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    1. PhotoFrom left: the actress Rachel Weisz, the artist Nick Cave, the architect Shigeru Ban and the fashion designer Nicolas Ghesquière.
      CreditCraig McDean; Renée Cox; Nobuyoshi Araki; Pieter Hugo

      The Greats

      T Magazine celebrates four talents who, in mastering their crafts, have changed their fields — and the culture at large.

  1. PhotoRachel Weisz, photographed in New York City on May 10, 2019. <strong>Salvatore Ferragamo</strong> jumpsuit, price on request, <a href="">ferragamo​.com</a>. <strong>Bottega Veneta</strong> boots, $1,150, (800) 845-6790.
    CreditPhoto by Craig McDean. Styled by Marie Chaix

    Rachel Weisz Is Performing for Herself

    Through more than 40 intense and idiosyncratic roles — often in films a world away from typical Hollywood fare — the actress reveals a woman in complete command.

  1. Notes on the Culture

    PhotoA 1907 Henri Matisse painting of his own daughter that the artist traded with Pablo Picasso.
    CreditPhoto by Adrien Didierjean © 2019 Succession H. Matisse/ARS N.Y. © RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resource

    Cash, Credit or Painting? How, and Why, Artists Exchange Work

    The shadow economy of trades is both a holdover from the past and a vital practice that keeps artists honest — or at least competitive with their peers.

  2. PhotoThe La Serra Complex in Ivrea, Italy, designed by Iginio Cappai and Pietro Mainardis, opened in 1976; it was a social gathering space for Olivetti employees that included a hotel and movie theater.
    CreditNick Ballón

    Utopia, Abandoned

    The Italian town Ivrea was once a model for workers’ rights and progressive design. Now, it’s both a cautionary tale and evidence of a grand experiment in making labor humane.


T’s Sept. 22 Design & Luxury Issue

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  1. PhotoBeverly Pepper, photographed in her studio in Todi, Italy.
    CreditFederico Ciamei

    Woman of Steel

    At 96, the American-born, Italy-based sculptor Beverly Pepper has spent six decades bending metal to her will and rewriting the rules of modern art.