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Alex Garland
THE NOVELIST TURNED SCREENWRITER NOW ADDS FILM DIRECTOR TO HIS LIST OF BRILLIANT CAREERS. HIS DEBUT FEATURE TURNS THE ANXIETY OVER ARTIFICIAL.
Interview Magazine December 2015
Garth Risk Hallberg
Garth Risk Hallberg
THE BRILLIANT DEBUT NOVELIST DIVES RIGHT INTO THE HEART, DRUGS, SOUL, AND SOUND OF 1970S NEW YORK.
Interview Magazine December 2015
Renata Adler
Renata Adler
Occasionally there are writers talented enough to define their generations. But rarely does one have the endurance and acuity to define half a century.
Interview Magazine August 2014
Ben Lerner
Ben Lerner
The poet turned novelist brings his mind-bending, timetwisting, radical prose experiments to the streets of New York with his second novel. And this time, we're all in it tog ether
Interview Magazine September 2014
Robert Stone
Robert Stone
The Total Anti­Totalist Robert Stone
Interview Magazine online
Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei
On the ground in China with the dissident artist leading a global revolution
Interview Magazine August 2013
Andra Ursuta
Andra Ursuta
The New York–based artist conjures dark memories and hostile forces
Interview Magazine June 2013
Barbara Kruger
Barbara Kruger
The artist who transformed questions of consumption and control into a signature form
Interview Magazine March 2013
Rachel Kushner
Rachel Kushner
The author talks about Reno, L.A., and the art world
Interview Magazine online
Zadie Smith
Zadie Smith
The author comes of age with her latest novel—and it's more tongue than teeth.
September 9, 2012 Interview Magazine
Toni
Morrison
Toni Morrison
After a four-decade career that has helped change the conversation about race and gender in America, Toni Morrison still has plenty left to say.
Interview Magazine MAY 2012
314 Bedford
314 Bedford
First Person: 314 Bedford
March 12, 2012 The Paris Review Daily
Heidi Julavits
Heidi Julavits
The Brilliant Complications of Heidi Julavits
Interview Magazine APRIL 2012
The Monster of Kings Island
The Monster of Kings Island
The monsters of Southern Ohio had long wait lines and strict height requirements. But...
MAY 2, 2014 NYTIMES Magazine
Gore Vidal
Gore Vidal
American's most unflinching biographer recalls scenes from his last forty years
V Magazine
Michael Stipe
Michael Stipe
For more than three decades, R.E.M. has been one of the most perpetually forward-thinking bands in rock. The lead singer is now ready to do a little looking back.
Interview Magazine
Don Bachardy
Don Bachardy
Christopher Isherwood died in 1986, leaving a legacy of timeless writing and his young artist lover Don Bachardy. To this day, their romance remains Hollywood's greatest gay love story.
Another Man
Mary-Kate Olsen
Mary-Kate Olsen
The actress is no longer a co-star in her own life.
Interview Magazine
Bret Easton Ellis reading
Bret Easton Ellis reading
A review of Bret Easton Ellis's reading in Washington, D.C, in summer 2010
Fantastic Man
Errol Morris
Errol Morris
The documentary filmmaker on how he investigates the scene of the crime
V Magazine
Alex Gibney
Alex Gibney
An interview with the director on the life and times of Hunter S. Thompson
V Magazine
Judith Eisler
Judith Eisler
The abstract painter of films
Interview Magazine
Elad Lassry
Elad Lassry
The neo-picture artist redefines the beauty of stock photography
Interview Magazine
L.A. Artists
L.A. Artists
Artists of the 21st Century art city
Interview Magazine
Alex da Corte
Alex da Corte
The wild, messy, heartbreaking art of Alex da Corte Interview
Interview Magazine
A History of Violence
A History of Violence
In the last decade, artists and designers have turned their attention to weapons as art objects. Welcome to the culture of the pretty hate machine
V Magazine V43
Adam Kimmel and the Manly Craft of Fashion Design
The Manly Craft of Fashion Design
Catching up with designer Adam Kimmel on his recent menswear collection
08/1/2007 Fantastic Man
Adam Kimmel
Adam Kimmel
Inspired by artists of the legendary New York School, downtown menswear designer Adam Kimmel has conceived a functional new line for the artist in all of us
Purple Magazine Winter 2007
Andy Stillpass: Artist in Residence
Andy Stillpass: Artist in Residence
An Ohio collector's home is a perpetual work in progress
New York Times Magazine
Art Lives
Art Lives
On-the-make art talents tell how they work, what inspires them, and what really pisses them off
VMAN 3
The Art of the Game
The Art of the Game
Jocks and artists rarely come in the same package. But five male talents have turned tackles, serves, slam dunks, and pitching stats into art
VMAN 6
On the House
On the House
Barbara Jakobson and the new objet du jour: Your own "art" bar
New York Times Magazine Fall 2006
Barry Friedman and Marc Benda
Barry Friedman & Marc Benda
Two gallerest have helped turn a nonexistent American collecting market into one that's increasingly on the level with fine art
06/1/2007 I.D. Magazine
Basel by the Beach
Basel by the Beach
Once more, the Swiss art fair flies sound to Miami where art and commerce mix as freely as rum and juice
V Magazine
Benjamin Kunkel
Benjamin Kunkel
Writer Benjamin Kunkel’s first novel, Indecision, is a trip where many questions are asked and few decisions get made
V Magazine
Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt
This fall he stars as America's favorite outlaw. But in real life he's only playing the good guy
V Magazine
Christian Holstad
Christian Holstad
The New York artist's latest sex-shop adventure and the history of gay art in America
ARTFORUM MAY2006
The City of Eternal Youth
The City of Eternal Youth
The New York Art Scene: an essay
Perfect Magazine
Dash Snow
Dash Snow
Dash Snow is the rising star of the New York art scene—and a committed political protester
VMAN 7
David Armstrong
David Armstrong
In 1979, David Armstrong went with his friends and his camera up to Provincetown. The rest happens in our heads
V Magazine V50
David Benjamin Sherry
David Benjamin Sherry
New York photographer David Benjamin Sherry takes personal pictures and makes them magic
VMAN
Disaster Art
Disaster Art
Five male artists turn their attention to the catastrophic
VMAN 8
Drew Berrymore
Drew Berrymore
You’ve known Drew Berrymore since she was six. Prepare for the actress everyone loves to show a side no one’s ever seen
08/2006 V Magazine
Ed Ruscha
Ed Ruscha
Interview with iconic Los Angeles painter Ed Ruscha on California then and now
3/1/2006 The Believer
Edmund White
Edmund White
On the release of his memoir My Lives, the iconic gay writer Edmund White proves he can lie down with the past and have amazing sex with the present
V Magazine 40
Emile de Antonio
Emile de Antonio
The radical documentarian caught the conspiracies and crosshairs of the 1960s and 70s
V Magazine
Eric Fischl
Eric Fischl
Interview with New York bad-boy painter Eric Fischl
12/01/04 The Believer
Finely Drawn
Finely Drawn
Sketch drawing has struggled to be taken seriously. But in the past few years, putting pen or pencil to paper has broken through to the art world elite
VMAN 5
Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani
For the past 17 years, she has stood as the punk siren of the band No Doubt. But there is more to Gwen Stafani's platinum blonde life than meets the eye. There's her fashion line, her acting career, and her first solo dance album with a little help from some music-industry heavies
V Magazine V31
On Renting Tuxes
On Renting Tuxes
My life of tuxedos—all rented
Bergdorf Goodman
Headshots
Headshots
A new generation of artists has cast a colective eye toward men—capturing both lothario and prey, both the naked and the buried—in Gortex
VMAN 4
Hello Natty
Hello Natty
Don't worry, kids. They're still the Beastie Boys
New York Times Magazine
I Love Fashion
I Love Fashion
Essay: you can’t dress up in the revolutions of your parents
7/15/2007 Vice Magazine
I Want My MOMA-TV
I Want My MOMA-TV
How a music video becomes a work of art
V Magazine
Joan Didion
Joan Didion
Joan Didion chronicled the 20th century like no other American writer. Now she's starting on the 21st.
V Magazine
John Ashbery
John Ashbery
Interview with the great living poet of the New York School
V Magazine
Jonathan Lethem
Jonathan Lethem
Writer Jonathan Lethem takes on new territory in his latest novel—the love and stumbles of a young California rock band
V Magazine V46
Jonathan Safran Foer
Jonathan Safran Foer
What can a 24-year-old guy barely out of college possible have to teach us about love, life, and loss? In Jonathan Safran Foer's stunning literary debut, everything is illuminated
V Magazine V17
A la Recherche de Ranch Perdu
A la Recherche de Ranch Perdu
Rebuilding his childhood home, Keith Edmier is a man with a floor plan
New York Times Magazine Fall 20007
Bob Colacello
Bob Colacello
The Journalist: Mr. Bob Colacello has seen everything and met everybody in American society, high and low, uptown and downtown, east coast and west.
Fantastic Man
Keith Gessen
Keith Gessen
Writer Keith Gessen's first book of fiction is the tough side of intellectual idealism
V Magazine V52
Ladies Who Launch
Ladies Who Launch
The women who want to turn New York City into a giant, free contemporary art space
New York Times Magazine Spring 2008
Under the Influence of the Underground
Under the Influence of the Underground
Artist-musician Lizzi Bougatsos plays like fire
V Magazine V24
Joey Gabriel
Joey Gabriel
A guide to living dangerously by one who has
Summer 2008 Portfolio
Chloe Sevigny
Chloe Sevigny
An interview with the New York actress
Spring 2008 Uniqlo
Aleksandra Mir
Aleksandra Mir
In 1999 on a Dutch beach, Aleksandra Mir constructed a lunar landscape out of sand, erected an American flag on the highest peak, and declared herself "The First Woman on the Moon."
December 2003/January 2004 Believer
Smith and Saltz
Roberta Smith & Jerry Saltz
Two of New York's top art chritics prove that their passions for art and for criticism are lifetime commitments that mean never having to say your sorry.
Interview Magazine
Seth Price
Seth Price
A discussion with the artist about the making of How to Disappear in America
The Believer May 2013
Joshua Ferris
Joshua Ferris
In his latest novel, the new york author delivers an ode to god, shifting online identities, the power of doubt, and the profound alienation of dentistry
May 2014 Interview Magazine
Teju Cole
Teju Cole
The American-born, Nigerian-raised novelist connects disconnected worlds—by book, by twitter, by any device that holds his weight
March 2014 Interview Magazine
Karen Russell
Karen Russell
The writer on her second book of short stories
Interview Magazine online
David Armstrong
David Armstrong
The question of biography is a loaded one when evaluating the work of artists—particularly photographers such as David, who relied as much on formal structures as the intimacies he created with subjects in the temporary safety zones of his camera frame.
ARTFORUM 11.14.14
Teddy Wayne
Teddy Wayne
The writer on creating his own pop phenomenon
Interview Magazine online
Michael Hainey
Michael Hainey
On his memoir about the mystery of his father
Interview Magazine online
Jonathan Galassi
Jonathan Galassi
Jonathan Galassi finds his world.
Interview Magazine APRIL 2012
Nathan Englander
Nathan Englander
Three's a charm for Nathan Englander. A quick wit may come naturally to the 42-year-old native New Yorker, but that doesn't mean he doesn't work hard.
Interview Magazine
Bret Easton Ellis
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
At age 93, the lEGENDARY poet, publisher, activist, AND BEAT ICON isn't done reshaping the nation's literary landscape
Interview Magazine
Dennis Cooper
Dennis Cooper
Speaking in tongues with Dennis Cooper.
Interview Magazine
Michael Alig
Martin Amis
The ultimate rogue British novelist won't stop saying what he thinks. And what he thinks about is an honest worldview.
Interview Magazine
Patti Smith
Patti Smith
A rock god and the definition of real in New York
Interview Magazine
Roman Polanski
Roman Polanski
The notorious director has made some of Hollywood's most compelling films outside of the Hollywood machine
Interview Magazine
Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
The actress has blazed a trail of twisted, darker performances that haunt to this day
Interview Magazine
Bret Easton Ellis
Bret Easton Ellis
One of literature's most controversial stars heads back to Los Angeles
Interview Magazine
Michael Alig
Michael Alig
In the early '90s, he was the king of the New York club kids. Then the night came crashing down
Interview Magazine
Virginia Overton
Virginia Overton
The New York artist takes back minimalism's favorite light source
Interview Magazine
Agathe Snow for the Deutsche Guggenheim
Agathe Snow
Agathe Snow's art work in last decade
Deutsche Guggenheim
Agathe Snow
Agathe Snow
An interview with young artists on the eve of a new decade
Interview Magazine
Jonathan Horowitz
Jonathan Horowitz
An interview with young artists on the eve of a new decade
Interview Magazine
Kelley Walker
Kelley Walker
An interview with young artists on the eve of a new decade
Interview Magazine
Banks Violette
Banks Violette
An interview with young artists on the eve of a new decade
Interview Magazine
Katherine Bernhardt
Katherine Bernhardt
An interview with young artists on the eve of a new decade
Interview Magazine
Mathew Cerletty
Mathew Cerletty
An interview with young artists on the eve of a new decade
Interview Magazine
Kori Newkirk
Kori Newkirk
An interview with young artists on the eve of a new decade
Interview Magazine
Gedi Sibony
Gedi Sibony
An interview with young artists on the eve of a new decade
Interview Magazine
Dash Snow
Dash Snow
An interview with young artists on the eve of a new decade
Interview Magazine
Review: plant
Review: plant
A review of a houseplant
Fantastic Man
Review: hangover
Review: hangover
A review of a bad hangover
Fantastic Man
Adam McEwen
Adam McEwen
An interview with young artists on the eve of a new decade
Interview Magazine
Work of Art
Work of Art
Reviewing the art-world reality television show
Artforum
Mathew Cerletty
Mathew Cerletty
Openings: New York artist paints young ambiguity
4/1/2004 ARTFORUM
Matias Faldbakken
Matias Faldbakken
Norwegian artist proves that every protest leads to the corporate end, and every real is a forgery. What's left?
3/1/2008 ARTFORUM
Fighting Words
Fighting Words
Writer Moses Isegawa charts love and violence in his native Uganda one warlord at a time
V Magazine
Time Warp
Time Warp
Photographer Nanci Sarrouf followed the music and guided her lens through the indulgent night habits of downtown New York in the late '90s. Here is a look into her album
V Magazine
The Curator
The Curator
Nancy Spector is the Guggenheim's Beacon of Contemporary Art
3-Dec-06 New York Times Magazine
Nate Lowman
Nate Lowman
Nate Lowman snatches bumper stickers, newspaper headlines, and photos found in the trash for aggressive art productions
VMAN 5
Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer
An interview with the ultimate American writer before they became extinct
V Magazine
Not for Sale
Not for Sale
Hanging out with New York's coolest gallerist Colin de Land
Arena Homme Plus
Patrik Ervell
Patrik Ervell
Patrik Ervell is a menswear designer in the very best American sportswear tradition
Fantastic Man
Reena Spaulings
Reena Spaulings
The ultimate New York novel turned on its head by Bernadette Corporation
ARTFORUM OCT2005
Rick Moody
Rick Moody
In his latest story collection, Brooklyn writer Rick Moody envisions a terrifying landscape where New York is annihilated and a new drug takes over what's left. It's a brave new world that only Moody could spin
V Magazine V47
Robert Altman
Robert Altman
Legendary director Robert Altman changed American cinema in the 1970s and in so doing changed the way we look at the stories of our own lives
V Magazine
Your Friends and Neighbors
Your Friends and Neighbors
They sleep right under you. Enjoy the same restaurants. Use the same street. But that's okay, because you live in their city. In his latest book, writer Robert Sullivan examines the darker, dirties, trash-strewn history of rats in America—one tail at a time
V Magazine V28
Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie
Some writers are national treasures. Salman Rushdie is an international necessity. From his days in hiding to his life above ground in New York, Rushdie doesn't write about one big world. He writes about all of them
V Magazine
Sculpture Culture
Sculpture Culture
A new generation of male artists are reinvigorating sculpture suing comic forms, unexpected appropriations, and sharp political spins
VMAN 3
Sean Wilsey
Sean Wilsey
How can a man all of 35 pen a memoir that shakes the entire city of San Francisco? Writer Sean Wilsey's autobiography is a glorious read far stranger than fiction
V Magazine 35
Chile Yesterday, Hot Tomorrow
Chile Yesterday, Hot Tomorrow
Since relocating from Santiago, Sebastian Errazuriz has coped with anonymity for a whole year. It's beginning to get old
Sep-07 I.D. Magazine
Sketchy Characters
Sketchy Characters
The fine art of courtroom drawing
4/1/2005 ARTFORUM
Susan Choi
Susan Choi
In her latest novel, writer Susan Choi tackles the explosive nature of paranoia and blame delivered Unabomber-style
1/1/2008 V Magazine 51
Taryn Simon
Taryn Simon
The young New York photographer shoots a lot of American secrets
032C
Tom Savini
Tom Savini
Horror movie stars aren't only made by running from knife-weilding maniacs in front of the camera. Special effects makeup artist Tom Savini is responsible for some of the most horrifying gore in modern cinema
V Magazine
Vendela Vida: Vendela Vida
Vendela Vida
Writer Vendela Vida has a talent for getting into the minds of her subjects. In her debut novel she takes the lead of one young woman and holds a gun to it
V Magazine V24
Vija Celmins
Vija Celmins
Artist Vija Celmins takes simple images of spiderwebs, waves, and star fields and creates a galxy of beautiful no return
V Magazine
Welcome to Jonestown
Welcome to Jonestown
Filmmaker Ondi Timoner’s stunning documentary DIg! brings the massacre of Brian Jonestown Massacre into focus
V Magazine
Well Hung
Well Hung
A new wave of photographers is producing work that doesn't merely resuscitate old motifs. These cameramen are barreling ahead with an awareness of how photography's conventions and restrictions can be turned upside down
VMAN 2
Winter in Rio
Winter in Rio
The politics, parties, clothes, and global repositioning at work in Rio de Janeiro during Rio Fashion Week
V Magazine
Poland Springs
Poland Springs
Hedi Slimane introduces us to Zbigniew Rogalski, the rising star of Poland's bubbling art scene
VMAN 6
Zves
Zves
French graffiti artist goes after big brands
Sep-08 INVERVIEW
Gardar Eide Einarsson
Gardar Eide Einarsson
The Norwegian artist is one of the sharpest critics of macho American youth culture
Sep-08 INVERVIEW
Matthew Barney
Ren Master
This summer, artist Matthew Barney took death for a test drive. Composer Jonathan Bepler supplied a wicked driving mix
Aug-08 INVERVIEW
The White Album
The White Album
Joan Didion's The White Album, thirty years later
Interview Magazine