Norman Foster breaks ground on his expansion for Florida’s Norton Museum of Art

Architecture, Art, East, News
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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(Courtesy Foster + Partners)

(Courtesy Foster + Partners)

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Norton Museum of Art in Palm Beach, British architect Norman Foster was on site to see his expansion break ground. The new development, called “The New Norton,” will see further galleries added along with visitor facilities all within the “original axial layout of the Museum.”

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Six design firms team up for this crazy parking garage facade in the Miami Design District

Architecture, Art, Design, East, Unveiled
Monday, February 8, 2016
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WORK AC + J. Mayer H. 's facade (Courtesy Miami Design District)

WORK AC + J. Mayer H. ‘s facade. (Courtesy Miami Design District)

The Miami Design District is renowned for its novel architectural and art scene, including many novel parking garages by top architects. In a sort of game of architectural one-upmanship, another parking garage is about to add a jolt of art by transforming its facade into a larger-than-life canvas.

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Five intervention strategies selected for 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale

Art, Awards, Design, International
Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Cher by Caitlin Blanchfield, Glen Cummings, Jaffer Kolb, Farzin Lotfi-Jam and Leah Meisterlin (New York City)

Cher by Caitlin Blanchfield, Glen Cummings, Jaffer Kolb, Farzin Lotfi-Jam and Leah Meisterlin (New York City)

The Oslo Architecture Triennale (OAT) invited architects and designers to create intervention strategies for five different sites in Scandinavia. Winners were announced January 28.

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Thinking Outside the Box: Leong Leong, Steven Holl, Levenbetts show off new collection of objects

Art, Design, On View, Product
Monday, February 1, 2016
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Courtesy Guang Xu

New York– and Los Angeles–based architecture firm Leong Leong‘s “A Toolkit for a Newer Age” is part of an exhibition at Chamber Gallery titled Unpacking the Cube which also includes work by Steven Holl and Levenbetts.

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Escobedo Solíz Studio wins 2016 MoMA/PS1 Young Architects Program

Architecture, Art, Design, East, East Coast
Monday, February 1, 2016
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Weaving the Courtyard by Escobedo Solíz Studio. (Courtesy MOMA/PS1)

Mexico City–based Escobedo Solíz Studio is the winner of the 17th annual MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program (YAP) in Queens, New York. Escobedo Solíz Studio, beat five finalists to design a temporary urban landscape for the courtyard of the 2016 Warm Up summer music series. Weaving the Courtyard, will open at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City in early June. According to the architects, the installation will be “neither an object nor a sculpture standing in the courtyard, but a series of simple, powerful actions that generate new and different atmospheres.”

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Spanish tile manufacturer San Gines makes its tiles the old fashioned way

Art, International, Product
Monday, February 1, 2016
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(William Menking / AN)

(William Menking / AN)

This week, AN is at Cevisama ceramic tile fair in Valencia, Spain. In day one we visited San Gines, a small tile factory in the village of Talavera de la Reina near Toledo.

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A theme park inside a 2,000-year-old Transylvanian salt mine is like playing on another planet

Transylvania Salt Mine. (Courtesy Richard John Seymour)

Transylvania Salt Mine. (Courtesy Richard John Seymour)

Each year, thousands of visitors descend into Salina Turda, a Transylvanian salt mine dating over 2,000 years. In its lifetime the salt mine has had many uses, storing the coffers of Hungarian kings and Habsburg emperors, providing shelter during World War II, and even operating as a cheese storage center.

In 1992, Salina Turda reopened as a visitor attraction, and after 16 years and $6.5 million of investments, has transformed into a museum and theme park. British photographer Richard John Seymour, documented this subterranean destination.

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On View> Three L.A. shows present a flood of architectural experimentation

Architecture, Art, On View, West
Friday, January 15, 2016
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Bryan Cantley (Courtesy of Christopher W. Mount Gallery)

Bryan Cantley (Courtesy of Christopher W. Mount Gallery)

Forget El Niño, this SoCal winter presents a deluge of architectural representation. Three weeks with three openings bring drawings, models, mock-ups, and experimental visualizations to Los Angeles.

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Gabriel Dawe’s Plexus A1 in the Newly Renovated Renwick Gallery

Art, East
Thursday, January 14, 2016
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Gabriel Dawe's Plexus A1. (Courtesy Conduit Gallery, Ron Blunt)

Gabriel Dawe’s Plexus A1. (Courtesy Conduit Gallery, Ron Blunt)

Until July 2016, Plexus A1, an art installation comprising of nearly 60 miles of handwoven threads by Mexican artist Gabriel Dawe, will be exhibited in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s newly renovated Renwick Gallery. Dawe’s installation consists of 15 hues to mimic the full spectrum of visible light.

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Wright’s Sturges House up for auction in Los Angeles

Architecture, Art, West
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Selma and George Sturges residence to be auctioned off on February 21. (Courtesy Los Angeles Modern Auctions)

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Selma and George Sturges residence to be auctioned off on February 21. (Courtesy Los Angeles Modern Auctions)

It’s the beginning of a bad joke: Superman, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Andy Warhol walk into a bar…. The truth of their commonalities is more a consequence of history than humor. Wright’s 1939 Sturges House in Brentwood is up for auction and Jack Larson, the last owner of the residence, played cub reporter Jimmy Olsen on the TV series Adventures of Superman in the 1950s. Read More

Detroit artist takes legal action to save mural from development

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Katherine Craig’s Illuminated Mural is in danger of destruction as developers plan to transforms the 100 year old Albert Kahn building it is painted on. (BB and HH/Flickr)

Detroit muralist Katherine Craig (a.k.a. Exactly Hitops) is taking legal action in federal court to protect one of her vanguard works, as the owner the artwork’s building plans for development.

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Desert X to bring the art fair circuit to Coachella Valley

Architecture, Art, Environment, West
Thursday, January 7, 2016
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Ed Ruscha's Desert Gravure, 2006. (Ed Ruscha)

Ed Ruscha’s Desert Gravure, 2006. (Ed Ruscha)

File under “X.” A new happening is coming to California’s high desert. Slated to open in February 2017, Desert X is “three-month site-specific international contemporary art exhibition,” aka, an arid art event timed to align with Palm Spring’s Modernism Week as well as the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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