Located in the countryside close to Guangzhou in the south of China, the Mirrored Gardens project wishes to create a space where contemporary art, daily life, and agriculture come together and overlap. Being immerse in the countryside, far from the c
The artist Olafur Eliasson (Copenhagen, 1967) has installed five reflective spheres at the east entrance plaza of San Francisco’s Chase Center, new home of the Golden State Warriors, the city’s basketball team. Each measuring 4.8 meters in diameter,
Built in reinforced concrete, the contemporary art museum goes up as the central element in a new cultural park that recovers an old industrial area in the city of Taizhou.
Imagined from the beginning as a private museum with multiformat content, SOLO is a space in permanent change. The design of the place is developed in parallel with the construction of the art collection that it houses. It is a space that is intimate
Hermético desde la distancia pero translúcido en la cercanía, el edificio abriga bajo una envolvente tejida de madera seis galerías expositivas y un jardín de esculturas.
Aiming to promote interaction and communication between the different academic departments and students, the programs are organized in terraces, with stacked slabs that let natural light flood the interior spaces... [+]
The redevelopment of the campus includes a school of art and a new museum, next to the existing buildings by Mies and Moneo and the Noguchi sculpture garden. The museum is characterized by porosity and a curved roof that lets natural light enter in a
Seven cutouts favor natural ventilation and lighting, connecting horizontally and vertically the almost 12,000 square meters. The building houses the visual arts departments and is adjacent to another project by the same architects: the Art Building
Park City, in Utah, used to be a silver mining town, but today it lives on tourism, especially during the winter ski season. The town’s Kimball Art Center – where the annual Sundance Film Festival is held yearly at the end of January – was inaugurate
What is the point of a Schaulager, of a building in which art is stored but still accessible to the public? What ideas about art and collection strategy does it involve, and what is the best architectural and urban concept for it? The brief: a wareho
This house is located in a residential area made up of small plots; its basically rectangular outline rises from the street to a meadow that remains still undeveloped. The more visible volume of the house is a single-story and elongated parallelepipe
During the 19th century, many creative individuals shared their aesthetic and social visions in communal projects that laid the foundations of contemporary artistic collectives.
Ever since the day he came across a camera in the Paris metropolitan raiway, JR – pseudonym of the street artist Jean René – has taken photographs in black and white and enlarged them to stick on walls of buildings for all to see, in a quest to make
The painting of a wild pig that was recently discovered in an Indonesian cave, believed to have been made 45,500 years ago, pushes back to that time the beginnings of figurative art; the history of art, however, is but a few centuries old. For Christ
It was the destiny of a modest magazine published during the Great War in the neutral Netherlands to revolutionize the visual arts with its abstractions, straight lines, and primary colors. And although Piet Mondrian was one of the ideologists of the
On view through 10 January at the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao, which has organized the exhibition in collaboration with the Barbican Centre in London, is the first retrospective show ever to be offered in Spain on the American abstract expressionist
The artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff’s life ended on 31 May with an air so romantic as to seem unreal. He was born on 13 June 1935, the same day as his wife, Jeanne-Claude Denat. She was born in Casablanca, and he in Gabrovo (Bulgaria). How did th
In October 2019, French artist JR created a one-of-a-kind art activation within the walls of California Correctional Institution: Tehachapi in Southern California - a maximum security 4 facility. JR and his team captured the portraits and stories of
A historic agricultural enclave located in the southwest of France is the setting of one of the most extraordinary centers of artistic creativity in all of Europe.
The Danish artist reflects on the role of art in the Anthropocene world as his retrospective exhibition titled ‘In Real Life’ views at Tate Modern.
The Venezuelan artist, who died on July 27th, was an inventor of “kinetic art”. He spent most of his career in Paris...
The IVAM, in collaboration with Tate Liverpool, presents ‘Fernand Léger and Modern Life,’ displaying more than forty paintings and drawings, aside from films, graphic designs, books, fabrics and a large-scale photomural he made together with Charlott
Overshadowed greatly by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque, the work of Fernand Léger has been rather condemned to the background, but a major exhibition on view through 15 September at the Valencia Institute of Modern Art (IVAM) – in coproduction with
There are ‘fox artists’ and there are ‘hedgehog artists.’ The former go about leapfrogging, they know many things; the latter know one big thing, limiting themselves to a single discovery which they devote their entire careers to. To this second cate
The theme of the kaleidoscopic Biennale d’Arte of 2019, curated by Ralph Rugoff, was denouncement of the contemporary political situation.
A total of 44 works selected from the collections of the Russian State Museum of St. Petersburg – 16 of them never shown before in Spain – have been included in the monographic exhibition on Kazimir Malevich in the Russian Museum of Málaga. The exhib
Madrid has a new gallery, called ‘Espacio SOLO,’ which will showcase the cross between different contemporary artistic fields. Taking up an entire floor of the historical building that stands at Plaza de la Independencia 5, a work of the architect Se
The Reina Sofía Museum offers a tour of the Russian avant-garde art produced during the heyday of Dada – between World War I and Lenin’s death –, exploring the features both movements share, such as the negation of classical art, the innovative fusio
The firm Mecanoo, based in Delft but also working from London and New York, has completed a cultural complex in the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung. The National Center for the Arts is a huge complex that attests as much to Taiwan’s economic power as to
The work of the South African William Kentridge, born in Johanessburg in 1955 and winner of this year’s Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts, will be on view at the Reina Sofía Museum in Madrid through 19 March 2018, in an exhibition whose subtitl
The centenary of the artistic movement De Stijl prompts recollection of the theoretical texts by its foremost artist, the Dutch painter Piet Mondrian.
It can hardly be said that Robert and Sonia Delaunay are unknown in Spain. Their work has been the theme of exhibitions here since the very first one organized by the Juan March Foundation, in Madrid, in 1982. What distinguishes the current show at t
Though it was hard for them to escape the long shadows of the men who were their husbands and often also mentors, there were not a few women artists at the Bauhaus who had voices of their own. The most outstanding among them – both because of the fie
With the motto Viva Arte Viva, the Biennale has opted to present low-profile figures who uphold art as a creative endeavor, not as mere business.