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A celebration of design, life and emotion at Maison Shanghai

A celebration of design, life and emotion at Maison ShanghaiImage courtesy of Maison Shanghai

A celebration of design, life and emotion at Maison Shanghai
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
From 12 September to 15 September 2017

 

Maison Shanghai, which is to be held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center this September, is no doubt a celebration of design, life and emotion. This year, under the theme ‘both fashionable and young’, the event will present a vision of life in its magical spaces.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: VISIONS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL

CALL FOR ARTISTS: VISIONS - ANIMA MUNDI festival

CALL FOR ARTISTS: VISIONS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL
It’s LIQUID International Art Festival
Deadline: August 27, 2017

 

It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with Ca’ Zanardi, is selecting all interesting video-art, painting, photo, installation and performance art works to include in VISIONS, International Art Festival, that will be hosted in Venice, at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi and other prestigious venues and historical buildings, from September 14, 2017 to November 26, 2017.

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Steven Holl Architects break ground on Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Nancy and Rich Kinder building

Steven Holl Architects break ground on Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Nancy and Rich Kinder buildingImage courtesy of Steven Holl Architects

Steven Holl Architects break ground on Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Nancy and Rich Kinder building
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas
Planned for completion in late 2019

 

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has broken ground on the Nancy and Rich Kinder building for modern and contemporary art, designed by Steven Holl Architects.
“This is indeed an exciting day!! It’s my first groundbreaking in 40 years of practice with the first third of the campus design already built up to the second floor – instead of a parking garage, it’s a new Glassell School of the Arts beautifully crafted by a great team. They will build the Kinder Pavilion breaking ground today!” – Steven Holl

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: ALCHEMIC BODY | FIRE . AIR . WATER . EARTH

CALL FOR ARTISTS: ALCHEMIC BODY | FIRE . AIR . WATER . EARTHImage courtesy of Elena Anrgrill

CALL FOR ARTISTS: ALCHEMIC BODY | FIRE . AIR . WATER . EARTH 
Jorge Jurado Gallery, Bogotà, November 01-30, 2017
Deadline: September 03, 2017

 

It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with Jorge Jurado Gallery, is selecting all interesting photography, painting, installation/sculpture, video art and performance art works to include in the next 2017 exhibition ALCHEMIC BODY | FIRE . AIR . WATER . EARTH, International photography, painting, installation, video-art and performance art festival, that will be hosted in Bogotà (Colombia), at Jorge Jurado Gallery, from November 01 to November 30, 2017.

The exhibition is organized and curated by Arch. Luca Curci (director of It’s LIQUID Group).

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Gerhard Richter at Espace Louis Vuitton


Gerhard Richter at Espace Louis VuittonImage courtesy of Espace Louis Vuitton

Gerhard Richter at Espace Louis Vuitton
Espace Louis Vuitton, Beijing
From 29 June to 26 November 2017

 

On the occasion of its opening, the Espace Louis Vuitton Beijing is pleased to announce the presentation of an unprecedented exhibition dedicated to German artist Gerhard Richter. This presentation has been produced in the framework of the Fondation Louis Vuitton’s “Hors-les-murs” program, showcasing previously unseen holdings of its collection at the Espaces Culturels Louis Vuitton in Tokyo, Munich, Venice and Beijing, thus carrying out the Fondation’s intent to mount international projects and make them accessible to a broader public. 

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Interview: Paul Fletcher

Interview: Paul FletcherImage courtesy of Paul Fletcher

Interview: Paul Fletcher

 

Luca Curci talks with the artist Paul Fletcher, winner of VIDEO ART SPECIAL AWARD in IT’S LIQUID INTERNATIONAL CONTEST 4TH EDITION 2017.

Paul has been creatively involved for many years in experimental music and short film/animation and media projects. He has made over 30 short animated and experimental films that have been screened locally and internationally. Paul started in Super 8 stop motion and experimental film techniques, and moved into Screenprinting and live music and multimedia performances with a group called Essendon Airport. Paul also studied Horticulture and Permaculture and ran a small Landscape Design and Maintenance business “Simply Edible Gardens” for several years.

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Jean Nouvel’s rosewood tower: an oasis in the middle of São Paulo

Jean Nouvel's rosewood tower: an oasis in the middle of são pauloImage courtesy of Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Jean Nouvel’s rosewood tower: an oasis in the middle of São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
Open to the public in 2019

“Like a tree, a tower should have roots. It is part of a geography, a terrain, a topography, the soil, a specific geology. As an expression of the built environment, it is the easiest to read at a distance.” Jean Nouvel

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