#artist Stories

Artist Statement
Egyptian-Honduran Artist Jackie Milad Pays Tribute to an Avant-Garde Feminist Poet

With her 11-year-old son's drawings interwoven throughout, the mixed-media piece dedicated to...

Designer of the Day
Designer of the Day: Hannah Polskin

Hannah Polskin is the ace of shapes. Whether it be her soothing diptychs and triptychs or amorphous

A London Artist Who Uses Tarot Cards to Draw Essence

Cartomancer Lucia Dami depicts inner divine femininity in her ethereal illustrations.

The Fashion Bricolage of Job Smeets

The Dutch provocateur wears his irreverence on his sleeves.

Meet Tokyo’s Most Daring Florist

Floral artist Makoto Azuma pushes the boundaries of art, fashion, and nature with his experimental...

Jorge Pardo Continues to Redefine What It Means to Live With Art

The artist's exploration into the intersections among design, painting, sculpture, and everyday...

Emil Lukas: Perception is Everything

We tour an exhibition of work by artist Emil Lukas at Sperone Westwater gallery.

Reflecting on AIDS in New York City: Jenny Holzer in Collaboration with Surface

In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable...

Social: Cleo Wade

Cleo Wade (@cleowade) can be classified as many things: a poet, an artist, a speaker, an activist....

2016 Edition
Power 100

Our third annual list of influential figures in art, architecture, fashion, real estate, design,...