“Food in New York: Bigger Than the Plate” Exhibit Re-Designs the City’s Foodways

Over 20 NYC artists converge inside the Museum of the City of New York to examine contemporary issues through the lens of nourishment

Often heralded as one of the culinary capitals of the world, New York City is made up of renowned and diverse food. “Literally,” says historian, environmental activist and curator at the Museum of the City of New York Monxo López. “Manhattan itself rests on oysters. A lot of the island that was created was done so with oyster shells.” This, as well as other fascinating …

Candlestick in Froggy Green

Handmade by artist Sean Gerstley in his Philadelphia studio, this candle holder features whimsical protrusions and an off-kilter leaf-like structure. Standing six inches tall, this object’s beautiful earthy green shade adds a verdant presence to any room.

Studio Visit: Ceramicist Roxanne Jackson

Exploring the dizzying and paradoxical elements that converge in the artist's latest show at NYC's The Hole

NYC’s The Hole hosts ceramicist Roxanne Jackson’s latest exhibit Nature is a Whore: A Comedy & A Tragedy, an aptly titled show of dizzying and wild polarities. Opening today and on view until 23 October, the exhibition—crafted in the artist’s studio and home in Wassaic, New York, which we toured to learn more—feels immediately bizarre and fantastical, featuring chicken feet, decapitated heads, sea shells, cakes, …