Now showing: architecture, art and design on the world stage.
Sabine Marcelis sorts Vitra archive by colour at the Schaudepot in Germany
Curated by New Zealand born, Rotterdam-based designer Sabine Marcelis, the exhibition categorises 400 iconic historical and contemporary objects and furniture pieces from the archives of the Vitra Design Museum by colour group. When assembled together, the nuances of tone become more evident and the display intensifies how hues contrast and intensities shift depending on material […]
June 19, 2022
Milan Design Week: Masquespacio walks the line between art and design
The temporary exhibition in Milan, titled Forms and Textures, was created in response to the art-versus-design theme, taking the shape of a peach tulle-filled room with individual, brightly coloured objects positioned in its centre. At a glance, the compilation of sculptural pieces could represent a useable collection of furniture and lighting. “Although it’s unusual, and […]
June 16, 2022
Patricia Bustos unveils ‘Serene Touch’ installation at Casa Decor 2022
The great success of the debut edition – and those that followed in its footsteps – lies in its formula. Casa Decor is unique and exclusive, and focused on three fundamentals. Firstly, it brings together in historic locations a large group of professionals with experience and prestige who, with great enthusiasm, wish to show their […]
May 12, 2022
Pierre Yovanovitch shows new furniture at Nomad fair in St. Moritz
Driven by the desire to create regionally focused, locally sourced furniture – underscored by “radical modernity” – the installation is a reflection of Pierre’s long-standing design passion and mastery of scenography. The 23 furniture and lighting pieces on-show are set within three alpine-inspired rooms, allowing visitors to experience the works in-situ as if they were within […]
March 4, 2022
Gallery of light: Filux Lab in Yucatán celebrates illuminating artists
Four years later, after the Festival of Lights had grown and evolved, it inspired the opening of Filux Lab in 2019. Situated in the city of Mérida, Yucatán, the lab inhabits a sensitively renovated colonial-style house that now acts as a versatile creative space, functioning most significantly as a gallery, as well as a workshop […]
December 9, 2021
‘Bark Ladies’: An exhibition of work by the Yolŋu women of Arnhem Land to open at NGV
Buku is located in a small Aboriginal community called Yirrkala, the place referenced in the exhibition’s title, which is approximately 700 kilometres east of Darwin, the capital of Northern Territory in Australia. According to the staff at Buku, local Yolŋu Law dictates that ‘land’ extends to include the sea. They suggest that both dry land […]
November 26, 2021
The first art exhibition at Egypt’s Giza Pyramids in 4500 years
“The pyramids of Egypt have a long, illustrious history of [an] extraordinary kind that has fascinated and inspired artists from all over the world,” says Nadine Abdel Ghaffar, founder of Art D’Égypte. “I have always been in awe of this extraordinary ancient civilisation that has influenced generations,” she insists. But getting the exhibition off the […]
October 28, 2021
At the NGV: Australian Impressionism shines in the sunlight
Open to audiences until August 22, ‘She-Oak and Sunlight: Australian Impressionism’ presents 270 works of Impressionist art from Australia and around the world. Named after Tom Roberts’ work, She-oak and sunlight (1889), which takes pride of place in the exhibition, the large-scale survey brings together some of the most widely recognisable and celebrated works by Frederick McCubbin, Jane Sutherland, Arthur Streeton, Charles Conder, Clara Southern, John Russell and E. Phillips Fox. The exhibition also brings to view works by Iso Rae, May Vale, Jane Price and Ina Gregory.
May 7, 2021
In the market for art? Sydney Contemporary goes online for the month of October
Aesthetes everywhere, prepare to unleash your credit cards. Australia’s international art fair, Sydney Contemporary, has just launched an impressive online showcase which not only responds to the global pandemic climate, it aims to bolster the art community in the same gallant brushstroke.
October 1, 2020
At 99 years old, the Archibald Prize is still breaking records
With 99 storied years under its belt, the Archibald has presumably endured its share of disturbances in some shape or form since its inception in 1921. So, while this year’s pandemic climate may have reframed the timing of the program, true to form, it certainly hasn’t hindered the excellence of works entered. Nor has it stood as a roadblock.
September 24, 2020