Design

Portland Art Museum presents Cyclepedia exhibition

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

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

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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Estorick Collection presents Giorgio Casali Photographer Domus 1951-1983 Architecture, Design and Art in Italy

Estorick Collection presents Giorgio Casali Photographer Domus 1951-1983 Architecture, Design and Art in Italy

The Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art presents Giorgio Casali Photographer Domus 1951-1983 Architecture, Design and Art in Italy an exhibition on view through 8 September 2013. For over thirty years, Giorgio Casali (1913-1995) photographed the work of the greatest post-war Italian architects and designers for Gio Ponti’s famous magazine, the style bible Domus. Casali […]

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Friedman Benda opens Campana Brothers: Concepts

Friedman Benda opens Campana Brothers: Concepts

Friedman Benda presents Campana Brothers: Concepts an exhibition on view June 5-July 3, 2013. The exhibition will introduce several new bodies of work that demonstrate a different direction for the brothers, while offering a complex and in-progress view of their practice as it stands during a pivotal moment in their careers. Loose and experimental in […]

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Design Museum presents United Micro Kingdoms (UmK): A Design Fiction

Design Museum presents United Micro Kingdoms (UmK): A Design Fiction

The Design Museum presentsUnited Micro Kingdoms (UmK): A Design Fiction, presenting multiple perspectives on a fictional United Kingdom, as imagined by designers and educators Dunne and Raby. The exhibition sees England devolved into four self- contained counties or micro kingdoms, each free to experiment with governance, economy and lifestyle. On view through 26 AUGUST. Anthony […]

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Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design presents Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion

Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design presents Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion

Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design presents Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion an exhibition on view through August 18, 2013. Drawn from the museum’s collection and loans from other national and international organizations and private individuals—the RISD Museum celebrates the dandy, tracing the variety of ways in which this personality has blazed through two […]

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