Interview: Artist Julie Mehretu on Radical Imagination

We speak with the illustrious MacArthur Fellow about her career, influences and her new American Express collaboration

Evidenced by this year’s career-spanning exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art (which began at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art), Julie Mehretu has established herself as one of the world’s most accomplished artists—and she’s only just getting started. Having already been named one of Time Magazine’s most influential people, in addition to having received a MacArthur Genius Grant, Mehretu is on an inspiring …

Guy Stanley Philoche’s “New York, I Still Love You” Series at Cavalier Gallery for Art Miami

The city's iconography reimagined by the vibrant visual artist

This year at One Herald Plaza, the Art Miami fair once again welcomed an international coalition of artists, gallerists, collectors, enthusiasts and the art-curious. Among rows of contemporary art, the charming NYC-based fine artist Guy Stanley Philoche debuted a love letter to his hometown with the New York, I Still Love You series. Comprised of 10 mixed-media paintings, the collection was exhibited by Cavalier Gallery. Between Philoche’s optimistic …

Artist Shantell Martin Transforms Mario Bellini’s Camaleonda Sofa for B&B Italia

An icon of furniture design, Mario Bellini’s Camaleonda couch—first imagined in 1970 and reintroduced by B&B Italia in 2020—became a canvas for beloved artist Shantell Martin during Miami Art Week 2021. Martin brought her signature whimsical drawing style to an iteration of the sofa with white fabric during a live event, dressing the rounded design in stream of conscious illustration. Guests to the Italian luxury …