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  1. coolcapitals Competition
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    coolcapitals Competition

    Calling all graphic designers and overall creative types: You only have three more days to submit your geographically inspired creation for the coolcapitals contest. Time is running out!

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    07.24.09

  2. Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity

    Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity

    This exhibition brings together over 400 works that reflect the extraordinarily broad range of the Bauhaus school's productions, including industrial design, furniture, architecture, graphics,...

    07.23.09

  3. In & Out of Amsterdam: Travels in Conceptual Art, 1960–1976

    In & Out of Amsterdam: Travels in Conceptual Art, 1960–1976

    This is an exhibition of 75 works by ten American and European artists relating to travel and the city of Amsterdam. Focusing on Conceptual art practices between 1960 and 1976, the show includes...

    07.15.09

  4. Ruth Asawa: Drawing in Space

    Ruth Asawa: Drawing in Space

    This exhibition celebrates artist and sculptor Ruth Asawa (1926- ) and features her earliest sculptures, drawings and paintings created while studying at Black Mounain College with Josef Albers,...

    07.12.09

  5. Not New Work

    Not New Work

    San Francisco–based sculptor Vincent Fecteau culled through the museum's collection to present this exhibition of 25 rarely-seen artworks from artists such as Judy Chicago, Max Ernst, Richard...

    07.01.09

  6. Alexander Calder: A Balancing Act

    Alexander Calder: A Balancing Act

    This exhibition will feature a selection of the American sculptor's work from 1927 through to the mid-1970s. Many pieces will be from Jon and Mary Shirley's collection—many of which are...

    07.01.09

  7. Joaquín Torres-García: Constructing Abstraction with Wood

    Joaquín Torres-García: Constructing Abstraction with Wood

    Celebrated for his work as a modernist painter, teacher, and author, Joaquin Torres-García is also known for breaking new ground in the realm of wooden constructions or “maderas.&rdquo...

    07.01.09

  8. Like a Kid in a Candy Store
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    Like a Kid in a Candy Store

    For Parisian gallery director Didier Krzentowski, the art of collecting has become a career by design.  

    written by: Sam Grawe
    photos by: Philippe Munda
    07.01.09

  9. Exhibition Snapshot: Cleveland Art
    Dwell on Design

    Exhibition Snapshot: Cleveland Art

    We are on the ground at Dwell on Design, exploring the conference and talking to exhibitors. First up is Cleveland Art, a furniture design company that specializes in pieces made from salvaged...

    written by: Kristen Terry
    06.27.09

  10. Matt Locke at Dwell on Design 2009

    Matt Locke at Dwell on Design 2009

    Designer Matt Lock presents his creations, made from found materials at his warehouse, at his booth on the floor of Dwell on Design in Los Angeles.

    06.26.09

  11. William Kentridge: Five Themes

    William Kentridge: Five Themes

    The exhibition features the first American presentation and catalogue of the new work Kentridge has created since 2000 that dramatically expands his technical innovations as an artist filmmaker,...

    06.22.09

  12. Eight Questions for Brad Cloepfil
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    Eight Questions for Brad Cloepfil

    Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works Architecture of Portland, Oregon, has become the go-to man for museum design these days. He’s built an addition to the Seattle Art Museum, the Contemporary Art...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.09.09

  13. Touring Design for a Living World
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    Touring Design for a Living World

    Design for a Living World is a new "green" exhibition at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City. For the show, the museum commissioned ten leading designers...

    written by: Rachael Grad
    06.09.09

  14. A Clearing in the Streets
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    A Clearing in the Streets

    Frederick Law Olmsted brought nature to New York in his carefully controlled design of Central Park.  In that green oasis amid the city’s dense buildings, nature comes to urbanites in...

    written by: Drew Himmelstein
    06.04.09

  15. Creating the Modern Stage
    Travel Reports

    Creating the Modern Stage

    While in New York last week I made a stop into the Morgan Library to see the new show Creating the Modern Stage: Designs for Theater and Opera, on view until August 16th.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.03.09

  16. Maker Faire 2009
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    Maker Faire 2009

    This weekend the annual Maker Faire is taking place south of San Francisco at the San Mateo County Events Center. Hosted by Make Magazine, the gargantuan event pulls together science geeks, tech...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    05.31.09

  17. Illumination: The Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, Agnes Pelton, Agnes Martin, and Florence Miller Pierce

    Illumination: The Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, Agnes Pelton, Agnes Martin, and Florence Miller Pierce

    This is the first exhibition to bring together the work of these four important American women modernists. O’Keeffe (1887-1986) and Pelton (1881-1961) were born six years apart in the 1880s,...

    05.12.09

  18. Chris Jordan's Plastic Provocation
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    Chris Jordan's Plastic Provocation

    Artist Chris Jordan has become something of a cult figure for the green set, with his growing portfolio of mind-bending large-scale art that depicts our culture of consumption and waste in...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    05.11.09

  19. Mannahatta/Manhattan: A Natural History of New York City

    Mannahatta/Manhattan: A Natural History of New York City

    Mannahatta/Manhattan: A Natural History of New York City will reveal the island of Mannahatta on September 12, 1609, the moment of Henry Hudson's arrival – a fresh, green new world at the...

    05.08.09

  20. What Was Good Design? MOMA's Message 1944-56

    What Was Good Design? MOMA's Message 1944-56

    At mid-century, The Museum of Modern Art played a leading role in the definition and dissemination of ‘Good Design,’ a concept that started taking shape in the 1930s and emerged with...

    04.29.09

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