Galaxies and night skies constructed entirely from ashes, creating a tangible connection to notions of death and what lies beyond our atmosphere.
Gallery owners don’t often show up in the art they sell—probably because they’re too busy having meetings to pose. But an art gallery itself turns out to be as much a theatrical diorama as a place of business.
Intimate, candid portraits that capture the intimacy, private moments, and self-sufficiency of girlhood, from the riveting book Girl Ascending.
Glossy paintings of Iranian young women—drawn from the artist’s family and friends—that are inspired by Playboy magazines found in the artist’s father’s closet
Portraits of jets at play in the Italian Alps, children posed like adults, and adults bobbing in the sea.
Large-format abstract photographs that use light to create celestial shapes we recognize—in some cases because they began as Christmas lights.
Vivid, fun, and surprising photographs where sex is mysterious and playful. Some images may not be safely viewed in an office environment.
Eye-catching landscapes don’t need glitter to produce mystery. Beautiful monochrome paintings that capture the vastness of sea, sand, and sky.
Portraits that find Manhattan’s Lower East Side in 1980 and 2010 showing different faces—blight, renewal, and the pursuit of hipsterdom—and also many things that (thankfully) never change.
Intricate designs found in large-scale, labor-intensive relief prints made from the cross sections of trees and lumber.
Irresistible paintings don’t always need giant frames. An interview with the painter who electrified this year’s Whitney Biennial.
Portraits of young men in Panama showing off their bikes—strikingly decorated, variously macho, and altogether priti.