Best of CH 2019: Editors’ Favorites

From our thousands of stories published this year, meaningful articles selected by our NYC-based staff

Browsing the thousands of stories we published on COOL HUNTING this year, in search of personal favorites, would present many problems if the very process of writing didn’t lend itself to favoritism. When asked what we’d recommend reading, we on staff already knew the many answers. That’s because the selections below represent experiences we had with people, places and brands that left a longstanding impact. …

Meet Me In The Bathroom: The Art Show at The Hole Gallery

Author Lizzy Goodman co-curates an exhibition celebrating NYC's rock scene from 2001-2011

Anyone who paid attention to (or disdained, admired or aspired to be a part of) NYC’s rock’n’roll revival circa 2001-2011 understands the importance of author Lizzy Goodman’s oral history, Meet Me In The Bathroom. Goodman let the very people involved speak for themselves—weaving their words to support origin stories and break-ups, low points and milestones. Nothing will ever explain the chemistry of the genre or …

Adam Green: Hot Chicks

The musician and artist's latest gallery offering, with a cast of friends

In a vibrant, mesmerizing match of childlike wonder and moderate perversion, musician and artist Adam Green‘s latest show at NYC’s The Hole gallery features the exploratory wit for which Green has become known. Through “Hot Chicks” (running through 31 January 2014) Green explores the female form, warps beauty and indulges in bold swathes of color across 40 oil crayon and assorted pencil and pen pieces. …