PLATFORM

Artworks by today's most in-demand artists — selected in collaboration with David Zwirner gallery — available for you to buy for one month only. Current works are available until January 1. Holiday note: Orders placed after December 8th may not be delivered before December 25th.

MATERIALS

Until the end of the nineteenth century, the only permissible materials for so-called fine art (at least in the Western world) were limited to paints like oil or watercolor, or marble and bronze for sculpture. But when artists began to adopt techniques from their own popular traditions, the options for artistic expression were radically expanded.

THIS MONTH: DECEMBER 2021

A holiday lounge act, epic debut novel and Eastern Mediterranean restaurant are just three of the things we're looking forward to this month.

EROS

What differentiates art and porn? In the Supreme Court obscenity trials of the early 1960s, Justice Potter Stewart wrote, "I know it when I see it," and despite the subjectivity of the statement, he may have had point. The distinction is subtle, and probably has more to do with context than content.

BENEFIT: THE FOUNDATION FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS

In support of the FCA's annual benefit sale, Platform moderated a conversation between FCA members Sonia Louise Davis and James Welling covering everything from how the FCA community responded to the pandemic to what we can expect from the organization in the future.

KLARNA

Buy art now, pay later with Klarna.