Louvre Abu Dhabi by Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel mesmerises guests with a huge dome creating a “rain of light” over a floating village of galleries which explores humanity through art.
Muralist Katrien Vanderlinden transformed an old and dull basket court in Belgium into a vibrant playground merging sport and street art.
A dancing quartet in air-filtering costumes and a choreography exploring the body’s relationship to buildings and spaces in a Mies van der Rohe’s masterpiece. At Chicago 2017 architecture-driven performing arts projects bring to life iconic masterpieces with music, theatre and dance.
At Burning Man 2017, Eleanor Cranke invites ‘burners’ to walk through and interact with the Celestial Fields installation: over 600 individually programmed rods rise directly from Nevada Black Rock desert.
Cosmological shrines and electronic rituals, psychedelic creatures and monster vehicles flashing trough the sands. Explore Black Rock City, Burning Man’s temporary town rising from its ashes like the phoenix.
A pink tunnel, woven boats floating mid-air and a giant paper airplane. Art and architecture installations at 2017 Passages Insolites aim to make us reflect on how we relate with urban spaces.
Catalan Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale 2017 presents La Venezia che non si vede / Unveiling the Unseen: visually impaired people share their experiences and challenges with an app, an exhibition and boat tours.
Titled ROBOTS. WORK. OUR FUTURE, 2017 Vienna Biennale explores how robots, artificial intelligence, the internet of things and cutting-edge digital technologies will shape our lives, jobs and emotions.
Pillow fights, CCTV hunting trophies and an unconventional English tea room. Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem welcomes both Palestinians and Israelis just a few metres away from the controverse border wall.
An abandoned glass furnace on Murano island near Venice shines a light on a secretive craftsmanship in THE UNPLAYED NOTES FACTORY by Loris Gréaud.
At 2017 Venice Art Biennale visitors can join the Green Light workshops to create lighting-designs with migrants, architects, designers and urban planners as an act of welcoming.
A Golden Tower on Canal Grande and a resurrected Murano glass furnace; a design dialogue between Ettore Sottsass and Carlo Scarpa. Archipanic selects 5 collateral events at 2017 Venice Art Biennale including Damien Hirst’s major exhibition inspired by a mythological shipwreck and giant hands supporting Venice endangered heritage.
From Israel “molding” pavilion to US politically charged exhibition but also, floating shrines from Japan and a Bauhaus inspired recording studio. Archipanic picked up 10 architecture-related exhibitions at 2017 Venice Art Biennale.
An interstellar crash, a psychedelic jungle and an unconventional factory soundscape. With the Fantasy Access Code exhibition, Alcantara invited 6 international artists and designers to set imaginary installations in the Prince’s Apartment at Milan Palazzo Reale, now open to the public.
We selected 10 cultural architecture projects that will inaugurate in 2017. From Hamburg Elbphilarmonie by Herzog & de Meuron to Jean Nouvel’s new Louvre in Abu Dhabi and Ole Scheeren’s Guardian Art Center next to the Forbidden City in Beijing.
DesignMiami/ 2016 kicked off. We selected ten unexpected creatures on show: from Nordic leprechauns to golden mammoth skeletons but also funky African monsters and in-wonderland cabinets.
Salt melts ice, fused glass freezes colour shades, craftsmanship casts a natural process. Joseph Harrington’s Angels’ Share sculpture for The Glenlivet blends the colours of whisky with Scottish volcanic and glacial landscapes.
A bright yellow paint-stain dripping down marble stairs and a fluo sculptural tag glowing the ballroom. Conceived as an ‘illegal’ intervention of graffiti artists, the exhibition Belgian Crew! takes over a ministerial palace in Brussels.
“Apesanteur” series of mid-air floating collectibles by Quentin Carnaille mesmerise visitors at the recently opened MB&F M.A.D. Gallery Dubai.
Monumental murals by artist Okuda San Miguel and altar-ramps brought new energy and vibrant colours to Kaos Temple, an abandoned church turned into a skate park in Northern Spain.
In Miami, emerging talents animate AirBnb installation designed by Design with Company and conceived as a Classical Greek square to connect people.
ArchiPanic’s preview of Miami Art & Design week focuses on some of the most impressive Latin American designs, installations and parties in the so called Magic City.
With the Dance Construction installation, artist Amanda Season Keeley explores the links between architecture and dance.
“Compound Eye / I” sculptural installation by Kirsten Berg stares back and reflects the viewer’s innerself with its many multifaceted mirrored eyes.
At Miami Art Basel, Moroso and Marina Abramovic strengthened their collaboration with performances featuring design projects by Daniel Libeskind and presented a “Portal” chair by Patricia Urquiola.
Forget gingerbread houses… Driven by an artsy sweet tooth, Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves baked, sugar-coated and modeled the architecture of some of the most iconic art museums.
Can a work of art be a building? Federico Babina reinterpreted the work of some of the most influential contemporary artists with a playful architectural point of view.
This year the 55th International Art Exhibition at Venice Biennale hosted many projects, video-performances and site-specific installations that underline meeting points between art and architecture.
Saunders Architecture designed artists’ cabins completely immersed in the remote nature of Fogo Island, Canada, to fuel with new energy the local community.