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Gwangju Design Biennale Anything, Something

Gwangju Design Biennale Anything, Something

. August 19, 2013

The fifth edition of Gwangju Design Biennale, curated by the Artistic Director Young Hye Lee, will explore cultural habits, shared knowledge and coded contexts that inform the many unspoken ways in which we communicate with one another. The concept inspired by two of the most frequently used words in Jeolla province, [Gәsigi Mәsigi] (Anything, Something) […]

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Zoe Ryan named curator of the second Istanbul Design Biennial

Zoe Ryan named curator of the second Istanbul Design Biennial

. August 17, 2013

Zoë Ryan have been appointed as the curator of the second Istanbul Design Biennial, to be held from 18 October to 14 December 2014 by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV). British curator and writer Zoë Ryan is the John H. Bryan Chair and Curator of Architecture and Design at the Art Institute […]

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Portland Art Museum presents Cyclepedia exhibition

. June 13, 2013

Portland Art Museum presents Cyclepedia an exhibition on view June 8 – September 8, 2013. Drawn from the collection of Vienna-based designer and bike aficionado Michael Embacher, this special exhibition features some 40 bicycles, each chosen by Embacher as examples of pivotal moments in the evolution of bicycle design. The exhibition will include racing, mountain, […]

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Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneve presents Gianni Piacentino exhibition

Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneve presents Gianni Piacentino exhibition

. June 12, 2013

Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneve presents a retrospective of work by Gianni Piacentino, one of the most inventive Italian artists of the second half of the 20th century. Initially associated with the Arte Povera movement, he went on to develop a vocabulary of his own that is constantly probing the boundaries and the complexity of the […]

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Dallas Museum of Art Dallas Museum of Art acquires the Miss Blanche armchair by Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata

. June 11, 2013

The Dallas Museum of Art announced the acquisition of a major work of postmodernism, the Miss Blanche armchair by Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata (1934–1991). An integral addition to the Museum’s decorative arts and design collection, the chair’s acquisition honors outgoing DMA Board of Trustees Chairman Deedie Potter Rose and her many years of service to […]

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