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Sunday, November 17, 2019
‘Jean Nouvel, in my head, in my eye… belonging...’ in Shanghai
08/11/2019

‘Jean Nouvel, in my head, in my eye… belonging...’ in Shanghai

Open to the public until March 1st, 2020, the Power Station of Art presents the first solo exhibition in China of French architect Jean Nouvel. Nouvel will transform the exhibition room into a theater filled with light and shadow...

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Neon dreams: Los Angeles by night
07/11/2019

Neon dreams: Los Angeles by night

The Guardian

Franck Bohbot’s photography series LA Confidential, started in 2018, is a nocturnal exploration that focuses on neon signs...

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Fernando Casasempere at Ivorypress
06/11/2019

Fernando Casasempere at Ivorypress

This exhibition, open to the public until 11 January 2020, brings together a series of sculptural and pictorial works based on three sources of inspiration: pre-Hispanic heritage, the Chilean landscape and the impact that living in London for twenty-two years has had...

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‘Álvaro Siza: in/discipline’ in Porto
03/11/2019

‘Álvaro Siza: in/discipline’ in Porto

On view through 2 December 2020 at the Serralves Foundation in Porto is an exhibition on Álvaro Siza that has been organized as part of observance of the 20th anniversary of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, a work of the Portuguese master. Curated...

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Damien Hirst Mandalas
01/11/2019

Damien Hirst Mandalas

White Cube is pleased to present ‘Mandalas’, an exhibition of new work by Damien Hirst at Mason's Yard. His first major show in London for seven years, it features large-scale works from the recent concentric paintings.

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Ocean Cleanup
29/10/2019

Ocean Cleanup

Wired

The anti-plastic crusaders have another plan to keep junk from reaching the sea: trash-eating barges in rivers...

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Lamassu from the North-West Palace of Ashurnasirpal II
28/10/2019

Lamassu from the North-West Palace of Ashurnasirpal II

Factum Foundation

Since 2004, Factum Arte and Factum Foundation have been working on a project to send facsimiles of two lamassu to Mosul in Iraq...

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Bernhard Lang: London’s Imperfect Geometry Revealed in Photography
27/10/2019

Bernhard Lang: London’s Imperfect Geometry Revealed in Photography

Colossal

Munich-based photographer Bernhard Lang shared aerial views of famous squares and landmarks throughout London...

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Lina Bo Bardi & Giancarlo Palanti. Studio d'Arte Palma 1948-1951
26/10/2019

Lina Bo Bardi & Giancarlo Palanti. Studio d'Arte Palma 1948-1951

Design Museum Gent

The exhibition pays tribute to the Italo-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi focusing on the furniture from the Studio d’Arte Palma, which she founded together with Italian architect...

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The Quest to Get Photos of the USSR's First Space Shuttle
26/10/2019

The Quest to Get Photos of the USSR's First Space Shuttle

Wired

French photographer Jonk snuck into Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan to capture images of the Buran shuttle...

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‘Our Blood’ is a major public artwork by the artist Marc Quinn
22/10/2019

‘Our Blood’ is a major public artwork by the artist Marc Quinn

Two cubes of frozen human blood from donations by resettled refugee volunteers and non-refugee volunteers will be displayed in Summer 2021 on the plaza in front of the New York Public Library, housed in a pavilion designed by Norman Foster.

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'Souto de Moura: Memory, Projects, Works’
18/10/2019

'Souto de Moura: Memory, Projects, Works’

On view through 6 September 2020 at the Casa da Arquitectura in Matonsinhos (Portugal) is an extensive exhibition on Eduardo Souto de Moura (Porto, 1952), curated by Francesco Dal Co and Nuno Graça Moura. Taking up over 1,000 square meters...

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Tate Modern’s new sculpture: a gift and a rebuke
11/10/2019

Tate Modern’s new sculpture: a gift and a rebuke

The Guardian

Kara Walker’s new commission remakes the language of monuments through allusions and references to the slavery...

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Belén Ilari wins 2020 Trans-hitos competition
04/10/2019

Belén Ilari wins 2020 Trans-hitos competition

The ‘Pop’ project of the architect Belén Ilari is the 16th winner of Trans-hitos competition, organized by Cevisama (the international ceramics fair held every year in Valencia) in collaboration with the Ceramic Technology Institute (ITC) and the Spanish Ceramic...

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Banksy launches homewares shop
03/10/2019

Banksy launches homewares shop

The Guardian

The artist said the proceeds will go towards buying a new migrant rescue boat to replace one confiscated by the Italian authorities...

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Charlotte Perriand’s Work Transformed Rooms
02/10/2019

Charlotte Perriand’s Work Transformed Rooms

The New York Times

The French architect and designer is getting an exhibition to match her stature, with 400 works by Perriand and her circle on view through Oct. 5 at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris...

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Imagining the Mediterranean House at Museo ICO
02/10/2019

Imagining the Mediterranean House at Museo ICO

On view through 12 January 2020 at ICO Museum in Madrid is ‘Imagining the Mediterranean House: Italy and Spain in the 50s,’ an exhibition curated by Antonio Pizza that focuses on a historic moment when, in architecture, the two countries forged vigorous...

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Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
01/10/2019

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch is a four years in the making feature documentary film from the multiple-award winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky.

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Björk - Tabula Rasa
26/09/2019

Björk - Tabula Rasa

Directed by the artist Tobias Gremmler, the video of the song Tabula Rasa – from the album Utopia – shows the singer Björk's face superimposed on a digitally-rendered figure that floats, expands, and contracts in a colorful and constantly changing mass.

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European Garden Award 2019-2020
24/09/2019

European Garden Award 2019-2020

Les Jardins d’Etretat won the 1st prize of the European Garden Award in the category: «Best restoration or development of a historic park or garden».

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‘Please be seated’
17/09/2019

‘Please be seated’

As part of the 2019 London Design Festival, British designer Paul Cocksedge’s Please Be Seated installation transforms Finsbury Avenue Square with wave-like forms for people to lounge on.

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Haruhiko Kawaguchi’ Vacuum-Sealed Couples with their Home
15/09/2019

Haruhiko Kawaguchi’ Vacuum-Sealed Couples with their Home

Trendland

With only 10 seconds to shoot, (or the subjects would be in danger), the air is filled with tension, the faces and skin physically shrivel up as they get sealed up, stoking fear and suffocation...

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Open House Madrid 2019
13/09/2019

Open House Madrid 2019

The architecture-and-city festival Open House Madrid is set for 28 and 29 September, and this time pays tribute to Miguel Fisac through exhibitions and visits to some of his major built works. More than 120 guided tours will be offered this year, free of charge and including...

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Amir Zaki, concrete playgrounds of Southern California
12/09/2019

Amir Zaki, concrete playgrounds of Southern California

Wired

To photograph empty skate parks, Zaki arrived around dawn, when the light was perfect for his visual aesthetic...

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Olafur Eliasson, ‘Seeing spheres’ in San Francisco
12/09/2019

Olafur Eliasson, ‘Seeing spheres’ in San Francisco

The artist Olafur Eliasson (Copenhagen, 1967) has installed five reflective spheres at the east entrance plaza of San Francisco’s Chase Center, new home of the Golden State Warriors, the city’s basketball team. Each measuring 4.8 meters in diameter, the polished globes...

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‘Karl Blossfeldt. Urformen der Kunst’ at Thyssen
11/09/2019

‘Karl Blossfeldt. Urformen der Kunst’ at Thyssen

On view through 5 October at the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum in Madrid is a free-entry exhibition on the work of the German photographer Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932), organized by Loewe and curated by Juan Naranjo. The beauty of nature is captured...

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The Austrian football stadium with a forest on the pitch
11/09/2019

The Austrian football stadium with a forest on the pitch

The Guardian

‘For Forest – The Unending Attraction of Nature’ by Klaus Littmann has transformed the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt into Austria’s largest public art installation...

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Izaskun Chinchilla, the new seven lamps of artisanal beauty
10/09/2019

Izaskun Chinchilla, the new seven lamps of artisanal beauty

Until 8 September the Museo Centro Gaiás in Santiago de Compostela’s Cidade da Cultura de Galicia hosted ‘Thinking With Your Hands: Basketry, Pottery, and Jewelry of Galicia,’ for which the curator, Verónica Santos Farto, selected 250 objects made by 65 craftspeople...

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Burning Man 2019
07/09/2019

Burning Man 2019

Curbed

Although the annual festival in the desert has it roots in San Francisco bohemianism, it has since gone down in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert...

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Marina Abramović's naked living doorway to be recreated at RA
06/09/2019

Marina Abramović's naked living doorway to be recreated at RA

The Guardian

Imponderabilia, where visitors squeeze past nude couple, will be among 2020 retrospective of artist’s work at London's Royal Academy of Arts...

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