Harvard art museums “Verdure” (1950) by Herbert Bayer

Bowing to the Bauhaus when we all were Modern – The Boston Globe

The Bauhaus school proposed radical egalitarianism through design. For its centenary, a new show at Harvard suggests it had a ways to go. By Murray Whyte CAMBRIDGE — “Less is more, ” Mies van der Rohe, he of the towering, steel-ribbed black-glass boxes, once famously proclaimed,...
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Illustrations by Naomi Elliott

An illustrated guide to New York City’s architectural styles

From the 18th century to today By Sam Lubell  Illustrations by Naomi Elliott Few places are as comfortable with architectural variety as New York, a city that has always reinvented itself, but never thrown away its past. As a result, it boasts one of the liveliest mixes of...
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Bauhaus is 100 years old in 2019—but which one are we celebrating?

The German school, one of the crucibles of Modernism, was a complex entity Charles Darwent On 1 April 1919, a new school of applied arts opened in Weimar, the de facto capital of the Weimar Republic. State and school would last as long as each other, and die young of the same...
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museo nacional del virreinato tepotzotlán V, 2015 all images © candida höfer, köln / VG bild-kunst, bonn | courtesy of sean kelly, new york

candida höfer’s architectural photography in mexico exhibits in new york

by kat barandy sean kelly will present a solo exhibition by german photographer candida höfer, known for her rigorously composed, large-scale color ‘portraits’ of architectural interiors. höfer’s upcoming exhibition features works drawn from her mexico series, which she undertook...
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Top 10 design and architecture exhibitions: winter 2019

Our guide to the best architecture and design exhibitions for winter 2019 includes a Christian Dior retrospective and a showcase of the future of transport design. Gunseli Yalcinkaya To start a new quarterly guide to the best architecture and design exhibitions around the world,...
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A new photo exhibition at the National Building Museum documents basketball courts across the world. (Courtesy Bill Bamberger)

National Building Museum will showcase basketball courts around the world

The National Building Museum will showcase photographer Bill Bamberger’s 14-year series explores different basketball courts in their own unique contexts. By Sydney Franklin Just in time for March Madness, the National Building Museum is set to present a photo series...
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Lauren Nassef

Art Spaces for All – Architects all over the country are helping making fine art more accessible.

Architects all over the country are helping making fine art more accessible. By Kathleen O’Donnell for AIA Architect Small galleries, nonprofit museums, and community art centers require partnerships with architects to fulfill their mission of bringing art to the publi...
Palace of Soviets Project, Mikhail Karasik. (Courtesy Getty Research Institute)

Getty Research Institute exhibition explores the meaning of monumentality

MONUMENTality, a forthcoming exhibition organized by the Getty Research Institute (GRI), is timely if nothing else and opens December 4. Antonio Pacheco MONUMENTality, a forthcoming exhibition organized by the Getty Research Institute (GRI) that aims to consider how the meanings...
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The Australian pavilion at the 2018 Biennale, Grasslands Repair explored the interaction between landscape and architecture. (Rory Gardiner)

The Venice Architecture Biennale turns away from the digital

At the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, curators and architects alike returned to a “pre-digital” way of thinking, infuriating technologists who see digital design, not a focus on craft, as the way forward in architecture. By William Menking The most cogent critique...
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Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip-Hop Architecture is now on view at the Center for Architecture in New York. (Erik Bardin)

Landmark exhibit explores the rise of hip-hop architecture

Now on view in New York through January 12, “Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip-Hop Architecture” unveils the work of 21 architects, professors, and students who have imagined architecture as a distinct part of hip-hop’s cultural expression. By Sydney Frankli...
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