“I got my first tat in 1978. None of you were even born yet. You really missed out.” – NAN GOLDIN in a letter to SCOTT CAMPBELL, the young and famous tattoo artist featured in this issue’s 40-page cover dossier, complete with poetry from French modernist FRANCIS PICABIA and a little-known short story by SYLVIA PLATH.
Elsewhere AZZEDINE ALAÏA bares his love for animals and women; English artist HELEN MARTEN builds a page-specific installation; dream boys OLAFUR ELIASSON and KEVIN KELLY get techno-Utopian; AL-JAZEERA proves it’s the media outlet of the new millennium; LUCAS OSSENDRIJVER takes LANVIN to the frontiers of men’s wear design; FERNANDO ROMERO builds an art museum in Mexico for the world’s richest man;
DANKO and ANA STEINER go downtown with LEELEE SOBIESKI and Salem’s JOHN HOLLAND; Munich magazine magnate Dr. HUBERT BURDA talks tabloids and media theory while the king of arts publishing WALTHER KÖNIG takes us back to the first German art world boom; JUERGEN TELLER shoots KRISTEN McMENAMY in CARLO MOLLINO’s Turin estate (44 pages), testing the Mollino mantra, “Everything is permissible as long as it is fantastic”; New York’s DIS magazine invades our Global Briefings section;
032c’s latest SELECT presents the best of this season’s books, products, and ideas; and so much more on 276 pages …
Contributors: Zoe Bedeaux, Chris Dercon, DIS, Matthew Evans, Adrian Gaut, Nan Goldin, Hadley Hudson, Karim Jaafar, Jina Khayyer, Niklas Maak, Helen Marten, Kristen McMenamy, Ben Perdue, Francis Picabia, Chad Pitman, Sylvia Plath, Cher Potter, Peter Richter, Janek Schmidt, Sean and Seng, Heji Shin, Ana Steiner, Danko Steiner, Juergen Teller, Wolfgang Tillmans, Sissel Tolaas, Adam Wiseman, David Woodard