Work by feminist architecture collaborative is displayed as part of the 2019 League Prize Exhibit in New York. (Courtesy The Architectural League of New York)

AN rounds up must-see exhibitions to catch this summer

It’s nearly August, and that means there’s a wealth of new and ongoing exhibitions across the country for art and architecture lovers alike to experience. Summer is a great time to explore the world of art and architecture, whether through tours of an exquisitely...
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Color triangle, Vassily Kandinsky, circa 1925–1933. Graphite and gouache on paper, 12.6 inches.

Get your Bauhaus on with interactive art in the Getty’s new online exhibition

“Bauhaus: Building the New Artist” from the Getty Research Institute marks the 100th anniversary of the famed school. By Jessica Gelt This year marks the 100th anniversary of the radical German art school known as the Bauhaus, and the Getty Research Institute is...
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Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition Design Museum

Top 10 architecture and design exhibitions: summer 2019

Continuing our quarterly guide to the best exhibitions around the world covering architecture and design, we’ve chosen our top 10. To find out about industry events taking place in July, August and September, look at our comprehensive month-by-month guide. Augusta Pownall...
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The Impressionist Garden was one of the many thematic vignettes Shohei Shigematsu designed for the Dior: From Paris to the World exhibition. (James Florio)

Exhibitecture: Architects apply their expertise to exhibition design

Current and recent architect-designed exhibitions represent a range of approaches that rethink how we look at art and design. By Adrian Madlener Too often, museums mount exhibitions in a uniform style. Monochromatic podiums, display cases, and partition walls are carefully...
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The Impact of the “Happiness Industry” on Architecture

A new exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture explores the measures of happiness and examines its impact on architecture. by Dima Stouhi Although The Architecture of Happiness did not gain momentum after its publication in the mid-2000s, the ideology of architecture...
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For Our Happy Life, a non-archival show at the Canadian Centre for Architecture on exhibit May 8 through October 13, the institution commissioned works from artists and architects like the Italian photographer Emanuela Meloni. Pictured: Meloni’s Buio, 2019. Courtesy Canadian Centre for Architecture

How the “Happiness Industry” Is Changing Architecture

A new exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) explores the quantifying and ranking of happiness and probes its impact on architecture. Samuel Medina The Architecture of Happiness was a trite book published in the mid-2000s and mercifully forgotten. Our Happy...
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The new museum, and a cradle designed by Peter Keler (1922) from the collection bloomimages

Weimar—birthplace of Bauhaus—opens new museum dedicated to the influential design school

On the same day, the nearby Neues Museum Weimar will open a new permanent exhibition on early Modernism Catherine Hickley The German city of Weimar earned Unesco World Heritage status for its classical past, embodied in buildings such as Goethe’s house and the Residential Palace....
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AI: More than Human exhibition at the Barbican Centre in London

Top 10 architecture and design exhibitions: spring 2019

To continue our quarterly guide of the best architecture and design exhibitions around the world, we’ve chosen 10 of the best to visit in the next three months. Jordi Fairs To continue our quarterly guide to the best architecture and design exhibitions around the world,...
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Robert Motherwell in his Provincetown studio, 1969, with Open No. 97: The Spanish House.© 2019 Dedalus Foundation, Inc. Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.

Robert Motherwell Found Unlikely Inspiration in Architecture

A new solo exhibition on the artist at Kasmin gallery in New York takes a second look at the Abstract Expressionist painter By Katherine McGrath As one of the founders of the Abstract Expressionist movement, Robert Motherwell was nothing if not ambitious. “It took a lot of...
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Cornell's Wasted: Design for the End of Material as We Know It symposium looked at construction without waste (Courtesy David Salomon)

Cornell symposium looks at architecture and construction post-waste

Wasted: Design for the End of Material as We Know It, a symposium at Cornell University, looked at construction without waste. By David Salomon Can you imagine a world without waste? A world where the leftovers of today are easily turned into a delicious dinner tomorrow? Can such...
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