Tag Archives: Natacha Polaert

Making Waves at Costume National

Anyone who has lived in New York long enough can walk through SoHo and play the game. Donna Karen’s DKNY used to be Sonnabend and the Leo Castelli Gallery, Ellie Tahari used to be the Mary Boone Gallery, Adidas the Gagosian Gallery, and so on. But, last month, if you arrived at Ennio Capasa’s flagship [...]

Roommates

A portrait of a frenetic Christopher Walken takes over both the psychic and physical space on the second floor of the old Dia Center for the Arts in Chelsea. The actor appears contemplative, his life experience revealed through lines on his face rendered in a volcano of warm reds, yellows and oranges; his facial hair [...]

The Art of Climbing Mountains

As human beings, living in an ever-evolving world, the only true constant is change. This dogma is as true today as it was in 1952 when French Surrealist René Daumal wrote Mount Analogue: A Tale of Non-Euclidian and Symbolically Authentic Mountaineering Adventures. The publication explores this notion and the thought that if you will something [...]

Even Brighter Than The Moon Moon Moon

Fireworks are a funny thing. They celebrate and illuminate and gather people together on the streets and in fields and make them stare at the sky. I’m all for staring at the sky, and this year a week or so before the 4th, I had the idea to have people share with us their firework [...]