Eileen Gray started her career as a lacquer artist in Paris creating new furniture and living accessories with striking colors and understated shapes. Remaining stalwartly independent, Gray developed an opulent, luxuriant take on geometric forms and industrially produced materials.
The Swietokrzyskie Mountains are an unique place for geologists, as there are exposed rocks illustrating 560 million years of Earth's history located on a relatively small area. A few steps in this area is like turning back time by 100 million years. The fact that the layers of rocks of different ages located around Checiny are now on the surface, is a unique phenomenon on a European scale.
Terrace Wires revealed the eagerly anticipated Terrace Wires public art installation, Thought of Train of Thought, by Royal Academician Ron Arad at St Pancras International.
A unique opportunity to learn about the lives and creativity of the world's leading artists
Hans Ulrich Obrist has been conducting ongoing conversations with the world's greatest living artists since he began in Switzerland, aged 19, with Fischli and Weiss. Here he chooses nineteen of the greatest figures and presents their conversations, offering the reader intimacy with the artists and insight into their creative processes.
Ben Brown Fine Arts is pleased to announce its first solo exhibition in London of internationally acclaimed artist, designer and architect Ron Arad. Summer Exhibition is the culmination of Arad's most recent work, spanning sculpture, hand-crafted studio pieces and industrial design, and showcasing the artist's constant experimentation with the boundaries and possibilities of materials, from metals to wood and glass.
An exhibition highlighting the work of Oskar Hansen (1922-2005), architect, urban planner, and theorist, will open at the Yale School of Architecture (YSoA) on Sept. 1.
“Oskar Hansen: Open Form” traces the evolution of Hansen’s theory of Open Form from its origin in his own architectural projects to its application in film, visual games, and other artistic practices.
Published to coincide with the ICA exhibition Judy Blame: Never Again (29 June - 4 September 2016)
The Bauhaus school in Germany has long been understood through the writings of its founding director, Walter Gropius, and well-known artists who taught there such as Wassily Kandinsky and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. Far less recognized are texts by women in the school s weaving workshop. In "Bauhaus Weaving Theory, " T ai Smith uncovers new significance in the work the Bauhaus weavers did as writers.
It’s the latest edition of MAARTEN BAAS' Real Times' series: a gigantic clock (over three metres in height) in the Lounge 2 at one of the world's most popular airports. Every year 15 million people travel through Lounge 2 at Schiphol, hosting passengers from all around the world.