The Serpentine opens it expanded Architecture Programme for 2016 later this week: the 16th annual Pavilion designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) (Copenhagen/New York) and four newly commissioned Summer Houses by Kunlé Adeyemi – NLÉ (Amsterdam/Lagos), Barkow Leibinger (Berlin/New York), Yona Friedman (Paris) and Asif Khan (London).
The Aram Gallery is pleased to present Craft + Manufacture, an exhibition of industrial design by Foster + Partners. The gallery space will host an array of furniture, fittings, products and lighting developed over the years by the practice, illustrating its integrated approach to design across many diverse projects.
The Romanian Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition — La Biennale di Venezia showcases “Selfie Automaton”, an exhibition by Tiberiu Bucșa, Gál Orsolya, Stathis Markopoulos, Adrian Aramă, Oana Matei, Andrei Durloi. The exhibition consists of 7 mechanical automata, featuring 42 built in marionetes — 37 human and 5 creatures.
"It is an early summer morning. I am camping with my kids on a beach. It’s a stretch we consider our own. Quite desolated in a primordial kind of way. The trees are reaching almost to the water’s edge, ramsons are growing up the slope nearby. Wakening up, I wonder if the sun is rising. The birds are about to waken. I get out of the tent. Heavy clouds are scattered on the dark sky.
Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia's Environment for Sound takes a close look at Bertoia's sounding sculptures. He began to create these as well as gongs in the late 1960s during a quest to examine the relationship between sculpture and sound that would last the rest of his life.
The K11 Art Foundation (KAF) is pleased to announce its second collaboration with the ICA, London: Flattened Metal, the first solo institutional exhibition of emerging Chinese artist Guan Xiao in the UK, which runs from 20 April – 19 June 2016.
Per Kirkeby (b.1938) is one of Denmark’s most versatile contemporary artists. The striking impression made by his large-format paintings derives primarily from their expressive effect. With his PhD in geology, he permits natural structures and forms to flow into his work. However, it would be a great mistake to reduce this artist from Copenhagen solely to his paintings.
Growing up in Portland, underneath vast trees and pouring rain, LA-based artist Lacey Stoffer developed a fascination of organic shapes in great numbers. She found stories hidden within the endless leaves, rocks and branches, each containing its own special thought. After moving to Los Angeles, nature became sparse. Concrete, metal, and dust replaced plants, trees, and soil.
Recently DeTnk featured the book The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift: Intellectual Barbarians by Annebella Pollen published by Donlon Books. A trip to the Whitechapel Gallery to see Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966) revealed that the gallery are also showing photographs and images from the archive featuring The Gibbo Kift Kindred (Entry is Free)!
A major exhibition bringing together over 100 works to show the impact of computer and Internet technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to the present day.
Charles and Ray Eames are among the most influential designers of the 20th century. Enthusiastic and tireless experimenters, this husband and wife duo moved fluidly between the fields of photography, film, architecture, exhibition-making, and furniture and product design.
L.A. artist, Herman was born and educated in Germany, he moved to California in 1977 and started churning out giant canvases. Painted with a loose, colorful hand, they managed to be simultaneously expressive and conceptual, with traces of Georg Baselitz and Anselm Kiefer, and Herman was recognized as the West Coast wing of the ’80s neo-Expressionist movement.