Art & Design

A Stitch in Time: The Met Looks Back at Designer Rei Kawakubo

Rei Kawakubo is a world renowned designer, known for adding edgy twists to conventional styles....

Pierre & Gilles: Looking Back on Forty Years of Love and Art

Forty years ago, Pierre Commoy and Gilles Blanchard solidified their romantic partnership; to celebrate, they’ve released a career retrospective: Pierre et Gilles: 40...

Pierre & Gilles: Looking Back on Forty Years of Love and Art

Forty years ago, Pierre Commoy and Gilles Blanchard solidified their romantic partnership; to celebrate, they’ve released a career retrospective: Pierre et Gilles: 40...

The Leslie Lohman Museum Presents Expanded Visions: Fifty Years of Collecting

This March, New York’s premiere museum for gay and lesbian art is reopening its doors after taking a hiatus to accommodate a greatly-anticipated expansion of the SoHo location....

Kerry James Marshall: One Artist’s View of Black History

March 12–July 3 In the 600-year history of the African American experience, there are tragically few known and collected artists and even fewer representations of black people...

Hippie Haute Couture Celebrated at NYC Gallery Showing

The Museum of Arts and Design exhibit is called “Counter-Couture: Fashioning Identity in the American Counterculture.” But you’d be just fine thinking about it...

Becoming Andy Warhol Brings Pop Art Full Circle

Before Warhol was Warhol, he was just another commercial illustrator who sought to break out into the art scene in NYC....

DIFFA: Confronting AIDS through Art and Design

What’s more fabulous than a hall full of designer dining rooms? The fact that every chair is a step in the right direction....

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Celebrates Merce Cunningham

Seminal modern dance figure Merce Cunningham will receive a major retrospective at both the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center starting this...

Smithsonian David Hockney Doc: Less Than Meets the Eye?

David Hockney has always been an iconoclast in the art world. He’s not as ubiquitous as contemporaries (and fellow gay artists) Andy Warhol or Keith Haring, but anyone who...

BOOK: Kelly Hoppen: The Art of Interior Design

The imagery in this autobiography-meets-lookbook is so appealing that it borders on too extravagant....

Unpacking Fashion at the Met

Past exhibitions at the met costume Institute have focused on geographic regions, cultural movements and important designers, but this season’s exhibition will be more of a...