Interview: Artist Josh Smith On His Process and The Large-Scale Abstractions in “Keyhole”

Understanding the artist's latest work from his Bushwick studio to Xavier Hufkens gallery in Brussels

Recently on view at Xavier Hufkens gallery in Brussels, Josh Smith’s Keyhole comprised a new collection of large-scale, colorful abstract paintings and figurative monotypes. One of the best-known contemporary painters of his generation, Smith has walked the line of representational art, text-based painting and abstraction. The artist divides his time between New York and Tennessee, and has a massive studio in NYC’s Bushwick, where he …

Glassy Hoops

Handblown by a local artisan in Brooklyn, these glass earrings from contemporary jewelry designer Annika Inez are a playful take on classic hoops. Available in five colors (blue, aqua, mauve, purple or clear) these  borosilicate glass pieces are fastened to a solid 14K solid gold post and catch light, adding to their shine.

Maison Kitsuné Expands Into The Art World

The fashion brand and music label opens its first gallery in Brooklyn to highlight new and emerging art

The multi-faceted, French-Japanese fashion brand and music label Maison Kitsuné (which garnered a cult following for its Tokyo-meets-Paris minimalism and luxury) recently opened its first art gallery. A sunlit space in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill, Galerie Kitsuné is dedicated to celebrating emerging artists and does so with the same whimsy as it does with apparel and music. Presented in collaboration with art magazine balcony, the gallery’s …