Sunday, January 21, 2018

See the artworks that Tavi Gevinson collects

THE NEW YORK TIMES
Show Us Your Walls
By John Ortved
Tavi Gevinson in the living room of her Brooklyn apartment, which includes a framed piece by Jenny Holzer (upper left), a publicity still of Catherine Burns in the Frank Perry move “Last Summer” (top, center) and a photograph of Ms. Gevinson dancing at a Fashion Week after-party (right). Credit Adrienne Grunwald for The New York Times
In Tavi Gevinson’s living room, hanging several feet above a pale blue couch, is a poster of a Jenny Holzer work that starts with these seven words: “Change is the basis of all history.” Ms. Gevinson lives in a one-bedroom apartment on a high floor in a new building across the street from the Brooklyn Academy of Music. On the walls of her living area and bedroom are the works of young artists — friends of Ms. Gevinson’s from high school or teenagers she’s featured in Rookie. The apartment also has a few images of Ms. Gevinson: a portrait by the illustrator Adrian Tomine; strips from a picture booth; and a large photo of Ms. Gevinson and her best friend, the photographer and director Petra Collins, dancing at a New York Fashion Week party. [More]