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The best buildings of 2017

From the Lego House to a spectacular public library, Jonathan Glancey rounds up the year’s most brilliant new architecture.<p><b>Lego House, Billund, Denmark by BIG</b><p>One familiar way of dismissing contemporary architecture is to say that this or that new building ‘looks like Lego’. Lego’s famous …

Yves Saint-Laurent

How the Cult Modernist Painter Florine Stettheimer Sabotaged Her Own Art Market

On View<p>There are lots of reasons you've never heard of Florine Stettheimer—now, you have the chance to get to know her.<p>,<p>Florine Stettheimer …

Art

Twisting Bronze Figural Sculptures by Isabel Miramontes | Colossal

<p>Spanish sculptor Isabel Miramontes creates figural bronze sculptures that bring a visual movement to ordinary silhouettes. Her works provide unusual …

Art

Picasso was 'misogynistic', says friend

A new exhibition of Pablo Picasso's art around the theme of minotaurs and matadors has opened at the Gagosian Gallery in London.<p>It is curated by the artist's close friend and life long biographer Sir John Richardson, now 93, in collaboration with Bernard Ruiz-Picasso, the artist's grandson.<p>The …

Pablo Picasso

New Sculptural Eyewear Produced From Salvaged Street Metal and Found Objects by Cyrus Kabiru | Colossal

<p>Self-taught Kenyan artist Cyrus Kabiru (previously) fashions extravagant eyewear from pieces of found metal and other salvaged materials on the …

Art

Museu Picasso of Barcelona Opens a Grand Picasso Portraits Exhibition!

March 24, 2017<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>In the work of Pablo Picasso, the human figure …

Pablo Picasso
Art Museums

5 Things To Love About Tom Wesselmann

People<p>He became one of the most recognizable, and reluctant, Pop artists.<p>,<p>When it comes to Pop art, few have been as influential as Tom …

Art

A $100 Million Mystery: A Russian, His Art, and His Big Losses

It was meant to be one of the world’s top collections of 20th century art, anchored by Amedeo Modigliani nudes and Claude Monet water lilies.<p>But two …

Fine Art

Tughra (Insignia) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66) | The Met

A tughra is a stylized royal seal and signature applied by the Ottoman sultans to every royal edict. Different types were used by the early rulers. …

Comedians

10 Art Exhibitions You Need to Check Out This Month

The festive season is well and truly upon us. With it, we can expect the coming together of one and all, the giving and receiving of gifts and …

Rhode Island

Colorful, uncommon diamonds arrive at the Natural History Museum

Diamonds aren't particularly rare—anyone who's set foot in a shopping mall of Downtown's Jewelry District can tell you that. But colored diamonds can …

'MAD works' by ma yansong documents the firm's projects

<b>chinese architect ma yansong has released ‘MAD works’, a monograph documenting MAD architects’ most important projects to date.</b> the book includes a …

Mercedes-Benz’s Chief Design Officer Explains the Future of Autonomous Vehicles

AD sits down with Gorden Wagener to hear his philosophy on the car interiors of the future<p>How will the interior of the autonomous vehicle of the future look? It’s a question faced by designers, engineers, and product planners across the board in the automotive industry. Without the need for …

These Surrealist Caricatures Were Inspired by Medieval Portraiture

Troy Brooks's removes the veil on a new set of portraits in his 'The B-Girls' exhibition.<p>The elongated eerily bewitching women in surrealist painter Troy Brooks' <i>The B-Girls</i> show look as though they could be close relatives of that scowling food critic from <i>Ratatouille</i>. Even though each character has …

Art

Famous Abstract Paintings you Need to Know

Wassily Kandinsky - Untitled (First Abstract Watercolor), 1910<p>In 1920 painter <b>Wassily Kandinsky</b> decided to free his artworks from the bondage of …

Jellyfish and Sharks and Octopi, Oh My! Street Murals in Tahiti's ONO'U Festival

Who doesn't want to go see street artists paint murals in Tahiti?<p>Known more for her NYC graffiti train photography of the 1970s and 1980s, Martha Cooper travels the globe these days in pursuit of street art festivals. Luckily, many cities have one, and the ONO'U Festival has captured her …

Streetwear

12 Brands with Must-Shop Wall Coverings

From hand drawn illustrations to shimmering metallic patterns, these wall coverings add a dose of drama to any space. Get to know a dozen of our …

Home Decorating

A Historic Brazilian House Decorated by Alberto Pinto

No one defined laid-back South American chic (by way of Paris) better than the late, great decorator Alberto Pinto, as proved by this charming historic house in the Brazilian seaside town of Paraty<p>One could argue that interior decorator Alberto Pinto never met a packet of gold leaf he didn’t like. …

This High-Tech Tent Could Be the Future of Camping

A group of Korean designers have conceived a futuristic shelter that generates its own energy and amplifies nature’s sounds inside<p>For those who prefer the comforts of home to pitching a tent in the great outdoors, a new innovation could make you rethink roughing it. The past few years have seen a …

3 Unexpected Uses for Popular Home Furnishings

Rethink the way you decorate by casting established pieces in new roles<p>Albert Einstein once said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when creating them.” Granted, he was talking about heavier stuff than interior design, but the sentiment applies regardless. In order to …

Home Decorating

Wacom’s Intuos 3D package bundles a pen tablet with 3D design software

Wacom’s IFA announcements thus far have centered around the company’s consumer-facing Bamboo line. Earlier this week, the tablet maker showed off two new versions of its sketchpad digitizer, in keeping with what’s been something of a broader trend at this year’s show.<p>Unveiled this morning, the …

3D Modeling

Gaetano Pesce’s Show “Gelati Misti” Isn’t About Ice Cream

The Italian-American design legend mounts his gloriously goopy resin works at Los Angeles’s MOCA Pacific Design Center<p>A few months back, an ice cream cone arrived in the mail. “Molds,” it read, flopping lazily on its side. “Gelati Misti” followed in parentheses. The two-dimensional treat—with its …

Los Angeles

10 of the most popular tiled interiors on Dezeen's Pinterest boards

This week we're counting down the most-pinned home interiors that feature tiled surfaces, from original mosaic floors in Barcelona apartments to a …

TALL AND YOUNG, 50x52cm, orange red autumn trees

10 Outstanding Centerpieces for Your Living Room Decor Improvement

Hello, there dear readers! Here in <b>Dining and Living Room Blog</b>, we believe that the <i>living room decor</i> is one of the most important rooms in your home, …

6 key elements of a small but stylish home!

Small and large homes alike have key elements that make them both structurally and aesthetically sound and secure. These key elements are often …

Dining Rooms

A small apartment perfectly modernised

The '70s were a great time—when it came to music, civic movements and, depending on your personal tastes, even fashion. What they're not too renowned …