Fantastic Architecture, edited by Dick Higgins & Wolf Vostell

Fantastic Architecture, edited by Dick Higgins & Wolf Vostell

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Compiled by Fluxus artists Wolf Vostell and Dick Higgins, and first published by Higgins' legendary Something Else Press in 1970, Fantastic Architecture anticipated the critiques launched by a new generation of visionary architects in the 1970s.

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Monobloc – A Chair for the World at Vitra Design Museum

Monobloc – A Chair for the World at Vitra Design Museum

17 March - 9 August '17

It is the most widely used piece of furniture in the world: the white plastic chair. As the quintessential example of a mass consumer product, the Monobloc chair can be found wherever there is a need for cheap seating – be it in European gardens, African cafés or Asian restaurants.

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Nathaniel Mellors and Erkka Nissinen, Work in Progress from The Aalto Natives (2017), HD Video Still, Courtesy of the artists an

The Finnish Pavilion Explores Ideas of Nationalism and Creation Myths in ‘The Aalto Natives’

Venice Biennale 2017

Artists Nathaniel Mellors and Erkka Nissinen will present their first collaboration, The Aalto Natives, in the Finnish Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Opening on 13 May, the exhibition is the flagship contemporary art event included in Finland’s official centenary programme. Its patron is Mrs Jenni Haukio, the spouse of the President of Finland.

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PAD Paris 2017

PAD Paris 2017

22-26 March '17

PAD, pioneering event for Art and Design aficionados and collectors, has been reinventing for the past 20 years the Cabinet d’Amateur and the notion of eclecticism, anticipating the esthetic aspirations of its time. Season after season, it offers an intimate cocoon to those who have made decorative arts and design the core of their collection, driven by passion and heritage.

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Growth Table Titanium by Mathias Bengtsson

Acquisition by the Centre Pompidou of Mathias Bengtsson's Growth Table Titanium

Design News

The Centre Pompidou has added the Growth Table Titanium by Mathias Bengtsson to their collection.

Growth Table Titanium (2016), resulting from a pioneering experimental research initiated in 2013 by Mathias Bengtsson, combines art, craftsmanship and the latest technology in a highly organic form of artistic expression.

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This Way Out of England: Gallery House in Retrospect

9 February to 26 March '17

Gallery House was one of London’s most influential and extraordinary art spaces in the 1970s, directed by Sigi Krauss with assistant director Rosetta Brooks.

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Art Basel: Hong Kong

Art Basel: Hong Kong

23-25 March '17

The 2017 edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong features a prominent representation of galleries with exhibition spaces in Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, in addition to a strong number of galleries in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

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DIALOGO Carlo Scarpa and Ettore Sottsass presented by Charles Zana

10 May - 17 August '17

Nn the occasion of the 57th Venice Biennale and the centenary of Ettore Sottssas birth, the architect Charles Zana presents the Dialogo exhibition from 10 May to 20 Aaugust 2017 which brings together more than 60 pieces.

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SERGIO RODRIGUES "MILHAZES" GAME TABLE, "CUIABÁ" DINING CHAIRS AND CONSOLE WITH MIRROR, 1985-88

Brazilian modern designer Sergio Rodrigues at R & Company

7 March - 13 April '17

R & Company is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of Brazilian modern designer Sergio Rodrigues, opening at the gallery on March 7. This is Rodrigues’ third solo show with R & Company and the first exhibition since his death in 2014.

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Recycled Theory Illustrated Dictionary

Recycled Theory Illustrated Dictionary

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Recycled Theory is a multidisciplinary dictionary made of entries in form of texts, drawings and quotes, which explore the concept of “recycling” in design cultures and in the theories that nurture them. Usually we recycle things, objects, spaces but more often we return on principles and approaches to rearrange them, put them back into circulation, and override them.

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‘Archeo Black’ collection by renowed Italian architect and designer Vincenzo De Cotiis

‘Archeo Black’ collection by renowed Italian architect and designer Vincenzo De Cotiis

9 March - 22 April '17

Carpenters Workshop Gallery | New York is pleased to present the new and never-before-seen ‘Archeo Black’ collection by renowed Italian architect and designer Vincenzo De Cotiis, from March 9 to April 22, 2017.

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HISAO SUZUKI/PRITZKER ARCHITECTURE PRIZE

Even Architecture Prizes Are Political In This Crazy World

News from the Web

IN AN OBLIQUE commentary on global politics, the Pritzker Prize jury just awarded architecture’s highest honor to a little-known trio of Spanish architects who carefully honor local topography and culture in their contemporary designs.

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Design Indaba 2017

Design Indaba 2017

1-3 March '17

The Design Indaba Conference is a yearly 3-day showcase of the world’s best creative minds, providing endless inspiration, new perspectives and universal solutions.

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Electricity: The spark of life at Wellcome Collection

Electricity: The spark of life at Wellcome Collection

23 February - 25 June '17

The story of electricity is the story of life itself. From the structure of the atom to the functioning of our brains, this invisible yet vital force is intrinsic to human life. For centuries electricity has captivated inventors, scientists and artists alike, and in the modern era it has transformed our world.

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Hide & Seek, Maarten Baas at The Groninger Museum

Hide & Seek, Maarten Baas at The Groninger Museum

18 February - 24 September '17

The Groninger Museum proudly presents the first major solo exhibition of the work of the designer Maarten Baas (b. 1978). Hide & Seek: Maarten Baas showcases the versatile talent of one of the Netherlands’ best-known designers. New work will be on view alongside series like Clay and Smoke, with which Baas won international fame.

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