Teenage thieves disguised as art students are robbing New York galleries

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the art world is rife with crime, from fakes and forgeries, to fraud, sketchy tax workarounds, and – on the more glamorous end of the spectrum – daring heists. Recently, though, New York City galleries witnessed a string of robberies that reduced the art hanging on their walls […]


Willy Vanderperre on the eternal questions of youth culture

Kicking the clichés of youth culture to the curb, Willy Vanderperre is back with his latest portrayal of adolescence in a new, feature-length film, Heartlands. Sure, the word ‘youth’ remains nigh on impossible to pin down, but after more than 30 years of grappling with the enigmatic idea, the photographer and filmmaker has decided to […]

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 […]

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Manju Journal’s 20 hot creatives and collectives

Manju Journal, a culture platform founded in 2015 and run by Orlando Mensah and Kusi Kubi, has been championing emerging talent in photography and other creative disciplines from across Africa. As well as being an incubator for the next generation of standout creativity, they have fostered a supportive community in an industry known for fierce competitiveness. “We’re drawn […]