlie West (505 W 43rd St.), which aims to allow residents to feel like they’re on a permanent staycation at five-star resort....

A New Book, “French Chateau Living” Puts Readers In Luxury’s Lap

By Barbara de Nicolaÿ | Flammarion; $75; Part of what makes The Château du Lude so rare is the fact that it survived the French Revolution....

Art, Family Come Together at LA’s Marciano Art Foundation

Thursdays through Saturdays The newest family-driven modern art museum has opened in LA, and the collection — belonging to the two brothers who created GUESS? Jeans — is a...

Peek inside Christie’s Through “The Jewelery Archives Revealed”

By Vincent Meylan | ACC Publishing; $95 Christie’s is a jewelry lover’s dream — a repository where some of the world’s most valuable pieces have been protected and...

A Daring New MoMa Exhibit Asks: “Is Fashion Modern?”

Fashion may be subjective, but we’re pretty sure MoMa’s tantalizing new exhibit Items: Is Fashion Modern? (which opens October 1) will be turning heads. It consists of 111...

Handpainted Loving Vincent Is a Film Feast for the Eyes

This visually unique motion picture employs the dreamlike “rotoscope” technique in which animation is traced over live motion picture footage, as seen in some of Richard...