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  1. 'Lessons from Modernism' at the Cooper Union

    'Lessons from Modernism' at the Cooper Union

    Lessons From Modernism examines selected works of architecture completed between 1925-70 through the lens of sustainability. This analysis of the use of environmental strategies — long before they...

    01.14.13

  2. "Artifacts" at Surface to Air

    "Artifacts" at Surface to Air

    Illustrator Steven Harrington (who contributed to the Dwell & Arkitip print series) and Danish furniture designer Gesa Hansen have teamed up in "Artifacts" at Surface to Air's...

    09.08.10

  3. "Sympathetic Seeing" at MAK

    "Sympathetic Seeing" at MAK

    Beginning September 28th, catch "Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design" at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture. This exhibition...

    09.14.11

  4. 10x10 Cities Green Facts, Challenges, Futures

    This is a three-part exhibit on sustainability, featuring datascapes showing the current challenges facing 10 major North American cities, including San Francisco, project boards from those 10...

    04.09.09

  5. 19th-Century Modern

    19th-Century Modern

    Featuring more than forty items from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection of American and European decorative arts, 19th-Century Modern will focus on the emergence of Modernism, a design...

    09.10.11

  6. 2010 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo

    2010 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo

    More than 6,000 landscape architecture professionals from across the U.S. and around the world will gather in Washington, D.C. September 10–13 for the American Society of Landscape Architects...

    07.07.10

  7. 2010 California Biennial

    2010 California Biennial

    The only exhibition of its kind in California, the California Biennial brings together a large cross-section of the State’s most innovative contemporary visual artists. The Biennial continues...

    01.01.10

  8. A Bittersweet Decade: The New Deal in America, 1933-43

    Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the New Deal, A Bittersweet Decade: The New Deal in America, 1933-43 considers the impact of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal programs on American culture. The...

    01.09.09

  9. A Cold War Modern: Design 1945-1970

    Art and design were not peripheral symptoms of politics during the Cold War: they played a central role in representing and sometimes challenging the dominant political and social ideas of the age.

    01.09.09

  10. A Golden Spider-Silk Textile

    A Golden Spider-Silk Textile

     Strands of silk from over one million of Madagascar’s golden orb spiders (Nephila madagascariensis) were woven together to make this dazzling textile, the only one of its kind in the...

    08.02.11

  11. A Marriage of Craft and Design: The Work of Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman

    A Marriage of Craft and Design: The Work of Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman

    This exhibition chronicles the journey of two immensely creative individuals from their independent studio training through their 50-year career as highly successful production designers. These Los...

    11.09.10

  12. A Perfect Home: Bridge Project at the Storefront for Art and Architecture

    A Perfect Home: Bridge Project at the Storefront for Art and Architecture

    The Storefront for Art and Architecture is inaugurating their 2010-2011 exhibition season with The Bridge Project, a new chapter in the Perfect Home project by Do Ho Suh, an artist known for his...

    09.09.10

  13. Abe's Penny Live

    Abe's Penny Live

    Kafka once said, "Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself." This April, Miami poets can ascend from the cold abyss. In partnership with O, Miami, a county...

    01.21.11

  14. Abe's Penny Live at Artseen in Miami
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    Abe's Penny Live at Artseen in Miami

    The worlds of visual arts and creative writing intersect this month in Miami at "Abe's Penny Live," an event hosted by Brooklyn publishing house, Abe's Penny in conjunction with "O,...

    written by: Meredith MacKenzie
    04.18.11

  15. Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

    Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

     The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) will display the first major public sculpture by Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei, titled "Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads." The...

    08.09.11

  16. AIA SF Design Awards 2009
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    AIA SF Design Awards 2009

    San Francisco is a hotspot for incredible architecture—and this past year was no exception. Last week the American Institute of Architect’s San Francisco chapter celebrated the best of...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.11.09

  17. Alessi: Ethical and Radical

    Alessi: Ethical and Radical

    Surveying a series of milestone Alessi collaborations from 1955 to the present, this exhibition focuses on Alessi’s projects with Ron Arad, the Campana Brothers, Achille Castiglioni, Michael...

    11.19.10

  18. Alexander Calder in Focus

    Alexander Calder in Focus

    Though Alexander Calder began his career as an artist focused on drawing and painting, he is best known for creating colorful, whimsical stabiles, mobiles, and large-scale sculptures of natural...

    01.03.10

  19. 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

  20. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

    Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

    This exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute, celebrates the late Alexander McQueen’s extraordinary contributions to fashion. From his Central Saint Martins postgraduate collection of...

    07.22.11

  21. Andrew Byron, Ed Fella and Sunook Park

    Andrew Byron, Ed Fella and Sunook Park

    This exhibition looks at the typographic work of three Los Angeles–based artist-designer-educators, and investigates the elastic and sometimes slippery relationship of language, form and...

    10.22.09

  22. Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago

    Apostles of Beauty: Arts and Crafts from Britain to Chicago

    Responding to both the perceived inferiority of machine-made objects and the ills created by industrialization, the Arts and Crafts movement sought to restore dignity to labor and integrate art...

    01.03.10

  23. Arcadia/Suburbia: Architecture on Long Island, 1930–2010

    Arcadia/Suburbia: Architecture on Long Island, 1930–2010

    Arcadia/Suburbia: Architecture on Long Island, 1930 - 2010 brings to light the impressive architectural history of Long Island over the past 80 years and underscores the role that Long...

    03.02.10

  24. Arch Students Build a Hive
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    Arch Students Build a Hive

    This semester I had the opportunity to teach the first studio for the new three-year MArch grad program at Woodbury University with Rebecca Rudolph, in coordination with Kelly Bair (who taught...

    written by: Linda Taalman
    12.21.10

  25. Architecture and Vision

    Architecture and Vision

    Design studio Architecture and Vision uses space-age technologies and small-space limitations to create projects critical of our society's habits of overproduction and overconsumption. The...

    04.07.09

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