Interview: FUTURA’s Decades of Kinetic Art + Meaningful Collaborations

From the "BREAK" train in the '80s to today's BMW M2, the artist's work continues to move people

In 1980, a subway car sped through the Bronx completely covered in the work of Futura (the pseudonym of graffiti writer Lenny McGurr, formerly Futura 2000). It was another breakthrough for the artist—and the art form, as it was an exploration of unmatched proportions, all the while void of a traditional tag. Futura eschewed the medium’s font-forward styles for abstraction and, in doing so, helped …

agnès b. 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Artist T-Shirts

Re-issued shirts from the brand's decades of collaborations with Basquiat, Kenneth Anger and more

In 1994, French fashion label agnès b.—designed by Agnès Troublé—partnered with artist Félix González-Torres for their now-iconic “Nobody Owns Me” graphic T-shirt. Since, the brand has collaborated with more than 60 artists over the years—working directly with the creator (or estate) to develop equally compelling apparel. Troublé’s interest in the arts extends well beyond this. The agnès b. store in SoHo, NYC regularly plays host …