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 …

Artist Andrew Erdos’ Glowing Mountain of Poured Glass at The Chimney

One artificial monolith born from hundreds of layers of molten material

“Not for the peak, but for the mountain” (2020) rises 12 feet up and stretches 12 feet across—an artwork both fragile and powerful, of the Earth and not. The sculpture, commissioned by The Chimney, is Brooklyn-based artist Andrew Erdos‘ largest work to date and anchors his second solo exhibition with the gallery. Erdos nods to geothermal energy with the artificial monolith and the transformation of natural …