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Arabic Letters As Sculptural Loungers

Arabic Letters As Sculptural Loungers

The sensual shapes in Marie Khouri’s installation, recently on view at Vancouver’s Equinox Gallery, spell out “Let’s Sit and Talk” in Arabic.

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November 7, 2014

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On Now: A Politically Charged Fashion Show in Toronto

On Now: A Politically Charged Fashion Show in Toronto

Filled with dramatic runway looks, shocking protest-wear and garments worn by political figures as diverse as JFK and RuPaul, the Politics of Fashion exhibition on view at Toronto’s Design Exchange explores how fashion has been used as a tool for expression.

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September 24, 2014

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The Art Installation that Took Over Coachella

The Art Installation that Took Over Coachella

Reflection Field, which artist Phillip K. Smith III erected at Coachella in April, transformed the music festival into a visual spectacle.

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September 12, 2014

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A Trompe l’Oeil Art Piece that Invites You In

A Trompe l’Oeil Art Piece that Invites You In

Camouflaging a full dining set, Panya Clark Espinal’s Lost in the Wood installation plays with perception.

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August 12, 2014

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Top 10 Exhibits at the Venice Biennale

Top 10 Exhibits at the Venice Biennale

On June 7, the 15th edition of the international architecture exhibition opened with 66 countries participating in the event. Here are 10 standout exhibits on view in Venice until November 23, 2014.

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June 10, 2014

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From Glass House To Fog House

From Glass House To Fog House

Philip Johnson’s modernist masterpiece in New Canaan, Connecticut, takes on new meaning when shrouded in fog conjured by Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya.

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May 9, 2014

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ron Thom

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ron Thom

An exhibition at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum shines a light on one of Canada’s leading mid-century modern architects, and shows his obsession over every detail, right down to the ceramic ashtrays.

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March 14, 2014

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Must-See: Gijs Bakker’s Mod Jewellery

Must-See: Gijs Bakker’s Mod Jewellery

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum presents groundbreaking 1960s designs by Bakker and Emmy van Leersum, who changed the look of modern jewellery forever.

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March 13, 2014

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Must-See: This is Not a Toy

Must-See: This is Not a Toy

At Toronto’s Design Exchange, a show co-curated by music and fashion mogul Pharrell Williams is bursting with collectible designer toys brimming with character and mischief.

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February 12, 2014

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On Now: Exploring Modernism’s Origins at the CCA

On Now: Exploring Modernism’s Origins at the CCA

The Casablanca Chandigarh exhibit at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal digs into the planning history of the two cities to reveal the beginnings of Modernist urbanism.

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December 18, 2013

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