Dean Kaufman

The New Yorker / Building The Impossible

November 30, 2020

This week’s issue of The New Yorker. Building The Impossible. New York may be the hardest place in the world to do construction. There’s too little room to build anything and too much money with which to build it, and the combined pressure, like an architectural geyser, sends glass towers, Gothic skyscrapers, Egyptian temples, and… (Read more)

The New York Times, T Magazine / The Art Of Doing (Almost) Nothing

September 20, 2020

This week’s New York Times, T Magazine features the story I photographed on the 1835 New Orleans’ home of hotelier Jayson Seidman. Text by Nancy Hass. Thank you to Nadia Vellam and Tom Delevan. Link to New York Times, T article.

Disegno, London / My Mid Century Survey, 1967 : The Ford Foundation Building

April 25, 2020

From My Mid-Century Survey, 1967 : The Ford Foundation Building, New York. Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates Architects, 1967. Current state: Loved, well endowed and rejuvenated. Disegno Magazine, London has published a portfolio and accompanying text taken from my larger personal project looking at buildings built the year of my birth. The recognition of… (Read more)

Brutus Magazine , Tokyo / Jim Jarmusch

April 20, 2020

Film director and screenwriter Jim Jarmusch in NY for Brutus Magazine,Tokyo speaking with @mulciberus and @mikayoshida_ham about, amongst other things, the Japan release of his latest film The Dead Don’t Die – now delayed.

DESIGNTEX / The Bauhaus Weaving Workshop

February 26, 2020

My ongoing collaboration with Designtex brought me into final stages of a multi-year project they had embarked on – The Bauhaus Project – initiated to honor the women of the Bauhaus Weaving Workshop, raising public awareness for the work they did which blazed a trail for modern textile design. (from the introduction to the accompanying… (Read more)

SHISEDO: HANATSUBAKI / Rirkrit Tiravanija

February 17, 2020

A 30 year running strain of Thai artist Rirkrit Tiravanija’s work has been to ignore the focus solely on the art object and instead focus on the interactions between people and their surroundings turning exhibition and other spaces into stages or rooms in which he prepares and shares meals with the viewers. A recent commission… (Read more)

The Museum Of Modern Art / Moriyama House

November 28, 2019

A group of photographs I made 14 years ago of architect Ryue Nishizawa’s Moriyama House in Tokyo have been included in a series of new essays commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art to coincide with the museum’s current exhibition ‘One work, Many Voices: On view in MoMA’s Reinstalled Galleries’. The essay ‘The Life in… (Read more)

Supreme / San Francisco

October 23, 2019

New commission / Supreme San Francisco. Market and 6th. Opens 10/24/2019

Departures / Bonetti Kozerski

September 16, 2019

Recently published / Portrait of architects Enrico Bonetti and Dominic Kozerski of Bonetti/Kozerski Architecture DPC on their then under construction this week unveiled eight-story headquarters for Pace Gallery in Manhattan’s West Chelsea.

LIVING : Corriere della Sera, Milan / Gaetano Pesce

August 11, 2019

Recently published / Artist, architect and designer Gaetano Pesce for Living : Corriere della Sera, Milan.

VOGUE JAPAN / KAWS

July 18, 2019

Recently published / Artist Brian Donnelly a.k.a. KAWS for Vogue Japan. XX

BLOOMBERG / Public Records

July 3, 2019

Recently published / Hi fidelity at Public Records in Gowanus, Brooklyn for Bloomberg Pursuits.

DESIGNTEX / NEW ADVERTISING

June 21, 2019

Recent placements of the ongoing advertising campaign I’ve been photographing for Designtex found in Pin–Up, Surface and Interior-Design magazines. Creative direction:Standard Issue.

Departures / Gallatin Home

June 18, 2019

Recently published / Architect Jasmit Singh Rangr from a feature in the current Departures magazine looking at a home Rangr recently designed in Gallatin, New York. Text by Maura Egan. Interiors by Bryant Keller.

OFFICE / HOLZER + WONG

March 21, 2019

After being contacted by artist Jenny Holzer’s studio, I contributed my photograph of the late artist/designer Tobias Wong’s arm for the current OFFICE MAGAZINE article on Holzer titled, ‘Paul Thek, Jenny Holzer: On The Body’. The image has gone on to be one of the covers for their latest issue #10 out this week. At… (Read more)

SUPREME / BOWERY

February 21, 2019

New work with Supreme. Today. New [temporary] store opening. 190 Bowery – while Lafayette Street undergoes renovations.

The New Website / activated

February 5, 2019

The new website… Amidst deep shadows of the season, it’s arrived. Activated. Gone live. And I welcome you to spend a moment moving through the nonlinear narrative culled from the path walked and encounters shared over these past several years. So many to thank for so much. The invitation.

Marazzi / ww advertising campaign

November 26, 2018

Campaign for Italian tile manufacturer, Marazzi. Photographed on location in Antwerp and Puglia. Creative direction: Studio Blanco, Reggio Emilia.

Brutus Magazine, Tokyo / William Eggleston

June 1, 2018

A very special day last month spent with legendary photographer William Eggleston at his home in Memphis. Efficient with his words as with his use of the shutter, his hands shared long quiet progressions of notes and the valued silences between – improvised, fleeting, reflective, vital. Much like his iconic photographs. A prolific pianist since… (Read more)

NT TIMES T Magazine / 1980s Interior

April 4, 2018

For this week’s New York Times T Magazine’s Culture Issue, we recreated (and pulled back on) “a typically stylish early 198Os apartment in New York City, replete with design totems of the era. Uptown or downtown? More so than now, the type of life one lived in the city was determined by just where on… (Read more)

New Years 2018

January 1, 2018

My visual mantra for the new year. Warmest and most sincere greetings. From Collaborations With My Children / Tracks.

New Museum / 10 year anniversary on the bowery

December 1, 2017

On December 1, 2007 the New Museum opened its SANAA designed new home at 235 Bowery in New York. In addition to this 10 year moment, the New Museum is currently celebrating its 1977 founding 40th anniversary. Forever Fearless. As part of its stated core values, the museum finds, ‘the free flow of ideas and… (Read more)

NT TIMES T MAGAZINE / Four Artists

November 20, 2017

Recent commission by the New York Times T Magazine, in print this Sunday, took me into the studios of four artists, Betty Tomkins, Judith Bernstein, Carolee Schneemann and Juanita McNeely. All have been producing their works on sexual themes for decades to little notice – if not outright persecution – from critics, curators and audiences…. (Read more)

Supreme / Grand Street

November 1, 2017

Recent commission by SUPREME. Twenty three years after Lafayette downtown, the October 5th opening on Grand Street in Brooklyn. The bricks, the bowl, the boards, the box…

NY TIMES T MAGAZINE / Rockefeller Guest House

March 4, 2017

In 1948 Blanchette Rockefeller, a patron and president of the Museum of Modern Art, commission Philip Johnson to design her a house to display art and entertain friends. The Rockefeller Guest House was completed one year after The Glass House in New Canaan. Nestled on East 52cnd Street, it remains his only residential project in… (Read more)