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  1. Überblick by Thomas Heinser
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    Überblick by Thomas Heinser

    Though the Golden Gate and the Bay Bridge are certainly the most famous, there are in fact seven bridges that span the wide waters of the San Francisco Bay. German photographer Thomas Heinser has...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Thomas Heinser
    04.09.10

  2. Thomas Hayes Gallery Opening
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    Thomas Hayes Gallery Opening

    The opening exhibition of Thomas Hayes Gallery in Hollywood embodies the showroom’s renewed focus on art, with works by artists representing an array of generations, backgrounds, mediums and...

    written by: Erika Heet
    04.18.10

  3. Rineke Dijkstra at SFMOMA
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    Rineke Dijkstra at SFMOMA

    Yesterday I was utterly knocked out at the press preview for SFMOMA's new show "Rineke Dijkstra: Retrospective." I'd seen the Dutch photographer's work before in dribs and drabs, but...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.17.12

  4. Graphic Designer Richard Hollis at NYC Artists Space
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    Graphic Designer Richard Hollis at NYC Artists Space

    Seminal British graphic designer Richard Hollis gets his first retrospective exhibition in the United States at New York City's Artists Space.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.03.13

  5. Impressions from South Africa
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    Impressions from South Africa

    In an upcoming MoMA exhibition called Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now,  nearly 100 prints, posters, books, and wall stencils will be on view—many for the first time in the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.11.11

  6. Rayko's Plastic Camera Show
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    Rayko's Plastic Camera Show

    If you're in San Francisco this Friday, stop by RayKo Photo Center for the opening reception of their 4th International Juried Plastic Camera Show—featuring images by 80 different...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    02.25.11

  7. Edgeless School: Design for Learning
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    Edgeless School: Design for Learning

    Edgeless School: Design for Learning is an exhibition currently on view at the Center for Architecture. An exploration of how new approaches to learning are being interpreted and facilitated by...

    written by: Sara Dierck
    11.20.12

  8. MAK Center 20th Anniversary Celebration
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    MAK Center 20th Anniversary Celebration

    The MAK Center for Art and Architecture kicked off its 20th anniversary celebration in Los Angeles on May 17, 2014, with a cocktail event sponsored by Dwell at Rudolph Schindler's How House, built...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    05.28.14

  9. LINES Ballet's Mod Sets
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    LINES Ballet's Mod Sets

    Last week I had the pleasure of seeing Alonzo King's LINES Ballet's new production "Triangle of the Squinches" at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. King has long been a San...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.21.11

  10. Speed Limits at the Wolfsonian
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    Speed Limits at the Wolfsonian

    It's easy to forget, considering how much technology we interact with today, that the roots of modernism have everything to do with making sense of the machine. The industrial machine offered modes...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.17.10

  11. Photos of Brasilia at 1500 Gallery
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    Photos of Brasilia at 1500 Gallery

    I've always been fascinated with instant cities, usually planless boomtowns based on a quick commercial strike or immediately evolved to absorb the overflow of some metropolis. But occasionally...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.08.10

  12. The Museum of Modern Art: Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition
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    The Museum of Modern Art: Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition

    In February 2014, MoMA presents Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal, an exhibition that explores Wright’s exploration of the new American city in the 1920s and 30s.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    12.17.13

  13. Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light
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    Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light

    What exactly does it mean to fully immerse oneself in art? In the most literal of terms, L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art invites us to dive right in and create some strokes of our own ...

    written by: Stephanie Orma
    01.05.11

  14. Eileen Gray Documentary Premieres in Tribeca
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    Eileen Gray Documentary Premieres in Tribeca

    A new documentary film, Gray Matters, does justice to a life less ordinary: that of design innovator Eileen Gray.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    10.15.14

  15. Open House Chicago: The City Behind Closed Doors
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    Open House Chicago: The City Behind Closed Doors

    Modern style and lesser-known sites on display during Chicago Architecture Foundation's signature event.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    10.18.14

  16. Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum
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    Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum

    A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    10.20.14

  17. San Francisco Design Goes Superlocal with Heath’s 8 Favorite Makers
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    San Francisco Design Goes Superlocal with Heath’s 8 Favorite Makers

    Heath Ceramics is hosting "Under One Roof," an exhibition showcasing the diverse array of makers who have studios at its San Francisco outpost. Bet you didn't know that the ceramics factory is also...

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.28.14

  18. A Cartography Exhibition Uncovers Fascinating Maps About the Bay Area
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    A Cartography Exhibition Uncovers Fascinating Maps About the Bay Area

    At SPUR, a new exhibition entitled Urban Cartography surveys map making in the digital age.

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.31.14

  19. 17 Cutting-Edge Designs from Salone del Mobile 2015
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    17 Cutting-Edge Designs from Salone del Mobile 2015

    At Milan Design Week 2015, experimentation with materials, an ongoing obsession with Memphis, biomorphic forms, and interest in sustainability permeated the new offerings on view.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.24.15

  20. 8 of the Coolest Things We Saw at BKLYN DESIGNS
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    8 of the Coolest Things We Saw at BKLYN DESIGNS

    The latest of edition of NYCxDesign kicked off today with the opening of BKLYN DESIGNS, a celebration of the borough's creative economy that runs through May 10 at Greenpoint's Brooklyn Expo Center.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    05.08.15

  21. Design from Frieze Art Fair New York
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    Design from Frieze Art Fair New York

    NYCxDesign wasn't the only event on the New York cultural calendar this past weekend. The Frieze Art Fair New York also offered plenty for design lovers to discover.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    05.19.15

  22. Iannis Xenakis Drawings
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    Iannis Xenakis Drawings

    Though I fear that I won't get to see it in person, The Drawing Center in New York has just opened a new exhibit of architect and composer Iannis Xenakis's drawings. Iannis Xenakis: Composer,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.19.10

  23. Imagining Home
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    Imagining Home

    What is a home? There's the obvious answer of a place of residence or--at an even more elementary level--a structure that provides shelter. But "home" carries a bigger meaning than just...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.09.10

  24. Other Space Odysseys
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    Other Space Odysseys

    Last week, Other Space Odysseys: Greg Lynn, Michael Maltzan, Alessandro Poli opened at the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal, Quebec. The exhibition explores solutions for space travel...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.16.10

  25. Envelopes: Pratt Manhattan Gallery
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    Envelopes: Pratt Manhattan Gallery

    A building envelop is to a structure as our skin is to our bodies. But whereas our protective outer layers are responsive to the environment (both inside and outside ourselves), the walls that wrap...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.29.10

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