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Design

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.
Anna Marks
11.5.16
Art

Even Simple Collaborations Provide a Necessary Paradox for Artists

A “study center” at the Cooper Union considers the dynamics of joint work efforts.
Diana Shi
10.15.16
Art

James Turrell's 'Skyspace' Reopens at MoMA PS1 | Last Week in Art

Also: Dash Snow's family is suing McDonald's.
Nathaniel Ainley
10.10.16
Art

'America' Is a Solid Gold Toilet | Last Week in Art

In other news: Photojournalist Justin Guariglia teamed up with NASA; and Alec Baldwin's <i>pissed</i>.
Nathaniel Ainley
9.19.16
News

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.
John Surico
4.6.15
Music

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
1.7.15
Photo

An Interview with Erin Jane Nelson

"There's always this closet of shit ready to be dropped out at any moment, for any need."
Kyle Laidig
7.2.14
mattel

'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 <i>MATTE</i> features Luke Libera Moore's darkly psychological high-res fantasies.
Matthew Leifheit
3.13.14
News

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.
Molly Crabapple
5.9.13