Tag: art

It’s never wise to “grow up”

It’s never wise to “grow up”

Project The characters and concepts that emerge from the shared imagination of artists Ella & Pitr are unlike any you’ve seen before – unless that is, you also inhabit that secret world of Maurice Sendak’s, “Where the wild things are”, where “the walls become the world all around” and where we “let the rumpus start !”, only in this case it’s not just the

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UCLA Arts winter 2020 public events calendar

UCLA Arts winter 2020 public events calendar

“Four Quartets,” T. S. Eliot’s rumination on time and timelessness will be presented at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Feb. 15 and 16. The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture will present more than 200 public events this winter that will bring a broad spectrum of programming to campus that will enrich the cultural ecosystem and challenge audiences to engage with

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Perpetual nexus: Leonardo Ulian Imbues The Flat - Massimo Carasi Gallery with Technological Spirituality

Perpetual nexus: Leonardo Ulian Imbues The Flat – Massimo Carasi Gallery with Technological Spirituality

By nature of their white-cube asceticism, iconographic swagger and contemplative ambience, art galleries are imbued with a latent spirituality, but unlike a church or a temple there is no explicitly defined deity that visitors come to commune with (artists’ egos don’t count). Unless the artist anoints one that is, as is the case in Italian-born, London-based

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The Most Important Artworks of the 2010s

The Most Important Artworks of the 2010s

Camille Henrot, Grosse Fatigue, 2013, video (color, sound), 13 minutes. Over the past decade, the number—and size!—of museums, galleries, art fairs, and art schools around the world has grown dramatically, and it feels safe to say that more art was made in the past 10 years than at any other time in the history of humanity. Picking the 20 works that

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The Twist Museum / BIG

© Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu Save this picture! © Laurian Ghinitoiu Text description provided by the architects. Traversing the winding Randselva river, BIG’s first project in Norway, The Twist, opens as an inhabitable bridge torqued at its center, forming a new journey and art piece within the Kistefos

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Public Art Exhibition on the Streets of Quebec

The 6th edition of Passages Insolites or Unusual Passages, has kick-started from the 20 th of June till the 14 th of October 2019, in Québec city. The public exhibition is a 4km walkable art path in the historic Petit Champlain and Saint-Roch districts, showcasing 14 artworks produced by 40 local and international artists and architecture collectives. The

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A Look at the INTRO / LA 2019 Exhibition

A Look at the INTRO / LA 2019 Exhibition

Marking its fifth year, INTRO / LA 2019 showcased the work of 19 up-and-coming and established brands during this year’s LA Design Festival . Small Office presented the show at Row DTLA, abandoning the typical trade show feel for an eclectic exhibition ready to explore. The barren space was transformed with a diverse selection of vignettes featuring the

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Adam Yarinsky reflects on ARO’s work in spaces originally shaped by Donald Judd and Mark Rothko

Adam Yarinsky reflects on ARO’s work in spaces originally shaped by Donald Judd and Mark Rothko

Interior of the renovated Judd Foundation. (Joshua White) Actual space is intrinsically more powerful and specific than paint on a flat surface. — Donald Judd I have made a place. — Mark Rothko Architects often say that the best clients are those who are most collaborative, but what if your client died decades ago? I think of our restorations of 101 Spring

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6 of the Best Modern Art Museums in the World

6 of the Best Modern Art Museums in the World

Stock Photos from dmitro2009/Shutterstock The modern art movement has had a significant impact on the course of art history. Starting with the onset of Impressionism and ending as Pop Art emerged, the period lasted nearly a century, culminating in countless important works—many of which are now housed by modern art museums . Here, we take a tour of some of

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Is Beijing the next art superpower?

Is Beijing the next art superpower?

China is now the world’s second biggest art market, having overtaken the UK, according to a recently published report commissioned by Art Basel and UBS. The US remains the largest, with 42 per cent of the market, while China enjoys a 21 per cent share, a significant increase on the nine per cent it had in 2008. On the one hand, Shanghai’s rapidly evolving

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Contemporary architecture blossoms in Brussels

Contemporary architecture blossoms in Brussels

In our latest architectural exploration, we turn to the Belgian capital of Brussels, where a balance is being struck between new projects and the city’s time-tested 20th-century gems A former Citroën factory will become Brussels’ latest cultural venue, KANAL – Centre Pompidou, by noAarchitecten, EM2N, and Sergison Bates ‘Boring’, ‘banal’, ‘bureaucratic’ —

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‘Flutter,’ a New Exhibition ‘Where Art and Happiness Meet,’ Will Launch in Los Angeles This Summer

‘Flutter,’ a New Exhibition ‘Where Art and Happiness Meet,’ Will Launch in Los Angeles This Summer

Still from Jacolby Satterwhite’s film Country Ball. On June 1, about a mile away from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, a ticketed exhibition of immersive, interactive installations called “Flutter” will make its debut. The show, which runs through November, will feature virtual-reality works, climbable furniture, architectural structures, and other

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World’s Most Beautiful Opera Houses

World’s Most Beautiful Opera Houses

Ten Breathtaking Teatros Here’s our list of the world’s most beautiful opera houses. From Germany’s Margravial Opera House to Milan’s Teatro alla Scala; we will tempt you to experience the architecture, beauty and acoustics of magnificent Teatros integral to our global cultural heritage. Margravial Opera House, Bayreuth, Germany Margravial Opera House,

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