"Thought of Train of Thought" by Ron Arad at Saint Pancras International

"Thought of Train of Thought" by Ron Arad at Saint Pancras International

commissioned by Terrace Wires

Terrace Wires revealed the eagerly anticipated Terrace Wires public art installation, Thought of Train of Thought, by Royal Academician Ron Arad at St Pancras International.

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Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects by Hans Ulrich Obrist

Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects by Hans Ulrich Obrist

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A unique opportunity to learn about the lives and creativity of the world's leading artists

Hans Ulrich Obrist has been conducting ongoing conversations with the world's greatest living artists since he began in Switzerland, aged 19, with Fischli and Weiss. Here he chooses nineteen of the greatest figures and presents their conversations, offering the reader intimacy with the artists and insight into their creative processes.

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Ron Arad (b. 1951) BTT2, 2015

Ron Arad: Summer Exhibition at Ben Brown Fine Arts

22 June - 15 September '15

Ben Brown Fine Arts is pleased to announce its first solo exhibition in London of internationally acclaimed artist, designer and architect Ron Arad. Summer Exhibition is the culmination of Arad's most recent work, spanning sculpture, hand-crafted studio pieces and industrial design, and showcasing the artist's constant experimentation with the boundaries and possibilities of materials, from metals to wood and glass.

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Oskar Hansen: Open Form at Yale School go Architecture

Oskar Hansen: Open Form at Yale School go Architecture

1 September - 17 December

An exhibition highlighting the work of Oskar Hansen (1922-2005), architect, urban planner, and theorist, will open at the Yale School of Architecture (YSoA) on Sept. 1.

“Oskar Hansen: Open Form” traces the evolution of Hansen’s theory of Open Form from its origin in his own architectural projects to its application in film, visual games, and other artistic practices.

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The House of Beauty and Culture by Kasia Maciejowska & Gregor Muir

The House of Beauty and Culture by Kasia Maciejowska & Gregor Muir

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Published to coincide with the ICA exhibition Judy Blame: Never Again (29 June - 4 September 2016)

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Christo: Floating Piers video by Nowness

Christo: Floating Piers video by Nowness

The environmental artist getting people to walk on water

Whether installing thousands of gates across New York’s Central Park or enveloping an entire mountain in fabric, Bulgarian artist Christo could never be accused of doing things by halves.

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Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design by T'ai Smith

Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design by T'ai Smith

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The Bauhaus school in Germany has long been understood through the writings of its founding director, Walter Gropius, and well-known artists who taught there such as Wassily Kandinsky and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. Far less recognized are texts by women in the school s weaving workshop. In "Bauhaus Weaving Theory, " T ai Smith uncovers new significance in the work the Bauhaus weavers did as writers.

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Schiphol Clock by MAARTEN BAAS, credits Rob Hodselmans

Schiphol presents Real Time by MAARTEN BAAS

Out with the clogs, in with the clock

It’s the latest edition of MAARTEN BAAS' Real Times' series: a gigantic clock (over three metres in height) in the Lounge 2 at one of the world's most popular airports. Every year 15 million people travel through Lounge 2 at Schiphol, hosting passengers from all around the world.

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Squat London: Nilufar Gallery, in collaboration with Shalini Misra Ltd

Squat London: Nilufar Gallery, in collaboration with Shalini Misra Ltd

6 June - 15 October '16

Following the success of the previous editions in Paris, Beirut and Milan, Nilufar Gallery, in collaboration with Shalini Misra Ltd, presents the 5th edition of SQUAT, which launched for the first time in London on 7 June 2016.

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"Lathe" an Exhibition of the Designs of Sebastian Brajkovic at Carpenters Workshop Gallery New York

"Lathe" an Exhibition of the Designs of Sebastian Brajkovic at Carpenters Workshop Gallery New York

3 May - 2 July '16

For its first exhibition of works by Sebastian Brajkovic in New York, Carpenters Workshop Gallery will present ‘LATHE’, a culmination of work from the Dutch artist. Brajkovic’s designs re-interpret 18th century furniture archetypes, transmuted through expressive and surreal forms, while integrating traditional techniques of master craftsmanship with new methods of technology.

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Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design

Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design

18 June – 6 November '16

The V&A celebrates the life and legacy of the 20th century’s greatest engineer, Ove Arup (1895-1988), with the first ever retrospective on the philosopher-engineer. Through his pioneering philosophy of Total Design, which for him meant to ‘join all the professions right from the start’, Ove Arup redefined the way architects, designers and engineers work together.

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Manifesta 11: European biennial of contemporary art

Manifesta 11: European biennial of contemporary art

11 June - 18 September '16

Manifesta, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art, is a migratory biennial which aims to reflect critically on Europe‘s changing cultural DNA. The eleventh edition of Manifesta, located in Zurich and titled What People Do for Money: Some Joint Ventures, has been curated by German artist Christian Jankowski.

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Making & Unmaking: An exhibition curated by Duro Olowu at Camden Arts Centre

Making & Unmaking: An exhibition curated by Duro Olowu at Camden Arts Centre

19 June - 18 September '16

Making & Unmaking, curated by Duro Olowu (b. 1965, Lagos), is the latest in our series of artist-selected shows. Duro Olowu is a celebrated fashion designer whose bold innovations with pattern, colour and shape reveal his early influences living between Nigeria and Europe, and his ongoing fascination with the world.

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Horror in Architecture by Joshua Comaroff and Ong Ker-Shing

Horror in Architecture by Joshua Comaroff and Ong Ker-Shing

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This book looks at the idea of horror and its analogues in architecture. In these, normal compositions become strange: extra limbs appear, holes open where they should not, individual objects are doubled or split or perversely occupied. Horrifying buildings re-imagine the possibilities of architectural language, shifting from “natural” norms to other, more rarified and exciting options.

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Monocle 24: The Urbanist - London special

Monocle 24: The Urbanist - London special

Design Podcast

In this special live episode of The Urbanist, Monocle editor Andrew Tuck hands over the floor to city-planners and urban leaders to discuss how to build a better London. Featuring Peter York, consultant and author, Sharon Ament, the director of the Museum of London, Peter Wynne Rees, professor of places and city planning at UCL and Christopher Choa, vice-president at Aecom.

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