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From the Archives: Surface #27, Fall 2000

Eighteen years ago, Surface recognized the graphic novel by profiling Daniel Clowes, a star...

THE LIST
6 Must-See U.S. Exhibitions to Take In This Fall

Make time for contemplation and inspiration this season by exploring these evocative shows hosted...

DOUBLE TAP
The Photographer Who Escapes New York Without Leaving Her Studio

KangHee Kim’s collaged photographs double as portals to dreamy, unknown worlds.

DESIGN
Supreme, Yeezys, and Turquoise Bracelets

How streetwear impresario Harry “Bee” Bernstein became a jewelry designer.

Art
Barbara Kasten Expo Chicago Interview Marathon

Barbara Kasten has designed the set for a five-hour “marathon” of interviews during Expo...

Art
Weekend Cheat Sheet: September 4 – 9, 2018

Minecraft gets the museum treatment, Christopher Kurtz breaks down an antique chair, and more...

Art
Weekend Cheat Sheet: August 27 – September 3, 2018

Architects on making New York City waste-free, the mecca of Danish design, and more cultural intel...

Art
Weekend Cheat Sheet: August 20 – 26, 2018

Jeff Koons vandalizes Rembrandt, MIT scientists take a stab at making art, and more cultural intel...

HOTEL
Nearly 70 Years Later, Le Sirenuse is Still the Most Desirable Hotel in Positano

Owner Antonio Sersale treats his family's famed Italian resort like a living organism, layering in...

Art
No Artist Will Make You Want to Travel Quite Like Christo Does

Christo’s work turns ordinary places into art-world destinations. His latest, a surreal barrel...

Art
Meet the Ghanaian Talent Heating Up Africa’s Contemporary Art Scene

As interest in contemporary African art balloons, Gideon Appah's absorbing, atmospheric work has...

Art
Weekend Cheat Sheet: August 13 – 19, 2018

Juergen Teller’s football fever, light and shadow at Lévy Gorvy, and more cultural intel to help

Art
Weekend Cheat Sheet: August 6 – 12, 2018

How queer representation is lighting up the digital age, inside Robert Rauschenberg’s...

THE LIST
This Creative Consultancy Wants You to Stop and Soak Up Good Design

Noë & Associates applies full-spectrum creativity to encourage people to experience the stories...

Art
Weekend Cheat Sheet: July 30 – August 5, 2018

Eckhaus Latta’s voyeuristic shopping experience at the Whitney, Sue de Beer’s werewolf...