Architect Frank Gehry talks about his latest projects

Architect Frank Gehry talks about his latest projects

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"We study the materials for a long time. We make maquettes. The main material at this point is stainless steel. We have worked with this material before, but not like this.

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Could the era of glass skyscrapers be over?

Could the era of glass skyscrapers be over?

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"One of the architects behind London's famous Gherkin skyscraper has now turned against glass buildings. Is it time tall towers were made out of something else, asks Hannah Sander.

It is one of the UK's most recognisable buildings. A Stirling Prize winner. A backdrop to Hollywood films. Named the most admired tower in the world.

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DUTCH DESIGN YEAR brings the best selection of designers to a new location near Amsterdam

DUTCH DESIGN YEAR brings the best selection of designers to a new location near Amsterdam

DDY new Showroom Open to Public

near Amsterdam

On Friday the 23rd of May 2014 the workshop of studio Dirk vander Kooij and the showroom designed by DUTCH DESIGN YEAR was officially opened.

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Phillips Announces Highlights from New York June Design Auction

Phillips Announces Highlights from New York June Design Auction

11 June '14

New York

Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from the forthcoming Spring Design Auction, featuring 115 lots with a pre-sale low estimate of $4,161,000 and a pre-sale high estimate of $5,857,000.

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After An Argument With Renzo Piano, Architect Quits On Academy Of Motion Pictures Museum

After An Argument With Renzo Piano, Architect Quits On Academy Of Motion Pictures Museum

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Zoltan Pali, the respected Los Angeles architect hired to work on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ future movie museum, has been forced out of the project amid growing tension with Renzo Piano, his internationally renowned counterpart, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

AMPAS declined to comment. Both architects’ offices did not return calls.

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A watercolour of one of the Nabataean tombs at Mada'in Saleh, Nicholas Egon, in the collection of HRH Prince Turki bin Faisal Al

Saudi Arabia To Spend $1.7 Billion To Build 230 Museums

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While Saudi art up to the present day will be included in the scheme, the emphasis is on archaeology. “‘Islam is a great religion and through its openness and sustain­ability it has enlightened the rest of the world,’ said Prince Sultan. ‘But if we only research the history of Saudi Arabia post 610AD and say nothing about our history before then, we are belittling Islam.’”

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Chinese Museum Shut Down Over Thousands Of Fake Items

Chinese Museum Shut Down Over Thousands Of Fake Items

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"Beijing (AFP) - A Chinese museum has been ordered to close after thousands of its historical exhibits were found to be fake, state-run media said on Thursday.

Police shut down the Lucheng Museum, in the northeastern province of Liaoning, after finding that almost a third of the 8,000 items on display were not genuine, the Global Times newspaper reported.

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How They Made A High-Tech Replica Of King Tut’s Tomb

How They Made A High-Tech Replica Of King Tut’s Tomb

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In order to protect the actual 3,300-year-old tomb from the wear and tear of thousands of tourist visits, a team used high-resolution laser scanning and digital photography, high-density polyurethane and resins, and high-definition printers to “rematerialize the physical site”.

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My Bed, by Tracey Emin, sparked wide debate as part of the Turner Prize exhibition in 1999. Photograph: Nils Jorgensen/Rex Featu

Tracey Emin’s Bed Up For Auction

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“Complete with vodka bottles, cigarette butts and pregnancy tests, the installation didn’t win the Turner prize during the year of its entry in 1999, … [but it did spark] a media frenzy and causing visitor numbers to the Tate Britain to hit record highs. Fifteen years on, it can be yours for an estimated price of between £800,000 and £1.2m.”

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False eyelashes endorsed by Katy Perry, "Cool Kitty" style, Manufactured by Eylure, 2013 (Photo (c) Victoria and Albert Museum,

‘Rapid Response Collecting’ At The V&A Museum

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"The Victoria & Albert Museum is to start collecting contemporary paraphernalia, such as IKEA teddy bears and a pair of Katy Perry brand false eyelashes.

The objects will go on display in a new gallery in the V&A, opening on July 5.

The museum recently acquired the objects as part of a new tactic called “Rapid Response Collecting.”

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'Organic' a Group Show at Carpenters Workshop Gallery Paris

'Organic' a Group Show at Carpenters Workshop Gallery Paris

24 May - 23 August '14

Paris

From 24 May to 23 August 2014 Carpenters Workshop Gallery will host a unique group show in its Parisian gallery in Le Marais. Entitled Organic, this new exhibition presents artworks of 12 designers, all characterized by their inventiveness, as well as their vast range of colours used and materials employed here.

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Clerkenwell Design Week 2014

Clerkenwell Design Week 2014

20 - 22 May '14

London

Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW) returned for its fifth year in 2014, having achieved record success last May.

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Lumio by Max Gunawan

Lumio by Max Gunawan

American Design In Paris 2014

Paris

Lumio is one of the breathtaking products you can discover in the “American Design in Paris” exhibition curated by Jacques Barret (Triode Galerie) at Mona Bismarck American Center until May 25th.

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'Smoke' by Martin Baas at Carpenters Workshop Gallery London

'Smoke' by Maarten Baas at Carpenters Workshop Gallery London

24 February - 23 May '14

London

From 24th of February through the 23rd of May Carpenters Workshop Gallery London present 'Smoke' by Martin Baas.

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Gallery All - A New Contemporary Design Gallery Opens in Downtown Los Angeles

Gallery All - A New Contemporary Design Gallery Opens in Downtown Los Angeles

3 May – 3 August '14

Los Angeles

Gallery ALL is pleased to announce the opening of its new 2,400 square foot gallery with a two-person exhibition of new work by the celebrated Chinese designers Naihan Li and Zhoujie Zhang.

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