By heinrichschmidt | Art, design, architecture

Andreas Gursky offers a spectacular god's-eye view of humanity – Hayward Gallery, review

It is 50 years since the opening of the Hayward Gallery. To mark the anniversary, the brutalist block on London’s South Bank is reopening after two years of refurbishment.<p>Downstairs, I’d be amazed if visitors noticed anything different: brass fittings have been polished, terrazzo floors replaced, …


Georg Baselitz at Fondation Beyeler


Mission Possible: Max Hollein on the Museum of Tomorrow

How do you radically and repeatedly transform hundreds of years of tradition?! Museum curators the world over are tasked with exactly that. Today, there are over 35,000 museums in the United States ranging from major collections to niche curiosity cabinets. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, …


Do We Really Have to Ask if Trump Is a Conceptual Artist?

Earlier this week the <i>Washington Post</i> delightfully skewered the <i>New York Times</i> <i></i>for a particularly ill-advised headline whose problems the <i>Times</i>‘s own …

2018 treats for Hong Kong art lovers: mega venue opens, David Zwirner gallery debuts, Antony Gormley returns | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Hongkongers, rejoice! For it is 2018, and we are on the home stretch of a marathon wait for long-promised mega art venues. The anticipated opening …


Emil Michael Klein: Darkotic / Kunsthalle Zürich

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Rob Pruitt: The Church / Kunsthalle Zürich


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The Most Anticipated Buildings of 2018 Photos

At its core, architecture is an exceptionally slow art form. After a commission is earned, the planning, building, and completion of a structure can take, at times, upwards of a decade. Through the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this length of time for design and construction wasn't an issue, …


Get Ready, 2018 Is Packed With Biennials and Triennials

Art World<p>You thought 2017 was the 'Superkunstjahr'? 2018 has a major art event opening somewhere around the world every month.<p>,<p>If 2017 was one of the …

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Sydney Modern expansion of Art Gallery of NSW draws mixed response from public

To its supporters it is a needed and elegant expansion of a gallery that has long suffered for lack of room, and a refreshing indication that …

Botanical Gardens

10 modernist architectural marvels on America's West Coast

From the hundreds of modernist buildings, complexes and communes along the US Pacific Coast, author Sam Lubell has selected 10 of the must-see …

Jaw-Dropping Interactive Living Architecture

Philip Beesley is a multidisciplinary artist and architect who creates interactive installations of massive proportions, and his latest work titled …

Yornel Martinez, 2017 Artist in Residence, Davidoff Art Initiative

Natalie Reusser: Charlie. Solo Exhibition at Balzer Projects, Basel

Arguing over art is right but banning it is the work of fascists

A failed petition to remove a controversial Balthus painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the latest worrying attempt to censor a work of art<p>In 1989, Republican senators Jesse Helms and Alfonse D’Amato launched an attack on artistic freedom. They railed against Piss Christ, a photograph …

Robert Mapplethorpe

Art X Lagos: Dozens exhibit work rooted in reality

Artists from more than 60 African countries flock to Nigerian city and explore subjects from Boko Haram to beauty.<p><b>Lagos, Nigeria</b> - "As an artist politically, artistically, the whole idea about your environment must be represented in the music, in the arts. So really art is what is happening at a …

Outrage Over Conflicts of Interest in the Arts Misses the Mark

Twitter Facebook Email To Pinterest<p>Opinion - 07 Dec 2017<p>Outrage Over Conflicts of Interest in the Arts Misses the Mark<p>‘Conflicts of interest’ may …

Yornel Martinez Elias, Eduardo Navarro, Brad Rimmer, Cao Shu, Charlie Godet Thomas

VTV Classics (r3): Daniel Richter: Huntergrund / Museum f. Gegenwartskunst Basel (2006)

Dawn Kasper: The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars. Performance. Venice Art Biennale 2017

Daniel Robert Hunziker: It's Never Been This Close Before

Brigitte Kowanz: Infinity and Beyond / Austrian Pavilion, Venice Art Biennale 2017

Everything At Once. Group Exhibition at The Store Studios, London

Anri Sala: The Last Resort / Kaldor Public Art Projects, Sydney

Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean / Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney

Inside the new Zeitz MOCAA in Cape Town, South Africa

Ryoji Ikeda: Test Pattern [N°12] at Store Studios, London

Alex Dordoy: The Moss is Dreaming