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ART
What Not to Miss at FOG Design+Art 2019

The four-day art and design fair will bring global heavy hitters to San Francisco this week....

ON VIEW
At the Reopened Dorado Beach Resort in Puerto Rico, Themes of Ruination and Rebirth

After witnessing nature’s devastating power, the Ritz Carlton property launches its next act with

NEW & NOTABLE
What’s New This Week, From Our List Members

The Future Perfect's San Francisco gallery hosts a Mociun trunk show, Friedman Benda's new "Blow...

Surface x Hennessy
First Look: Hennessy Very Special Collector’s Edition by Vhils

The street artist reimagines his large scale portraits for a series of limited edition bottles.

Partnership
Art Basel Diaries

This year during Art Basel Miami Beach, Surface partnered with Lyft to document the experiences of...

FROM ISSUE NO. 150
Meet the Experimental Designer Behind Hip Hop’s Most Influential (and Elaborate) Live Concert Performances

Michael Mauro has staged shows for acts such as SZA, 6lack, and Lil Uzi Vert.

FROM ISSUE NO. 150
Inside Gentle Monster’s New Flagship Boutique, There’s Much More than Meets the Eye

"[We] deliver our most pure intentions and allow the space to curate emotions around the...

NEW & NOTABLE
What’s New This Week, from Our List Members

Blender Workspace hosts a CBD test-drive event, Venn Floral's rare pop-up, and more.

THE ART ISSUE
Feminism, Fine Art, and Beyoncé: The Guerrilla Girls Sound Off

In a cultural moment defined by unconscionable treatment of women, we host a round-table discussion

DESIGN
Virgil Abloh Redesigns Moët Champagne’s Nectar Rosé Label

"I'm still stuck on trying to make people covet things."

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Louis Vuitton Created a Bespoke Case for Vermeer’s “The Milkmaid”

How do you move a 17th century oil painting from Amsterdam to Tokyo? Leave it to Louis.

News
Announcing the Guerrilla Girls on the Cover of Surface Issue No. 150

This year, our annual Art Issue features the Guerrilla Girls, an anonymous collective of masked...

ON VIEW
M.A.D.Gallery’s Kinetic Art Exhibition Is Like ASMR for Your Eyes

Truly hypnotizing.

SURFACE X MOMA DESIGN STORE
These Artist-Designed Holiday Cards Are Actually Mantle Worthy

MoMA’s holiday cards aren't your typical season's greetings.

Hotels
Want to Live in the World of a Blue Chip Art Collector? Stay at One of Their Hotels

From Manuela and Iwan Wirth to Maja Hoffmann, notable collectors are bringing a curatorial mindset...