art interviews

Art

meet the artist who dresses basketball players in ball gowns

As she makes her U.S. debut, African-Canadian artist Esmaa Mohamoud talks to i-D about gender fluidity and why art institutions need more diversity.
Benoit Loiseau
12.15.17
Art

artist farah al qasimi asked emirati photo studios to make her look beautiful, with strange results

One photographer styled her in a cowboy hat. “And they nearly all whitened my skin,” she says.
Alice Newell-Hanson
11.17.17
Art

this artist created an infinite cloud of rose petals

For Sarah Meyohas's new project, she employed a team of men to select the most beautiful petals from 10,000 flowers.
Alice Newell-Hanson
10.16.17
Art

phoebe collings-james explores identity and self in 'expensive shit'

The British artist navigates belonging and diasporic fantasy in her first New York solo show.
Brittany Natale
9.26.17
Art

james herbert's erotic photographs of 80s hippie youth

"I’m interested in a sort of tenderness, and even sadness," says the artist of his evocative black-and-white images.
Sarah Moroz
9.6.17
Culture

chloe wise is turning america's food fetish into art

The artist discusses her new show, milkmaids, and the moral ambiguities of quinoa.
Sarah Moroz
9.5.17
Art

marcel dzama curates a show of masks, from cindy sherman to raymond pettibon

The artist discusses the mask-themed works he curated for the David Zwirner booth at Independent Brussels.
Zio Baritaux
4.14.17
Art

helmut lang on the art life and his ambitious new show

The devoted sculptor discusses the winding road to the end result.
Rory Satran
4.7.17
Art

ji-yeon kim is painting one hundred poetic portraits from tinder profiles

Using abstraction to tell the human story of internet dating.
Emily McDermott
3.1.17
Art

melanie manchot filmed her teenage daughter for one minute every month for seven years

From age 11 to age 18.
Alice Newell-Hanson
2.6.17
Art

artist gregg bordowitz changed the way the world saw aids, and he’s still fighting

Thirty years after joining ACT UP, the American artist and writer discusses the AIDS crisis, resisting Trump’s regime, and why art can change the world.
Benoit Loiseau
2.3.17
Art

elizabeth peyton on painting david bowie from youtube

The inimitable painter of modern heroes including Kate Moss and Kurt Cobain discusses her latest work and the problem with being called a fan.
Alice Newell-Hanson
12.14.16