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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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Gerhard Richter at Espace Louis Vuitton


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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

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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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OWL paperlamps

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OWL paperlamps

 

Their brand is OWL paperlamps and they are Hugo Formiga and Teresa Almeida. Both of them are owners, creators and designers at OWL paperlamps. 
OWL paperlamps is a design brand created in 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. Inspired by the origami art of folding paper figures, OWL paperlamps combines modelling with illumination to design original papercraft lamps. Whether an OWL paperlamp is lit or turned off, it will certainly be an eye catcher.

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Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven

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Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven
Eidhoven, the Netherlands
From 21 October to 29 October 2017

 

In October of each year, Dutch Design Week (DDW) takes place in Eindhoven. The biggest design event in Northern Europe presents work and ideas of more than 2500 designers to more than 295,000 visitors from home and abroad. In more than hundred locations across the city, DDW organises and facilitates exhibitions, lectures, prize ceremonies, networking events, debates and festivities.

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Cy Twombly at the Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG

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Cy Twombly at the Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG
Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich
From 8 June to 29 September 2017

 

After the magnificent and highly successful retrospective at the Centre Pompidou (October 2016 to April 2017), The Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG is delighted to inform you about the Cy Twombly exhibition. The show in Paris – in collaboration with the Cy Twombly Foundation, New York and the designated custody of its president Nicola del Roscio – was the first comprehensive overview of his work since his death in 2011 and with all its convincing exhibits clearly proved that Twombly was one of the truly distinguished artists of the twentieth century, leaving an oeuvre marked by an astonishing freshness, superb energy, and passionate presence. 

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