Tavares Strachan and SpaceX Send Art to Space

On Monday, 19 November, SpaceX will send its Falcon 9 rocket into space. But, this time the launch will be adorned with a Tavares Strachan sculpture of Robert Henry Lawrence Jr, the first African-American NASA-trained astronaut. Sadly, Lawrence Jr never made it to space (he died in a jet crash in 1967) but, thanks to this collaboration, a 24-karat gold bust of his likeness will …

CH Omakase 2017: Richard Clarkson Spoke Bowl

In an edition of 10, a brass bowl featuring our signature pattern

With a focus on minimalism, NZ-born, Brooklyn-based designer Richard Clarkson experiments with products, lighting and furniture at his studio—blurring the line between art and design in a captivating way. His work is multidimensional, often mixing light, metal and earth. Particularly smitten with his Spoke bowl, we asked him to make a special Omakase iteration of the striking piece. Made in Brooklyn in an edition of …

There’s a Functional, 18-Karat Gold Toilet at the Guggenheim

If you find yourself on the fifth floor ramp of the Guggenheim Museum, you can now use a fully functioning 18-karat gold toilet. Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan created the opulent copy of a Kohler toilet as “an over-the-top apotheosis of wealth” and has titled it “America.” Interestingly, Cattelan didn’t ever want it in the gallery, rather he told the NY Times, “I’m happy because it’s …