Biennale Arte 2022: surreal environments inspired by William S. Burroughs, Parisian bistros and black women-powered settings. We selected 10 must-see national pavilions in Venice.
‘Social Sacrifice’ highlights the tensions that emerge between collective action and individual freedom as well as how these change in the presence of external threats.
Venice 2022: Forma Fantasma’s capsule exhibitions at La Biennale di Venezia, Homo Faber’s ode to craftsmanship, Galleria Nilufar’s design exhibition, Studio Drift’s mesmerising flying drones, the opening of the magnificent Procuratie Vecchie restored by David Chipperfield Architects and more…
Inspired by Henry Matisse’s artwork, Maison Matisse opened the door of its concept design apartment and boutique, showcasing highly crafted wood, textile and ceramics pieces.
In the wake of the war, La Biennale di Venezia announced the fate of the Russia and Ukraine Pavilions. The first will remain close while the latter announced it would be there presenting artworks that have been rescued from shelling.
NOMAD St. Moritz 2022: a contemporary take on Shakers’ design and a celebration of Brazilian modernism are among the highlights of the nomadic event now back to the Swiss Alps.
Archipanic stands for Ukraine. Here we collect architecture and design news related to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. “The mission of architecture and design is to create spaces where people can share a better future. War is just the opposite of it; it destroys both the physical space and its purpose.” Enrico Zilli, Archipanic Editor in Chief.
Desert X AlUla 2022: until March 30, the second edition of the free and open to all exhibition places politically-charged contemporary artworks by 15 Saudi and international artists.
The upcoming Lucas Museum of Narrative Art by MAD architects in Los Angeles blends cross-generational cultures, from Darth Vader’s masks and Star Wars memorabilia to Renoir and Degas’ paintings.
GES-2 sustainable art center by Renzo Piano Building Workshop invites you to experience art on the Red October island, just a stone’s throw away from the Kremlin in the Russian capital.
A shock-pink block party structure for communal gathering and an architectural-scale urban painting revive a vacant lot in Bell Park, Chicago.
Upside-down cars turned into planters, buried libraries and a monumental arch of gilded baguettes. Passages Insolites 2021 takes over Quebec City with serendipitous urban installations by local and international artists.
Desert X 2021: a wishing-well addressing access to potable water in Africa, a crafted maze exploring the desert as a cross-cultural border space, and an architectural installation questioning relativity and time between terrestrial land and outer space are among the best landscape art installations on show.
This year, many Saint Valentine’s Day lovers have been apart from each other due to Covid-19 restrictions. Adam Basanta’s kinetic installation A TRULY MAGIC MOMENT brings together video call technology and the dizziness of spinning together hand in hand.
Famed temple of techno music Berghain has reinvented itself as an art gallery featuring sound installations and art projects by Tacita Dean, Olafur Eliasson, Wolfgang Tillmans and more.
With social distancing still in place and tensions continuing to rise, London-based artist Marcus Lyall and not-for-profit arts organisation Illuminate Productions have transformed a soon-to-be-demolished office block in London Bridge into ‘Scream The House Down’, a light-responsive public artwork. “Please scream responsibly!”
Would you take a nap hugging a polar bear or finding a comfy space between a white shark jaws? Probably YES if your cuddling mate is one of Porky Hefer’s creations!
Artificial flowers empowering urban bees, quirky warrior panda bear sculptures and birds-friendly mirrored houses are among the selected projects on show at the ‘Can creativity save animals’ lives? ’ exhibition Archipanic has curated for Monkey 47.
Bulgarian artist Christo has wrapped iconic monuments and islands, dotted valleys with pink and yellow umbrellas and built floating large installations with a mission: creating new ways of seeing familiar landscapes.
Venice Architecture and Art Biennales delayed by one year as a majority of architects participating in the show had asked for a postponement.
A three-dimensional ceramic carpet, lichen-glazed vessels with a sustainable message and vaporous memories caught in glass. 6 exquisite objects on show at Collect 2020.
Miami Beach is renown for fancy pool parties. The new BENT POOL permanent sculpture is a reminder of the city’s endangered future due to flooding and rising sea level. Located in Pride Park, the monument pays also homage to the LGBT+ historical contribution to Miami cultural fabric.
It all started from the agave, the base ingredient of tequila, and a trip to Mexico – then it took a lot of computer work and welding. That’s how the agave-inspired limited-edition set by Julian Mayor and Maestro DOBEL® tequila was born.
Sinking furniture reminding of Venice challenging tasks and iceberg-like pottery going beyond the natural-artificial dichotomy… 10 aquatic exhibitions at DesignMiami/ 2019.
Miami2019 – Art, design and architecture intertwine in the Magic City. We have created a Pinterest board with some of the best events, exhibitions and installations… Check our ongoing report as well!
Traversing the winding Randselva river, The Twist museum designed by Bjarke Ingels Group opens as an inhabitable bridge torqued at its center, forming a new journey and an architectural art piece.
One day seeing trees might be a rare show, like going to the stadium of watching pandas in a zoo. From here, Klaus Littmann’s FOR FOREST project aims to raise awareness on our future by planting a forest in a football stadium pitch in a small city in the southern Austrian state of Carinthia. But far right parties on an electoral campaign attacked the successful art project.
The very best of NomadVenice2019 is on Archipanic. Explore our dedicated Pinterest board…And do not forget to check our report!
A timber shrine inspired by Japanese ‘torii’ gates and a path of stones floating above the earth but also gigantic mirrored shards emerging from the sand and a Finnish sauna heating up desert party-goers. Burning Man 2019 focuses on transformation and transience with ephemeral architectures.
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.