This LA native creates work that relies on the tension between pattern, texture and precise forms, all anchored by acres of negative space and the occasional lyrical interlude
When thinking about the masterpieces in MoMA’s collection, one might be forgiven for visualizing Picasso’s Demoiselles (1907) or Jackson Pollock’s One (1950). The canon of visual art and design—a force that has shaped popular opinion—has, for centuries, held large-scale painting in high regard. Even the Oxford Dictionary entry for “masterpiece”—(noun):
Mirko Ilic recently judged the prestigious 2014 Golden Bee Global Biennale in Moscow (as well as helped the parallel Moscow exhibition of SVA NYC subway posters). He returned to New York all aglow, proud of the selections made for the impressive catalog and exhibition. I asked Ilic to tell us about 10 images that made […]
Hedvig Skjerdingstad is a young and talented Norwegian student of architecture at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in Copenhagen, Denmark. The following is a selection of drawings from two recent projects of her:
Over a million children die each year due to complications of preterm birth, according to the World Health Organization. Developing nations are plagued with high infant mortality rates, where much of the population does not have access to trained doctors or expensive preterm birth care equipment. A new invention named MOM could give premature infants […]
Details: A bright alternative to conventional ceramic tiling by MUT Design, Scales is a wall-covering inspired by “Those little lightning bolts we sometimes happen to see in shallow waters”, imitating the feeling of vibrating movement transmitted by the sheeny skin of fishes when they ripple under water.
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Artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn create community art by painting entire neighborhoods, and involving those who live there — from the favelas of Rio to the streets of North Philadelphia. What’s made their projects succeed? In this funny and inspiring talk, the artists explain their art-first approach — and the importance of a neighborhood […]
The brainchild of Florian Weitzer – and sister hotel to our beloved Hotel Daniel in Vienna – the refurbished Hotel Daniel occupies an old train-station hotel building in the Austrian city of Graz. In addition to the 107 completely redesigned rooms that religiously follow its urban stay – smart luxury philosophy…
The Museum of Modern Art is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. With extraordinary exhibitions and the world’s finest collection of modern and contemporary art, MoMA is dedicated to the conversation between the past and the present, the established and the experimental.
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