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Alexandra Bircken

On the occasion of her touring retrospective, the German artist talks about her previous career in fashion, an obsession with materials, and cutting objects in two to reveal their inner lives.

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KAYA

Talking about their collaborative enterprise, described as a “third consciousness”, Kerstin Brätsch and Debo Eilers discuss origins, performativity, and embracing the formalized.

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Harumi Yamaguchi

Sexy and westernized, the women depicted by the pioneering Japanese airbrush artist are described by Francesca Gavin as active, irreverent and empowered.

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Darja Bajagić

The paintings of the Montenegro-born, New York-based artist address subjects as sex and violence, challenging the viewer’s perspective and complicating binary notions of morality.

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Pierson vs. Weinberger

The release of two new books provides an occasion for the celebrated American photographer to juxtapose his early pictures with a lifetime’s work by the Swiss outsider.

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John Russell

A new absurdist neo-noir set in a dystopic future marks a cacophonic entry into John Russell’s uneasy body of work: a chaotic imaginary suspended between gothic camp and leftist critique.

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Torbjørn Rødland

In conversation with fellow L.A. resident Alex Israel, the Norwegian artist-photographer explains how he infuses an ironic critique with spiritual longing and suspended, surreal ambiguity.

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Kahlil Joseph

Distilling his vision between the mainstream and commissions from major museums, the LA-based filmmaker occupies a peculiar overlap space in the Venn diagram of art and the moving image.

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Wu Tsang

Riding the tension between documentary and fiction, the Chinese-American artist challenges fixed notions of truth with emotional storytelling, devotional rituals, and a new experience of intimacy.

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Shayne Oliver

Tthe HBA founder and fashion rebel talks community, experimentation process, and his newest collaboration with the legendary Helmut Lang label.

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