COOL HUNTING’s PRIDE + PAINT + POWER Instagram Live Session

A digital paint-a-long to benefit NYC's LGBT Center

On COOL HUNTING’s Instagram Live tomorrow (26 June) from 2PM to 4PM, filmmaker and art advisor Jaé Joseph will host eight 15-minute conversations with artists and creatives, as they paint pride/protest posters. Viewers are invited to paint-a-long and participate in the accompanying fundraiser for The Center—NYC’s acclaimed Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center. A link will be pinned to the live event, allowing viewers …

Online Highlights from Art Basel 2020

Ten groundbreaking artworks from what would have been the fair's Swiss edition

The centerpiece of the annual art fair circuit, Switzerland’s Art Basel celebrates its 50th anniversary with their latest edition, now accessible to all who register online. Of course, all the work this year is presented within Online Viewing Rooms, where each participating gallery hosts 15 works. As expected, some pieces offer unfathomable amounts of inspiration—even though they’re set behind computer screens. We’ve selected 10 highlights, …

Interview: Painter + Sculptor Royal Jarmon

Speaking with the visual artist as his show virtually opens at The Hole, NYC

For Royal Jarmon‘s second solo exhibition at NYC‘s The Hole, the artist has centered his focus on maps—an obsession since childhood. The show—called Respire—just “opened” online, but also occupies the gallery’s Bowery space. It’s there that Jarmon painted a mural—a performance piece in many ways, and a divergence from his typical approach to unveiling an artwork. We spoke with him about the inspiration he draws from …