1. PhotoJammie Holmes’s “Four Brown Chairs,” 2020.
    CreditCourtesy of the Dallas Museum of Art

    The Artists

    Four Black Men, Lost in Thought

    With this new painting, Jammie Holmes challenges the viewer to speculate about the unspoken worries weighing on his subjects.

    1. PhotoFor around a century, Japanese beetles have destroyed grasses, leaves and other plant life throughout the United States.
      CreditKyoko Hamada

      Food Matters

      When Invasive Species Become the Meal

      Is dining on nature’s predators an act of environmentalism — or just a new way for humans to bend the world to our will?

      By Ligaya Mishan and

  1. First of its kind, Last of its kind (for now)


    A Tiffany Necklace That Transcends Time

    The diamonds perched atop Elsa Peretti’s fluid gold mesh collar, which the house recently reimagined, resemble droplets of dew.


  2. PhotoWilliam Pickens III with his son John on their private beach.
    CreditJon Henry

    On Long Island, a Beachfront Haven for Black Families

    In the 1930s, a group of trailblazing African-Americans bought plots for themselves in Sag Harbor, establishing a close-knit community that’s spanned multiple generations.


  3. Letter From the Editor

    PhotoThe ceramist Beverly Granger, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor, N.Y., in front of the beachfront home she inherited from her parents.
    CreditJon Henry

    T’s Design & Luxury Issue: Safe Havens

    In praise of homes that are worlds unto themselves, reflecting their owners’ unique tastes while offering shelter from all manner of storms.


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    15 Creative Women for Our Time

    Whether in the realm of art or design, food or fashion, these talents have stayed true to themselves and, in doing so, have pushed the boundaries of their respective fields.

T's Sept. 20 Fall Men's Fashion Issue

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  1. PhotoTo make these pictures, the essay’s writer and T’s editors chose some of their favorite passages of Walt Whitman’s poetry — excerpted below as he published them in the 1891-92 edition of “Leaves of Grass” — which the photographer, stylist and models referenced to inspire the images, taken on July 24, 2020, at St. Josaphat’s Monastery in Glen Cove, N.Y. <br /><br /><strong>Giorgio Armani</strong> coat, $3,695, and pants, $1,195, <a href="https://www.armani.com/us/armanicom">armani.com</a>, <strong>Jil Sander</strong> sweater, $650, <a href="https://www.ssense.com/">ssense.com</a>, <strong>Acne Studios</strong> bracelet (worn on neck), $440, <a href="https://www.acnestudios.com/us/en/home">acnestudios.com</a>, <strong>Craig Green for Adidas Originals</strong> shoes, $250, <a href="https://www.adidas.com/us">adidas.com</a>, and stylist’s own hat and socks.
    CreditPhotograph by Collier Schorr. Styled by Jay Massacret

    Walt Whitman, Poet of a Contradictory America

    During the Civil War era, the writer emerged as an emblem of the country’s dissonance. Now, in the midst of another all-consuming national crisis, his work feels uncannily relevant.


  2. PhotoTavares Strachan in his New York City studio, photographed on June 19, 2020.
    CreditMaegan Gindi

    The Artist Whose Medium Is Science

    Tavares Strachan is known for his ambitious projects and intensive research, which have included expeditions to the North Pole and training as a cosmonaut in Russia.


  3. Photo<strong>Gucci</strong> jacket, $2,980, and sweater, $950, <a href="https://www.gucci.com/us/en/">gucci.com</a>, <strong>Charvet</strong> shirt, $495, <a href="https://www.mrporter.com/en-us/">mrporter.com</a>, <strong>Jil Sander by Lucie and Luke Meier</strong> pants, $1,150, <a href="https://www.ssense.com/">ssense.com</a>, and <strong>Tie Bar</strong> necktie, $25, <a href="https://www.thetiebar.com/">thetiebar.com</a>.
    CreditPhotograph by Collier Schorr. Styled by Carlos Nazario

    Fall Fashion With Personality

    The season’s standout looks have character — whether they’re flashy, buttoned-up or uniform-inspired.

    By Collier Schorr and

  4. PhotoHsieh in the wooden cage he constructed for his first “One Year Performance,” begun in 1978.
    CreditPhoto by Cheng Wei Kuong © Tehching Hsieh, courtesy of the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York

    Art About Waiting — and What It Takes to Endure

    In a time of crisis with no end in sight, durational performance, or endurance art, surfaces in our consciousness. Is this the art of our age?