Venice Art Week 2019: 6 architecture and design-related exhibitions

Kenneth Goldsmith's "HILLARY - The Hillary Clinton Emails" at Despar Teatro Italia - Photo © Giorgio De Vecchi, Gerda Studio.

A library of exile in Venice Jewish Ghetto and a supermarket where to shop Hillary Clinton’s emails but also Fornasetti’s dreamlike installation at Fondaco Tedeschi and Dante’s Inferno, Russian style! We selected 6 architecture and design-related exhibitions inaugurating at Venice Art Week 2019.

The ‘DYSFUNCTIONAL’ exhibition in Venice explores the boundaries between art and design

'Inside a Forest Cloud' chandelier by Nacho Carbonell @ DYSFUNCTIONAL exhibtion - Image by Carpenters Workshop Gallery.

Carpenters Workshop Gallery and Lombard Odier inaugurate the DYSFUNCTIONAL exhibition at the Galleria Giorgio Franchetti at the Ca’ D’Oro in Venice. On show, works by international designers such as Virgil Abloh, Nacho Carbonell and Matthieu Lehanneur which seek to forget functionality whilst celebrating the power of artistic expression and extraordinary craftsmanship.

DesignMiami 2018: 12 exquisite and quirky designs on show

Design Miami 2018 - Photo by James Harris; courtesy of DesignMiami 2018

Copper and gold vessels mirroring dysfunctional relationships, furniture made with discarded flowers, a re-interpreted windowless office for Russian interns and Walt Disney’s 1930’s animation studios. 12 out-of-the-box designs at DesignMiami 2018, starting from an installation supporting immigrants’ families divided at the US-Mexico Border.

Ten unexpected creatures take over DesignMiami/ 2016

Mini beasts by The Haas Brothers - Corutesy of Joe Kramm and R & Company.

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.