Damien Hirst—the most prominent of the YBAs—is nothing if not provocative. After training at Goldsmiths College in London, he surged onto the international scene when he conceived and curated “Freeze,” a 1988 exhibition of works by his friends and fellow students, among them Gary Hume, Sarah Lucas, and Mat Collishaw.
Irving Penn, Bambini di Cuzco, Perù, 1948 Irving Penn, Resonance at Palazzo Grassi The exhibition “Irving Penn, Resonance“, curated by Pierre Apraxine and Matthieu Humery, brings together on the second floor of Palazzo Grassi 130 photographs, taken between the end of the 1940s and the mid-1980s. The exhibition is a collection of 83 platinum prints, […]
When David Robert Jones was born in 1947, his life was as generic and interchangeable as a single grain of rice. But as David Bowie—the chameleonic, gender-bending pop icon—Jones would go on to be anything but ordinary, assembling a singular (and singularly strange) body of work over five decades.
As visitors tinker with their flashlights, the bright emissions change, intersect, and turn the vast walls into ever-evolving spectacles of dancing light.. Filmstrips Shining Like Stained Glass. PORTLAND, Oregon — A cavernous room in an abandoned factory that once made window coverings is showcasing a different kind of window. Artist Jennifer West has installed a […]
El Vitra Design Museum (Alemania) y CaixaForum Barcelona (España) serán los dos primeros escenarios que acogerán la gran retrospectiva dedicada al legendario arquitecto finlandés Alvar Aalto (1898-1976). La primera de ellas -“Alvar Aalto. Second nature”- se inaugura este mismo sábado y permanecerá en el VDM hasta el próximo 1 de marzo. A Barcelona, la muestra […]
Events on the Eye website, from Hans Hillmann’s Film Posters to ‘Designing Modern Women’ …. Eye Magazine. Luba Lukova, There Is No Death for the Songs, 1987. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Considering that the world’s very first photograph – or rather, the earliest known photograph made with a camera, the View from the Window at Le Gras by French scientist and inventor Joseph Nicéphore Niéce – was famously an architectural one (taken in 1826 or 1827), it’s surprising that this is the first major London exhibition […]
Interview: a new exhibition at the Barbican in London explores how photographers have shaped public perceptions of architecture over the past century. Dezeen spoke to curator Elias Redstone about how greats including Le Corbusier, Aldo Rossi and Zaha Hadid have forged “symbiotic relationships” with photographers.
Vitra Design Museum nos presenta la nueva exposición de “Alvar Aalto – Second Nature” una gran exposición retrospectiva de este legendario arquitecto que revela nuevos aspectos de su obra.