Articles tagged Art & Culture

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Diversity dominates the European Cultural Centre exhibitions in Venice

Venice – With two sprawling art and design shows in Venice, the European Cultural Centre lets visitors see the world through lenses and logics that are not their own.

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With MO Museum, Studio Libeskind gives setting to Lithuania’s cultural story

Vilnius – The private institution reflects the past, present and future of the nation’s artists, inviting locals and tourists to understand Lithuanian heritage even better. 

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There are more tattooed people than ever, and this parlour celebrates the stigma shift

New York City – To upend the traditional typology of tattoo studios, Bang Bang NYC’s new flagship interiors aesthetically parallel ink against skin.

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For this Belgian festival, digital city invasion is all about connecting design’s dots

Namur, Belgium – The 8th annual KIKK Festival explores the convergence of technology and design to open the forum for global issues, with local intimacy.

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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 is ready for the world of apps with Sigrid Calon

AMSTERDAM – In the city’s newest shopping-cum-modern-art destination, mankind’s relationship with technology takes on new art forms.

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A good time, not goods: Sonos Store makes space for Bowie and more

Berlin – Appreciation of music is the focus of the newly opened Sonos Concept Store, which hosts live events and unique product demonstrations.

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Modern space, museum content

Leeuwarden, Netherlands – In the Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics shop-café, i29 merges unexpectedly contemporary design with the museum’s contents.

 

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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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Yinka Ilori on colour, community, and cultural heritage

London – Part of an underrepresented group of designers, Londoner Yinka Ilori playfully challenges pressing social issues.

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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.