Arrrgh! Monsters In Fashion

Clothing and costume challenge our fears at Paris' Gaité Lyrique

Like the scream of a frightened soul coming face to face with a monster, “Arrrgh!” is the title of a recently opened exhibition at Parisian gallery Gaité Lyrique, which deals with “monsters in fashion.” Curated by Vassilis Zidianakis and Angelos Tsourapas and organized by Atopos Contemporary Visual Culture Collective, the playfully extravagant exhibition, running through 7 April, is based on the first comprehensive investigation into …

Cool Hunting’s Hibernating Playlist

Our latest favorite music for avoiding the outdoors

As winter sputters along in New York, we’re finding plenty of reasons to be homebodies —an activity that calls for the appropriate soundtrack. Like Atlas Sounds’ opener “The Shakes,” some of the best music for the season seems engineered for playing on vinyl, a choice that helps conjure warmth on even the coldest, darkest nights. We also included some cheerful songs, perfect for the intimacy …

A Year from Monday

A classic anthology from the masterful mind of John Cage

Best known as an avant-garde composer, John Cage spent his entire life writing, a fact often overshadowed by his achievements in music. “A Year from Monday,” an anthology of lectures and poems originally published in ’67, proves that genius is never bound to medium; his written work gives a glimpse into his creative mind. Much of “A Year” is in the form of a ‘literary …