The pick meant that Exposition Park keeps on transforming into less open space than building space, but it "also played to — and in the end confirmed — certain ideas Los Angeles has about itself, that it’s a city without a robust culture of civic engagement, that builds first and asks questions later, that pounces […]
Location: Milan, Italy The Vibe: ’70s ski-lodge vibes, with a hefty dose of Wes Anderson, unsurprising given that he designed a space in the Fondaziona Prada museum and directed a video for the house a while back. Color-wise, it’s a symphony of brown. Key Pieces: Hairy belts, hairy shoes, hairy coats, hairy hats (for the girls). The […]
“The erosion of Exposition Park’s public open space continues.” So wrote urban planner Alan Loomis nearly 15 years ago, in an essay published by the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design. That was before the Natural History Museum, born as the county museum and long the park’s anchor...
Megan and Jeff were bandmates who became lifemates at their musical wedding. Megan wore her mother's dress, and they spoke personal and sacred vows. The unique museum space reception had vinyl slingin' DJs, which was perfectly appropriate since they fell in love in their own band, The Wild Hymns. They even wrote and played a song together instead of a first dance.
The specifics have changed over the years, but the grand old space remains the same. [ more › ]
Explore! with the Portrait Gallery is opening January 28. [ more › ]
Anish Kapoor is back at long last for his first exhibition in an Italian museum in 10 years. From 17 December 2016 to 17 April 2017, an extraordinary show is on view in the spaces of the MACRO - Museo d?Arte Contemporanea Roma, promoted...Show More Summary
The Smithsonian?s National Portrait Gallery in partnership with Explore! Children?s Museum opens its first-ever space dedicated to children Jan. 28, 2017. ?Explore! with the Portrait Gallery? will expand experiences of portraiture by...Show More Summary
The Museum of Modern Art announces Club 57: Film, Performance, and Art in the East Village, 1978?1983, a major exhibition examining the scene-changing, interdisciplinary life of downtown New York?s seminal alternative space, on view from October 31, 2017, through April 1, 2018, in the Roy and Niuta Titus Galleries. Show More Summary
Musee d'Orsay, located on the left bank of Seine in Paris, France is one of the greatest and most visited art museums in the world, and the only one in an old railway station. Here's why it's still a hit amongst locals and tourist even with the space constraints:
The USAF Band Holiday Flash Mob at the National Air and Space Museum, December 2013. Fantastic....just fantastic! The video is below the fold and also at the link....
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is presenting Fiona Tan?s work Disorient (2009) for the first time in Spain. This is the ninth piece programmed in the Film & Video gallery since it opened in 2014 as a space dedicated to video art, video installation and the moving image. Show More Summary
Before the National Portrait Gallery requisitioned the space in 1962, this beautiful room was the Old Patent Office model hall. Inventors used to have to submit working models along with their patent applications. As technology progressed...Show More Summary
The firm first extended the museum 22 years ago Global architecture firm Snøhetta has had a very busy 2016. Not only did its impressive extension of SFMOMA and a visitor center for France’s ancient caves open earlier this year, an extension...Show More Summary
The suit Alan Eustace wore on his record-breaking freefall jump in October 2014 is now on display at the Smithsonian?s National Air and Space Museum. Visitors to the museum?s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., can view the suit and the balloon equipment module in the Boeing Aviation Hangar. Show More Summary
Concrete, a new event space that marks the first completed project in the UAE for Rem Koolhaas's Office of Metropolitan Archtiecture (OMA), has announced it will open with an inaugural exhibition of Syrian art in March.
Mickalene Thomas' installation "Do I Look Like a Lady?" at the Museum of Contemporary Art is an unabashed love letter to African American women. A two-channel video projection plays in a dim space furnished in the style of a 1970s living room and lined with large, silk-screened portraits of prominent...
It was two weeks after the election and I was walking the National Mall with my boyfriend to see “Arrival” at the National Air and Space Museum. We passed groups of students and tourists chattering in a multitude of languages. We passed children giggling on the carousel in front of Smithsonian Castle. Show More Summary
Opening tomorrow at London’s Science Museum Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has unveiled photos of Mathematics: The Winton Gallery, a new space opening tomorrow that showcases the role of mathematics in history and everyday living in London’s Science Museum. Show More Summary
A new mathematics gallery at London's Science Museum is the first permanent exhibition space designed by the late Zaha Hadid.