Lauren Greenfield on bling, shopping and the American Dream

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Remembering Marisa Merz

Merz, who died last week, was the only woman in Arte Povera; she may have been the best in that movement too Remembering Marisa Merz

Want to garden like Carlo Mirarchi? Then change the soil

The ground at Roberta's in Brooklyn was tainted by big-city life. So they decided to bring in some fresh earth Want to garden like Carlo Mirarchi? Then change the soil

The paintings that almost killed Harland Miller

They may look dreamy, but Miller had to be rushed to an Austrian clinic after making his Poets series The paintings that almost killed Harland Miller

Marc Jacobs is learning to drive!

Having snagged a beautiful suburban house, the New York fashion designer is ready to pick up a new life skill Marc Jacobs is learning to drive!

Massimo and Alice Waters talk sustainability in San Francisco

The Italian chef attends the Basque Culinary Center’s SF symposium and meets a few Bay Area big names Massimo and Alice Waters talk sustainability in San Francisco

Ben van Berkel on how to build an extraordinary house

The architects in Houses: Extraordinary Living explain how they put drama into domestic living Ben van Berkel on how to build an extraordinary house

The Moon landings and the American aesthetic

It was one giant leap for mankind but not such a big step for the photographic depiction of the American landscape
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Snarkitecture put a brick in Hudson Yards’ window

The NY practice provides a surprising, see-through intervention in Forty Five Ten’s new Manhattan store Snarkitecture put a brick in Hudson Yards’ window

Want to garden like Skye Gyngell? Then look to the heavens

The acclaimed chef has made sure Heckfield Place’s kitchen garden is attuned to both earthly and cosmic forces Want to garden like Skye Gyngell? Then look to the heavens

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