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THAT CONTINUOUS THING: ARTISTS AND THE CERAMICS STUDIO, 1920 – TODAY

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THAT CONTINUOUS THING: ARTISTS AND THE CERAMICS STUDIO, 1920 – TODAY
TATE ST. IVES
31 March – 03 September 2017

 

Explore 100 years of studio pottery with over 80 works from more than 50 artists from Europe, Japan and North America. This exhibition looks at the rise of studio pottery in the early 20th century to today and how a new generation of UK based artists are looking again at ideas of art and craft. Highlights include ceramics from studio potters Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada, shining a spotlight on the relationship between Japan and the UK from the 1910s to 40s. Discover the Californian ‘clay revolution’ of the 1950s and 60s, showcasing sculptures from Peter Voulkos, Ken Price, Rudy Autio and Ron Nagle, alongside a new commission by contemporary British artist Jesse Wine.

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CARLO SCARPA E IL GIAPPONE

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CARLO SCARPA E IL GIAPPONE
MAXXI Architecture Archives Centre
9 November 2016 – 17 April 2017

On the occasion of the exhibition The Japanese House, dedicated to tradition and innovation in the architecture of Japanese homes, the Archives Centre is hosting an investigation of the multiple and deep-rooted motivations that link the architect and designer Carlo Scarpa to Japan, to its architectural culture, its literature and its historical, cultural and constructional traditions.

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Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance at Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi

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Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance
Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi
From 10 March 2017 to 23 July 2017

 

From 10 March to 23 July 2017 the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi will be introducing the Florentine public to Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance, a significant exhibition celebrating this unchallenged master of video art.

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Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable at Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana

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Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable
Fondazione François Pinault – Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana
From 9 April 2017 to 3 December 2017

 

From Sunday 9 April, 2017, Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana present “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable”, a new project by British artist Damien Hirst that will run across both venues.

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Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive

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Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive
The Museum of Modern Art
From 12 June 2017 to 01 October 2017

 

Frank  Lloyd Wright was one of the most prolific and renowned architects of the 20th century, a radical designer and intellectual who embraced new technologies and materials, pioneered do-it-yourself construction systems as well as avant-garde experimentation, and advanced original theories with regards to nature, urban planning, and social politics.

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Zaha Hadid: There Should Be No End To Experimentation at ArtisTree, Hong Kong

‘Zaha Hadid: There Should Be No End To Experimentation’-  exhibition opens March 17 at ArtisTree, Hong KongImage courtesy of Zaha Hadid Foundation

Zaha Hadid: There Should Be No End To Experimentation
Exhibition opens March 17 at ArtisTree, Hong Kong

 

“With experimentation, you think you’re going to find out one thing, but you actually discover something else… more than you bargain for.”  Zaha Hadid

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Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between

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Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between
The Met Fifth Avenue
From May 04, 2017 to September 04, 2017

 

The Costume Institute‘s spring 2017 exhibition will examine the work of Japanese fashion designer Rei Kawakubo, known for her avant-garde designs and ability to challenge conventional notions of beauty, good taste, and fashionability. The thematic show will feature approximately 120 examples of Kawakubo’s womenswear for Comme des Garçons, from her first Paris runway show in 1981 to her most recent collection.

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