The Clark Art Institute’s Sprawling Outdoor Exhibition, “Ground/work”

Commissions from six contemporary artists dot the museums picturesque 140-acre campus

Where to Find New York Magazine’s Collaborative “I Voted” Stickers

Officially released in the 26 October issue of New York Magazine (which arrived on newsstands this week), the publication’s artist-produced “I Voted” sticker initiative provides a design-forward version of traditional voter stickers for those posting their ballots by mail. In total, 48 artists offered their own iterations, which range in style and messaging. Powerful contributions from Amy Sherald and Derrick Adams address racial injustice, with …

Banana Magazine Issue 006

$30

Banana magazine provides a platform for the diverse voices defining contemporary Asian culture. Dynamic, design-forward and incredibly vibrant, the publication (born in NYC’s Chinatown) is now on its sixth issue, which includes a conversation between singer/songwriter Yuna and actor Michele Selene Ang, profiles on comedians, features on breakfast, a photo essay and a cover story by SAITEMISS.

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30 Election-Related Answers for the Anxious Voter

The Anxious Person’s Guide to the 2020 Election offers answers to 30 election-related questions from simple queries like “When is election day?” to the more complex “What role could the Supreme Court play in the election?” Within each entry, politics and election reporters at The New York Times—Matt Flegenheimer, Gabriel Gianordoli, Denise Lu and Eden Weingart—provide information about polling sites, potential outcomes, the particulars of …

“Ghost Stories of Tripadvisor” by Bompas & Parr Editions

Online travel review platform Tripadvisor is rife with horror stories of all kinds, which London design studio Bompas & Parr trawled for spooky tales to collate into a book—just in time for Halloween. With 40 ghost stories from Tripadvisor users, the book details hotel hauntings from eerie events in England to the undead in the USA. Illustrated with unexplained images, this creepy and comical book …

Kith’s Comprehensive BMW Collaboration Includes an Impressive 2022 BMW M4

More than a limited edition apparel drop or one signature vehicle, lifestyle brand Kith’s epic partnership with BMW includes 150 collaborative 2022 M4 Competition vehicles (referred to as the M4 Comp x Kith) and all the clothing and accessories to support the captivating coupe. Kith founder Ronnie Fieg looked to his own E30-generation BMW M3, as well as an M4 design study, to imagine the 503 horsepower car, which …

Five Landscape Architects Propose Plans to Save Washington, DC’s National Mall Tidal Basin

Due to rising sea levels and increased foot traffic (some 1.5 million people walk the area during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival alone), the Tidal Basin of Washington, DC’s National Mall continues to sink. To construct a plan for the future, the National Trust for Historic Preservation along with the Trust for The National Mall and the National Park Service together established the Tidal Basin …

Collective Horology + H. Moser & Cie’s Pioneer Center Seconds Rotating Bezel C.02

A group of watch-lovers collaborate with a Swiss industry darling on a limited edition travel timepiece

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Modular Ceramic Menorah

$200

Judaica Standard Time collaborates with artists to create functional and spiritual objects—this time working with LA-based ceramicist Bari Ziperstein of BZIPPY. Ziperstein designed this modular menorah to be arranged in almost infinite variations. Made from high-fire stoneware, each piece has been dipped in either white or this gorgeous blue glaze.

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Jump Rope Set

$99

Any fitness enthusiast—especially those with a fondness for boxing—will confirm the impact and efficiency of jumping rope. Easy and inexpensive, this activity also eschews the need for bulky gear. CROSSROPE’s Get Lean Jump Rope Set (2020) includes the brand’s newest handles, .25-pound and .5-pound ropes (which are offered in multiple lengths and are easily swapped), a carrying pouch and access to the free version of …

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Beatriz Throw Blanket

$189

Made from 100% cotton, Bien Mal’s “Beatriz” throw blanket features an all-over flower pattern and contrasting fringe edges. Measuring 50 by 60 inches, it’s sizable, weighty and soft—providing plenty of coziness. Whether draped on a chair, couch or bed (or even hung on a wall), the blanket’s cheerfully irregular florals will brighten any room.

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The Seven Ages

$13

Poet Louise Glück—the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature in 27 years—has 12 extraordinary books to her name. One of our favorites, The Seven Ages, proves to be perhaps her most audacious. The 44 poems within explore memory and dreams while facing potential futures and death. Beautiful and at times sardonic, Glück’s words remind readers of the boundlessness of writing.

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Busta Rhymes feat. Kendrick Lamar: Look Over Your Shoulder

“Look Over Your Shoulder,” a Nottz-produced track by Busta Rhymes samples the Jackson 5’s 1970 hit “I’ll Be There.” Between strings and piano, Busta (aka Trevor Smith Jr) offers rapid, raspy rhymes with Kendrick Lamar providing plenty of wordplay. It’s Busta’s final few lines that prove most memorable, perhaps: “Upholding the fundamentals / while most of you boast the rental / focusing on what’s most …

CocoRosie feat. Irina Anufrieva: GO AWAY!

An anti-fascist anthem featuring Belarusian artist Irina Anufrieva, CocoRosie’s “GO AWAY!” aims to empower all people trapped under dictatorial rule—those in Belarus in particular. Produced by longtime CocoRosie collaborator Dave Sitek, the track’s layers include lyrics in Russian and English, operatic vocals and the sister-duo’s signature distortion. The stark and theatrical music video has been shot, directed and performed by Anufrieva and Bianca Casady.

Interview: Songwriter, DJ + Producer Jim-E Stack

The recording artist shares how music brought him happiness and a body of work to form a solo album

OutKast: B.O.B. (Zack de la Rocha Remix)

Stankonia, the fourth studio album by OutKast (aka André “3000” Benjamin and Antwan “Big Boi” Patton), turns 20 years old this week and to celebrate the ATL duo has issued a special expanded version of the record online and with a physical iteration through Vinyl Me Please. Along with the original tracks, some bonus songs appear—including Rage Against The Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha’s …

Interview: Krisna Sudharma of Pesona

The Balinese creative shines a light on six Indonesian photographers in the group exhibition, “Curated the Sun”

The Twilite Tone: Do It Properly

The Twilite Tone (aka Anthony Christopher Khan) boasts a long list of collaborators and production clients—including Common, Kanye West, The Gorillaz and Queen Latifah. This month, he released The Clearing as a solo artist. The lead single, “Do It Properly,” begins with a segment of a speech from Dr Khalid Muhammad. “I repurposed the sound byte as a call and response that speaks in past tense, …

Anna West + David Callanan’s “To Miss The Ending” Wins XR/Immersive Category at BFI London Film Festival

Within this year’s BFI London Film Festival, the LFF Expanded program heralded developments in various styles of immersive art: interactive works, VR, 360-degree filmmaking and augmented reality. Due to disruption from COVID-19, the division’s format engaged remote audiences only—from a virtual reception area / exhibition space to digital talks, free screenings and technological deployments. Among the captivating crop, the 26-minute To Miss The Ending, directed …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

NYC's campaign to encourage voting, award-winning virtual reality work, LTE internet on the moon and more

Greenfeast: Autumn, Winter

$24

From English cook and food writer Nigel Slater comes Greenfeast: Autumn, Winter, the second of a pair of recipe books based on the seasons. Each dish (all of which are vegetarian) included within the 320 pages promises to be straightforward and with a firm focus on fresh, seasonal produce. With easy-to-find ingredients and minimal steps, these approachable recipes include cabbage with berbere spice and breadcrumbs, …

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Streicher Goods’ Diverse Collection of Ceramic Objects

Vibrant vessels born from a willingness to experiment