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Studio Olafur Eliasson

Giving climate change a shape helps us to understand it emotionally, turning abstract data into a felt feeling. Great work by Antti Lipponen.<p>Today …

BIG’s T-shaped east harlem residential building tops out in new york

the building will be clad with an interlocking checkerboard pattern that allows for floor-to-ceiling windows in each of the 233 units.The post BIG’s …

Architecture

maison cartier combines scent with climate engineering for ‘OSNI’ installation in paris

visitors are invited to enter into the closed space, then take a spiral staircase leading them to the 'cloud of scent'.The post maison cartier …

Art

Improvisation 2, Benjamin Skop in collaboration with Studio Olafur Eliasson, 2017

American Architecture Prize Winners 2017

Three beautiful architecture projects have been selected as the winners of The American Architecture Prize (AAP) 2017, which aims to recognize …

Design

Studio KO celebrates Yves Saint Laurent's fashion oeuvre with Marrakech museum

A lace-like brickwork facade and an interior inspired by a couture jacket lining are some of the fashion-inspired features of Studio KO's Musée Yves …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Judith Bernstein: My Manifesto

"Keep moving forward!" Judith Bernstein's manifesto for GARAGE offers some sage advice on art and life.<p>Judith Bernstein's <i>Cabinet of Horrors</i> is on view at The Drawing Center, New York, through February 4, 2018.

European History

#itspressweek for the @Archreview’s November issue 🇩🇪 next stop: Berlin https://t.co/WHGUEbqX22

AR Emerging Architecture shortlist revealed

We are delighted to announce the 15-strong shortlist for the 2017 AR Emerging Architecture awards. Shortlisted architects will have the opportunity …

Architecture

The Holocaust Monument by Libeskind combines architecture, art, landscape and scholarship

Holocaust

morphtopia reimagines classical wagner facade in lwz 38 project

the project reinterprets the original ornament using a new contemporary language applied almost as a tattoo on the roof and south facade surfacesThe …

Apple Store

An Oral History of the Bauhaus: Hear Rare Interviews (in English) with Walter Gropius, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe & More

<i>Image by Detief Mewes, via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>The Bauhaus, which operated as an influential school in Germany between 1919 and 1933 but lives on as a …

Art History

No Vacancy

Wim Wenders on his Polaroids – and why photography is now over

Vigils for John Lennon, road trips with Annie Leibovitz, portraits of Dennis Hopper … Wim Wenders took thousands of Polaroids while making his classic films. He shares the stories behind them<p>Wim Wenders reckons he took more than 12,000 Polaroids between 1973 and 1983, when his career as a …

Photography

‘I think that to be really really good you have to come from some place inside that I’m just not sure I have.’ 

<i>‘I think that to be really really good you have to come from some place inside that I’m just not sure I have.’</i>

Chan Marshall by Austin Hargrave / for Q Magazine

Chan Marshall by Austin Hargrave / for Q Magazine

The bright, funny side of Sylvia Plath

Far from being suicidal, her early letters are witty, generous, ambitious, wildly clever and, above all, alive<p>In May 1956, three months after meeting Ted Hughes, one before they will marry, Sylvia Plath writes to her mother Aurelia about the talented man she has fallen in love with: ‘He will start …

Poetry

Dreamlike Photos of Small-Town Life in South Florida

Photographer Melanie Metz captures the magic she sees in her tiny, rural town.<p><i>Welcome back to Doin' Work: Flash Interviews with Contemporary Photographers. Here, I celebrate the photographers who inspire me and offer a bite of their personalities and work.</i><p>Melanie Metz is a visual artist from south …

Miami

When John Cage & Marcel Duchamp Played Chess on a Chessboard That Turned Chess Moves Into Electronic Music (1968)

<i>Photograph by Lynn Rosenthal</i><p>When is a chess game not a chess game?<p>When it’s played between Marcel Duchamp and John Cage.<p>Both the man who turned a …

Marcel Duchamp

Never-Before-Seen Photographs of Marilyn Monroe by Her Friend Milton Greene

Joshua Greene remembers the movie star, and his sometimes babysitter, while sharing new images from his father’s collection.<p>Many people have fond memories of Marilyn Monroe; few of them can say she was their babysitter who gave them bubble baths as a toddler. <b>Joshua Greene,</b> a son of famed fashion …

Fashion Modeling

Voyage autour de La Lune by Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine _

The two filmmakers portray the city of Bordeaux along the Garonne river through a collection of personal stories.<p>From the scale of a house to the exploration of the city, you can see a retrospective of their work during the 2017 edition of <i>Agora Biennial of Architecture, Planning and Design</i> (14 to 24 September 2017) at <i>The Contemporary Art Museum (CAPC).</i><p><i>NIGHTER AT THE CAPC, Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 9:00 p.m. to 3:00. 7, Rue Ferrere, Bordeaux.</i><p>This retrospective evening of works by …

mikasavela:

If you got a letter from Le Corbusier, it had this stamp.

The City as Archive

<i>“Welcome to the seventh, penultimate issue of the The Current Express. This edition will cast a look at Tehran, utilizing the trope of city guide as its title, but more than that, the issue attempts at thinking of a city as a site and generator of cultures and scenes — as well as archives.</i><p><i>Undoubtedly the mechanisms and theories central to modernity, are familiar to us from the Western cultural criticism and various practices, arising from Charles Baudelaire’s words on observing the change of</i> …

Olafur Eliasson illuminates Day & Night _

<b>Olafur Eliasson launches Little Sun Diamond, shining Light on the Need for ‘Energy Access for all’ _</b><p><i>“To mark Little Sun’s 5th anniversary, I have created a new Little Sun - it’s a work of art and is called Little Sun Diamond! My work in general is about potential, about turning thinking into doing. With Little Sun Diamond, you can harvest the sunlight during the day and illuminate your night with it.</i><p><i>In doing so, you can help us deliver clean energy to areas of the world without access to</i> …

Ed van der Elsken, La vie folle | Jeu de Paume > 24 sept.

It’s Time for fresh Air! Seen You veryvery soon _ #Holidays

Richard Wright at Aird’s Lane Bricks Space: both intemporal _

<i>Richard Wright’s exhibition at The Modern Institute brings together two site-specific works alongside several new works on paper and accompanying books and notations. Enveloping the gallery, Wright has produced a new wall painting that covers the Aird’s Lane gallery space’s front façade. Hand- painted posters, pasted on to the external walls, doors, windows and shutters, are fleeting and temporal in nature. They interpret and trace the architecture of the space, transforming the building into</i> …

Casa Leme Milán in Brasil by Paulo Mendes da Rocha _