St Vincent: New York (Acoustic Version)

St Vincent (aka Annie Clark) recorded a stirring, acoustic rendition of her sublime “New York” as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s virtual gala, which is streaming in full until 20 May. Gently lit in a dark room, Clark performs an exquisitely stripped-back version of the resplendent song, a sombre ballad that mourns a relationship and name-checks various spots in NYC—a combination that feels …

BAMart Silent Auction with Paddle8

Two art world heavyweights collaborate to rethink the online auction

After nine years of hosting the BAMart Silent Auction, BAM has decided to team up with Paddle8 for the second time in a bidding session that innovates on the notion of an online auction. Arguably the internet’s most forward-thinking auction house, Paddle8 is consistently impressive—and their collaboration with BAM is no exception. Boasting big-name artists from José Parlá to Daniel Arsham, the event maintains prestige …