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Alex Baczynski-Jenkins

Creating fragmentary choreographies that take movement from everyday life, the British-Polish artist generates a non-normative space of friendship, desire and queer alliance.

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Anne Imhof

The German artist’s performance pieces are based on non-visible communication, with a voyeuristic desire to create an image using non-scripted encounters of bodies.

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Diamond Stingily

Growing up on the West Side of Chicago, Stingily’s experience is directly reflected in her work, her sculptures serving as melancholic totems of a haunted nostalgia.

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Jill Mulleady

In Mulleady’s psychologically leaden and mystically estranged apparitions, mythical monsters commingle with fairy tale creatures, and enigmatic totems overlook unnatural fornications.

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Miao Ying

The Sisyphean nature of Miao Ying’s art—built upon the quicksand of the Chinese cyberspace—may just be its most salient aspect, particularly in light of the “post-Internet” discourse.

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Caroline Mesquita

In the work of the French sculptor, shiny metal bodies gather in obscure social constellations—their bright surfaces seemingly at odds with the grotesque gestures in which they’re frozen.

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Peter Halley

With Ab-Ex, Minimalism and Pop Art embedded in his dna, New York painter Peter Halley began in the early 1980s to create flat, tactile paintings playing on modernist pictorial rules.

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Talia Chetrit

Fellow artist Sahra Motalebi gives an intimate look to Talia Chetrit’s pictures of latent events, and how they capture the performative aspects of photography.

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Lou Dallas

A rag-tag collective of New York artists, designers and self-styled debutantes, Lou Dallas has adopted as its aesthetic a kind of zombie mish-mash of decadent style.

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George Condo

While an exhibition in Berlin confronts his paintings with masterpieces by old masters, the American artist meets his Italian colleague to talk about art, music and rebirth.

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Visualize: The Inevitable Flow

The Paris fashion shows were the climax of a trend centered on subverting the opposition of high and low, bourgeoisie and working class, aristocracy and subculture.

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New Order: The Spooky Bunch

As the global order mutates and the East rises to a position of power, a new series explores the cultural effects of this shift, proposing a story-telling from a different time zone.

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Essay: Jordan Wolfson

With its arcane mixture of absurd humor, spectacle and desire, the artist’s practice channels a dark strain in American culture. 

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Interview: Jordan Wolfson

Arousal, violence, theatricality—all are called into question by the artist’s works, created by choosing to always feel more.

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Bidoun

With a mix of critical irony, quality content and an eclectic roster of contributors, the magazine created a “vernacular disorientalism.”

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Camille Blatrix

Camille Blatrix is evasive. His name alone is misleading; on top of that, his work is consistently difficult to decipher.

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Venus Lau

A native of Hong Kong, the curator is at once an insider and an outsider in the Mainland Chinese art world.

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Jeffrey Joyal

Dead creatures surge with the same anachronistic animism as the distressed hardware and kitschy Americana.

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Sophia Al-Maria

The Qatari-American artist stepped out of the Gulf into the global experience of the consumer world.

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Katja Novitskova

Katja Novitskova’s images became popular to a wider audience by means of their seductive, appealing surfaces.

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Shawn Maximo X Pierre Paulin

The New York-based polymath creates a new series of architectural renderings considering the work of the iconic French designer.

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Julie Verhoeven

When is disgust a good thing? These are the questions and sensations that hit you looking at these images by the British artist.

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Nhu Duong

“When you move to a new country, you naturally try to adjust and reinvent yourself. Fashion can be an expression of that.”

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Visualize: Watching Music

Last July, senior editor Jillian Mapes wrote an article for Pitchfork titled, “Is 2016 Music’s Biggest Year in Decades?”

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Donna Huanca

In her recent work, Donna Huanca addresses the indissoluble schizodynamic basis of extrasensory modes of embodied cognizance.

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Sterling Ruby: Workwear

In 2008, Sterling Ruby designed a basic “work wear” button-down shirt and a pair of jean-style pants to be worn in the studio. Made from the leftover…

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Interview: Huma Bhabha

The artist’s sculptures and drawings convey a hybrid language of worship, and the entropy of a collapsing system.

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Interview: Ron Nagle

The artist’s ceramics express a right-brained sense of craft, color and surface, and a subtle dark humor: “My intention is to make images as ambiguous as possible.”

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Interview: Melanie Schiff

A feminist undercurrent informs images plunged in the tension of everyday and sublime, nostalgia and heartache.

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Interview: John Divola

The Californian photographer’s portraits of vandalized homes are artifacts of his engagement with time, place and circumstance.

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Interview: Sterling Ruby

“I embrace my manic personality traits. My work and the abundance of it comes from an internal drive. I can’t imagine working without my bi-polar disposition.”

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Interview: Mike Davis

The socialist urban theorist talks building and destroying, the crisis of the city, radical solutions, and the apocalypse.

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Interview: Cassils

The artist/bodybuilder inhabits a place where politics of gender, media construction and personal identity cross.

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Sterling Ruby: Tables

Remnants of the metalwork that took place for decades in the warehouse that now functions as the artist’s studio.

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Interview: Raf Simons

The fashion designer discusses collaboration, the creative responsibility for innovation and how to stay punk at the top.

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Sterling Ruby: Landscape

Once described as “Gangsta Rothkos,“ Ruby’s paintings push landscape towards an obnoxious beauty.

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Futura 89+: Bruno Zhu

This series features interviews with artists, writers and practitioners who were born in or after 1989.

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Pioneers: Heimo Zobernig

We recently showed your Untitled (in Red) (2011) in Cologne: a work composed of numerous red neon tubes. And now schwarzescafé [“black café”], an architectural reaction to…

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Pro/Creative: Strippers Lessons

Pleasure, power, instinct, and desire—the Pro/creative series considers visual culture via the bodies that make it. In this issue, Fiona Duncan gives us “strippers’ lessons.”

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Panorama: Cuba

As the cultural calendar increasingly becomes a feast of opportunities to fly off the beaten track, the Panorama series travels the world through the eyes of writers…

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Home Economics

There’s no place like home, sang the popular American playwright Sir Henry Rowley Bishop in 1823. Yes, but whose home? Approaching its fifteenth edition and unveiling its…

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Marguerite Humeau

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and caldron bubble; Fillet of a fenny snake, In the caldron boil and bake; Eye of newt, and toe of…

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Christopher Y. Lew

Despite his signature mohawk, Christopher Y. Lew has been a ubiquitous but unassuming presence in the New York art world for years. Born and raised in New…

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Megan Rooney

In his 1936 essay “The Storyteller,” Walter Benjamin provides a waltzing elegy for the art of storytelling, declaring it to be “reaching its end” amidst modern print…

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Cao Fei

Legend has it that leading up to the International Center of Photography’s 2009 triennial, curators at the New York-based institution had to deploy avatars in Second Life…

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Valerie Keane

Humans love fire ’cause it mocks our rule. Cartoons incite the same ancient envy—to groove past our edges, to move with the logic of thought. But we…

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Sean Raspet

In the flux of post-industrial capital, liquid is the currency that counts. Market analysts monitor its ebb and flow as obsessively as Mad Max’s Immorten Joe, who had…

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Yngve Holen

Airplanes: among the most sophisticated technology we experience in everyday life, they serve as powerful emblems of today’s accelerated and globalized lifestyle, its perks and its discontents….

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Renaud Jerez

Renaud Jerez’s techno-animistic sculptures have lost their protective membranes. Skinless, fluidless and vacant, they sit in wait, lying prone or hanging limp like marionettes…

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Sol Calero

Melons and limes, bananas and pineapples—Sol Calero’s polychromatic canvases suggest that seeing can be a form of sustenance.

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Eckhaus Latta

When I get through to Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta, the connection is faulty. “Sorry, we’re just driving!” explains Eckhaus. He has just joined Latta in LA,…

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Kienholz

For centuries, the aestheticization of violence in art has been the subject of considerable controversy and debate. Up to the early ‘70s, when Edward and Nancy Reddin…

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Producers: DIS

To coincide with the opening of the 9th Berlin Biennale, we bring you an extensive interview with the curatorial team, disruptive NY-based art collective DIS.

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Futura 89+: Darja Bajagić

In a recent tweet you said, “There are people who believe that things that shouldn’t be there mustn’t be shown.” Do you believe that pornography shouldn’t be there? And if it is there…

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Futura 89+: Philipp Timischl

Let’s talk about the project you’re working on as part of your 89plus residency at the Google Cultural Institute in Paris. The project will be presented at your first institutional solo exhibition…

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Futura 89+: Andrew Durbin

We first worked together early this year, when you read at the opening of the inaugural 89plus exhibition “Poetry will be made by all!”, co-curated with Kenneth Goldsmith and hosted…

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Cover Story: Robert Longo

Grown up from an avid consumer of films and TV to taking in most sources from the Internet, American artist Robert Longo is rooted in a generation interested in…

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