Scenes from a Marriage

It’s been a pretty weird year for the institution of marriage: COVID-accelerated engagements, Zoom weddings, and even their Before Times-counterpart, the ill-advised “normal” ceremony. It was only a matter of time before a foil emerged: the Zoom divorce proceeding. On Wednesday, Mary-Kate Olsen, the celebrated fashion designer, reached a “final agreement” in her divorce from estranged husband […]

Coco Capitán and OK-RM discuss the making of the artist’s new book, Naïvy

You may know Coco Capitán for a number of reasons. Her evocative photographs or atmospheric paintings are grounded in an inherent understanding of form. Her signature typeface, on the other hand, is instantly recognisable in its unconventional, hand rendered personality. An aphorism previously seen on the site back in 2019, when we met Coco’s football […]

Frieze undergoes a rebrand by Pentagram, featuring a new visual identity and custom typeface

In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Frieze has revealed a rebrand, consisting of a new visual identity designed by Pentagram, and a custom typeface designed with typographer Luke Prowse. Founded in 1991, the art organisation and platform consists of frieze, Frieze Week and Frieze Masters Magazine, three publications that sit alongside leading international art fairs in London, New York […]

The documentary charting the proud history of Black American art

Public interest — and the market in — contemporary Black American art have boomed over the past two decades. But it still comes as something of a surprise to learn that the first major museum survey of work by Black American artists took place 45 years ago. The honour goes to Two Centuries of Black American Art. Curated […]