Portraying historical landmarks and areas of artistic invention over a period of 31 years, and placing them within the context of political and cultural life as it evolved in Paris is no small feat. Cataloging the transformations that occurred during the period by way of their visionary creators is also a monumental task. Jean-Louis Cohen
Our post today highlights a trend we’re seeing crop up lately—a fascination with all things Mexico. We’ll be featuring several posts dedicated to the trend during the next month that we believe will illuminate this. Today, we feature one designer whose passion for the Yucatan is an all-consuming one. As High Point Market gets underway
The new season at the Paris museum Palais de Tokyo opens on Friday with a series of exhibitions titled Six continents, or more. The collection of themed installations represents one of the most powerful conversations about liberation we’ve ever seen in a curated art exhibition. Organizers say each section presents artists whose respective practices cross borders
If you happen to be in New York City on Monday evening, November 15, make haste to the Bernardaud Boutique at 499 Park Avenue between 6 and 8 p.m. to meet famed contemporary artist Jeff Koons, who will unveil his “Balloon Dog (Blue),” which is being released in porcelain in a limited edition of 799.
Past trips abroad have brought us some of our favorite experiences, one that often rises to the top in our minds is taking in the François Pinault Collection of contemporary art at the Punta della Dogana in Venice. It was a gorgeous day, as you can see in the brilliant blue of the sky in
We knew we would be wowed when we visited Versailles given the images we had seen of the lavish architecture and décor. But we were surprised when the two buildings on a much more comfortable scale to the human form, the Grand Trianon and the Petit Trianon, rose to the top of our favorites list.
We’re truly jazzed by the concept behind Herdthinner, a new clothing line which takes contemporary art from the wall and puts it on the body. The brand was founded by Eric Weinberg, who once owned a contemporary art gallery in Wynwood, a neighborhood in Miami, when our EIC was on the vibrant art scene there
There is something particularly powerful about pairing black and white. It’s as if a sophisticated drama takes hold of the atmosphere when the combination is used, which is evidenced by the above room designed by Sanchez + Coleman and photographed by Ken Hayden. One of the most forceful ways to introduce the duality into a
The Harvest Dome 2.0 first came across our radar in 2012 when the Trespa Design Center featured the project as a segment in their “Visionaries” series. Amanda Schachter & Alexander Levi of SLO Architecture envisioned and created the floating installation conceived for Inwood Hill Park Inlet, which calls attention to New York City’s waterways and
In 2012, architects Matt Compeau and Bi-Ying Miao, in collaboration with Levitt Goodman Architects, submitted a 3D-printed spinal sculpture using the shape of the Eames chair to the reDesign2012 project at the Textile Museum of Canada. The organic wrapping spiral evokes a number of delicate forms: the shape of a shell’s interior, perhaps, or a