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The Zeitz MOCAA Places African Art in a Cathedral of Grain Silos

The Zeitz MOCAA Places African Art in a Cathedral of Grain Silos

Elitism claims aside, the Zeitz MOCAA, in Cape Town, is a milestone for both African art and industrial redevelopment.

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February 20, 2018

Section: Architecture

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None More Black: Behold Asif Khan’s Vantablack Olympic Pavilion

None More Black: Behold Asif Khan’s Vantablack Olympic Pavilion

Asif Khan’s Vantablack Olympic pavilion absorbs 99 per cent of the light that hits its surface – and it is made to resemble the night sky.

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February 7, 2018

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Four Impressive Details From Toronto’s TTC Spadina Extension

Four Impressive Details From Toronto’s TTC Spadina Extension

For all the controversy surrounding the TTC Spadina Extension, the new stations contain several stunning examples of art and architecture.

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February 2, 2018

Section: Curiosity

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Inside the Gallery of Polish Design in Warsaw

Inside the Gallery of Polish Design in Warsaw

The permanent Gallery of Polish Design in the National Museum of Warsaw wades through the past, present and future to showcase a digestible timeline of Poland’s post-folk design evolution.

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January 24, 2018

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Porky Hefer’s Human-Sized Pods Are Personal Utopias

Porky Hefer’s Human-Sized Pods Are Personal Utopias

On show in his homeland after touring the globe, South African Porky Hefer’s immersive cocoons provide users respite from a hectic world.

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January 23, 2018

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This Isn’t an Art Gallery – it’s an Ad Agency Designed by Guillermo Santomà

This Isn’t an Art Gallery – it’s an Ad Agency Designed by Guillermo Santomà

Interior designer and artist Guillermo Santomà brings his quirky sensibility to an up-start advertising agency in Barcelona’s warehouse district For an up-and-coming advertising agency called The Keenfolks, following the rules…

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January 22, 2018

Section: Interiors

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Art and Architecture Connect for TO DO’s Deborah Wang

Art and Architecture Connect for TO DO’s Deborah Wang

Deborah Wang, co-founder and artistic director of TO DO, Toronto’s largest offsite design event, says its her degrees in art and architecture that have fuelled her expansive interest in all aspects of design, from creating work to curating it.

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January 12, 2018

Section: Design

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This Parthenon Replica is Made With 100,000 Banned Books

This Parthenon Replica is Made With 100,000 Banned Books

A full-scale Parthenon replica by Marta Minujín, displayed at Germany’s documenta 14 art festival, speaks volumes about censorship.

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January 10, 2018

Section: Architecture

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Imago Mundi Brings 700+ Canadian Artists Together in Venice

Imago Mundi Brings 700+ Canadian Artists Together in Venice

In Venice, hundreds of Canadian artists — from Edward Burtynsky to Ursula Johnson — combined for the Imago Mundi: Great and North exhibit.

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September 28, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

In the age of social media, should we be keeping a closer eye on surveillance? It’s now almost impossible to disappear from the grid. With camera-filled city streets, buildings, and…

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September 27, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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