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  • Tue, April 15, 2014
    Before I read The Green Soccer Journal , I couldn't envisage a football-centered magazine that combined the laddish sport with creativity and style. Perhaps that's because it didn't really exist. ... MORE

  • Fri, April 11, 2014
    Art students in homemade outfits aren't usually what you picture when you hear the phrase "street style photography. ... MORE

  • Fri, March 14, 2014
    In  THE LOOK , OC friends drop by to try on our favorite new arrivals and tell us about their wardrobe preferences past and present. ... MORE

  • Tue, February 25, 2014
    If you find yourself browsing the magazines at Opening Ceremony New York, odds are you’ll notice an extraordinarily thick and heavy magazine. The stitched-up back is beautifully raw and the paper choice is crisp, thick, and matte. ... MORE

  • Fri, February 14, 2014
    New York artist Stephen Powers has a way with words. A modern-day John Keats, his concise, cool prose is knowing, honest, and layered with affecting fodder. ... MORE

  • Tue, February 4, 2014
    “Who is this weird old guy taking pictures?” recalls Ernie Glam, one of New York’s original Club Kids, of his first encounter with photographer Alexis Dibiasio. ... MORE

  • Tue, January 14, 2014
    People go to readings for the people. We could swim the stream of Tumblrs and tweets for days, but the warmth of a computer screen can't keep Brooklyn kids from rubbing elbows and drinking beers and listening to each other's work aloud. ... MORE

  • Thu, January 2, 2014
    When  Baron magazine first appeared on shelves last April, it instantly became a cult hit, ushering in a new era for the erotic magazine. ... MORE

  • Fri, December 20, 2013
    Seeing the world in black and white isn't necessarily a bad thing. Elegant, geometric, and clean, these pieces are at the top of our wish lists at the moment. ... MORE
  • Mon, December 16, 2013
    Last Sunday, when most of New York City's inhabitants were curled up with their Kindles, fans of rare and beautiful paper books trudged through torrential snow to the one-day-only Karma Book Market. ... MORE

  • Wed, December 11, 2013
    If iconic Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama were born in 2038 instead of 1938, his work would look something like  MOTHER , a futuristic magazine that takes inspiration from Japanese art. ... MORE

  • Tue, December 10, 2013
    "Let's travel at magnificent speeds around the Universe," reads the back cover of the current issue of Ligature   magazine. ... MORE

  • Mon, December 2, 2013
    Lucy Moore, who curates the reads found in OC London's Claire de Rouen book corner, first turned us on to Hot and Cool magazine. (The LAST TIME we checked in with her, she called it out as her favorite mag. ... MORE

  • Tue, November 26, 2013
    Before Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Gchat, and even AOL instant messenger, i-D  was churning out culture in the form of a zine. ... MORE

  • Fri, November 22, 2013
    What do beautifully mangled car metal, mountains of sand, and naked men wrestling with dogs have in common? All are takes on masculinity, according to a new exhibit curated by  Capricious Magazine around the theme. ... MORE

  • Tue, November 19, 2013
    Matthias "Wolfboy" Connor has tried what seems like every career—he's been a postman, a nanny, worked in an LA women's shelter, and now he is a trainee nurse. ... MORE

  • Fri, November 8, 2013
    When you open an issue of The WILD magazine with a portrait of an angelic model on the cover, you don't expect to find stories on the preservation of indigenous cultures, genocide in Central Africa, or journalists in war zones. ... MORE

  • Mon, October 28, 2013
    Last night, Candy Magazine celebrated Halloween with a classic New York tradition: the drag ball. Hosted in MoMA PS1's outdoor dome, the event showcased the DJing talent of Le Tigre's JD Samson and Pyramid (made up of  Michael Magnan , Will ... MORE

  • Tue, October 22, 2013
    Sunday nights are such a drag. Kidding. But also not. This Sunday, join us at MoMA PS1 for a Halloween drag ball organized by PS1 in partnership with our friends at  Candy  magazine . ... MORE

  • Thu, October 10, 2013
    Inside Opening Ceremony London, we're lucky enough to have a space dedicated to Claire De Rouen books. About once a month, the books rotate and as the old titles are snapped up, new ones make their home inside the store. ... MORE

  • Fri, October 4, 2013
    The saying goes, "Never judge a book by its cover." But when it comes to magazines, I think by all means you should. ... MORE

  • Wed, October 2, 2013
    There are cookbooks, and then there are cookbooks . I went along to the signing of Juergen Teller's Eating at Hotel Il Pellicano  at the Claire De Rouen  bookstore last night with the little information I knew: Teller had shot an entire ... MORE

  • Sat, September 21, 2013
    As the summer in New York comes to a close, Printed Matter and MoMA PS1 present the eighth annual NY Art Book Fair. With more than 280 booksellers from twenty different countries all over the world, the fair is a haven for independent publishers, ... MORE

  • Wed, September 4, 2013
    This isn't your average  New York Post and Twizzlers stand! Brooklyn commuters may have taken notice of the recently-opened Newsstand at the Metropolitan subway stop on the G train, presented by Alldayeveryday and friend of OC  Lele ... MORE
  • Fri, August 30, 2013
    Two artists: one in LA, one in New York. ANKL creators and friends Nicky Lesser and Ann Greene Kelly collaborated on this zine with three thousand miles between them. ... MORE

  • Thu, August 22, 2013
    You've seen a Hans Feurer photograph. A perfect barely bikini-ed bottom, a green tongue, a woman swaddled in layers of printed clothing. You've seen them all. ... MORE

  • Thu, August 15, 2013
    As a bona fide artist book and magazine junkie, I often feel like I’ve seen it all, so it’s rare that a new publication really knocks my socks off. ... MORE

  • Tue, August 13, 2013
    On Saturday evening, I wandered into the independent bookstore/art gallery Harper's Books for the opening of Richard Prince 's latest curatorial project: a retrospective of the short-lived artistic career of Stuart Sutcliffe, one of the original ... MORE

  • Mon, August 12, 2013
    Remember obsessively preparing for your yearbook photo? Combing your hair until your scalp hurt, practicing your smile? Whatever your ritual was, yearbook photo day was always a big deal. ... MORE

  • Wed, June 19, 2013
    Book club member : Emily Book : Not Garbage by Leo Fitzpatrick Price : $20 Why it's so great : Not Garbage places some of my favorite contemporary New York artists (Dash Snow, Nate Lowman, and Dan Colen among others) in conversation with collagist ... MORE

  • Thu, June 6, 2013
    Sitting down to a fresh stack of magazines, there’s nothing quite like it. And the stellar array at OC at Ace Hotel is not to be missed. Our pick of the bunch below. ... MORE

  • Fri, May 31, 2013
    Mahatma Gandhi said, "An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind." But the Little Free Library that popped up recently in Nolita, with its "take a book, return a book" system, shows that bartering isn't so bad, because I ... MORE

  • Fri, May 3, 2013
    Make It Snappy is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends. Who: The legendary Lewis Lapham of Lapham's Quarterly (available at OC at Ace !), e-cig in hand, discussing the allure of smoking as part of the PEN World Voices ... MORE
  • Thu, May 2, 2013
    Last night I went to the opening party of Fer Sher magazine volume three at The Gallery in Hollywood. The event celebrated the work of three young photographers, Sagan Lockhart, Natalia Mantini, and Josh Terris and their collaborative work featured ... MORE

  • Wed, April 24, 2013
    Book club member : Simon Book : Gerhard Richter: Forty years of painting by Gerhard Richter Price : $85 Why it's so great : Gerhard Richter is one of my favorite artists. ... MORE

  • Tue, April 16, 2013
    Book club member : Cherie Book : Exactitudes by Ari Versluis & Ellie Uyttenbroek Price : $61.50 Why it's so great : I love that everyone photographed in this book probably has no idea that there is someone else out there who looks and ... MORE

  • Mon, April 8, 2013
    Book club member: Lola Lalic Book: Clarks in Jamaica by Al Fingers Price: $49 Why it's so great: Clarks shoes are a British classic. ... MORE

  • Mon, April 8, 2013
    Last Saturday, Humberto and Carol stopped by the LA store to sign copies of our 10-year commemorative book and prints . Super special guest Jason Schwartzman also came by to hang out and draw personalized messages in the books and on prints for ... MORE

  • Thu, April 4, 2013
    This Saturday April 6, 2013, Opening Ceremony invites you to join Carol Lim, Humberto Leon, and Jason Schwartzman at a signing of our 10-year anniversary book,  OPENING CEREMONY , published with Rizzoli. ... MORE

  • Thu, April 4, 2013
    In time for this year's New York AIPAD Photography Show at the Park Avenue Armory––one of the world's biggest international photography events––the booksellers Karma, Harper's, and the famously furtive FULTON RYDER have set ... MORE

  • Fri, March 22, 2013
    Member: Sean Risley Book:   Il Clan Del Wu by Alessandro Simonetti Why: Alessandro was the first photographer to shoot me, back in 2005. ... MORE

  • Mon, March 4, 2013
    0fr. invites you to join Carol and Humberto at a signing of their 10-year anniversary book, Opening Ceremony , published with Rizzoli. ... MORE

  • Fri, February 22, 2013
    Danish photographer Asger Carlsen pushes image making to the limits, experimenting with its possibilities through editing and composite techniques. ... MORE

  • Fri, February 8, 2013
    For the month of February, Suzanne Geiss Gallery has been transformed into DIS ' photo studio, where the irreverent mag has set up shop "creating new stock options. ... MORE

  • Fri, February 1, 2013
    Arts contributor  YANYAN HUANG travels the world in search of big game. This week, she was in town for Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair. This weekend Los Angeles is host to Printed Matter's first LA Art Book fair at the MOCA Geffen. ... MORE

  • Thu, January 31, 2013
    Last Sunday, Middle Eastern art and culture publication Bidoun  (available here ) generated much buzz when it invited Syrian-American anthroposophist , sex columnist, and gay porn star Conner Habib to speak for its Full Moon Afternoon program ... MORE

  • Mon, January 14, 2013
    Does New York Fashion Week not come but twice a year? After Saturday's TELFAR Fall/Winter 2013 presentation in collaboration with DIS at New York Gallery, maybe not. ... MORE

  • Thu, December 20, 2012
    The holiday season is upon us, and this year it's time to HOLIDAY YOUR WAY ! We asked publishing intellectual and creator of Candy magazine (get your copy of #5 here )  Luis Venegas  to curate a list of perfect holiday gifts. ... MORE

  • Wed, December 5, 2012
    If you want to hunt down the best fashion and photography books in London, you head to Claire de Rouen on Charing Cross Road. Opened in 2005, the store is nestled in a small upstairs room in the heart of London's literary Bloomsbury neighborhood, ... MORE

  • Mon, December 3, 2012
    Yesterday there was much to see and hear at the 8-BALL ZINE FAIR , which took place in Manhattan's Koreatown. The fair featured some of the finest art publishers around–– Dashwood , Ed Varie, Études , Horses Think, Hamburger Eyes ... MORE

  • Thu, November 29, 2012
    DREAM , FLY , YES , GO are some of the words painted across the clouds currently floating inside the entrance of the Opening Ceremony New York store. Sound advice, especially when prescribed by the one and only YOKO ONO. ... MORE

  • Wed, November 28, 2012
    To accompany the launch of " Fashion for Men: 1969-2012 ," YOKO ONO and Opening Ceremony have printed posters and published a book of ONO's original artwork. ... MORE

  • Tue, November 20, 2012
    This holiday season, OC has teamed up with artist, writer, musician, and cultural icon YOKO ONO to create a very special collection titled “Fashion for Men: 1969-2012. ... MORE

  • Mon, November 12, 2012
    With a career that spans over thirty years, Carlyne Cerf De Dudzeele is responsible for the fashion in some of the most memorable Richard Avedon and Irving Penn images, Anna Wintour’s first Vogue cover, and just about every sexed up story in V ... MORE

  • Wed, November 7, 2012
    On Sunday OC, MoMA PS1, and Rizzoli hosted a conversation between our dear friend M.I.A. and the museum's director Klaus Biesenbach on her brand new self-titled art book. ... MORE

  • Tue, November 6, 2012
    For the first issue of  OC Annual  magazine, Bruce Weber dreamt up a romance that goes a little something like this:  "This is the tale of a young man from St. Louis named Georgeo Frazer. ... MORE
  • Sat, November 3, 2012
    This Sunday November 4, 2012, you're invited to a free artist talk with M.I.A. and MoMA PS1 director Klaus Bisenbach. The event celebrates the book release of  M.I.A. , a documentation of M.I.A. ... MORE

  • Fri, October 26, 2012
    Tristan Ceddia is a talented artist from Melbourne, Australia. We recently picked up one of his publications at OC,  THE hot SPOT , and were so intrigued that we needed to know more. ... MORE

  • Wed, October 17, 2012
    For the OC Annual story "Little Leagues," Poppy de Villeneuve photographed dedicated young athletes doing motocross, high diving, judo, and lacrosse, while Nathaniel Kilcer interviewed the pint-sized champions on their top game, their ... MORE

  • Thu, October 11, 2012
    For the OC Annual iPad app (download it for free here !) we asked several of the magazine's contributors to go that extra mile and produce unique and interactive content. ... MORE

  • Tue, October 9, 2012
    After last week's NY Art Book Fair , it was London's turn to get bookish with The Coutauld Institute's annual book sale. Friday was a typically rainy day in London, so on my lunch break I decided there would be nothing better than running five ... MORE

  • Wed, October 3, 2012
    SEX MAGAZINE   is a new online magazine that has nothing to do with sex. Its aim is to explore a broad spectrum of modern and contemporary topics through contributors who are themselves artists and actively take part in the making of this ... MORE

  • Tue, October 2, 2012
    On Friday, a bunch of OC friends and fam turned up to Lutz + Schmitt in Soho for the exhibition and launch of Richard Kern's latest book, Kern 10:41 . ... MORE

  • Mon, October 1, 2012
    OC's book buyer Josh Paulin checked out the NY Art Book Fair this past weekend, and this is what he saw! Last Friday, I told my secretary to hold all my calls, cancel my 2:30, and, if my wife called, to tell her I was out getting Taco Bell with the ... MORE

  • Mon, October 1, 2012
    At this year's New York Art Book Fair taking place at MoMA PS1, I especially wanted to check out Fulton Ryder , a secret and unique project involving prints and books from the American underground and counterculture. ... MORE

  • Mon, September 24, 2012
    <br> Carol and Humberto commissioned their friends at  DIS  to do a video for the Kenzo  mens Fall/Winter 2012 collection, so naturally DIS did the most  DIS  thing they could think of. ... MORE
  • Fri, September 14, 2012
    On Wednesday I found myself, once again , at the Ace Hotel. This time to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Tavi Gevinson's  Rookie Magazin e , as well as the launch of Rookie Yearbook One.  The theme of the night was prom. ... MORE

  • Mon, September 10, 2012
    For realz! The OC Annual magazine, which has been flying off the shelves since it launched on August 12th, isn't just a pretty print publication. ... MORE
  • Sat, September 8, 2012
    See what Celestine Cooney, Fashion Director for  TWIN ,  packs for NYFW in our series, "Case by Case" . Hint: it involves a little bit of Alexander Wang, Christopher Kane, J.W. ... MORE

  • Mon, September 3, 2012
    Make It Snappy  is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends What:   OC Annual  taking up prime real estate. Purchase your copy  HERE . ... MORE
  • Thu, August 30, 2012
    OC's first-ever magazine OC Annual is out! Join us as we catch up with some of our contributors. First up is the photographer Sean Thomas , whose equestrian editorial "Tally Ho," styled by Julia Sarr-Jamois, features some of London's ... MORE

  • Wed, August 29, 2012
    OC gals pals Jeanette Hayes and Jen Brill recently made this film for LOVE magazine and Proenza Schouler . The video features the Fall/ ... MORE
  • Tue, August 28, 2012
    Member:  Kam Book:  Henri Rousseau Price:  $60.00 Why it's so great: I'm an Art History student so my pick had to be something art-related, and one of my favorite painters is Henri Rousseau. ... MORE

  • Tue, August 28, 2012
    Not long ago, Christelle and I paid a visit to the home of artists and very familiar faces, Silvia Prada and Kim Ann Foxman . ... MORE

  • Mon, August 27, 2012
    On Friday, Julia Ziegler-Haynes launched her very unique book Today's Special , a selection of last meals on death row, at the OHWOW bookstore on Waverly Place. As a chef and artist, Julia blended both of her gifts in the project. ... MORE

  • Thu, August 23, 2012
    Member:  Alex Book:   Making WET: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing Price: $39.00 Why it's so great:  After reading  ALEX'S INTERVIEW WITH LEONARD KOREN  last week, I had to learn more about WET —a curious, defunct ... MORE

  • Wed, August 15, 2012
    Last night, OC got sporty to celebrate the launch of the first-ever Opening Ceremony Annual magazine. Things kicked off at OC's 10 Greene Street pop-up shop, where the shelves were piled high with Annual s and mini bottles of Chandon champagne. ... MORE

  • Tue, August 14, 2012
    Make It Snappy is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends   What: The OPENING CEREMONY ANNUAL and iPad app by Gin Lane (coming soon)! Where: OCNY When: Right now! Pick up your copy of the magazine HERE . MORE
  • Mon, August 13, 2012
    WET , the now defunct publication printed in Venice, California, was the only magazine dedicated to a moment––specifically, that moment when we feel secure enough to let go, and let our inner selves breathe. ... MORE

  • Mon, August 13, 2012
      The  OPENING CEREMONY ANNUAL  has arrived! Here's a sneak peek from the issue.  B uy  your copy  HERE . Our friend Gaia Repossi stretches it out in her favorite yoga poses, as photographed in Paris by Katja Rahlwes. MORE
  • Sun, August 12, 2012
      The  OPENING CEREMONY ANNUAL  has arrived! Here's a sneak peek from the issue.  B uy  your copy  HERE . ... MORE
  • Fri, August 10, 2012
      Just a few more days until the the premier issue of opening ceremony annual   drops for the closing ceremony of the Olympics! Watch this space for sneak peeks until then, and pre-order your copy  HERE . ... MORE
  • Fri, August 10, 2012
    Just a few more days until the the premier issue of  OPENING CEREMONY ANNUAL   drops for the closing ceremony of the Olympics! Watch this space for sneak peeks until then, and  pre-order your copy  HERE . ... MORE
  • Fri, August 3, 2012
    The rumors are true: we are debuting our very own magazine in just ten days! Opening Ceremony Annual is an annual limited-edition magazine launching on August 12th, 2012 to coincide with the closing ceremony of the Olympics. ... MORE

  • Mon, July 30, 2012
    Last Thursday, Dashwood Books hosted the U.S. launch and signing for Somewhere to Disappear , a film by Laure Flammarion and Arnaud Uyttenhove in collaboration with the publisher  JSBJ . ... MORE

  • Fri, June 29, 2012
    Make It Snappy is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends Who: Ryan and Nicky holding up copies of his new book Whistle for the Wind Where:  Brooklyn's Spoonbill & Sugartown book signing When: Last night Why: Coming ... MORE
  • Fri, June 29, 2012
    Everybody knows that when you're dining for a good cause, you digest your food better. That's why we love Downtown for Democracy's new series of foodie fundraisers, Dining for Democracy. ... MORE

  • Fri, June 29, 2012
    "OC Community" is a column about community-oriented institutions that we and our friends support and hope to see grow. ... MORE

  • Thu, June 28, 2012
    Hide your wives, hide your husbands because Electric Youth!  #8 is on its way to OC! Shot entirely by photographer Xevi Muntané (who is responsible for THAT cover) and with digital art by  CLOAQUE , the issue is dedicated to Spain's ... MORE

  • Tue, June 26, 2012
    Once a week in Silver Lake, LA, Ivory and OCLA's Michelangelo teach others about astrology. Now, at the turn of every sign, these two stargazers are here to offer us advice on love, life, sex, and fashion. CANCER Warrior you are... ... MORE

  • Tue, June 26, 2012
    Make It Snappy is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends Who: David Armstrong and a glass of rosé What: Signing copies of his new book Night and Day , published by Mörel Books , coming soon to OC! When: Right now! ... MORE
  • Wed, June 20, 2012
    Few new publications or brands manage to define their aesthetic within their first few seasons. So when I see something and say, "That's so Dis " to someone, and they instantly agree, I know that Dis is something unique. ... MORE

  • Wed, June 13, 2012
    Over these last ten years, OC has made a lot of inspiring friends! In our most recent editorial, photographer Christelle de Castro and I sought out some of our favorite innovators and asked them where they get their creative juices flowing. ... MORE

  • Tue, June 12, 2012
    It's obvious that modeling is a cutthroat industry. But if you weren't aware, then leave it to VFILES ' addictive Model Files  video series to keep you in the know. ... MORE
  • Thu, June 7, 2012
    Last night I ran over to Dashwood to catch Juergen Teller’s book signing event. The sun was shining and all signs pointed towards a warm evening as I waited patiently in line with throngs of fellow Juergen-ites. ... MORE

  • Mon, June 4, 2012
    An intriguing little volume has slipped onto OC's bookshelves and we're giving you the first whiff! Named Baron , its pages showcase an array of beautiful, provocative images that certain people might call "dirty. ... MORE

  • Wed, May 30, 2012
    By now, most of you should be acquainted with The Travel Almanac , a publication focusing on near and far places and the people who travel there. ... MORE

  • Wed, May 23, 2012
    Soho went cyber last Saturday night, as throngs of "screenagers" transformed a huge Greene St. loft into a real-life AIM chat room. ... MORE

  • Wed, May 2, 2012
    Make It Snappy is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends Who: A-Ron , Venus , and Nate Lowman in the DJ booth What: D4D and OHWOW's Pocket Guide to Politics  book release party, hosted by Audrey Gelman, Tim Barber, Dan ... MORE
  • Fri, April 13, 2012
    Member: Nina Book:   Cindy Sherman Price: $60.00 Why it's so great:  Having seen the retrospective at the MoMA, I had to have the monograph! Adding to the awesome-ness of this book is the conversation between Cindy and John Waters. ... MORE

  • Tue, April 3, 2012
    Five years ago, Peter Sutherland and Duncan Hamilton started a curating project, publishing the work of some of their favorite artists. ... MORE

  • Mon, April 2, 2012
    Beauty reframed—that's the potency of RIOT OF PERFUME . I was immediately drawn to this publication's stark imagery, rich text, and minimalist compositions. ... MORE

  • Fri, March 30, 2012
    Member: Kristina Book: Val Verde  by Sam Falls. Poetry by Jamie Kanzler Published in: New York Price: $35.00 Why it's so great: Val Verde transports you into the depths of Sam Fall's memory. ... MORE

  • Wed, March 28, 2012
    A former stylist, Andrew Richardson started Richardson ,  a magazine dedicated to cultural reflections on sex and sexuality, in 1998. ... MORE

  • Fri, March 23, 2012
    Remember that summer when this perfect image  from Sophomore 's SS08 lookbook was everyone’s profile photo and/or on their blog? I do. ... MORE

  • Wed, March 21, 2012
    Make It Snappy is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends Who: The Freaky Boiz What: Performing onstage, along with DJ sets by Honey Dijon  and Michael Magnan Where:  MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, NYC When: ... MORE
  • Tue, March 20, 2012
    Member: Kadeem Book: Mark morrisroe Price: $65 Why it's so great: The work of punk photographer and performance artist Mark Morrisroe is often likened to that of Nan Goldin and David Armstrong; like them, he documented the most intimate aspects of ... MORE

  • Fri, March 16, 2012
    Member: Michelle Book: Drawings from the film beginners Price: $35 Why it's so great: Drawings from the Film Beginners allows you to extend the film Beginners beyond the confinements of the screen. ... MORE

  • Thu, March 15, 2012
    New to OC this week is Heidi Julavits' novel The Vanishers , which, in the words of Heidi, features "psychic attacks, a performance artist who has plastic surgery to look like one of the character's dead mothers, vicious one-upmanships at an ... MORE

  • Thu, March 15, 2012
    When viewing Francesca Woodman’s photographs, it’s hard to believe that not only were the images taken while she was still a student, but that this girl, who saw such beauty, killed herself at age 22. ... MORE

  • Wed, March 14, 2012
    UK band  TEETH  has got something to say, and they brought their cute butts all the way out to Brooklyn to tell us to our face. ... MORE

  • Tue, March 13, 2012
    Member: Nicholas Book: Notes on, something like life should be Price: $70 Why it's so great:   MICHAEL HAUPTMAN ’s aesthetic is quite  RECOGNIZABLE , but the images in Notes on, Something Like Life Should Be have more of scrapbook ... MORE

  • Wed, February 29, 2012
    Member: Rachel Book: Alex Katz: Seeing, Drawing Price: $45.00 Why it's so great: Bold brushstrokes, clean lines, and bright colors—I find almost everything about Alex Katz's work fun to look at. ... MORE

  • Tue, February 28, 2012
    The current issue of BULLETT ,  featuring cover stars Daniel Radcliffe and Juliette Lewis, is jam-packed with OC friends, including  Tavi , Gia , James Franco, Scott Campbell , Alexa Chung , Josh Hartnett, and Girls . ... MORE

  • Tue, February 28, 2012
    Rachael Morrison and David Senior have curated an exhibit at the MoMa Library, Millenium Magazines , dedicated solely to independent, small-distribution publications—heaps of which are conveniently sold at OC! The topics of these appealing ... MORE

  • Thu, February 23, 2012
    Member: Pernille Book: My Birthday Party Price: $50.00 Why it's so great: A glimpse into one’s lodgings usually gives an accurate picture of the person at hand, and Martin Bell’s personal space in  My Birthday Party  is no ... MORE

  • Thu, February 23, 2012
    Last night, my friends and I wedged ourselves into Dashwood Books in Noho for the launch of  teenVAG issue two. A collective examination of the female body and feminine sexuality, the self-published zine was founded in 2011 by Natasha ... MORE

  • Wed, February 8, 2012
    Orgy cuff links, a basketball cage, boy-a-licious magazines, subtle colognes, a sexy skate deck, and of course designer condoms (when only the most fashionable will do!)—our men's gift guide for Valentine's Day has everything you need to set ... MORE

  • Wed, February 8, 2012
    Get ready, New York Fashion Week FW12 begins tomorrow! It's a jungle out there, so come prepared. For all the essentials, drop by OC at the Ace —they've got your headache, bad hair days, blisters, and sugar cravings under control! For all in ... MORE

  • Thu, January 26, 2012
    Member: James Book: Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present Price: $50.00 Why it's so great: Chronicling the career of this audacious performance artist, the wild images in this book make it hard to look away. ... MORE

  • Thu, January 26, 2012
    The first time I visited Opening Ceremony New York, I found a magazine that really captured my interest:  PIN–UP , a "magazine for architectural entertainment. ... MORE

  • Mon, January 23, 2012
    Last week Brayden and I dodged puddles on our way to visit photographer Michael Hauptman in his Nolita apartment. There we discussed his OC online editorial , his recent trip to India, and his book,  Notes on, Something LIke Life ... MORE

  • Wed, January 18, 2012
    Member: Lizzy Book: ryan trecartin: any ever Price: $45.00 Why it's so great: Have you ever dazed at your computer screen, found yourself tumbling into a Tumblr hole, or YouTube vortex that you start seeing things? Well Ryan Trecartin's Any Ever is ... MORE

  • Thu, January 12, 2012
    Member: Janelle Book:  Atget: Photographe de Paris Price: $39.95 Why it's so great: Ever fawn over old black and white postcards of Paris only to get a bad case of wanderlust? Those images were most likely taken by Eugène Atget, the first ... MORE

  • Wed, January 4, 2012
    Member:  Marcus Book: Hero Magazine #6 Published in:  UK Frequency: Biannual Price:  $12.99 Why it's so great: I don't usually buy men's fashion magazines, but this one was too good to resist. ... MORE

  • Wed, December 28, 2011
    Member:  Ruby Book: A Day at ElBulli   Published in:  New York Price:  $39.95 Why it's so great: Once upon a time, a Michelin three-star restaurant named elBulli sat perched on a rocky cliff in Catalonia, Spain. ... MORE

  • Tue, December 27, 2011
    2011 is almost done and dusted, and what a year it's been! To commemorate and fondly bid adieu to the year, we asked our cherished OC contributors and friends to give us their favorite bits of 2011. ... MORE

  • Tue, December 27, 2011
    Member: Heidi Book:   A Magazine , curated by Rodarte Price: $21.50 Why it's so great:  The latest issue of A Magazine is curated by Rodarte . ... MORE

  • Fri, December 23, 2011
    Member:  Dani Books:  Christmas Eve at the Mellops',   The mellops go diving for treasure , and the mellops strike oil  by Tomi Ungerer. Published in:  New York Price:  $12. ... MORE

  • Fri, December 16, 2011
    Happy Holidays from OC! To welcome the festive season, we’ve put together an array of MEN ’s, WOMEN’ s, and  KIDS ’ gift guides. ... MORE

  • Thu, December 15, 2011
    Member: Sofia Magazine: Cheap Thrills Published in: New York, NY Price: $15 Why it's so great: Remember the days when you could spend hours locked in your room blasting "Baby One More Time," pasting clippings from Tiger Beat and YM into ... MORE

  • Wed, December 14, 2011
    Happy Holidays from OC! To welcome the festive season, we’ve put together an array of MEN ’s, WOMEN’ s, and KIDS ’ gift guides. ... MORE

  • Tue, December 13, 2011
    Here's your word of the day, for today: paleofuturism, being predictions of the future assumed in the past. The most obvious, and my personal favorite, example of this is the portion of Back to the Future II , when Marty lands in 2015. ... MORE

  • Mon, December 12, 2011
    Last Friday night OC and Candy magazine presented Candy SHOWS at the iconic West Village venue, The Monster. Hosted by Chloë and Terry, DJs included Honey Dijon, JD Samson and the editor of Candy , Luis Venegas. ... MORE

  • Fri, December 9, 2011
    Member: Nadia Book: D.A.P. The 80's Revisited Published in: New York, NY Price: $80 Why it's so great: Basquiat, Enzo Cucchi, Julian Schnabel, Keith Haring, Andy Warhol. ... MORE

  • Mon, December 5, 2011
    Make It Snappy is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends. Who: The winner of the Dis Magazine / Ryan Trecartin's Kim Kardashian lookalike kontest, next to every ones favorite momager, Kris What: The girl gets money honey Where: ... MORE
  • Wed, November 30, 2011
    Giant urban centers used to be the only place to find thriving and dynamic artist communities. In the Cyber Age, however, creatives have fled the big cities. Outpost Journal was born out of this phenomenon. ... MORE

  • Fri, November 18, 2011
    Happy Holidays from OC! To welcome the festive season, we’ve put together an array of men ’s, women ’s, and kiDS ’ gift guides. ... MORE

  • Tue, November 15, 2011
    Member: Zacq Book:   From The Fourth Dimension, by Martin Bell Published in: Melbourne, Australia Price: $50 Why it's so great: With its endless layers of images arranged in collage, Martin Bell's From the Fourth Dimension allows the reader to ... MORE

  • Fri, November 11, 2011
    Member: Elin Book/Magazine: Vestiarium Scoticum by Nick Relph Published in: Brooklyn, NY Price: $50 Why it's so great: I love the history of the Vestiarium Scoticum (try saying that after a drink or two)! In a sense this book is a copy, of a ... MORE

  • Tue, November 8, 2011
    Member: Mikala Book: Correspondencia #1 Frequency :   Quarterly Published in: Buenos Aires Price:  $20 Why it's so great: Coming all the way from our featured country Argentina, Correspondencia boasts two beauitful photo dossiers from ... MORE

  • Wed, November 2, 2011
    Major (as in, MAJOR) news: Luis Venegas' Candy Magazine #3 is landing on OC's bookshelves next week. Believe it or not, the fearless, trans-fashion mag that made a splash last year with its James Franco covergirl managed to one-up itself in the ... MORE

  • Fri, October 28, 2011
    Member: Rachel Book: Lady Warhol Published in:  Madrid  Price:  $70  Why it's so great:   Lady Warhol chronicles Christopher Makos’ two-day, gender-bending photo shoot of Andy Warhol. ... MORE

  • Mon, October 24, 2011
    Last Friday night marked the opening of Patrik Ervell 's temporary store front on Walker Street, just a few blocks from the downtown Opening Ceremony. ... MORE

  • Mon, October 17, 2011
    Far above the metro trains and tunnels that his images chronicle, Bruce Davidson’s book Subway has just been re-released with 25 never-before-seen images. ... MORE

  • Mon, October 10, 2011
    Member:  Gillian Book:  Wooooo #7 Published in:  New York Price:  $10.00 Why it's so great: A lot of crazy people ride the Tube. ... MORE

  • Thu, October 6, 2011
    When one of our models has great style, it makes my job a whole lot easier. Case in point: Jesse Ashlock, Senior Editor at Details magazine. ... MORE

  • Thu, October 6, 2011
    Member: Heidi Book: Jordan Sullivan & Pamela Love, the ghost country Published in: New York Price: $38.00 Why it's so great: This is a personal collage recounting an adventure through the southwest. ... MORE

  • Mon, October 3, 2011
    Set in New York in the years following 9/11, Lightning People by Christopher Bollen spies on the lives of several New York dwellers. ... MORE

  • Fri, September 30, 2011
    You can never have enough totes people! Created by OC and 'SUP Magazine this tote comes filled with the latest issue of 'SUP and a cute music note keychain. ... MORE

  • Wed, September 21, 2011
    OC book nook fixture, Bad Day , has been consistently pulling out the big names in art, music and culture for a while now. With the latest issue, #11, filled with OC friends and family (Kuo, Schwartzman, Mills), we thought we'd throw Bad Day a line ... MORE

  • Fri, September 16, 2011
    Make It Snappy is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends. Who: Ricky Rozay. The man. The BOSS. What: The Vice mag party last night Where: BK Why: Rick Ross live is even better than Hot 97 in the Maybach. MORE
  • Fri, September 16, 2011
    Make It Snappy is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends. Who: Catherine Opie with Rodarte's Kate and Laura Mulleavy (and OC friend Jenny Shimizu on-screen) What: A talk and signing celebrating their new book RODARTE, CATHERINE ... MORE
  • Wed, September 14, 2011
    It may be fashion week , but in this show, the sumo wrestler is the model. British photographer Craig McDean's exhibition "Sumo" opened on Monday at Half Gallery . ... MORE

  • Tue, September 6, 2011
    This past Friday, I attended the launch and exhibition of artist Erik Madigan Heck 's new book, January to August , with my fellow OCNY-er Sam . ... MORE

  • Fri, September 2, 2011
    Female bodybuilders, Glasspopcorn, Araabmuzik, fireworks, flat screens, Under Armour ... what am I even talking about – are you confused? Don't be. ... MORE

  • Wed, August 31, 2011
    Member: Rhamier Magazine: Afterzine #2 Published in: Brooklyn, NY Price: $10.00 Why it's so great: Afterzine is less of a traditional magazine and more like a curated journal, featuring the best in contemporary art and culture. ... MORE

  • Tue, August 30, 2011
    On Friday, OC celebrated 'Sup Magazine 's new issue with a release party at Paul and André's in LA! It was a night to remember to say the least. ... MORE

  • Fri, August 26, 2011
    Member:  Kia Book/Magazine: Opening Ceremony x NYABF Book Covers (set of 5) Published in:   New York by Opening Ceremony Press! Price:   $25. ... MORE

  • Mon, August 22, 2011
    Member:  Josh Book/Magazine: Rod Bianco by bjarne melgaard Published in:  Amsterdam Price:   $50.00 Why it's so great:  I love this book. The offbeat imagery and humor hit home on so many levels. ... MORE

  • Thu, August 18, 2011
    Member:  Philip Book/Magazine: 032c, #21 Published in: Berlin Price:   $19.90 Why it's so great: Six words: Leelee Sobieski is in this issue! What a hottie. She's married to Adam Kimmel of the recent Carhartt collaboration . ... MORE

  • Wed, August 17, 2011
    While still being one of the most artistically progressive cities in the world, New York is filled with creative nostalgia. As New Yorkers (most of us faux), we’re often looking back to any decade but our own, wishing that things were just as ... MORE

  • Mon, August 15, 2011
    Book Club Member: Francesca Book: Dictionary by Marc Hundley Published in: New York City Price: $10 Why it’s so great: Love the latest publication from New York artist Marc Hundley : a visual dictionary filled with illustrations from the ... MORE

  • Thu, August 11, 2011
    Book Club Member: Adrienne Book/Magazine: Lid #12 Frequency: Biannual Published in: New York City Price: $14.00 Why it’s so great: It was the magical array of covers (there are four) that caught my eye in the OC book nook, my favorite being a ... MORE

  • Mon, August 8, 2011
    Green screens, stripper poles, and water coolers filled with vodka sounds a little cheeky for most workplaces, but for the dis Magazine crew, it's just another day at the office. ... MORE

  • Fri, August 5, 2011
    Member: Lizzy Book/Magazine: Twin Magazine Issue #4 Published in: London Price: $35.50 Why it's so great: Twin is up to its usual tricks with the new issue, but this one is particularly stellar thanks to – well, us! OC's very own art ... MORE

  • Thu, July 28, 2011
    Member:  Marc Book/Magazine: Fashematical, #2 Published in: Sydney, Australia Price:  $12.50 Why it's so great:  Created before cover star John Galliano's infamous outbursts, Jonathan Zawada’s Fashematical #2 is an homage to ... MORE

  • Mon, July 25, 2011
    Another fantastic Publication busting out of Spain , Buffalo ZIne is the print baby of Adrián González and his tight-knit team. With their first issue so vibrant and exciting, I needed to know more about the project. ... MORE

  • Thu, July 21, 2011
    Performance and visual artist, poet, downtown sweetheart, it-boy, it-girl, overnight sensation, and now author, Mykki Blanco is on the verge of taking over the galaxy. Born Michael David Quattlebaum Jr. ... MORE

  • Fri, July 15, 2011
    Member: Becky Book/Magazine: The Travel Almanac Published in: Berlin Price: $14 Why it's so great: I totally judged a book by its cover and it paid off. I’m a sucker for rich, simple covers and thick paper. ... MORE

  • Wed, July 13, 2011
    Book Club Member: Marlee Book/Magazine: Acne Paper, #12 Published in: London Price: $15 Why it's so great:  The latest bi-annual installment of Acne Paper analyzes the subject of youth, addressing those drawn to a trade at a young age while ... MORE

  • Thu, July 7, 2011
    Member: Marcus Book/Magazine: Fanzine137, #17, the Black and White Issue Published in: Madrid Price: $45 Why it's so great: The current issue of Fanzine 137 may be their best yet! This HUGE issue is full of striking images shot by some of the ... MORE

  • Thu, June 30, 2011
    Book Club Member: Caitlin Truman Book/Magazine:   BOMB #116 Published in : Brooklyn Price:  $7.95 Why it's so great: Y’all better check out the latest issue of BOMB magazine! The cover art is provided by Mickalene Thomas, an artist ... MORE

  • Thu, June 30, 2011
    Consistently setting a new creative standard and doing it all the way from Madrid, the publishing extraordinaire Luis Venegas has just unleashed his latest issues of Fanzine137  and  Electric YouTH! MAGATEEN ! The last time he fed us his ... MORE

  • Tue, June 28, 2011
    Check out OC family member  CHRISTELLE DE CASTRO 's latest film project! Dis Magazine's latest issue examined the tween age --that often awkward, hugely underrated era of adolescence. ... MORE
  • Thu, June 23, 2011
    Book Club Member: Nathan Shahani Book/Magazine:   AÏE #2 Published in : Paris Price:  $14 Why it's so great:   AÏE was founded with the intention of combining multiple academic disciplines into one single medium. ... MORE

  • Wed, June 22, 2011
    Member: Gillian Tozer Book/Magazine : Coconuts , Bill Hayden Published in : New York Price: $30.00 Why it's so great: Because all I can think about are palm trees, the beach and beer. ... MORE

  • Tue, June 14, 2011
    Book Club Member: Ally Book/Magazine: A Glass Three Published in : New York Price: $35 Why it's so great: A Glass Three is an illustrated sestina created by my dear friend and Acne staff member Jordan Robin . ... MORE

  • Tue, June 7, 2011
    Member: Rhamier Auguste Book/Magazine : Trash Humpers by Harmony Korine Published in : USA Price: $39.95 Why it's so great: Trash Humpers is a visually appealing picture book by American film director, producer, screenwriter and author, Harmony ... MORE

  • Thu, June 2, 2011
    Member: Zachary Ching Book/Magazi ne:  K48, #8 ABRAK48DABRA Published in:  New York Price: $30 Why it's so great:  Why is it so GRE48? It's simple! Scott Hug, mastermind-artist behind this annual magazine, only teams up with the best ... MORE

  • Wed, June 1, 2011
    I met Anna four years ago in our mutual friend's living room in the East Village. That fact seems a little too recent to sound nostalgic, but in that time she has turned into a friend, an OC model, then an OC intern (and a model intern!), and is now ... MORE

  • Thu, May 26, 2011
    After signing many, many copies of his new book Drawings from the film Beginners at OCNY yesterday, Mike Mills gathered an audience at the Crosby Street Hotel cinema, where the film was screened. ... MORE

  • Wed, May 25, 2011
    We were so excited about Mike Mills' upcoming film Beginners and accompanying book that we teamed up with the director for these super comfy, super cute (just look at that pup) Opening Ceremony x Mike Mills hoodies! The designs printed on the ... MORE

  • Wed, May 25, 2011
    Make It Snappy is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends. Who: The Artist with Lord and Lady L'Ange! What: Nick Relph's book launch Where:  Donlon Books on Broadway Market in London When: On Wednesday MORE
  • Mon, May 23, 2011
    OC invites you to meet the insanely awesome and talented director Mike Mills, who will be at OCNY on Wednesday from 6-7pm signing copies of his book, Drawings from the Film Beginners . ... MORE

  • Tue, May 17, 2011
    Member:  Daryl Coke Book/Magazine: THE Quieter Poster Boys  by Brett Lloyd Published in : London Price:  $45 Why it's so great: Quiet boys, loud boys -- who cares, I just love boys! Full of posters for every wall in my ... MORE

  • Tue, May 10, 2011
    A long time fixture on the shelves of OC's book nooks, the Portraits De Villes series offers its reader a personal and beautiful perspective of cities around the globe. ... MORE

  • Thu, May 5, 2011
    Member:  Ayame Suzuki Book/Magazine:   L'Etranger by Erika Altosaar Published in : Brooklyn Price: $8.00 Why it's so great:  Sometimes you walk into a café or something and you think, "Who's that girl?", because her ... MORE

  • Tue, May 3, 2011
    If you’re looking for inspiration, you’ll find it all over the streets, written blatantly across billboards, hailed at art shows and everywhere throughout the webosphere. ... MORE

  • Thu, April 28, 2011
    Here’s something you may not believe--we sure didn’t when we first discovered it. But there have been numerous occasions where some lucky OCNY associates have been the subject of very specific love letters on Craiglist’s MISSED ... MORE

  • Wed, April 27, 2011
    Member: Jennie Lee Book/Magazine: Fire & Knives #6 Frequency: Quarterly Published in : London Price: $16 Why it's so great:   Every issue uniquely showcases the appreciation for food, its culture and history. ... MORE

  • Mon, April 25, 2011
    Member: Allegra Book/Magazine: Picnic Magazine Published in: Tel Aviv Price: $25.00 Frequency: Biannual Why it's so great: Picnic Magazine is the kind of publication that after you look through it, all you want to do is go on an adventure, take ... MORE

  • Thu, April 21, 2011
    Member: Marcus Book/Magazine: Peanuts by Dan Colen Published in: New York Price: $50 Why it's so great: Peanuts is primarily a photography book that shows the artist Dan Colen strolling the streets of New York, from the Staten Island Ferry up to ... MORE

  • Mon, April 11, 2011
    Member: Emily Book/Magazine:  What Me Worry by Andrew Kuo Published in: New York Price: $49.95 Why it's so great : Andrew Kuo's latest publication is a wondrous, witty book filled with oddments of the artist's life. ... MORE

  • Thu, March 31, 2011
    Book Club Member: Gillian Tozer Book/Magazine: Doingbird #15 Frequency: Biannual Published in: Sydney Price: $15.00 Why it’s so great: Doingbird is one of the greatest fashion/art publications out these days. ... MORE

  • Fri, March 11, 2011
    Book Club Member: Marc Book/Magazine: Twin Magazine #3 Frequency: Biannual Hometown: London Price : $35 Why it's so great: Opening Ceremony loves a good pair of twins, which is most likely why we love Twin Magazine. ... MORE

  • Thu, March 10, 2011
    New to the bookshelves of OC is Work Magazine , a fashion/art/music/photography quarterly from Los Angeles. Pieced together by Gloria Noto, the magazine introduces us to a variety of conceptual work expressed via a variety of mediums. ... MORE

  • Wed, March 9, 2011
    Make It Snappy is a photo series showcasing quick snaps from OC & friends. Who: Cover girl and co-creator of Pâté magazine (with Lauren Boyle of DIS ) Fatima Al Qadiri Where: At OCNY, posing with my copy after signing it! MORE
  • Fri, March 4, 2011
    While everybody was getting nuts at the Armory, I dropped by the  OHWOW BOOK CLUB  yesterday afternoon to check out their latest selections. ... MORE

  • Wed, March 2, 2011
    Currently Reading : Apartamento #6 What makes this book club worthy: Apartamento calls out to all creative people who have an interest in sustainable living, great recipes and art. This mag is a must have.  MORE

  • Fri, February 25, 2011
    Currently reading:   Forty Years of Painting  by Gerhard Richter What makes this book club worthy:  Created to accompany MoMA's retrospective of the artist, this catalog documents the last 40 years of Richter's work which has always ... MORE

  • Thu, February 24, 2011
    Currently Reading: Afterzine Issue 1 curated by Hamish Robertson What makes this book club worthy: Issue 1 of Afterzine is all about negative space, with interpretations by the likes of Thurston Moore, Peter Saville and Alexa Chung. ... MORE

  • Mon, February 21, 2011
    Currently reading:  Lurve Magazine Issue 4 What makes this book club worthy:  A little bit of art and a whole lotta fashion, Issue 4 brings together the OC-approved Meadham Kirchoff, Olympia Le Tan , Francesca Woodman, Yayoi Kusama, hyped ... MORE

  • Fri, February 18, 2011
    Currently reading: 'Sup Magazine Issue 23 What makes this book club worthy: What's up with 'Sup ? Twelve years ago, Marisa Brickman nobly devised a way of recognizing new and emerging talent in the music world. ... MORE

  • Thu, February 17, 2011
    When we interviewed Stefano Tonchi for the first episode of " Show and Tell with Humberto Leon ," we were lucky enough to see issues of Westuff , the magazine he founded in Florence in the 80s. ... MORE

  • Tue, February 15, 2011
    A special New York fashion week gift from OCTV to you! Opening Ceremony presents its newest production, the first episode of "Show and Tell with Humberto Leon," with W magazine editor in chief Stefano Tonchi. ... MORE
  • Tue, February 8, 2011
    Just in time for Valentines Day, Acne's Johnny Johansson and Candy Magazine 's E.I.C, Luis Venegas , team up to bring you a sweet-as-candy capsule collaboration. ... MORE

  • Tue, February 1, 2011
    Currently Reading: Directions for Leaving by Jeffrey Silverthorne What makes this book club worthy: Essays of introduction can feel boring or in the way of a book's contents, but this very special part of Jeffrey Silverthorne's collection of ... MORE

  • Fri, January 28, 2011
    Currently reading: Weaverbird and Other Words by Mark Hundley What makes this book club worthy: All together now! A broad selection of the prolific canadian artist Marc Hundley's thoughtful, compelling work is collected in this diminutive volume. ... MORE

  • Thu, January 27, 2011
    Currently reading: Maripol: Little Red Riding Hood from D.A.P. What makes this book club worthy:  During the 80s, Maripol helped run the NYC Downtown scene alongside her friends Basquiat, Keith Haring and Fab Five Freddy, and yet not ... MORE

  • Mon, January 24, 2011
    Last night saw the first ever Acne men's runway show in Paris on the Boulevard de la Bastille. A very jovial crowd with a Swedish twist enjoyed the musical stylings of Abba, champagne on ice, and delicacies from the Sarl King Hot Dog stand--not so ... MORE

  • Mon, January 10, 2011
    Our just-arrived staffer Elizabeth already has her favorite reading material from OC picked out! Currently reading:   Dressing for Pleasure from D.A.P. ... MORE

  • Thu, January 6, 2011
    We asked our staffer Allegra what book she's got her nose in these days. Currently reading:  Fresh Fruits from Phaidon What makes this book club worthy: It's an oldie, but will forever remain fresh. ... MORE

  • Wed, December 22, 2010
    Last week, I made my way to Max Fish in the LES for the signing of Andrew Kuo's new book What Me Worry . The event also marked the very first book release by the Standard Hotel's Standard Press. ... MORE

  • Tue, December 21, 2010
    One of our backstock chiefs weighs in on his love for his favorite music book of the moment. Currently reading: Sonic Youth: Sensational Fix from D.A.P. ... MORE

  • Wed, December 15, 2010
    In his latest book, Life Adjustment Center , Ryan McGinley combines his latest bodies of work into one seamless manifestation of his imaginative and carefree spirit. ... MORE

  • Thu, December 2, 2010
    A few months back, when being in the middle of a heat wave sounded like a bad thing, Christelle, Anna, Marc and I headed to Central Park to shoot for Rika Magazine . ... MORE

  • Wed, November 24, 2010
    Every day this week, as part of a series , we are presenting one of our Hickey Freeman & Opening Ceremony men shot by Bill Gentle of Backyard Bill . Today, Rob Milne of RAINOFF BOOKS . Shop the entire collection here . ... MORE

  • Wed, November 24, 2010
    Last night, DIS magazine and QUEERS ON FILM presented a screening of Gregg Araki's groundbreaking film Totally F***** Up at the LBGT Center’s screening room. Filmed in 1991 and released in 1993, T.F. ... MORE

  • Fri, November 19, 2010
    We are pleased to introduce our latest partnership, Hickey Freeman & Opening Ceremony! We have teamed with the most classic and historic of American suitmakers to  produce an exclusive line of suiting re-imagined for a new generation of ... MORE

  • Tue, November 16, 2010
    Photos courtesy of Lauren Devine As part of New Museum's exhibition, "Free," DIS Magazine launched their new lecture series with a power point on the scrunchie, guided by artist David Riley. ... MORE

  • Thu, November 11, 2010
    Following our month-long blog series , the three days and four nights of the fifth annual NY Art Book Fair were an action-packed rendezvous not to be missed. Over 280 exhibitors spanned all three floors of P.S. ... MORE

  • Fri, November 5, 2010
    Currently reading: In Numbers: Serial Publications by Artists Since 1955 from D.A.P. Genre: Arts What makes this book club worthy? Artists for artists - what's better than that? This book is a treasure trove of artist publications, tracing the ... MORE

  • Wed, November 3, 2010
    OC  ♥ NY Art Book Fair is a month-long series of posts focused on the exhibitors of the New York Art Book Fair , presented by Printed Matter, Inc ., Nov. 5-7th at MoMA PS1, and sponsored in part by Opening Ceremony. ... MORE

  • Mon, November 1, 2010
    Currently reading: The Autobiography and Sex Life of Andy Warhol by John Wilcock Genre: Biography/Photography What make this book club worthy? The Autobiography and Sex Life of Andy Warhol provides incredible insight into a very mysterious man who ... MORE

  • Fri, October 29, 2010
    Open publication - Free publishing - More art OC  ♥ NY Art Book Fair is a month-long series of posts focused on the exhibitors of the New York Art Book Fair , presented by Printed Matter, Inc. , Nov. ... MORE

  • Thu, October 28, 2010
    Currently reading: Stoopz by Ari Marcopoulos Genre: Arts/Photography What makes this book club worthy? Stoopz is filled with interesting photos of people and places I know or recognize from the early 90's NYC skate scene, like Harold Hunter, Keith ... MORE

  • Fri, October 22, 2010
    Currently reading: The Waterfall Project by Olivio Barbieri Genre: Photography What makes this book club worthy? This book features expansive views of four of the world’s largest waterfalls shot by Olivio Barbieri. ... MORE

  • Tue, October 19, 2010
    OC  ♥ NY Art Book Fair is a month-long series of posts focused on the exhibitors of the New York Art Book Fair , presented by Printed Matter, Inc ., Nov. 5-7th at MoMA PS1, and sponsored in part by Opening Ceremony. ... MORE

  • Wed, October 6, 2010
    To those of you who know of OC's sWEET TOOTH these days, it probably comes as no surprise that Luis Venegas has what we crave. ... MORE

  • Fri, October 1, 2010
    OC  ♥ NY Art Book Fair is a month-long series of posts focused on the exhibitors of the New York Art Book Fair , presented by Printed Matter, Inc ., Nov. 5-7th at MoMA PS1, and sponsored in part by Opening Ceremony. ... MORE

  • Mon, September 20, 2010
    Currently reading: Research Zine by Andrew Kuo Genre: Zine What makes this book club worthy? Basically, it's the ribs of the Internet I love curated by Andrew Kuo. I love all the African-American Bart Simpsons. ... MORE

  • Wed, September 15, 2010
    Currently reading: A Guide Magazine Genre: Magazine What makes this book club worthy? Having been born in the Year of the Horse, I am naturally inclined to appreciate the sheer beauty and grace of our galloping friends. ... MORE

  • Mon, September 6, 2010
    Sophie Morner, the publisher behind Capricious Magazine, GLU, FAMOUS , and founder of Capricious Space, is presenting her first solo show in two years. ... MORE

  • Wed, August 11, 2010
    Currently reading: Modern Women: Women Artists at the MoMA from D.A.P. Genre: Arts What makes this book club worthy? Because it focuses on women artists' work that has contributed to the formation of the Museum of Modern Art. ... MORE

  • Wed, August 11, 2010
    We hope all of our Los Angeles friends will hop over to the Spike Jonze and Dave Eggers Double Book Launch this Saturday at the Family Bookstore! Q&A + Signing + Double Book Launch, this Saturday, August 14, 8:30pm (free attendance). ... MORE

  • Mon, August 9, 2010
    Disgustingly long post, I know. Before you go scrolling through the pictures and dismissing the text, I encourage you to stay a while, and get to know the people behind the internet’s hottest upgrade, DIS Magazine . ... MORE

  • Tue, July 27, 2010
    Berlin-based I Love You magazine is one of those publications that makes you feel darn good-- especially if you’re a woman. ... MORE

  • Fri, July 23, 2010
    With the sweltering heat, I made my way out to see my dear friend David Toro, who threw a pool party with Dis Magazine for artist Ryan Trecartin. It was a decidedly L.A.-style celebration of Ryan's new 'Any Ever' exhibition  at MOCA. ... MORE

  • Mon, June 28, 2010
    Last Wednesday evening brought together a collection of Andy Warhol associates and Factory regulars to the New York Public Library to celebrate Christopher Trela’s re-release of John Wilcock’s book, The Autobiography and Sex Life of Andy ... MORE

  • Thu, June 24, 2010
    Currently reading: THE SILVIA PRADA ART BOOK by Silvia Prada Genre: Art What makes this book club worthy? Interdisciplinary artist and club-curator extraordinaire SILVIA PRADA has been making her mark all over the place--in art, fashion, music, ... MORE

  • Thu, June 17, 2010
    The latest installment of our vintage editorial study comes in the form of Vogue ’s 1987 editorial “Shades of Adventure” starring Christy Turlington and Rachel Williams. ... MORE

  • Thu, June 17, 2010
    Currently reading: Wiener Werkstatte Jewelry by Janis Staggs Genre: Arts What makes this book club worthy? I like this book because I find the turn-of-the-century decorative arts beautiful, especially jewelry by Hoffmann (pictured). ... MORE

  • Wed, June 16, 2010
    Marlene Dumas , paintbrush in hand, places a mirror at reality with her graphic and dreamy figurative paintings. Through classic portraiture, Dumas takes apart controversial subjects of death, sexuality, religious iconography, identity, and war, ... MORE

  • Tue, June 15, 2010
    Ever since I can remember, my mom has always prepared chopped ingredients, ready to be cooked at a moment's notice.  She would call me from work and walk me through the step-by-step process: "How to Make a Delicious Lunch" by Mom. ... MORE

  • Mon, June 14, 2010
    Currently reading: Mies and Modern Living from D.A.P. Genre: Arts What makes this book club worthy? I studied interior design in college, so design history inspires me. I love Mies van der Rohe's less-is-more/God-is-in-the-details approach! MORE

  • Wed, June 9, 2010
    "Double the Mags, Double the Fun" was definitely the motto floating around at last night's TWIN Factory party at the Tribeca Grand, where we got together to celebrate Twin's second issue as well as OC designer Rika 's newest ... MORE

  • Fri, June 4, 2010
    Recollections of your first wilderness experiences will soon be tumbling back to you in the pages of artist Peter Sutherland's latest venture, Smoke Bath . ... MORE

  • Wed, June 2, 2010
    Currently reading: Chris Burden from D.A.P. Genre: Arts What Makes this book club worthy? Burden’s work is full of the things that make you go hmmm , and this hefty book documents all of them and more. ... MORE

  • Thu, May 27, 2010
    Currently reading: GRANTA Magazine Genre: Literature / Arts What makes this book club worthy? The current issue talks about sex (ba-by), and with a history that goes all the way back to 1889, we respect what our elders have to say on the topic. ... MORE

  • Tue, May 25, 2010
    Currently reading: New York by Alex Katz Genre: Contemporary/ Art Book What makes this book club worthy? I like how personal this book is. It's about his birthplace and the people around him. ... MORE

  • Mon, May 24, 2010
    In a far-off world of fashion, ambiguity, and androgyny exists Vague Paper , Matthew Holyrod's wonderfully complex publication that parodies the "serious business" of Vogue (and magazines like it). ... MORE

  • Thu, May 20, 2010
    Claiming idle hands and boredom as his impetus, Aron Morel put that down time to good use when he created Morel Books , the thriving non-profit publisher of the art world. ... MORE

  • Wed, May 19, 2010
    Currently reading: Book of Shadows Genre: Photography/ Art Book What makes this book club worthy? This is a timeless book that needs to be part of everyone's personal library. Each photo is better than the next. ... MORE

  • Thu, April 29, 2010
    Recognizing the need to establish a discourse about artists among artists, a community of New York-based filmmakers, visual artists, writers, and musicians banded together in 1981 to create BOMB Magazine , a publication offering a different, more ... MORE

  • Fri, April 23, 2010
    Currently reading: Posada: Mexican Engraver Genre: Ethnic / Art Book What makes this book club worthy? Skulls, crossbones, cowboys on horses, death by sword, death by knife, death by poison, decapitation, revolvers, witches, flamenco skirts, ... MORE

  • Fri, April 16, 2010
    Like Ikea, Ace of Base, Acne , the chef from the old Muppet Show , and the word ‘smorgasbord’, Intermission Magazine is the next in a line of great things to come out of Sweden. ... MORE

  • Fri, April 9, 2010
    Last night marked the opening of Thirty Days Gallery , a pop up gallery of sorts by LA’s Family Bookstore that will play host to a well-curated list of artists, musicians, comedians, author readings, and what nots for the next thirty days. ... MORE

  • Mon, January 25, 2010
    Currently reading: Selected Works by John Currin Genre: Art / Coffee Table Book What makes this book club worthy?  John Currin's exaggerated portraits of everyday characters are at once humorous, entertaining, and insightful. ... MORE

  • Wed, January 6, 2010
    “Was I to believe him in earnest in his intention to penetrate to the centre of this massive globe? Had I been listening to the mad speculations of a lunatic, or to the scientific conclusions of a lofty genius? Where did truth stop? Where did ... MORE

  • Wed, December 30, 2009
    If you’re looking for girls who are boys, who like boys to be girls, who do boys like they’re girls, and girls like they’re boys – then you’ve come to the right place. ... MORE

  • Thu, December 10, 2009
    Throwing a party in celebration of nightlife is a venerably overwhelming task. You’re setting yourself up to provide the best to the people who are at the top of their game – and luckily for the 5th year in a row, Paper Magazine figured ... MORE

  • Thu, October 29, 2009
    With printed publications under the stress that they are, concepts have turned from all the news that’s fit to print to a carefully edited unique vision – or at least they know that’s how they have to act to survive. ... MORE

  • Tue, July 28, 2009
    Rather than document her collection with the standard, ephemeral lookbook, Chloë Sevigny decided to commemorate the debut of her new line with a limited edition, hardcover artbook that captures the designer's singular point of view. ... MORE

  • Tue, July 14, 2009
    To fête their status as the first American designers to curate A Magazine, Proenza Schouler's Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez put their spin on the time-tested tradition of the American house party. ... MORE

  • Fri, July 3, 2009
    Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler are having a good year. After taking home the CFDA Award for Accessory Design, the two had an incredible presentation of their Pre-Spring 2010 collection at Pitti W in Florence. ... MORE

  • Tue, June 23, 2009
    "You really don't love me. Maybe you're just obsessed. Maybe it's just a crush". Biting words they may be, but when they were told to an editor of Crush Fanzine , it inspired him to channel his energy in a more healthy way. ... MORE

  • Mon, June 22, 2009
    In a conversation with Rob Gretton, New Order's former manager, Peter Saville boasted that people bought the records he worked on more for his cover art than they did for the music. ... MORE

  • Thu, June 11, 2009
    Hans-Peter Feldmann is at his core a collector. He collected the left shoes of 303 Gallery employees for a show.  He collected images of chairs, film stars and even women's knees - he really has no limits. ... MORE

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