The design studio Space Copenhagen is working to breathe life back into Jacobsen’s vision for the world’s first designer hotel.
Elena Goukassian is an arts writer based in Brooklyn. Originally from Bulgaria, she grew up in Washington state and lived in Washington, DC before moving to New York in 2017. Her writing has also appeared in The Washington Post, DCist, Sculpture magazine, and Washington City Paper, among others.
11 Foundations Defend NEA and Denounce Trump Budget Proposal
Trump has twice suggested that the NEA be shut down, but for the first time, 11 foundations signed a joint statement of opposition.
A Compelling New Book Focuses on Work by 33 Women Photographers
Photographers tackle the intricacies of identity, politics, history, and humanity in this unique compilation.
Six Houses of Worship Where Artists and Musicians Can Borrow the Basement
In these churches and synagogues, the underground art scene thrives — literally.
William Eggleston’s First Album Is Colored by Dream-Like Improvisations
Eggleston often cites Bach as his musical hero, and it shows.
Delicate and Detailed Paper Sculptures by Chinese Migrants Detained in the US
An exhibition at the Museum of Chinese in America chronicles the tragedy of the Golden Venture, a ship carrying 286 undocumented immigrants from China that ran aground in New York City in 1993.
Activists Pressure Tate to Drop Name of Art Dealer Accused of Sexual Harassment [UPDATED]
The Tate cut ties with Anthony d’Offay, a hugely influential retired art dealer, after harassment allegations. Activists say that’s not enough.
A Museum Offers the Chance to Wander Its Galleries All Alone
Wouldn’t it be great to have a museum all to yourself for a day?
Art’s Gender Divide in 19th-Century Paris
Does siphoning 19th-century women artists into their own book and exhibition really do them justice?
The Story Behind This Year’s Winter Olympics Medal Design
This year’s Olympic medal design takes its inspiration from the Korean alphabet, as well as from traditional clothing and architecture.
A New York Walking Tour Uncovers Hidden Histories of Slavery and Struggle
Exhibitions, events, and a forthcoming graphic novel help Kamau Ware chronicle the remarkable black histories of Lower Manhattan.
Controversial Outfit Cut from Fashion Show After Accusations of Cultural Appropriation
In Juneau, Alaska, a vaguely Japanese-inspired outfit — featuring silks, dragon scales, and a model in geisha make-up — sparked controversy.