Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has taken over the Serpentine Gallery in London with a striking installation, unveiled in a few days ago. The cloud-like structure on the lawn outside the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens is made from a white lattice of steel poles. Capturing the semi-transparent, multi-purpose social space situated in London, this delicate, three-dimensional structure … Continue reading

Fashion + Art + Dance = Bolero at the Opera de Paris

It is the hottest ticket in Paris. Created by artist Marina Abramovic in collaboration with choreographers of the moment Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet and featuring costumes by Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci, the new production of Bolero at Opera de Paris is the fusion of the most captivating contemporary talents in art, dance and fashion. … Continue reading

Nimbus & Nimbus II by Berndnaut Smilde

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde has created an installation where, by controlling the humidity and atmospheric pressure in a room, he can conjure up surreal clouds that float elegantly inside a room. An ephemeral beauty that lasts for just a moment but is captured forever as a photograph. The original floating cloud ‘Nimbus I’ was originally only accessible on … Continue reading

Punk: Chaos to Couture

The opening of the 2013 Costume Institute exhibition is just days away, with the Met Ball on Monday. The Met’s spring 2013 Costume Institute exhibition, PUNK: Chaos to Couture, will examine punk’s impact on high fashion from the movement’s birth in the early 1970s through its continuing influence today. Featuring approximately one hundred designs for men … Continue reading

The Wrinkles of the City in Havana, Cuba

I stumbled onto this today whilst browsing, and found it so amazing I had to share. In May last year, French artist JR collaborated with Cuban-American artist José Parlá on the latest installment of The Wrinkles of the City. The huge mural installation in Havana, undertaken for the Havana Biennale, got the duo photograph and … Continue reading

The Viral of The Week: “Black Cloud” by Carlos Amorales

  I started noticing these beautiful photos of an art installation popping up everywhere online a few days ago. After a little research, I found out that the artist behind it is Carlos Amorales, a Mexican performance artist. In a beautiful marriage of minimalism and maximalism, the visual artist installs miniature black cut-outs of moths in shockingly … Continue reading

The Light Show at the Hayward Gallery, London

A fantastic exhibition opened just a few days ago at the Hayward Gallery, in London. Light Show features 25 illuminated installations and sculptures dating back from the 1960s to the present day. Many of the artworks have not been seen in public in decades and have been recreated specifically for this Hayward Gallery show. The exhibition … Continue reading

CONNECT by Carolina Fontoura Alzaga

I have been thinking recently about the words ‘artisan’ and ‘craft’ and, how they tend to often be thrown around with no real meaning. No, you cannot use craftmanship to describe everything and anything. These words have specific meanings, we should use them to celebrate the work of artists who devote their to perfect their … Continue reading

Focus… Russian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Take a look at Russia’s futuristic, QR code-encrusted pavilion at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, which opened yesterday, is certainly turning heads. With every inch of the pavilion—floor, ceiling, and walls—covered with giant QR codes, visitors access a virtual exhibition via tablet computers, through which they can explore plans and models for Skolkovo, a Russian … Continue reading

Focus… The Mysterious Umbrellas of Agueda, Portugal

Now, this is an interesting and mysterious affair… Public art installations are always a lovely find, and this outdoor incorporation of ‘floating’ umbrellas is most certainly a fabulous one. Floating above the shopping street of Águeda, a small town in Portugal a whole slew of umbrellas in various colours looming above the streets in a vibrant … Continue reading