In today’s world, do-it-yourself culture is practically omnipresent: be it fashion, furniture, cooking or communication—hardly a single area of everyday life and our material culture has not been swept up in the DIY revolution. With its emphasis on the field of furniture design, the exhibition NOMADIC FURNITURE 3.0. New Liberated Living?
Volume Gallery launches its sixteenth series with a collection of new works from Jonathan Muecke, titled Open Objects. Opening reception September 6th from 6-8PM, Chicago, IL.
As a small island on the periphery of Europe, Ireland’s language and culture has always been shaped by journeys, both inward and outward. Through these trajectories and influences the vernacular language evolves, honed by history and formed through conversation, exchange and relationship. This idea of an evolving language is the starting-point for the exhibition.
The Mosaic Rooms is pleased to present our first exhibition of work arising from the 2013 learning and engagement programme. The mixed media exhibition will include furniture and objects, photomontage artworks, oral history testimonies and artist reflections, resulting from various projects each exploring notions of home.
Mud huts, timber dwellings, stone houses – architectural structures around the world have evolved to be perfectly adapted to the surrounding environment, climate and available building materials. With the growing awareness of sustainable construction and regional traditions, these building types have been rediscovered as vital sources of inspiration.
Cristina Grajales Gallery is presenting the first solo exhibition of new works by Sam Baron, From Europe with Love.
The Arts Décoratifs Nave will be showcasing all facets of the work of Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Conceived like a retrospective, the exhibition will retrace every stage of their international career, including their very latest creations.
For its summer project, Mudam’s Publics Department invited the Japanese creator Yuri Suzuki to conceive Looks Like Music, an audiovisual installation based on his work Colour Chaser. This consists of a miniature robot which detects and follows a circuit – a black line traced in marker pen - interspersed with coloured reference points that the device translates in sound.
Carpenters Workshop Gallery will present 'Prehistoric' by Rick Owens at their Mayfair, London gallery this September. Owens', perhaps better known for his iconic fashion designs, has channeled his minimalist style to create a series of monochromatic furniture.
The "folded" series by designer Ariel Zuckerman deals with the physical tension applied on a two dimensional sheet. Using techniques such as folding, stretching and twisting, borrowed from the discipline of paper, and applying them to wooden sheets, led to a novel three dimensional appearance.
John Pawson has recently completed his project at the Moritzkirche in Ausburg Germany. The minimalist design, typical of Pawson and his team, has appealed to contemporary tastes for clean white spaces and the ubiquitous assumption that white provides a neutral platform for creativity, divinity, or whatever your desires may be (see Inside the White Cube: The Ideology of the Gallery Spaceby Brian O'doherty.)
Richard Rogers RA: Inside Out explores the ideas and ethos of the internationally renowned
architect and urbanist Lord Rogers of Riverside. Timed to coincide with Rogers’ 80th birthday, the
exhibition will examine his social, political and cultural influences and their connection to his