Global Perspectives: Geoffrey Mann, Tejo Remy & Rene Veenhuizen, Elena Manferdini, & Tobias Klein

Global Perspectives: Geoffrey Mann, Tejo Remy & Rene Veenhuizen, Elena Manferdini, & Tobias Klein

25 January ‘18

Art & Design is often an isolated industry, heavily determined by the location of the artist’s practice. Both viewer and creator struggle to draw inspiration from places never visited. Creating and exhibiting are now shifting to reflect the increasingly hyperconnected digital art world.

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Pseudo-Georgian London - Pablo Bronstein

Pseudo-Georgian London - Pablo Bronstein

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Following of from his best selling,Postmodern Architecture in London (2007), Bronstein turns his focus to the subsequent style which has dominated London – the pseudo-Georgian.

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Flying Trees and Sunken Squares at the Barbican

Flying Trees and Sunken Squares at the Barbican

20 October ‘17—20 March 18

For over a decade (1940–1956), the devastated postwar site where this exhibition now stands was a wild landscape. Debate on the urban role of open space raged on, while weeds gently but effectively regenerated the City from its ashes. A monumental landscape emerged, combining low and high rise buildings and spaces, creating an enclosed, urban fabric within the City.

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Developer Bulldozes Frank Lloyd Wright Building as Preservationists Rushed to Save It

Developer Bulldozes Frank Lloyd Wright Building as Preservationists Rushed to Save It

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The owner of a historic Frank Lloyd Wright building in Whitefish, Montana razed the structure last week, immediately after last-minute negotiations with preservationists attempting to buy it fell through. Designed in 1958 — one year before Wright’s death — as a medical clinic, the 5,000-square-foot building is the first Wright-designed one to be demolished in over 40 years.

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In Loving Memory of Wendell Castle

In Loving Memory of Wendell Castle

1932 - 2018

Celebrated American designer/craftsman Wendell Castle (1932-2018) created unique pieces of handmade sculpture and furniture for over four decades. Since the outset of his career, Castle has consistently challenged the traditional boundaries of functional design and established himself as the father of the American studio furniture movement.

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Architecture is facing its own award-season controversy

Architecture is facing its own award-season controversy

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Architects, like journalists, are fond of giving themselves awards. Then there are the outside organizations — Pritzker, Curry Stone and Driehaus, to name three — whose main reason for being is to hand out design prizes. Nobody is interviewing architects on any red carpets, but the laurels pile up.

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The Reality of Color Is Perception: An argument for a new definition of color.

The Reality of Color Is Perception: An argument for a new definition of color.

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Philosophers have a bad reputation for casting unwarranted doubt on established facts. Little could be more certain than your belief that the cloudless sky, on a summer afternoon, is blue. Yet we may wonder in earnest, is it also blue for the birds who fly up there, who have different eyes from ours?

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Wiener Werkstätte 1903-1932: The Luxury of Beauty

Wiener Werkstätte 1903-1932: The Luxury of Beauty

26 October ‘17- 29 January ‘18

Neue Galerie New York present a major retrospective exhibition devoted to the Wiener Werkstätte (Vienna Workshops), an artists’ and craftsmens’ collective that existed in Vienna from 1903 until 1932.

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Blow Firozabad Bangles. An exhibition by François Daireaux at mudac

Blow Firozabad Bangles. An exhibition by François Daireaux at mudac

25 October ‘17 - 11 February ‘18

François Daireaux‘s Blow Firozabad Bangles exhibition is the result of the artist’s many comings and goings between the glassmaking cities of Firozabad in India and Meisenthal in Moselle (France).

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Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture at ICA

Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture at ICA

7 March – 6 May ‘18

Counter Investigations is a survey exhibition of the work of Forensic Architecture, an independent research agency based at Goldsmiths, University of London.

'Forensic Architecture' is not only the name of the agency but a form of investigative practice that traverses architectural, journalistic, legal and political fields, and moves from theoretical examination to practical application.

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"Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space" by Keller Easterling

"Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space" by Keller Easterling

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Extrastatecraft is the operating system of the modern world: the skyline of Dubai, the subterranean pipes and cables sustaining urban life, free-trade zones, the standardized dimensions of credit cards, and hyper-consumerist shopping malls. It is all this and more.

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Historic Merz Barn art studio could move from Lake District to China

Historic Merz Barn art studio could move from Lake District to China

News from the Web

A stone barn in the Lake District, which was the final studio of one of the 20th century’s most influential artists, could be moved to China if funding is not found to maintain it, its owners have said.

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FOG Design+Art Fair

FOG Design+Art Fair

11 - 14 January '18

The fifth annual edition of the FOG Design+Art Fair will take place January 11–14, 2018 at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. The Preview Gala benefiting the newly transformed and widely heralded San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

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Alvar Aalto’s Paimio Sanatorium at Design Museum Denmark

Alvar Aalto’s Paimio Sanatorium at Design Museum Denmark

25 August '17 - 21 January '18

The world-renowned architect and designer Alvar Aalto’s (1898-1976) Paimio Sanatorium from 1933 is a modernist masterpiece. Designmuseum Danmark will show a pop-up exhibition focusing on Aalto's outstanding work with shapes, colors and function.

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Pre 3D at Volume Gallery

Pre 3D at Volume Gallery

6 January '18

Volume Gallery is pleased to announce its group exhibition, Pre 3D, with Johnston Marklee, Pezo Von Ellrichshausen, Norman Kelley, and Ania Jaworska, opening Saturday, January 6th from 5-8 PM at 1709 W Chicago Ave, Chicago IL, 60622.

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