Art

Marine Giraudo Returns to Handmade Collage

Marine Giraudo Returns to Handmade Collage

It is a sunny day on Marine Giraudo’s side of the screen, yet a bit windy. In Paris it is pouring rain again, and I had almost forgotten what summer looked like. Marine hadn’t. She’d spent some family time in Bretagne and just met her friends in a country house in the...
Lilo Klinkenberg Turns Flowers into Sculpture

Lilo Klinkenberg Turns Flowers into Sculpture

It’s just past lunchtime in Berlin when Lilo Klinkenberg finishes doing what she does nearly every morning. “I am looking for a big tree to bring to a shoot next week. So I was outside Berlin looking at trees. It was a lovely start to the day!” She bursts out laughing...
Caroline Kent Practices the Joy of Painting

Caroline Kent Practices the Joy of Painting

During a coffee break installing her immersive exhibition “Victoria/Veronica: Making Room” at the MCA, Chicago painter Caroline Kent walks over to Space 159, a concept store in the Gold Coast. She makes a “fancy purchase,” a new notebook. “I like to make lists, but...
Lebanese Designer Najla El Zein Lets Stone Tell the Story

Lebanese Designer Najla El Zein Lets Stone Tell the Story

It’s early morning on the northwest side of Amsterdam when Najla El Zein packs up her bicycle and pedals the short distance from her home to her sculpture studio. There, inside the airy space, she is making sense of the world with her hands in clay, making models for...
Artist Mimi Jung Turns to the Sky for Latest Series

Artist Mimi Jung Turns to the Sky for Latest Series

For Mimi Jung, an artist whose practice centers on handwoven tapestry and sculpture, her work is often biographical, formed by her psyche and landscape. She splits her time between LA and Montana, where she’s building a new studio on nine acres of lush wilderness—an...
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...

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