‘This US government looks more like Iran’s every day’: Shirin Neshat talks about the power of political satire ahead of LA show

‘This US government looks more like Iran's every day’: Shirin Neshat talks about the power of political satire ahead of LA show

The Iranian artist’s major exhibition opens at the Broad museum features new work addressing discrimination in Trump’s America Shirin Neshat’s early life in the US was less American Dream and more brutal reality. The Iranian-born artist and film-maker was 17 in 1975 when she arrived in Los Angeles—and she hated it. The Hollywood glamour that had intoxicated her in the cinema of her small hometown of Qazvin, two hours outside of Tehran, was not […]

Meals, a Food-Centric Label From L.A., Will Make Your Mouth Water

Meals, a Food-Centric Label From L.A., Will Make Your Mouth Water

The slogan of the Los Angeles–based fashion label Meals is “Wear What You Eat.” And if these clothes were food, they would be delicious. The genderless collection—founded by Sam Salad (a pseudonym) and his partner, Rebma (the formerly anonymous designer of the denim label 69)—references rich natural foods in each of the garments. In the mix is a workwear-style canvas jacket and utility pant set that is displayed in a look book with a […]

Photograph by Oliver Maxwell Kupper