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The provisional state of Utah was once known as Deseret, a pretty name from the Book of Mormon to describe a semi-autonomous territory that never came to be. Deseret is the Mormon word for honeybee, and was used by Joseph Smith as a metaphor for cooperative relations, particularly with regard to humans and the land they lived […]


Poetics in Plaster: Thomas Houseago’s “Mourn Room” at Hauser & Wirth


Hauser & Wirth’s new installation by Thomas Houseago, “Moun Room”, is immediately arresting, drawing us into a 40,000 square-foot, sky-lit hangar. Reminiscent of visual labyrinths like China’s Temple of the Moon, Moun Room’s skeletal appearance at once entices and repels, which makes the structure’s single doorway and that which lies inside all the more appealing.

Text by Justin Polera

Indochine’s Jean-Marc Houmard speaks with Athena Calderone about how to keep timelessness fresh

ATHENA wears dress by  StElla McCartney. Ring by Jennifer Fisher. Jean-Marc wears suit by Burberry London. Shirt by Bottega Veneta.

Restauranteur Jean-Marc Houmard has perfected the ingredients for an effortlessly cool restaurant, with New York’s Indochine and Acme both under his belt (among several others). It was at Indochine, the downtown restaurant of the past three decades (they just celebrated their 30th birthday last week), where he first met his muse: interior designer and […]

moderated by nick vogelson photography by mark abrahams Fashion editor Catherine Newell-Hanson

Moby And His Cognitive Dissonance


Moby is a musician, DJ, photographer, and soon-to-be author. His records have sold over 20,000,000 copies worldwide, and he has produced and remixed legends like David Bowie, Metallica, and Public Enemy. His website “mobygratis” provides free music to independent filmmakers; he was a fixture on the NY club circuit in the 80s and 90s; and […]

Interview by Nicholas Weist Photography by Moby

HalloQueens with MoMA/PS1 and Susanne Bartsch


To be able to photograph the most beautiful people at HalloQueens with Susanne Bartsch and MoMA/PS1 was such a special moment. Looking through my lens and capturing the beauty, I felt like a kid in a candy store. There was so much magic in the air. I imagine it was like the feeling Dorothy must […]

text and photography by Dustin Pittman