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Mixing Hand-Weaving with Modern Art: Anni Albers

A long overdue recognition of Anni Albers' pivotal contribution to modern art and design, the first major exhibition of her work in the UK is now on display at London’s Tate Modern. As a female student at the radical Bauhaus art school, Albers was discouraged from ...

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The Underwater Museum of Art

The Underwater Museum of Art recently became the first permanent underwater sculpture garden in the United States. Located in the Gulf of Mexico, off of Walton County, Florida, the museum lies at a depth of approximately 60-feet and at a distance of .7-miles from the shore of Grayton Beach State Park. Each year, a juried selection of sculptural ...

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World’s Largest Airport Opening in Istanbul

The plainly named Istanbul New Airport is nearing completion and will become the world’s largest airport. Although its name lacks creativity, the airport’s awe-inspiring design makes up for it. The design team was led by London-based Grimshaw and also included the Norway-based Nordic Office of Architecture and London studio Haptic. This grand gateway ...

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The Grand Egyptian Museum

The design competition for The Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, Egypt was the second largest architectural competition in history. The organizers received 1557 entries from 82 countries and on June 2, 2003 Heneghan Peng Architects from Dublin, Ireland, was crowned the winner. 15 years later, the building is nearing completion ...

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The Colors of New York City

New York City’s colors were celebrated over the summer with a unique public installation, Manhattan Color Walk. From the buckets of lavender mums at the corner bodega to the forest green scaffolding covering a building under construction, the walk paid special homage to all the colors that make New York City unique. Each color in the striped ...

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Shining a Light on Leonardo da Vinci – Classic Drawings and Hidden Sketches

In February 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 144 of the Renaissance master's greatest drawings in the Royal Collection will go on display in 12 simultaneous exhibitions across the UK. Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing, a nationwide event ...

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Dragons in Reno

Nevada was recently dazzled by a different kind of lights … at Dragon Lights Reno. With a team of artisans hailing from Zigong, Sichuan, (China’s cultural capital for the ancient art of lantern-making) 39 larger-than-life illuminated displays wowed locals and visitors alike. In addition to magical ...

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Yugoslavia’s Architectural Utopia

The Museum of Modern Art is celebrating the architecture of the former Yugoslavia with Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980, the first major US exhibition to study the remarkable body of work that sparked international interest during the 45 years of the country’s existence. The exhibition, which opened in July, includes more than 400 ...

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Bansky at London’s Lazinc Gallery

London’s Lazinc Gallery is bringing all of Bansky’s work all in one place for the first time. “Banksy Greatest Hits: 2002-2008” opens July 12 and runs through August 25. The exhibition will display everything from stenciled canvases, to unique paintings, to limited-edition prints and many more. The unique collection will reaffirm how relevant the anonymous artist’s ...

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