November 2016
Culture Articles

Lauren Foster, Pioneering Trans Model, Balances Art Basel with Her Hospital Day Job

Picassos, Drag Queens and a Pink Party: Art Basel 2016 Rages On Day 2

Art Basel 2016, Day 2: Picassos, Drag Queens and a Pink Party

Every Time Gucci’s Alessandro Michele Talked About Life and Death

Dan Flavin Is Lighting the Way for Raf Simons’ New Era at Calvin Klein

Is Amy Adams a Shoo-In for an Oscar Nomination?

Sienna Miller, Trevor Noah and Spike Jonze Take Over Metrograph for “Arrival”

Bella Hadid Is “Nervous But Excited” About Her Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Debut

Raf Simons Gets a Not One, But Two Dates at New York Fashion Week

Actress Vanessa Kirby Has a Lot in Common with Princess Margaret

See Unpublished Polaroids of Madonna’s Early, Denim-Heavy Twenties

Lapo Elkann, Fiat Dynasty Scion, Is Arrested, Again

“Moonlight” and “Manchester by the Sea” Win at National Board of Review, Making This the Season of the Tearjerker

Dear Ivanka: New York’s Artists Would Like to Talk About Your Father

Murakamis, $30 Million Mansions and Courtney Love: Inside Art Basel’s First Big Night

Courtney Love, Diplo, Martha Stewart and More at the Faena Forum Party

Meet Yana Peel, the Audacious Canadian Who’s Transforming London’s Famed Serpentine Galleries

Young at Art: Painter Rose Wylie Is Emerging as a Star at Age 83

Kylie Jenner, Entrepreneur, Gets In on the Merch Game

Recent Works by the 83-Year-Old Painter Rose Wylie

W Magazine, ICA Miami and Saks Fifth Avenue Kick Off Art Basel Inside Spectacular Bayfront Home

An Early Look at the 2017 Pirelli Calendar, Featuring Nicole Kidman, Robin Wright, Penelope Cruz, and More Completely Unretouched

Hillary Clinton and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Are Unexpected Beauty Icons

Tom Ford’s Newest Discovery Ellie Bamber Is the Next Redhead Movie Star

Images From the 2017 Pirelli Calendar

Vivienne Westwood’s Son Burns $6 Million of Punk Memorabilia, But Is That Very Punk?

Here’s Lupita Nyong’o’s Take on Raunch Stand-up, Because She Truly Can Do Anything

Meet Lady Kitty Spencer, Princess Diana’s Niece and Aspiring Royal Newsmaker

Jeffrey Deitch Listens to Suicide, Commissions Urns

Wes Anderson Directed a New Short Christmas Film for H&M

On the Big Screen and Small, It’s All About Naomi Campbell and Natalie Portman

Naomi Campbell Loves Naomi Campbell and a Mani-Pedi

Plan Z: How the Art World Is Contending With the Specter of Zika at Art Basel Miami Beach

Will I See You At Art Basel?

How Victoria’s Secret Models Are Spending The Days Leading Up to the Big Show

Russell Simmons Is Getting Really, Really Serious About Yoga

The First Posthumous Robert Rauschenberg Retrospective Opens at the Tate Modern in London

Inside Artist Athena Papadopoulos’ Little Butcher Shop of Horrors

Winter Reading: The Best New Books to Tackle This Season

Inside Elton John’s Modernist, Man Ray-Filled Photo Collection

Artists Stood with Standing Rock On Thanksgiving

Exclusive: What Happens When Ryan McNamara, Hanne Gaby Odiele, and Other Artists Get Hold of a Vintage Helmut Lang and Raf Simons Archive

Emmanuelle Chriqui Blasts Alicia Keys in the Car, Follows Baby Animals on Instagram

Mariah Carey, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Other Celebrities Who Had a Fabulous Thanksgiving

All the Culture W Editors Are Consuming Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Feast Your Eyes On Salvador Dalí’s Rare Surrealist Cookbook

15 Instagram Accounts W‘s Digital Editors Are Thankful For

Catch Up On Culture This Thanksgiving with These Essential Reads

How 13 Top Models Around the Country Are Indulging in Thanksgiving

10 Songs Your Entire Family Can Agree On This Thanksgiving

Cinema Fraternité: The 7 Movies to Go See This Thanksgiving Weekend So You Don’t Fight With Family

Charlize Theron Plays a Battlefield Doctor Falling in Love in Trailer for Sean Penn’s Next Movie

Remember When Miley Cyrus Was a Disney Princess? Things Have Certainly Changed

Elton John Played Donald Trump’s Wedding, But He Won’t Play His Inauguration

Introducing Hannah Dunne, the Young Actress Starring in a New Heartbreaking “Terms of a Endearment”

From ‘Manchester by the Sea’ to ‘Jackie,’ Awards Season Is Coming Into Shape

The Best Coffee Table Books to Gift This Season, From Vetements to Vintage Warhol

A New York Chef on How to Make Your Thanksgiving Table Look More Avant-Garde

Sixteen-Year-Old Actress and Activist Yara Shahidi Is Normal-ish

Natalie Portman, Shia LaBeouf, “Moonlight” and More Nab Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

Fashion Designers Can’t Get Enough of Emojis (and Who Can Blame Them?)

At 63, Isabelle Huppert Is Cooler Than Ever

A New York Chef on How to Make Your Thanksgiving Table Look More Avant-Garde

A New York Chef on How to Make Your Thanksgiving Table Look More Avant-Garde

How Scarlett Johansson Became a Hollywood Bombshell

Vic Mensa Is More Pleased with the Election Results Than You Might Think

Cult-Favorite Fashion Label Sacai Launches Handbags

At Ease, Ladies: Hopper Jack Penn, Sean and Robin Wright’s Son, Gets a Modeling Contract

Kylie Jenner, Businesswoman, Has Been Very Busy

This Is “Fifty Shades Darker” Star Bella Heathcote — She’s Really, Really Excited to Be Here

Andy Warhol’s First Studio, Which He Rented for $150, Just Sold for $10 Million

Meet Artist Ayana V. Jackson in Johannesburg

Selena Gomez, Gigi Hadid, and More Take You Behind the Scenes of the 2016 American Music Awards

Playwright Cyrus Aaron Is Here to Help America Talk About Race

Emmanuelle Chriqui, Without the Entourage

Emma Stone and Jennifer Lawrence Became Friends in the Most Millennial Way

Keeping Up With Kanye West and Everything He’s Done in the Last Four Chaotic Days

A Memes to an End: How Feminist Meme-Makers Are Challenging Trump’s America Online

Kendall Jenner Is Back in Business — As a Photographer

Art Basel Miami 2016 Preview: The Beach Is Back

The 10 Best Looks From the 2016 American Music Awards

Battle of the Museum Galas: The Guggenheim vs. The Whitney

Andy Cohen Recommends Following John Mayer’s Snapchat

Fall Is Sending Storm King’s Leaf Peepers Into an Instagram Frenzy

The Top 10 American Music Awards Red Carpet Looks of All Time

10 Groundbreaking Female Surfers Who You Should Be Following Now

Love Is In the Air at an Anti-Trump Protest in New York City

In Chloe Wise’s New Clubhouse, There Is Both Lacroix and Lasagna

Richard Prince’s Kim Gordon Portrait Lands Him in Hot Water

Hugo Boss Pulls Out of Fashion Week, But Is Still Sticking with Jason Wu

The Untold Story of Citizen Jane Jacobs, Who Got Herself Arrested to Save New York

Studio Job Is Taking Over the Barneys New York Windows and Everything Else This Holiday Season

Sophie Theallet, Kanye West Weigh In on the Election

Welcome to the Dark, Magical Kingdom of Banks, Musician and Newest Dior Muse

Watch David O. Russell’s Surreal, Star-Studded Short Film for Prada

Ladies, Justice’s New Album Is For You

Behind the Scenes of David O. Russell and Prada’s Past Forward

Exclusive Track Premiere: Weirdo Breaks Out the ’80s Power Jams in “Sapphire”

From Gucci to David O. Russell for Prada, Fashion’s Getting Cinematic

Up Close & Personal: Barbra Streisand Photographed by Steven Meisel

The Eternal Star Power of Barbra Streisand

Anna Baryshnikov Is Ready to Be a Leading Lady

Donald Trump Could Cause a Big Problem for New York’s Ritziest Shopping Area

Night at the Museum: Karlie Kloss, Common, and More Turn Out for the Whitney Art Party

Sarah Jones and All Her Characters in “Sell/Buy/Date” Respond to 2016 Election

The Response to Trump in China: Among Its Cultural Elite, “Meh.”

How to Detox from Instagram like Kendall Jenner

At 84, Artist Fernando Botero Is Keeping Things Supersized

Pierpaolo Piccioli Takes Valentino to Moscow

Marilyn Monroe’s “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” Dress Could Fetch $2.5 Million at Auction

Inside Fernando Botero’s Fittingly Supersized Art Tome

These Memes Are Not Here For Your Entertainment

An Activist’s Post-Election Advice: Don’t Point Fingers, Learn How to Organize

Jill Soloway, David Byrne, and Ballroom Marfa Give New York a Taste of Texas

What’s Worse Than Donald Trump? Getting Mansplained About Donald Trump

Cate Blanchett Plays a Spider Woman Looking for a Mate to Kill in Surrealist Film Teaser

Paris Photo 2016: All the Best Pictures, From Muhammad Ali Underwater to Joan Didion Sunbathing

Petra Collins Dreams of Sleepovers With Rihanna

Kendall Jenner Is an Instagram Star Without an Instagram; Gosha Rubchinskiy Returns to Home Turf

Actress Alison Sudol Bewitches in J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts”

Natalie Portman’s Latest “Jackie” Trailer Gets Even Darker

The Late Actor Anton Yelchin Was Also A Talented Photographer

A Sunny Sunday Afternoon at the Brant Foundation With Raf Simons and a Post-Cavalli Peter Dundas

Aurora James, Post Election: We Must Seek to Understand Each Other

Chiharu Shiota, Gucci’s New Favorite Artist, Is Spinning a Web to Entangle the World

10 Other Political Scions and Royal Families to Look to Now

Don’t Keep Your Erotic Art Collection With Your Florida Mistress

Joffrey Ballet Principal Dancer Fabrice Calmels Is Ready for His Fashion-World Takeover

Where in “Westworld” is Elsie? An Ode to the Missing Fan Favorite

Exclusive Music Video Premiere: In “Us,” Anna of the North Says Come As You Are

Bella Hadid and The Weeknd Split; Rihanna Gets Back with Manolo Blahnik

Coping 2016: The Best Movies, Music, Art, and Reading To Help You Get By

Art Therapy: What to See For Your Post-Election Woes

Trevor Noah Is Already Gearing Up For the Next Election

Illustrator Langley Fox Is Upping Her Artist Game

What Looks Like Soho’s Newest Clothing Destination Is Actually a Chilling Ai Weiwei Installation

Inside “Let’s Get Lost,” Langley Fox’s First Art Exhibit with Andrew Kuykendall

What to Watch This Weekend: Documentaries, Dystopias, Tearjerkers, and American Farces

The Empowerment You Need This Week, Courtesy of Tschabalala Self

Aileen Mehle, Gossip’s Infamous Suzy, Dies at 98

The Ongoing Mystery of Charlotte Rampling

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Evolution from Teen Heartthrob to Oscar-Winning Actor

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: 29 Photographers React to the 2016 Election

Exclusive Track Premiere: Rising Star Clay’s Sultry New Single “Follow Me Down”

Shanghai Biennale 2016: A Burgeoning Art Capital Emerges in China

From New Balance to Riccardo Tisci’s Nike, It’s All About Activewear

Can We Kick It One More Time: Inside the Party for A Tribe Called Quest’s Final Album

“Dangerous Liaisons” Actress Elena Kampouris Has Gotten More Action Onscreen and Onstage Than In Real Life

Tory Burch Debuts New Holiday Campaign with Jessica Hart

Meet Rose Chalalai Singh, the Paris Art World’s Favorite Chef

On the Ground at New York City’s Anti-Trump March

An Immigrant’s Daughter Responds to Donald Trump’s Election

Incredible Images of the Thousands of New Yorkers Who Shut Down Traffic Protesting Donald Trump

Artists Are Not Handling the Trump Victory Very Well on Instagram

Not My President: Meet the Faces of Berkeley’s Youth in Revolt

Now Read This: The Best Stories to Visit (or Revisit) After a Trump Victory

How Fashion, Hollywood, and Beyond Are Addressing Trump America

Björk VR vs. Björk IRL: Who Is More Björk?

Pamela Joyner Is Rewriting the Role of Black Art

Cleo Wade: To America, with Love

Before and After Election, Hillary Clinton Supporters Reflect on Donald Trump’s Victory

19 Songs to Help You Cope With News of a Donald Trump Presidency

In Other News: Kendall Jenner’s Fashion Domination Continues Unabated

Progressive Organizations That Need Your Support, Now More Than Ever, in Trump’s America

After Hillary Clinton’s Loss, a Mother’s Advice to Her Young Daughter

The Lesson of Hillary Clinton’s Concession Speech: Keep Fighting

At Hillary Clinton’s Election Night Party, Optimism Turns to Heartbreak and Tears

A Stunned, Grieving, Pro-Hillary Clinton Hollywood Takes to Instagram in Response to Donald Trump’s Victory

“I Have Never Felt More Displaced”: The Fashion Industry Mourns Trump’s Victory On Social Media

Donald Trump Victory Party

Sadness and Disappointment: Reactions at Hillary Clinton’s Election Night Party as Donald Trump Declared Victory

Election 2016: Inside Donald Trump’s Unlikely, Stunning Victory Party

Donald Trump Edges Out Hillary Clinton to Take the Presidency

Pure, Uncut Fashion: Photographer Miles Aldridge and Set Designer Happy Massee Reconsider Their Raw Material

Happy Massee’s Polaroids Over the Years

See Miles Aldridge’s Polaroids

Julianne Moore Is Coming to TV in a Very Mysterious (and Very Expensive) Amazon Show

The Story of This Election Can Be Told By Its Major Fashion Moments

Why Everyone from Chloë Sevigny to Beyoncé Is Going to Reykjavik — and Music Is Coming Back Out

Political Art, From Past to the Ugly Present

Taking In Iceland Airwaves Festival with Of Monsters and Men

Six Years After Their Breakout Moment, Of Monsters and Men Returns to Reykjavik for a Magical Surprise Show

The “I Voted” Sticker: Today’s Hottest Accessory

What “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” Taught Me About Friendship

The Best of Brock Collection

Get to Know Brock Collection, the Latest Winners of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund

A Refresher On Chelsea Clinton, America’s First Daughter. Again. Probably

Teen Model Turned Author Lucky Blue Smith Says to Write What You Know

W‘s In & Out List is Back!

Americans Hit the Polls As Beyoncé Takes a Front Seat in the Presidential Race

A Tribute to Chelsea Clinton, History’s First First Daughter Thrice Over (Probably)

The Sublime Is Hard to See On Your Phone: Agnes Martin and Seven Other Artists Whose Work Must Be Experienced IRL

Rihanna’s Creepers Win the “Shoe Oscar” for “Shoe of the Year”

Art World Pays Tribute to Robert Morris, the “Robespierre of Minimalism”

Donald Trump Closes Campaign By Attacking Beyoncé

Activist Bethann Hardison: Why I’m Voting for Hillary Clinton

Exclusive: Eckhaus Latta Debuts Camper Campaign Video Starring Model Hari Nef

How to Rock the Vote Like Cleo Wade and Vic Mensa

Late Nights Playing Boggle With Hillary and Bill: Photographer Todd Eberle Recalls His Time in the White House With the Clintons

With One Day to Go Till the Presidential Election, Fashion Gets Political

Tatiana von Furstenberg Opens New Exhibit Showcasing LGBTQ Artists Behind Bars

Hillary Clinton’s Early Days in the White House, Captured Up Close by Todd Eberle

The Voting Booth is the Celebrity Selfie Spot Du Jour

Martha Plimpton Is Obsessed With “Westworld,” Winston Churchill

Cleo Wade: How I Became Woke to Politics

At Iceland Airwaves Festival, Samaris is Reykjavik’s Answer to Bat For Lashes

Artists’ Campaign Posters Are Taking Over the Streets, Just in Time For the Election

Kate Middleton, IRL Princess, Is a Red Carpet Star Now

A Surreal Comme des Garçons Shoot From Soviet Era Georgia Resurfaces

At “Doomocracy,” VIPs Imagine The Worst That Could Happen After This Election

Cara Delevingne Won’t Let Tabloids Make Up Stupid Stories About Her

In the Studio with Carol Bove, the Sculptor Who Bends Steel As If It Were Plastic

See Carol Bove’s 1,500-Pound Steel “Polka Dot” Sculptures Up Close

Kenzo x H&M Causes Chaos; Molly Goddard Invites Her Fans to Practice Their Embroidery Skills

Exclusive Track Premiere: With “Vines,” Dawn Richard Is Pioneering the Bayou Synth Sound

Enter Dior: 7 Artists Take on the Iconic Lady Dior Bag

Dior Lady Bag Artists

Hurvin Anderson’s New Paintings Have Dual Citizenship

Hurvin Anderson’s New Paintings at Michael Werner Gallery

Supreme Court Justices Sound Like Fashion Critics in New Case About Designer Knockoffs

Happy Birthday, Kendall Jenner!

From Black Justin Bieber to a Transracial Teen, An Appreciation of the Most Thrillingly Absurd Characters in Donald Glover’s “Atlanta”

La La Land Trailer Gives a Glimpse of Why Emma Stone is the Oscar Favorite

Tracee Ellis Ross Is Just Like You, Obsessed with Solange and Chance the Rapper

The Hamilton Mixtape Has the World Excited About a Ja Rule and Ashanti Song

Zazie Beetz, Star of FX’s “Atlanta,” on Van’s Goals For Season Two and the Surprising Reach of Her Hit Show

Exclusive Track Premiere: Steven Tyler’s Daughter Chelsea is Getting Him Into Electronica With Kaneholler’s “Lite Brite”

Honorary Country Artist Beyoncé Steals the Show at the Country Music Awards

How Patrik Schumacher Will Keep Zaha Hadid’s Name On Top

A Wet, Shirtless James Franco and the Weirdest Celeb Hillary Clinton Endorsements

David Bowie’s Art Collection Is Going On Sale, and Among the Headliners There Are Secret Gems

The Weeknd Continues His Fashion Domination by Teaming Up with H&M and Victoria’s Secret

A Glimpse Inside David Bowie’s Personal Art Collection

The Art World Goes Gold at the Annual Performa Gala

15 Things to Know About Ragnar Kjartansson, the Most Famous Icelandic Artist Since Björk

Filming “Doctor Strange” Made Benedict Cumberbatch Question “What the Hell I’m Doing for a Living”

Newest Victoria’s Secret Angel Josephine Skriver Opens Up About the Legendary Fashion Show

The Five Rising Artists You Must Know in 2016

Róisín Murphy, European Pop Goddess, Returns to America to Blow Everyone’s Mind Again

How to Take in James Turrell’s New Skyspace Like a Breakout, Balenciaga-Wearing Model

Instagram is About to Make Shopping a Whole Lot Easier

Zayn Malik Struggled with an Eating Disorder During His Time in One Direction

A Look Back at All of Marilyn Minter’s Pretty, Pathological Glamour

A Book Full of Girl Crushes, Uninterrupted

With the Rise of Women’s Clubs, One Step Closer to Having It All

Donatella Versace’s New Book Is an Ode to Herself

Dries Van Noten Will Step Into the Spotlight for a New Documentary

Model Nina Agdal Likes to Be the Little Spoon, Can Sleep Anywhere

An Open Letter To Our Future Selves, by the Art Duo Ridykeulous