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D’SIGN’s Weekly Dose: Modern Art in China Beijing Factory

Fast growing art area in China Modern art in China or Beijing Factory 798. The heart of a growing art and culture community in Beijing, 798 Space is the centre and the biggest space that provide cultural, artistic and commercial activities in the area. This area where over a hundred art (international) galleries are located. […]

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Art Ceremic: "Artifacts" by Kate McDowell

Porcelain Sculptures by Kat MacDowell The work of Kate Macdowell and her recent collection of works, Porcelain Artifacts. Kate comes from Portland, Oregon and shows the mix of nature and humanity through a romanticized connection between the human body and the environment. Kate Macdowells inspiration comes from art history, greek mythology. Works are initially formed […]

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Art: "Retrospective" Guggenheim by Maurizio Cattelan

Retrospective at Guggenheim This retrospective presentation of Maurizio Cattelan at the Guggenheim Museum in NYC  is the result of everything the artist has produced since 1989.  Hanging down from the iconic oculus of the Guggenheim’s rotunda are all (as suggested by the title of the exhibit) of Maurizio’s work since 1989. This unconventional arrangement  suspended […]

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Art: "Harmonic Convegence" by Christopher Janney

Interactive art installation Miami International Harmonic Convergence, the newest, large-scale art installation by artist, architect and composer Christopher Jannye, is nearing completion at the Miami International Airport. Janney terms Harmonic Convergence “an abstraction of South Florida in color and sound.” The official dedication of Harmonic Convergence will take place in conjunction with Art Basel Miami […]

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Art: "Contact Lens" by Haruka Kojin

Art piece plays with light Featured as part of the Architectural Environments for Tomorrow exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, this art piece explores the distortion of reality. Haruka Kojin is a Japanese architect using various sized acrylic lens to distort space and perception. I love how this installation looks as if it […]

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Sculpture Art: "Metalmorphosis" by David Cerny

Metalmorphosis installation Czech artist David Černý is known for creating unusual, astonishing public art works. From a tank painted pink to a clan of futuristic babies climbing up Prague’s TV Tower. And now this phenomenal “Metalmorphosis” displayed at the Whitehall Technology Park in North Carolina. Standing guard over the American Asset Corporation’s 3701 Whitehall Corporate […]

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Sculpture Art: Chatsworth House Damien Hirst

Sotheby’s at Chatsworth House Last October was on view at the Chatsworth House grounds in the UK. The annual Sotheby’s Beyond Limits sculpture exhibition. This magnificent location has provides a unique opportunity for the presentation and sale of monumental sculpture. The juxtaposition of works by artists as diverse as René Magritte and Takashi Murakami makes […]

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Sculpture Art: "Ring" installation by Artnoud Lapierre

  Ring installation for AUDI Visitors of the Place Vendome in Paris, France were treated to a stunning art installation during the FIAC 2011 exhibits. The Ring Mirror Installation by Arnaud Lapierre, sponsored by Audi, is a reflective cylinder composed of mirrored blocks stacked in a variegated fashion.  About the Ring structure, Lapierre explained, “‘The […]

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