Great contemporary art journeys of the world : BASEL ART FAIR on from 16th – 20th June 2010

Image:SUPERFLEX | Flooded McDonald’s, 2009 Film (RED 16:9) | Courtesy: Peter Blum / Nils StaerkI www.artbasel.com Basel is a great cultural/artistic destination all year round. The advantage of visiting Basel outside the art fair week is that accomodation would be much easier to obtain. Cheap flights can be obtained via easyjet www.easyjet.com and accomodation via […]

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Japanese Architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa Win 2010 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, a duo of Japanese architects praised for using everyday building materials to create ethereal structures that shelter flowing, dreamlike spaces, have won the 2010 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the prize’s jury announced Sunday. Sejima, 54, and Nishizawa, 44, join Frank Gehry, Rem Koolhaas and Renzo Piano in receiving the top honor […]

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Exhibition Presents a Cross Section of LACMA’s Twentieth-Century Design Collection

“From the Spoon to the City”: Objects by Architects from LACMA’s Collection will present a cross section of LACMA’s twentieth-century design collection, highlighting furniture and objects designed by architects. When Italian architect Ernesto Rogers famously declared that he wanted to design everything from “a spoon to a city,” he articulated the desire of many architects […]

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MOCA to Present a New Site-specific Installation by Benjamin Ball and Gaston Nogues

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), presents Feathered Edge: A New Installation by Ball-Nogues Studio, on view July 26 through November 15, 2009, at MOCA Pacific Design Center. In this site-specific installation by the innovative Los Angeles–based design and fabrication firm led by Benjamin Ball and Gaston Nogues, 17 miles of colored strings […]

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