Proceeds go toward rehabilitating the island nation
In the aftermath of a massive earthquake which hit Haiti in January 2010, actor Sean Penn made headlines by almost immediately showing up in the island nation, hoisting supplies and delivering hands-on aid to those affected. Days later, he founded J/P Haitian Relief Organization, ensuring support for the ... More
Interpret words in text, speech, sculpture and technology through this mixed media display
HG Contemporary will host artist Laura Kimpton’s solo exhibition from May 4 through May 26, 2017. The multimedia exhibition, called If WORDS could SPEAK, will focus on the importance of words within text, speech and sculpture.
Different installations will be presented as a complete and cohesive show, including a new series of "Word ... More
The surrealist designer has three exhibits opening around New York City
To Austrian craftsman and designer Robert Stadler , a couch is never just a couch. “Is it liquid or is it solid? It’s in the middle,” says gallerist Julien Lombrail of one of Stadler’s earlier works, an ultra low-rise leather sectional that looks like a sofa crossed with an oil ... More
Chef Nicholas Stefanelli of Masseria shares the sartorial inspiration behind his culinary creations
Before opening Masseria, Chef Nicholas Stefanelli initially found his passion for food through his love of fashion.
At 18-years-old, the Maryland native first worked for a master tailor before eventually visiting Italian design schools, and it was there that he fell for the culinary arts. “Food was always a ... More
Discover artwork in the form of social documentary
Mitchell-Innes & Nash recently debuted a new exhibit in Chelsea, Manhattan, on view from April 6 – May 13, 2017. Chris Johanson: Possibilities showcases new paintings and works on paper that invite you to physically interact with the art.
Johanson’s work engages with the reflective qualities of making art. “I ... More
See these 23-foot constructions for a limited time
This spring, head to Manhattan’s Cooper Square to experience a one-of-a-kind architectural exhibition. The show celebrates John Hejduk, founding dean of The Cooper Union’s Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, and a pioneer of architectural education during the twentieth century. The installation includes a reconstruction of the ... More
Go inside a new exhibit at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design
Resistance movements shape the societies they challenge, nowhere more than in the United States: The country’s entire narrative can be schematized as a series of transformative fights against “the Man,” starting with the American Revolution and culminating ... More
The French artist Pierre Huyghe represents a new breed of sculptor
Not every hermit crab gets to live inside a shell that replicates a Brancusi mask. But one does, and he (she?) is a prime example of why Pierre Huyghe (pronounced “hweeg”) will receive the second annual Nasher Prize—a $100,000 award that promotes contemporary sculpture on a global stage—on April 1. ... More
The handbag designer survived WWII to build an empire on whimsical minaudières
Since 1963, Judith Leiber has armed society women with a sense of joy and whimsy. But before her iconic handbags, known for their playful shapes and diamantine Swarovski shells, were in the clutches of everyone from Sharon Stone to Hillary Clinton, Leiber was a Holocaust survivor and master craftswoman who ... More