Forgotten Photographer of Algae Blooms: 19th-Century Visionary Anna Atkins Moves Into the Spotlight

Installation view of “Blue Prints: The Pioneering Photographs of Anna Atkins” at the New York Public Library. COURTESY THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY She was one of the most prolific photographers of the 19th century, and she created what is now believed to be the first book illustrated solely with her medium of choice. Source: … Continue reading Forgotten Photographer of Algae Blooms: 19th-Century Visionary Anna Atkins Moves Into the Spotlight

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“LA IS TRYING TO KILL ME,” Bloody Gums Collective Takes Over Superchief

the LA-based Bloody Gums Collective is taking over Superchief LA next weekend for their killer group exhibition  LA IS TRYING TO KILL ME . The exhibition, which also describes almost every moment I've spent in LA, is a collection of paintings, photos, and illustrations from some of our favorite artists that zero-in on the lifestyle … Continue reading “LA IS TRYING TO KILL ME,” Bloody Gums Collective Takes Over Superchief

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Colorful Cut Paper Art by Los Angeles-Based Artist Huntz Liu

Huntz Liu, Three Dimensional Illustrations. Artist Huntz Liu hand-cuts thousands of pieces of paper to form his jaw-dropping three-dimensional illustrative sculptures. Don’t miss Supersonic Art on Instagram! Source: Huntz Liu, Three Dimensional Illustrations.Artist Huntz Liu...

Best of 2018: Our Top 20 Exhibitions Around the World

It’s no coincidence that this year’s best exhibitions comprise an assembly of attempts to survive in a world racked by atavistic politics and nationalistic fervour. Source: Best of 2018: Our Top 20 Exhibitions Around the World

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“The Modernist” by Catherine Opie at Lehmann Maupin, New York

Lehmann Maupin in New York is currently hosting an exhibition of work by artist Catherine Opie titled “The Modernist.” The show runs through January 12, 2019. The show features a photographic series and a related film that is the artist’s first. Source: “The Modernist” by Catherine Opie at Lehmann Maupin, New York

Olafur Eliasson Brings 30 Icebergs to London

Visionary Icelandic-Danish artist and designer Olafur Eliasson, with the help of geologist Minik Rosing, set 30 icebergs, drawn from the waters inside Greenland’s Nuup Kangerlua fjord, along the banks of London’s Thames. It’s the next instalment of his “Ice Watch” series, which appeared at Place du Panthéon in Paris back in 2015. Source: Olafur Eliasson … Continue reading Olafur Eliasson Brings 30 Icebergs to London

Celebrating Harald Sohlberg, one of the greatest masters of landscape painting in Norwegian art

In February, London's Dulwich Picture Gallery will present the first ever exhibition outside of Norway of Harald Sohlberg (1869–1935), one of the greatest masters of landscape painting in the history of Norwegian art. Timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Sohlberg’s birth, it will bring together over 90 works, including archive material, to reveal … Continue reading Celebrating Harald Sohlberg, one of the greatest masters of landscape painting in Norwegian art

Check out a mind-bending M.C. Escher exhibition designed by Nendo

What’s the art and what’s the exhibition design? Had M.C. Escher been alive in 2018, he almost certainly would have been an Instagram star. The Dutch artist, who is known for his perspective-bending optical drawings and sculptures, has influenced everything from hotel rooms to video games . Source: Check out a mind-bending M.C. Escher exhibition … Continue reading Check out a mind-bending M.C. Escher exhibition designed by Nendo

Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again

This is the first Andy Warhol retrospective in the U.S. since 1989, exploring his life and work at the Whitney Museum. The experimental and non-traditional art-making techniques of Warhol made him one of the most influential and innovative American artists. Source: Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again

Seats of Power at Vitra Design Museum

Seats of Power at Vitra Design Museum 19 October ‘18 - 17 February ‘19 The Vitra Design Museum exhibition »Seats of Power« demonstrates how closely the history of chairs and sitting has always been associated with expressions of power. Source: Seats of Power at Vitra Design Museum

Crystal Bridges Curator Mindy Besaw Shares 7 Unmissable Works From the Museum’s Landmark New Show of Native Art

The current exhibition “Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now” at Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas, is a serious attempt to redefine what contemporary Indigenous art means today. Highlighting the work of 40 Indigenous artists from the US and Canada from the 1950s to the present, the show examines ways each … Continue reading Crystal Bridges Curator Mindy Besaw Shares 7 Unmissable Works From the Museum’s Landmark New Show of Native Art

The senses: design beyond the vision

Sensory design improves life

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York is currently hosting the exhibition The Senses: Design Beyond Vision , through 28 October 2018. The exhibition explores how multisensory design can enhance our ability to receive information from our environment, explore our world, and satisfy basic needs. Source: Sensory design improves life

What to see and where: exhibitions from the the Wallpaper* architecture desk

What to see and where: exhibitions from the Wallpaper* architecture desk What to see and where: exhibitions from the Wallpaper* architecture desk Architecture / Just now From immersive installations to informative expos, we’ve visited museums, galleries and project spaces worldwide to bring you an edit of what to see and where in the world of architecture. Source: … Continue reading What to see and where: exhibitions from the the Wallpaper* architecture desk

Hospitality and creativity in the name of the cultural curator behind Object Rotterdam

Designed by Frame Award-winner Space Encounters, Bar Anne is a one-of-a-kind Milan Design Week experience in honour of Dutch design ambassador Anne van der Zwaag. Source: Hospitality and creativity in the name of the cultural curator behind Object Rotterdam

San Francisco show exhibition

Overtime: April 16 – 22

More stories below from this week (click on bolded words for more information): Max Hollein and Julian Schnabel open monumental show in San Francisco. New York’s Burning in Water Gallery to open San Francisco space. Los Angeles's CB1 Gallery accused of not paying its artists. Source: Overtime: April 16 – 22

Stones of Venice Workshop poster

The Stones of Venice Workshop

John Ruskin was one of the most relevant artists drawing Italy cities, and, especially, Venice. His passion for the city started when he did a family tour to Venice during his childhood. The work he left has been analyzed by historians and artists until today.

Poster for Babbling Flower exhibition for Maxmilian Mueller

Maximilian Mueller’s “Colorfully Dark” Characters at Seeing Things Gallery

One of our friends from the Adidas Showcase, Brooklyn-based Maximilian Mueller, is having a solo show this Saturday at Seeing Things Gallery in San José, CA. It's titled Babbling Flower and explores Mueller's "colourfully dark" characters who exude a sense of pure optimism in their navigation of romance, adventure, and joy. Source: Maximilian Mueller's "Colorfully … Continue reading Maximilian Mueller’s “Colorfully Dark” Characters at Seeing Things Gallery

A New Roof by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos Turned This Ancient German Castle Into an Enlarged Exhibition Space

The Moritzburg castle in the city of Halle is exemplary of the Gothic military architecture in 15th century Germany. Despite the partial destruction of the north and west wings during the Thirty Years War, the site has managed to retain most of its original features: a surrounding wall, three of the four round towers at … Continue reading A New Roof by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos Turned This Ancient German Castle Into an Enlarged Exhibition Space

Ventura Future exhibition in Milan will present visions for the future from 82 designers

Ventura Future will be held across three venues in Loreto, central Milan. These include a Milanese galley called Loft, the former meeting place of the futurist art movement, now known as FuturDome, and a former pharmacy faculty.

Positions of Power: Photographs that explore who and what holds power today

A bold new exhibition opening this month at Liverpool's Tapestry Gallery tackles issues of power in a series of diverse compelling photographs. Disparity Collective's #Positions of Power examines both direct and sometimes unconventional pow