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On Now: Ai Weiwei Unbroken at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum

On Now: Ai Weiwei Unbroken at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum

Ai Weiwei Unbroken has opened at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum. With a special focus on the controversial artist’s ceramic works, the show includes a new large-scale piece making its worldwide debut.

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23 days ago

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X Marks the Spot for Valentine’s Photo Ops in Times Square

X Marks the Spot for Valentine’s Photo Ops in Times Square

The Times Square Valentine Heart installation series brings community love to a New York landmark, in the form of a giant X.

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February 7, 2019

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Herzog & de Meuron Update Vancouver Art Gallery Design

Herzog & de Meuron Update Vancouver Art Gallery Design

In new renderings for the institution’s future building, Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron and the Vancouver Art Gallery have unveiled a switch from wood to glass as a primary cladding material. A generous donation has also been made.

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January 30, 2019

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5 Immersive Outdoor Installations at Toronto’s Ice Breakers 2019

5 Immersive Outdoor Installations at Toronto’s Ice Breakers 2019

Animating Toronto’s wintry waterfront in late January, Ice Breakers 2019 features five installations organized around the theme of Signal Transmission. Here’s what to expect. 

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January 7, 2019

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Inside the Bewildering Pharos Wing at Tasmania’s Mona Museum

Inside the Bewildering Pharos Wing at Tasmania’s Mona Museum

The Pharos wing at Australia’s Mona museum is a bewildering series of luminous installations designed to keep visitors in the dark.

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December 18, 2018

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Nendo Meets M.C. Escher in Between Two Worlds

Nendo Meets M.C. Escher in Between Two Worlds

At Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria, Nendo has completed a collaborative exhibition with the M.C. Escher Foundation, celebrating the Dutch artist’s work with an immersive, eye-deceiving labyrinth.

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December 13, 2018

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Meet Designer Bertjan Pot, the Man Behind the Masks

Meet Designer Bertjan Pot, the Man Behind the Masks

Bertjan Pot is famous for his Random Light for Moooi – but he’s also known his colourful, delightfully odd, rope-woven masks. We caught up with the Dutch designer to discuss his experimental approach to design.

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November 30, 2018

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Honouring the Italian Master, Gio Ponti, in France

Honouring the Italian Master, Gio Ponti, in France

The life and work of the prolific Italian maestro is being celebrated at Tutti Ponti: Gio Ponti, Arch-Designer, at the Musée des Art Décoratifs in Paris.

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November 15, 2018

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Trends 2019: Reflecting, Refracting and Innovating with Colour

Trends 2019: Reflecting, Refracting and Innovating with Colour

As part of our exploration into major trends for 2019, we find designers manipulating colour to animate spaces and invigorate surfaces is yielding vibrant results.

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November 9, 2018

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Tadashi Kawamata’s MAAT Art Installation is an Urgent Wake-Up Call

Tadashi Kawamata’s MAAT Art Installation is an Urgent Wake-Up Call

The Japanese artist’s immersive Over Flow, on view at Lisbon’s MAAT, represents an inundation of plastic and styrofoam garbage collected from Portugal’s shores.

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November 1, 2018

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