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Design to meet architecture at Lake Como Design Fair 2019

For its second edition, Lake Como Design Fair will once again push the boundaries between fair and exhibition by bringing together design and architecture lovers through a unique event. Lake Como Design Fair returns for its second edition on September 20-22, 2019, and will occupy two sites. A curated selection of design will be presented at Teatro Sociale Como and a new section - entirely... | Read More

Second Home designed by Selgascano to open its first U.S. creative workspace in Los Angeles

Second Home, the London-based creative business for entrepreneurs and innovators, will open its first U.S. location, Second Home Hollywood, in September 2019. For Second Home’s sixth site created in partnership with the Madrid-based design team Selgascano, the architects are transforming the historic site of the Anne Banning Community House in East Hollywood into an innovative... | Read More

Eden Project unveils 2019 art programme

This summer the Eden Project, a world-renowned educational charity in Cornwall, launched an arts programme with the aim of furthering engagement with and understanding of its mission with an ever-growing audience. Sculptural works by, Jenny Kendler and Ryan Gander have been installed in the grounds, alongside a residency with Hayden Dunham and works from Julian Opie and Tim Shaw which have been... | Read More

The Baltimore Museum of Art presents a multimedia installation by Oletha DeVane

The Baltimore Museum of Art’s Spring House is transformed this summer with a multimedia installation by Baltimore-based artist Oletha DeVane. On view June 19 through October 20, 2019, Oletha DeVane: Traces of the Spirit features a selection from the artist’s ongoing spirit sculpture series. Seven works are displayed in an altar-like setting with the sound of water, referencing both... | Read More

Kelly Akashi opens an exhibition and artist residency at ARCH’s Athens

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery announced a thing among things, Kelly Akashi’s solo exhibition and artist residency at ARCH’s Athens. This is ARCH’s inaugural exhibition. Informed by geological and material indexing, the works presented in the show bridge the artist’s ongoing research in transformation and documentation of materials and traditions embedded in the history of Greece.... | Read More

A new exhibition explores another side of Maurice Sendak through his set designs

A summer exhibition at the Morgan Library & Museum celebrates an extraordinary bequest from acclaimed author and illustrator of children’s books Maurice Sendak (1928–2012). Best known for his 1963 picture book Where the Wild Things Are, Sendak was an avid music and opera lover. Beginning in the late 1970s, he embarked on a second career as a designer for opera and ballet. Drawing the... | Read More

The Drawing Center appoints Allison Underwood as Director of Communications

The Drawing Center announced the appointment of Allison Underwood as Director of Communications. In her new role, Underwood will helm all media relations and marketing activities, with a focus on new initiatives for digital content and audience development in support of furthering the institution’s exhibitions, educational and public programming, and publishing activity. Underwood will join... | Read More

Major Margaret Olley exhibition opens at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art

A major exhibition celebrating the work of leading Australian artist Margaret Olley (1923-2011) ois on view at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art. Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Director Chris Saines said ‘Margaret Olley: A Generous Life’ featured more than 100 paintings and drawings highlighting the colourful life, legacy and influence of a much-loved... | Read More

The Haggerty Museum of Art opens two new exhibitions

The Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University will open two exhibitions featuring the intersection of language and visual arts. For the Sake of a Single Verse is a body of work by artist Ben Shahn that was inspired by the writing of Rainer Maria Rilke, and The Ariel Poems is the result of a 20th-century collaboration between poets and artists. For the Sake of a Single Verse is a portfolio... | Read More

Only contemporary art centre dedicated to the promotion of Aboriginal art in Europe opens exhibition

Fondation Opale is presenting Before Time Began, its first major exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal art. A selection of nearly 80 major works — paintings on canvas and bark, installations and sculptures — offer visitors insights into the evolution of contemporary Aboriginal art from its emergence in 1971 to the present day. Before Time Began honours the artistic creation of the... | Read More

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