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The New Theatrics of Remote Therapy

How does treatment change when your patients are on a screen? By Adam Gopnik May 25, 2020 The ritual of therapy goes on, but its intimacy—and efficacy—is altered. Illustration by Greg Clarke These days, the advice frequently directed at New Yorkers with deep-seated psychological difficulties is to stop having them. At a moment when every anxiety […]

‘It’s Liberating’: 3 Ways a Tech-Savvy Los Angeles Gallery Is Using the Lockdown Era to Leapfrog Into Future of the Global Art Market

In our first spotlight on new business models for galleries, Various Small Fires leverages technology, intimacy, and collaboration in Seoul. Tim Schneider, April 28, 2020 Josh Kline’s Reality Television 12, 2020, at Various Small Fires in Seoul, Korea. Courtesy of the Gallery. Welcome to New Models, a series that highlights galleries innovating beyond the traditional ways of […]

Best Of: protective partition screens for the post-pandemic workspace

MAY 14, 2020  |  TEXT LAUREN GRACE MORRIS Has the cubicle been resurrected from its 20th-century resting place? Perhaps too soon to say with certainty, but with the precautions and measures necessary to prevent COVID-19 transmission, it’s likely. Pallavi Dean is one of those in camp cubicle: the designer told Frame that she believes they will be central elements in the […]

Norman Bluhm’s Sensual Spiritualism

Norman Bluhm transformed the vocabulary we associate with the gestural branch of Abstract Expressionism into something that others of the so-called Second Generation did not pursue, much less attain.  John Yau May 9, 2020 Norman Bluhm, “Opis” (1970), oil on canvas, 85 x 76 inches (all images © the Estate of Norman Bluhm) In this […]

Tauba Auerbach’s Art Unravels the Patterns of the Universe

Tauba Auerbach is an artist who perfectly embodies San Francisco today. Though one might not immediately associate her meticulously crafted works with the city’s bohemian roots, her sprawling oeuvre echoes its countercultural, DIY past and its science-driven, technological present. Born and raised by two parents who work in theater production, Auerbach spent her formative years in […]

Stella McCartney Responds to the Crisis: “I Want to be Completely Recycling, Completely Circular, Completely Environmental”

 BY HAMISH BOWLES April 26, 2020 RUNWAY Stella McCartney with her horse Summer in the grounds of her English country housePhoto: Courtesy of Stella McCartney Stella McCartney founded her eponymous brand in 2001. She submitted a self portrait and was interviewed for Vogue’s June/July portfolio. Her conversation with Hamish Bowles has been condensed and edited. That’s my horse, Summer—I […]

Home, soothing home

What science, color psychology, and interior designers tell us about creating a comforting space By Diana Budds  Apr 24, 2020 AAvacation home is doing its job when you step inside and say, “Ahhh.” For a getaway in Montauk, New York, interior designer Robert McKinley achieved that sensibility to the letter. The McKinley Bungalow Fairview—a 1970s ranch house he transformed into […]

This 81-year-old was L.A.’s most devoted museum-goer until COVID-19 shuttered cultural institutions

L.A.’s most devoted museum fan, Ben Barcelona, is stuck at home while all the museums are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times) By DEBORAH VANKIN APRIL 23, 2020 Last July, on a brilliantly sunny morning, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s outdoor plaza was teeming with visitors. The buildings […]

How to Strike a Work/Life Balance in a Tiny Apartment, According to Design Experts

By Tiffany Leigh – April 21, 2020 Feeling cooped up and stressed out? Here are some essential tips from designers and builders of small spaces. Small spaces and tiny homes present some physical limitations, but they actually make room for imaginative solutions. As many of us continue to work from home during the pandemic, we might need some […]