Lorna Simpson Collages

Renowned American artist Lorna Simpson collates and embellishes advertising photographs of Black women from vintage issues of Ebony and Jet magazines to place hair, gender and race in a different context. In the book Lorna Simpson Collages, 160 of these surprising and powerful artworks, layered with found photography and ink swirls, attest to Simpson’s distinct eye. With an introduction by poet, author and scholar Elizabeth Alexander …

Best of CH 2021: Interviews

10 of the stimulating conversations we've been lucky enough to have this year

There are countless artists, musicians, organizers, scientists, designers and inventive individuals of all disciplines that we admire from afar and, while they say never to meet your heroes, some of the most satisfying and interesting articles we embark on at COOL HUNTING involve conversations with those people. This year, like all those before, we spoke with individuals doing intriguing and valuable things with their talent …

Interview: Art Feynman (Luke Temple) on Music, Art and Isolation

From the premiere of his Trump-centric single, "Not My Guy," to a discussion on artistic intention

Luke Temple (of Here We Go Magic) returns under his Art Feynman moniker for the album Half Price at 3:30, released 26 June on Western Vinyl. Just ahead of the drop, we’re excited to share “Not My Guy,” a song written in the 2016 US election’s aftermath. Temple toyed with rhythm and textures for the delightfully off-kilter tune, which results in a playful take on …