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This LOEWE Book Set Will Tempt You to Actually Read 'Madame Bovary'

This month, the Spanish brand launches a collection of classics curated by creative director Jonathan Anderson, and featuring iconic photography by Steven Meisel.
Gabriella Karefa-Johnson
3 days ago
Art
Art

Los Angeles: The City of Dreams and Sprawling Art Book Fairs

A recent boom in the City of Angel’s art book fair scene shows the enthusiasm and heterogeneity of its creative community.
Angella D'Avignon
8.10.18
Clothes Before Prose
Clothes Before Prose

How Tom Wolfe Made Clothing a Man’s Deepest Trait in “Bonfire of the Vanities”

In the Tom Wolfe classic, the superficial layer revealed everything you needed to know about a person.
Max Lakin
8.10.18
Books
Books

A New Book Wants You to Welcome the Darkness of the Digital Gothic

In James Bridle’s “New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future,” technology is a force for confusion and opacity rather than enlightenment.
Hettie Judah
7.2.18
Books
Books

“Whitewalling” Is the New Term Describing Exclusion In the Art World

Aruna D'Souza's “Whitewalling : Art, Race & Protest in 3 Acts” addresses spectacle, appropriation, and exclusion in the white cube.
Tiana Reid
5.7.18
Books
Books

Knitting Is Soft and Crafty—and Subversive, Chaotic, and Political

Two recent books look at the emotional comforts and political possibilities of textiles.
Haley Mlotek
4.9.18
Fashion
Fashion

This Tote Bag Has Me Believing That Joan Didion Was a “Frasier” Character the Whole Time

We never saw images of Maris Crane on Frasier… until now??!!
Erin Schwartz
3.23.18
Art
Art

In Alex Da Corte's Spooky New Show, St. Vincent Co-Stars with a One-Eyed Cat

The new horror-tinged works, on view at Karma, New York, explore the darkness behind a placid suburban surface.
Erin Schwartz
2.21.18
BEAUTY SECRETS UNLOCKED
BEAUTY SECRETS UNLOCKED

This Mysterious Medieval Manuscript Looks Like a 15th-Century “Into the Gloss”

Deciphering the Voynich manuscript has obsessed cryptologists and amateur codebreakers for centuries, and the themes you can extract from its enigmatic illustrations are surprisingly contemporary.
Erin Schwartz
2.1.18
Books
Books

"Ultraluminous" is More Than the "Female 'American Psycho'"

Katherine Faw's new novel is the dirtiest, most timely literary bomb.
Philippa Snow
1.30.18
Books
Books

Explore the Dark, Surreal Glamour of Helmut Newton's Monte Carlo

The fashion photographer's images of the capital of Monaco are erotic, precisely composed scenes with a background of urban entropy. Supported by Louis Vuitton.
Erin Schwartz
1.26.18
Art
Art

A Radical Book and Music Store Takes Over a Chinatown Gallery

Critic and curator Bob Nickas has refreshed his domestic feng shui by relocating his personal horde to Martos Gallery. And it's all for sale.
Mary Clarke
1.24.18