Ryan McNamara and Curator Piper Marshall on Performance Art in Museums and McNamara’s New Show

January 15, 2015 4:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Last Thursday, Mary Boone Gallery opened Gently Used, an exhibition of new works by Ryan McNamara. Known for his site-specific performances, McNamara has produced new sculptures and collages that are drawn from the props, costumes, and pictures of his previous performances. Drew Sawyer chatted with McNamara and Piper Marshall, the show's curator, in advance of the opening.

PROJECT’s Must-Know Japanese Menswear Imports

January 14, 2015 6:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Independent of fashion week, though not wholly unrelated, tradeshows allow brands to interact with store buyers on a more direct and intimate level. PROJECT, a contemporary menswear tradeshow based in New York, showcases young brands with fresh and unexpected perspectives from across the globe. This season, PROJECT boasts a slew of fresh lines from Japan that bring new energies, new silhouettes, and new ideas.

John Waters on Justin Bieber, Ansel Adams, and His New Show

January 6, 2015 6:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This Friday, John Waters presents his third solo show at Marianne Boesky’s 24th-Street gallery, John Waters: Beverly Hills John. The show, filled with Water’s signature appropriated imagery alongside his own new images, as well as a 74-minute table read of an all-new G-rated, Kiddie Flamingos by a cast of kids, addresses childhood fame issues, Justin Bieber, Ansel Adams, and “careercide.” Nick Vogelson catches up with Waters at his New York City pied-à-terre in advance of the show.