longreads

Art

Kara Walker Showed Me the Horror of American Life

Kara Walker's art hurts—and that's a good thing.
Antwaun Sargent
11.12.17
money

Drake’s Favorite Lawyer Wants to Change the World With $2 Bills

Bankruptcy lawyer Steve Reisman has spent the last decade giving away "thousands upon thousands upon thousands" of $2 bills.
Arielle Pardes
6.12.17
Stuff

Marina Abramović Still Doesn’t Give a Fuck

Nearing 70, the artist who built a career off of subversive performance is still pushing boundaries, causing controversies, and influencing the youth.
James Yeh
11.14.16
Art

On Art-Making After Tragedy

The accelerating speed of communication makes artistic responses to trauma impossible to ignore.
Francesca Cacapossela
9.12.16
Art

A Navajo Artist Breaks Down His Tribe’s Urban Outfitters Lawsuit

Lehi Thunder Voice Eagle Sanchez explains how people can buy proper Native arts and crafts.
DJ Pangburn
8.3.16
News

Did Police Homophobia Allow a Serial Killer to Target Gay Men for Over a Year?

40-year-old Stephen Port allegedly drugged and murdered four young men in London after meeting them through Grindr.
Max Daly
4.6.16
Art

Not All Art Is Visible

From Marina Abramovic's performance art to Tom Marioni's 'The Act of Drinking Beer with One's Friends Is the Highest Form of Art,' it's all art.
Matthew Sedacca
12.16.15
Design

Beyond Vivienne Westwood: When Designers Become Activists

The tips, tricks, and secrets we learned from talking to Miki Agrawal and Céline Semaan Vernon at AIGA NY's "Beyond Vivienne Westwood: Fashion brands that are changing the world."
Sami Emory
10.26.15
Features

How One Man Ran the World's Only Menstruation Museum from His Basement

The story of a 73-year-old bachelor, a massive collection of menstrual memorabilia, and the museum that may one day rise again.
Arielle Pardes
9.28.15
Art

How Anonymous Tinder Nudes Became This Artist's Muses

"I love the idea of these total strangers squatting around in their bedrooms trying to get a nice shot of their crotch for me."
Emerson Rosenthal
9.21.15
Art

What's the Deal with the Selfie Generation?

On selfies, Lacan, and the modern mirror stage.
Heidi Harrington-Johnson
8.25.15
Design

Illuminati Art: Inside the Aesthetics of a Modern Conspiracy

The New World Order may not exist—but that doesn’t mean we wouldn't know what it would look like if it did.
Tanja M. Laden
8.18.15
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