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

Data for Black Lives Is an Organization Using Analytics as a Tool for Social Change

The future-facing group applies information science to community building.

Rob Goyanes

The MTA and De Blasio's Electronic Ads Threaten New Yorkers with Visual Overload

Animated billboards and sponsored Wi-Fi stations are beginning to permeate New York, but their aesthetic is predictably corporate.

Sam Holleran

Why Every "Black Panther" Fan is Tweeting About This Wicker Chair

Fans have noticed similarities between a poster of Chadwick Boseman as the superheroic Black Panther and a 1967 portrait of Black Panthers co-founder Huey P. Newton. It's an important reference.

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Kanye West Relaxing Alone with Salad

Kanye chose a lazy Berlin weekend over the Grammys. Good for him!

Erin Schwartz

Google and the A.I. Gaze

The popular Google Arts & Culture app performs the feminized job of making people smile.

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The Millennial Paradox of Tide PODS

Accompanied by an original artwork​ from Chloe Wise, our generation's consummate painter of food, GARAGE undertakes an exploration of Tide PODS: why?

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A Santiago Drag Scene Parties Against Right-Wing Politics

For Chilean "transformistas," drag represents a dissenting voice against the wave of conservatism currently sweeping the nation.

Mathias Rosenzweig

Would Lady Bird Dress Like Joan Didion?

April Napier's costumes for Greta Gerwig's "Lady Bird" capture the emotional reality of early-aughts teenagerhood.

Erin Schwartz

The Futuristic Food We’ll Be Eating in 2018

From upscale gelatin to lab-grown meat, futuristic food is taking a campy turn.

Erin Schwartz

How To Write a Sex Scene

Writing prose that feels erotic rather than clinical is harder than it sounds. Plus, an excerpt from Allegra Huston's debut novel "Say My Name," which goes on sale today.

Allegra Huston

Jeff Koons Is Your Life Coach

The artist muses about art, accessibility, and the nature of transcendence in his newest video with GARAGE. Supported by Louis Vuitton.

Erin Schwartz
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