How Spain's Financial Crisis Influenced a Generation of Architecture and Design
The Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU) at Cooper Union highlights Spain's most adaptive designers.
Even Simple Collaborations Provide a Necessary Paradox for Artists
A “study center” at the Cooper Union considers the dynamics of joint work efforts.
James Turrell's 'Skyspace' Reopens at MoMA PS1 | Last Week in Art
Also: Dash Snow's family is suing McDonald's.
'America' Is a Solid Gold Toilet | Last Week in Art
In other news: Photojournalist Justin Guariglia teamed up with NASA; and Alec Baldwin's pissed.
9/11 'truthers' vow to never, ever forget
New York's Cooper Union hosts an academic symposium for 'truthers' of all stripes the same weekend as 9/11.
Sumo Wrestling Is Better With Robots
Cooper Union students flexed their mechanical engineering muscle by designing battle-worthy robots.
All in Your Head
Science Made This Chamber Silent, Your Mind Is What Makes It Terrifying
People say they’ve started seeing and hearing things in the dark of an anechoic chamber. But is this a myth?
New York's Attorney General Wants to Know Why This College Isn't Free Anymore
Cooper Union started charging tuition two years ago amid allegations of financial mismanagement, and now the school is having to defend its actions in court.
How James Allister Sprang Transformed from an Art Student to a Hip-Hop Polymath
We talked to the artist and rapper about his work, growing up in Miami before its art scene blew up, and why hip-hop is Art with a capital A.
Sean J Patrick Carney
An Interview with Erin Jane Nelson
"There's always this closet of shit ready to be dropped out at any moment, for any need."
'MATTE' Magazine Presents: Luke Libera Moore
MATTE magazine is an independent journal of photography founded by VICE photo editor Matthew Leifheit in 2010. Issue 22 of MATTE features Luke Libera Moore's darkly psychological high-res fantasies.
The Fight to Save America's Best Free College
President Bharucha probably wasn't too happy when 50 students took over his office at Cooper Union. 200 students and the entire tenured faculty of the art dept., signed a vote of no confidence in Bharucha. All pledged to stay until he steps down.