Articles tagged Contemporary Art

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The rainbow engineer – Tokujin Yoshioka

TOKYO – Spectrum, the latest installation by artist and designer Tokujin Yoshioka, builds a rainbow bridge across the boundaries of art, design and architecture.

University of California Art Museum by SO-IL, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and Whiting-Turner. Photos Iwan Baan
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A three-way collaboration breaks down indoor and outdoor perceptions

DAVIS – West of Sacramento, the University of California’s new art museum has a patchwork roof that mimics the patterns from the surrounding farmland.

Billboard: Dezeen Jobs
Billboard: Dezeen Jobs
Pecci Musem extension by Maurice Nio. Photos Lineashow/Nio Architecten
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Nio's sci-fi object grabs all the attention

PRATO – The size of the Centro Pecci museum has doubled thanks to Dutch architect Maurice Nio, whose signature marks the striking extension of the original building.

Circumventive Organs by Agatha Haines
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The Stedelijk’s Dream Out Loud exhibition dares to break the status quo

AMSTERDAM - An exhibition celebrating the talents of 26 young designers dares to break the status quo by asking critical questions about today’s most pressing issues. 

Photo Liah Chesnokov
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Jaime Hayon fashions quartz mask for Design Museum Holon

HOLON – Uniquely created for Design Museum Holon’s fifth anniversary with Caesarstone’s natural quartz, the Face Mirror reflects today’s focus on creativity being influenced by functionality.

886 Geary Gallery in San Francisco hosts Matt W. Moore's solo exhibition.
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Light and shadow activates Matt W. Moore's topographic mosaics at 886 Geary Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO – The ongoing solo exhibition SHADOVVS features the latest artworks by American designer Matt W. Moore.

Coloured and interrupted codes appear in James Bridle's video installation Fraunhofer Lines.
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James Bridle's disturbing codes unveiled in Berlin

BERLIN – The Glomar Response by James Bridle fits NOME gallery's aim to visualize interactions between modern technology and politics.

The museum of contemporary art is situated in Yinchuan’s lush wetlands.
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WAA introduces contemporary art culture in a location with no apparent grounding

YINCHUAN – An unexpected contemporary museum of art in wetlands alongside China’s Yellow River has been given a site-specific identity.

 

Leaderboard: Architonic
Leaderboard: Architonic
Ben Butler's latest installation at Rice University Art Gallery was inspired by both nature and human cities.
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10,000 wooden sticks carve Ben Butler's Unbounded installation

HOUSTON – Commissioned by Rice University Art Gallery, a recent installation by artist Ben Butler mirrors how chaos and order can grow together and stay in balance in his latest …

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Out Now

Elephant’s spring issue features a special-edition Elizabeth Peyton double-cover, featuring her works Kristian (2014) and Elias (2014), to celebrate the Paper Gallery of the artist’s new work, …

Proposal No. 6 extends the concept of its Zurich predecessor to Berlin by allowing visitors to stay overnight alongside the displayed artwork.
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Proposal No. 6 by Jeremie Maret

BERLIN – A Zurich gallery occupies a space in Berlin to promote its new mobile exhibition concept.

'Oil On Canvas #13', Tomasz Kobialka (2013), Courtesy of Sleek-Art
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A New Generation of Art Buyers Look Online

It’s probably trite to say that the Internet is transforming the very mechanisms that keep the art world ticking, but I’m going to say it anyway, because really: it’s the truth. Particularly, …