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Banksy’s Short-Lived Coronavirus Message

Banksy’s Short-Lived Coronavirus Message

Banksy is at it again. The artist sprayed and stenciled a London Underground train with rats that use a face mask as a parachute, hoard hand sanitizer, and sneeze, leaving a trail of blue mucus in their wake. Banksy debuted his latest work in a video on Instagram...
Rhett Baruch on Art Curation as a Form of Survival

Rhett Baruch on Art Curation as a Form of Survival

“I was influenced somehow or another by doodads,” art dealer Rhett Baruch tells me, utterly sincere. “Doodad,” by definition, means (literally) nothing. It’s a placeholder for words we cannot recall, like a gizmo, a whatsit, something Ariel would collect in The Little...
How Marc Fornes Blurs Art with Architecture

How Marc Fornes Blurs Art with Architecture

In the back corner of a large building in Dumbo, bars and shops at the base and a maze of offices and studios throughout, I find my way to an assembly of colorful, thin, planar elements: creatures, structures, surfaces. This is the space of Marc Fornes, architect and...
Taking Twists and Turns with 3D Artist Chris Labrooy

Taking Twists and Turns with 3D Artist Chris Labrooy

In Chris Labrooy’s digital reality, his love of sports cars, California sun, and midcentury design fuses into pleasant mayhem. I spoke to Chris from his home studio in Scotland—where he crafts his instantly recognizable 3D illustrations—about design, Porsches, fake...
5 Must-Reads for the Design-Minded Book Lover

5 Must-Reads for the Design-Minded Book Lover

There’s been no shortage of exemplary books to pass over our desks recently, with works as diverse as George Saunders’ award-winning experimental lit and a graphic history of Chicago’s bizarre gang business cards. Here we spotlight five must-reads...