Arts + Culture

New Exhibit Takes You Inside Hella Jongerius’ Beautiful, Colorful Mind

For Breathing Colour, Jongerius, the art director of color and materials at Vitra, contrasts lightness and brightness, revels in reflection and refraction, and investigates black tones and shadow.

For Breathing Colour, Jongerius, the art director of color and materials at Vitra, contrasts lightness and brightness, revels in reflection and refraction, and investigates black tones and shadow.

Rediscovering Sottsass: A Q&A With Met Curator Christian Larsen

Associate curator of Modern Design and Decorative Arts, Christian Larsen, explains why the Metropolitan Museum of Art decided to revisit and exhibit the "happy" works of Italian designer Ettore Sottsass.

Associate curator of Modern Design and Decorative Arts, Christian Larsen, explains why the Metropolitan Museum of Art decided to revisit and exhibit the “happy” works of Italian designer Ettore Sottsass.

Ai Wei Wei, Herzog de Meuron Warn: You Watch the City, The City Watches You

The trio, who worked together on the 2012 Serpentine Pavilion and 2008's Bird's Nest, have collaborated again—this time for an eerie installation exploring the menacing role surveillance plays in our urban lives.

The trio, who worked together on the 2012 Serpentine Pavilion and 2008’s Bird’s Nest, have collaborated again—this time for an eerie installation exploring the menacing role surveillance plays in our urban lives.

Whatever You Do, Don’t Call Daniel Buren’s Artworks “Installations”

In the first of his series of interviews with architects and artists, Vladimir Belogolovsky interviews renowned conceptual artist Daniel Buren about the fuzzy line between his art and the architecture that holds it.

In the first of his series of interviews with architects and artists, Vladimir Belogolovsky interviews renowned conceptual artist Daniel Buren about the fuzzy line between his art and the architecture that holds it.

Habitat 67 Re-Imagined as Animal Habitats

Illustrator Chanel Dehond takes inspiration from Moshe Safdie's seminal work, which turns 50 this week, and turns the building into colorful homes for our animal friends.

Illustrator Chanel Dehond takes inspiration from Moshe Safdie’s seminal work, which turns 50 this week, and turns the building into colorful homes for our animal friends.

American Acropolis: The End of an Era in Detroit

Award-winning photographer Camilo Vergara recounts his memories of Detroit, a city that "has lost so much of the mystery and strangeness of its ruins" as to be almost unrecognizable.

Award-winning photographer Camilo Vergara recounts his memories of Detroit, a city that “has lost so much of the mystery and strangeness of its ruins” as to be almost unrecognizable.