1. PhotoThe Cascade building at Arc 1600 in Savoie, France, photographed in 2018.
    CreditCourtesy of Agence Merci

    The 25 Most Significant Works of Postwar Architecture

    Three architects, three journalists and two designers gathered over Zoom to make a list of the most influential and lasting buildings that have been erected — or cleverly updated — since World War II. Here are the results.

    By Kurt Soller and

  1. PhotoMalick Sidibé‘s “Regardez-moi!” (1962).
    CreditMalick Sidibé. Courtesy of the artist’s estate and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. All Rights Reserved.

    Songs to Accompany a Dreamy Summer Dinner Party

    John Cale, Sharon Van Etten, Donavon Smallwood and other creative types make suggestions for an eclectic playlist sure to help set a festive mood.


  2. Rites & Rituals

    PhotoDennis Stock’s “Redwood National Park, California” (1972).
    Credit© Dennis Stock/Magnum Photos

    Communing With Redwoods on the California Coast

    Every summer, the writer Barbara Jane Reyes takes a road trip in pursuit of the beauty, and the poetry, of the natural world.


  3. One Good Meal

    PhotoThe artist Cassi Namoda serves her anchovy toast on olive bread and alongside an arugula salad and a cup of hot Temi Sikkim tea.
    CreditFlora Hanitijo

    From Cassi Namoda, a Delectable Anchovy Toast

    Food has long been intertwined with the artist’s practice, but a simple open-faced sandwich has been her favorite thing to make at her studio this summer.


  4. PhotoFrom left: Tip Top Manhattan, Old Fashioned and Negroni; Zuzu Passion Fruit; Something & Nothing Yuzu Seltzer; Haus Bitter Clove; and Kin Spritz Rising Flow.
    CreditPhoto by David Chow. Styled by Haruko Hayakawa

    The Taste of Summer, Now in Canned Form

    A new wave of independent beverage brands, some promising health benefits and others a good old-fashioned buzz, are remaking the way we unwind.


  1. Entertaining With

    PhotoOn the edge of a willow field beside Benoît Rauzy and Anthony Watson’s 18th-century home in Brittany, a table set for a festive lunch.
    CreditRoland Beaufre

    How to Host a Relaxed Breton-Style Summer Lunch

    Benoît Rauzy and Anthony Watson, the founders of the design studio Atelier Vime, celebrated a long-awaited reunion with friends at their home in the French countryside.


  2. PhotoOn the curator Alex Tieghi-Walker’s Los Angeles terrace, a white linen tablecloth from Etsy creates a backdrop for colorful mismatched dishes, including pieces from Heath Ceramics, Ginny Sims and Ryan Smith.
    CreditJoyce Kim. Styled by Jennelle Fong

    How to Style a Table for a Laid-Back Summer Meal

    A trio of consummate hosts — a curator, a chef and a florist — share their tips about lighting, dinnerware, decoration and more.


  3. PhotoA picnic in the park featuring a grilled zucchini salad and strawberry-tomato soda (recipes below) created by the team at Yellow Rose in New York.
    CreditPhoto by Fujio Emura. Styled by Tim Ferro

    How to Throw a Perfect Summer Picnic

    Never before have so many restaurants offered food to go. Here, a guide to what to pick up and what to pack it in, plus two easy recipes for dining al fresco.


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    T Book Club

    Join the editors and writers of T Magazine as we read works of classic American literature.

T's 2021 Art Issue

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    How to Buy a Work of Art

    With the help of gallery owners, patrons, collectors and artists, T explores some of the complications behind an obvious question.

  2. PhotoAndy Warhol’s “Many One Dollar Bills” (1962).
    Credit© 2021 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

    The Art World Returns to a New Normal

    At a crucial moment in time, some things have changed, and others likely never will.


  3. PhotoAlex Da Corte, photographed in costume in his Philadelphia studio in May.
    CreditJeffrey Stockbridge

    Alex Da Corte, Puppet Master

    A great and unlikely success story, the artist creates funny and therapeutic works in the hope of easing the “exquisite pain” of modern life.