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    1. PhotoThe artist Huma Bhabha photographed in her Poughkeepsie, N.Y., studio, alongside one of her sculptures.
      CreditEva Deitch

      Artist’s Questionnaire

      An Artist Who Works Alongside Giants

      Ahead of her latest solo show, Huma Bhabha reflects on her towering mixed-media figures, and the strangest object in her studio.

  1. Entertaining With

    PhotoAfter dinner, guests drank Massa Vecchia’s Passito Rosso, a Tuscan dessert wine made of oak-aged Aleatico grapes.
    CreditAya Brackett

    How to Throw a Dinner Party Like a Gallerist

    To celebrate the latest opening at her namesake gallery, Jessica Silverman hosted an unfussy, flower-filled meal at her San Francisco home.

  2. PhotoAustin, 24, blends in with the Ozarks’ autumn leaves.
    CreditGeorge Etheredge

    The New Generation of Self-Created Utopias

    As so-called intentional communities proliferate across the country, a subset of Americans is discovering the value of opting out of contemporary society.

  1. PhotoFinn Juhl’s living room in Charlottenlund, Denmark, with a Hovdingestole chair and Vilhelm Lundstrom’s “Portrait of Hanne Wilhelm Hansen” (1946), photographed in 2013.
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    The 25 Rooms That Influence the Way We Design

    Three designers, two journalists and an interiors photographer gathered at The New York Times to make a list of history’s most enduring and significant spaces. Here are the results.

T’s Dec. 8 Holiday Issue

More in T’s Dec. 8 Holiday Issue »
  1. PhotoAn original photograph commissioned by T that draws on themes of queer love and desire by subverting the style of a classical Renaissance painting. From left: <strong>Sies Marjan </strong>top, $1,295, <a href="https://www.siesmarjan.com/">siesmarjan.com</a>, and stylist’s own collar and T-shirt. <strong>Loewe </strong>dress, $3,350, and hat, $1,950, <a href="https://www.loewe.com/usa/en/home">loewe.com</a>, and stylist’s own veil and shoes. <strong>Y/Project </strong>top, $475, <a href="https://shop.nordstrom.com/">shop.nordstrom.com</a>, <strong>Gucci </strong>pants, $1,150, <a href="https://www.gucci.com/us/en/">gucci.com</a>, and stylist’s own collar. <strong>Jacquemus </strong>top, $718, <a href="https://www.jacquemus.com/?v=7516fd43adaa">jacquemus.com</a>, <strong>Palomo </strong>shirt (worn underneath), about $340, <a href="https://www.palomospain.com/">palomospain.com</a>, and <strong>Adidas </strong>pants, $65, <a href="https://www.adidas.com/us">adidas.com</a>.
    CreditPhoto by James Hawkinson. Styled by Jay Massacret

    How Today’s Queer Artists Are Revising History

    By revisiting and refuting the cultural history of the West, this group is using time as its primary medium, looking backward to inform a different kind of gay future.

  2. Photo<strong>Prada</strong> jacket, $2,760, (212) 334-8888. <strong>Alexander Wang</strong> skirt, $895, <a href="https://www.alexanderwang.com/us-en/">alexanderwang.com</a>. <strong>Balenciaga</strong> shoes, $595.
    CreditPhoto by Collier Schorr. Styled by Marie Chaix

    Holiday Fashion: Who’s That Girl?

    The season’s boxy suiting and ’80s-inspired leather separates let women play with multiple identities.

  3. PhotoAndrea Fraser, photographed in Los Angeles in September. Hair by Danni Katz at Tracey Mattingly using Unite. Makeup by Grace Phillips at Tracey Mattingly using Chanel Beauty.
    CreditMichael Christopher Brown

    Have We Finally Caught Up With Andrea Fraser?

    For over 30 years, the artist has waged a conceptual battle against the murky ethics of the art world. Now, finally, the larger culture is taking cues from her.

  4. PhotoA chayote centerpiece surrounded by turmeric root, saffron threads, whole cloves, cinnamon sticks and cardamom pods.
    CreditPhoto by Kyoko Hamada. Styled by Suzy Kim

    How Spices Have Made, and Unmade, Empires

    From turmeric in Nicaragua to cardamom in Guatemala, nonnative ingredients are redefining trade routes and making unexpected connections across lands.