"I want people to see the natural world not as a backdrop to their lives, but as the very heart of their lives. The beauty of these forms is not just to delight us (though it does), but also to give us life. Beauty is not simply an ornament, a surface phenomenon, but the essence and power of being. And, if beauty is accompanied at all times, as many great thinkers both ancient and modern have asserted, by goodness and truth, then we ignore it to our peril."
Born and raised in Hoboken, New Jersey, Stephen Wilson is a conceptual artist whose unique medium carries his message. Blending luxury fabric, 3D-printed sculptures, laserengraved acrylics, and highly detailed embroidery pieces, his manipulation of multiple materials produces wholly original works of art
Tate prefers the nature of paint and the way it looks and "feels" when it's squeegeed, smeared, finger-painted, brushed, squirted, thrown, splashed, dripped, etc. Tate also likes when different colors of differing opacities are put next to each other in unnatural arrangements.
We have been searching for and acquiring objects from around the world. A fusion of modern design and primitive form, these design objects are hand-selected to add texture and interest to spaces.
HOW TO MAKE SALAD INTO ART
Julia Sherman is an artist of many media, but chief among them is leafy greens. In 2011, after graduating from Columbia with an M.F.A.
MARINATED CELERY SALAD WITH CHICKPEAS AND PARMESAN
Celery is an underappreciated vegetable that brings wonderful crunch, perfume and bitterness to a salad (and no wonder)
Some rye or bourbon, sugar, Angostura bitters and a twist: The old-fashioned cocktail is a dependable formula.
THE 20 BEST JAZZ ALBUMS OF 2016
If there is any way to imagine a positive outcome to David Bowie's death in January, we can take comfort in the fresh light he shined on jazz music in 2016.