Yuta Nakajima and Madeline Warren on ‘Passing Leap’ at Hauser & Wirth

Yuta Nakajima and Madeline Warren on ‘Passing Leap’ at Hauser & Wirth

During the summer months, when many residents escape the oppressive heat of the city, New York galleries have the chance to break out of their regular programs and present group shows that often feature emerging or underrepresented artists. Last month, Hauser & Wirth organized Passing Leap, a group exhibition featuring works by Sebastian Black, John Houck, Shana Lutker, Dave McDermott, Brian O’Doherty, Barbara Probst, Sara VanDerBeek, Claudia Wieser, and Haegue Yang. Drew Sawyer caught up with the show's organizers, Associate Directors Yuta Nakajima and Madeline Warren, before it comes down on July 31st.

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Photographer Collier Schorr recalls her meeting with Fran Lebowitz 30 years later

Photographer Collier Schorr recalls her meeting with Fran Lebowitz 30 years later

Fran Lebowitz and I were born three days and 13 years apart, which means we are both Scorpios. We are both from New Jersey, though I was born in Queens. In 1983 I called Fran up and asked if I could interview her for my school newspaper. I got her phone number from an Annie Leibovitz picture in Vogue. Fran on her bed, wearing 501s, telephone in hand, rotary dial visible to the world. I was not the only one that called after the magazine came out. But she said yes.

 

This appears in Document Journal Issue 6, on stands now. 

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Agenda Founder Aaron Levant’s Top Brands To Watch

Agenda Founder Aaron Levant’s Top Brands To Watch

What started out as a creative canvas for about 30 emerging artists, Agenda, founded by Aaron Levant, quickly grew to be the largest tradeshow of it’s kind featuring 750+ emerging as well as established brands. Agenda began in 2001 when Aaron established a series of one night only pop up exhibitions showcasing product he felt was underepresented in the fashion community. With the Agenda tradeshow, Aaron emphasises the advantange of having fashion be interdisciniplinary; a haven for all artistic mediums. Document sits down with Aaron to highlight his top brands to watch.

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