Art & Design

Everything — Including the Kitchen Sink

How do you design a place for creating culinary masterpieces, cleaning up afterwards and all the moments in between? Start with a dream and find the reality. Most artists prefer...

Barack and Michelle Obama Return to D.C. for Ceremonial Portrait Unveiling

Former President Barack Obama and ex-First Lady Michelle reappeared in Washington D.C. yesterday to preside over the unveiling of their official portraits....

Chicago Trips Over a New Psychedelic Exhibit from Artist Paul Heyer

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, located near Water Tower Place in downtown Chicago, boasts a permanent collection with over 2,500 artworks that span media and movements...

Artist/Author Chris Ware’s Monograph Celebrates the Work of a Lifetime

Prepare to be drawn in by Monograph, a career-spanning collection of works from renowned artist and author Chris Ware. Celebrated for his work in The New Yorker, Ware is a...

New Schiaparelli Book Explores Her Inner Circle: Dali, Picasso, Cocteau

By André Leon Talley, Donald Albrecht, Dawn Ades, Hamish Bowles, Angelo Flaccavento, Dilys Blum and Justine Picardie; | Rizzoli New York; $85 Elsa Schiaparelli may be best known...

“Fabulous” New Tom Britt Book Takes Readers Into Luxe Living

Fabulous! The Dazzling Interiors of Tom Britt | By Mitchell Owens;Rizzoli New York; $75 Tom Britt is a world renowned designer whose specific style has attracted many famous...

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,...