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Clark Institute to Unveil Ando-Designed Visitor Center

This summer will see the completion of the final stages of the Clark Art Institute's campus expansion program. Located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute will christen a new Visitor Center designed by renowned architect Tadao Ando. The center's glass entry area is a dramatic new entrance to the Clark Institute. Since its 2001 reconceptualization, the Institute's campus has undergone extensive changes, including the demolition of a physical plant and the completion and opening of the Stone Hill center. Such changes will enable the Institute to surpass its former size limitations and display a wider variety of works.
February 20, 2014
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Craftspeak: The Bard Graduate Center Craft Oral History Project

While history and tradition inform so much of contemporary craft, the history of makers themselves isn’t always a priority. It’s a realization that struck Bard Assistant Professor Catherine Whalen and inspired her to create the BGC Craft, Art, and Design Oral History Project, a massive oral history project of tagged and transcribed interviews seeking to document experiences and make connections across disciplines.
February 12, 2014
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Things We Saw in Paris (Maison&Objet 2014 Part Three)

Following our editors' dispatches from the Maison&Objet furniture fair in Paris (here and here!), we rounded up a few more points of excellence from the French design capital.
February 10, 2014
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Design Guide to Amsterdam

This week, we traveled to Amsterdam to check in with a few design voices from studios large and small. And while two days isn't nearly enough time to explore all that the Dutch design scene has to offer, we visited a great selection of shops, restaurants, and galleries for the interested traveler.
January 30, 2014

MoMa Director on Folk Art Museum: "We Made Our Decision"

At a forum on MoMa's controversial expansion plan, its director, Glenn D. Lowry, and the architect Elizabeth Diller make a case for why the distinctive, 13-year-old former American Folk Art Museum building cannot be part of it.
January 29, 2014
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Mjölk Boutique Owners Renovate Their Toronto Abode

A pair of Toronto boutique owners and their architects surpass expectations for above-the-shop living with a renovation that celebrates clean design and serene space.
January 28, 2014
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Textile Exhibit to Feature Picasso, Dali, Matisse Designs

A London exhibition uses works by Picasso, Dali, Matisse, and others to trace the evolution of 20th century textile design.
January 15, 2014

"Architecture of Density": A Study of Megacity Living in Hong Kong

A photographer's studies of Hong Kong's dense apartment blocks come to a London gallery.
January 13, 2014
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Casablanca Chandigarh Exhibit in Montreal

The visionary French architects gallivanting the Third World of the 1950’s in their quest to seed Western Modernism, have left legacies whose relevance comes of age in one of our most contemporary concerns: how to be urban in a good way.
January 11, 2014