The lighting designer comes out with a monograph cataloging her work and inspirations.
Writer Sheila Marikar on the garish—and timeless—allure of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Vancouver native Brooke Hodge has become an ardent California convert over time.
Literary agent John Brockman flouts the boundaries between art and science.
In the lead up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the New York-based artist and super PAC founder Hank Willis Thomas reveals what making art taught him about the art of politics.
Artist and activist Jenny Holzer confronts dark realities in search of truth and hope.
In the lead up to the opening of the New York City AIDS Memorial, Surface spoke with notable cultural figures who experienced the height of the crisis. Jenny Holzer turned excerpts from those interviews into a new series of artworks projected onto the city's buildings.
The Peninsula Hotel's "Peninsula in Pink" initiative invited Chinese fashion photographer Chen Man to create a series to benefit breast cancer charities.
The French artist and photographer tells us how he discovered the Jantar Mantar, a series of ancient sundials spread across India.
For her solo show at New York's Museum of Arts and Design, Lauren Kalman let her signature gold leaf run wild.
The Los Angeles-based fine-arts printmaker Mixografia takes 2-D reproductions to perceptual 3-D heights using secretive methods that take skill and talent.
Just ask Derek Blasberg: Big ideas and a copy of Strunk & White don't count like followers in this media landscape.
The artist brings a scaled-down redwood forest to New York City.
A new show at the V&A Museum of Childhood examines the origins and developments of a variety of board games spanning thousands of years.
Some of the iconic modernist's sculptures tower over crowds in cities around the world. Lesser known are the ones he made to adorn necks, wrists, and ears.
Surface partnered with the gallery and the London-based radio station to celebrate the start of this year's fair.
Frieze London returns to Regent's Park, unfolding over four days beginning Oct. 6. Here are a few things you won't want to miss.
The app See Saw aggregates art show listings, sorting them by neighborhood and city.
Art advisor and curator John Wolf sourced works by more than 60 artists including Jenny Holzer, Mira Dancy, Marilyn Minter and others for a show in the now-defunct Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center.
Director Elissa Brown explores a lost piece of her family's history.
The actress and current host of Art21 considers the relationship between location and creativity.
The New Orleans-born poet is behind the standout Instagram account that's capturing our attention right now.
Nearly three decades after the fashion capital welcomed an influx of Japanese designers, a new show at the Denver Art Museum examines their impact.
Following a trail of research-intensive projects, the multimedia artist decided to tackle the untraceable currency for a show at Petzel Gallery.
A group show of contemporary artists at Dio Horia in Mykonos, Greece, draws a connection between classical Greek cities and modern Manhattan.
The lauded designer is famously secretive about his life in fashion. Ask about his gallery, however, and a new portrait emerges.
The seasoned Chelsea art dealer talks super PACs, Hank Willis Thomas, and his love affair with his new space, The School, in Kinderhook, New York.
Heading into its second year, Seattle Art Fair promises creative diversity and dynamism thanks to newly appointed artistic director Laura Fried.
The 48-year-old German artist, known for subversive and mischievous hijinks, is curating the Manifesta 11 biennial with nods to the avant garde art movement.