Art

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New book alert: Can art aid in resolving conflicts?

Amsterdam – Our newest book has more than 100 painters, sculptors, musicians, poets, dancers, architects and curators answer a key question: Can art be of help in times of …

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With Amos Rex, Helsinki goes underground to rise as a cultural destination

Helsinki – The director of Amos Rex, Kai Kartio, explains how Finland’s newest museum fills a previously-vacant gap in Helsinki’s artistic scene.

Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
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Wow Inc. uses technology to reconstruct intangible natural experiences

TOKYO – Wow Inc. experiments with true and perceived reality in Render, the Japanese experiential creative studio’s latest new-media installation.

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Colour octa-gone: Liz West’s 3D pointillism is hiding something

Blackburn, England – Where’s the rainbow, Liz West? The artist known for her work with light and colour creates an installation with an optical illusion that invites exchange.

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UBS showcases ‘colour perceived in time and space’ by Carlos Cruz-Diez

ZURICH – Celebrating 25 years of partnership with Art Basel, UBS presents an exhibition of work by 94-year-old Carlos Cruz-Diez in the UBS Lounge.

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Art in dialogue with architecture and the human body

TOKYO – In tribute to the work of Anish Kapoor, Rikako Nagashima’s installation examines the nature of spaces and our relationship with architecture.

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Anne Hardy creates a post-apocalyptic world where the only thing left is colour

Rotterdam – In the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Anne Hardy fills a site-specific colourscape with an assemblage of found objects that take on a strange new meaning.

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Clint Baclawski creates seemingly endless environments with ethereal light installations

FRAME 120 – Clint Baclawski transforms photographic images into 3D light installations, morphing the commercial billboard into an object of contemplation.

Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
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Shiseido embeds its brand in art – here’s why it makes sense

Tokyo – The stunning retail-display-cum-art-installation by Wow Inc. and Team 101 embeds Shiseido’s new product line in the art both literally and associatively.

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Hella Jongerius and Louise Schouwenberg anthropologize the ordinary

Munich – In her exhibition at The Design Museum Pinakothek der Moderne Munich, Hella Jongerius and Louise Schouwenberg explore the divide between innovative and superfluous design.

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The Floating Worlds of the Biennale de Lyon

Lyon, France – The 14th Biennale de Lyon draws inspiration from ukiyo-e, a genre of Japanese art from the Edo period which translates as 'Pictures of the Floating World'.

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Take a train to outer space with Daan Roosegaarde in Eindhoven station

Eindhoven, the Netherlands – In an underground tunnel, a mesmerizing light installation of Earth as seen by satellites enthralls commuters.