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‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians,’ a collection of post-revolution works by Iranian artists, confronts issues of gender, religion, politics, and the West’s characterization of Iranians.

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February 7, 2017

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Issey Miyake and Vivienne Westwood Imagine Workwear for Dream Jobs

Issey Miyake and Vivienne Westwood Imagine Workwear for Dream Jobs

Designers and artists, including Erwin Wurm, Faye Toogood, Issey Miyake, and Vivienne Westwood, participate in Italian designer Alessandro Guerriero’s Workwear exhibition – a series of fantastical garments for fantastical occupations.

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February 3, 2017

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Instead of Trump’s Wall, a Treehouse on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Instead of Trump’s Wall, a Treehouse on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Overlooking a steel wall separating Tijuana and San Diego, Japanese art collective Chim Pom has constructed a timely installation – a treehouse they call “U.S.A Visitor Center.”

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January 31, 2017

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These Artists Are Creating Sculpture From Sound and Scent

These Artists Are Creating Sculpture From Sound and Scent

When designers translate music or fragrance into physical forms, the results are magical.

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December 20, 2016

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13 Spooky Designs for Halloween Lovers

13 Spooky Designs for Halloween Lovers

For Halloween, we’ve rounded up 13 of the most grisly, unsettling and spooky designs both new and old, from skeleton-inspired furniture and lighting to a chair that hides a disappearing ghost.

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October 30, 2016

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5 Canadian Artists Vie for the 2016 Sobey Art Award

5 Canadian Artists Vie for the 2016 Sobey Art Award

In a lead-up to announcing this year’s winner of the Sobey Art Award – Canada’s premiere visual arts prize – the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa is exhibiting works by the artists shortlisted for the coveted $50,000 top prize.

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October 12, 2016

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Why Only One Artist Can Use the World’s Blackest Black

Why Only One Artist Can Use the World’s Blackest Black

British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor is the artistic keeper of Vantablack, the world’s blackest black pigment.

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July 15, 2016

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The Art-Filled Elma Hotel in Tel Aviv

The Art-Filled Elma Hotel in Tel Aviv

A former workers’ rest house overlooking the Mediterranean finds new life as a retreat saturated with culture.

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April 28, 2016

Section: Architecture

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A Pavilion of Tiny Pink Buildings

A Pavilion of Tiny Pink Buildings

For the December 2015 edition of Unbuilt, Design Miami’s architecture installation, Harvard GSD students created a pavilion out of miniature models.

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April 20, 2016

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A New Concert Hall in an Old Williamsburg Factory

A New Concert Hall in an Old Williamsburg Factory

Brooklyn’s Bureau V brings down the house, transforming a disused building into the National Sawdust performance venue.

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March 28, 2016

Section: Interiors

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