Design

Solid Void Opens in Chicago

Cecil Balmond's latest solo exhibition opens today at Chicago's Graham Foundation, which occupies the Madlener House, a Prairie-style mansion in the historic Gold Coast neighborhood. Balmond's H_edge installation—made of more than 6,000 aluminum leaves and 5,000 feet of stainless-steel chain—is…

They're Crafty!

An exhibit that explores labor-intensive art opens at Portland's Museum of Contemporary Craft

An Exhibit That's Just a Drop in the Bucket

1% Water, a new exhibition at Z33 gallery in Hasselt, Belgium is using art and design to take a critical look at water usage (and possible remedies) throughout the world. While 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered by…

The Van Alen Gets Formulaic

Rem Koolhaas and Hans Ulrich Obrist on June 13, 2008 at the Van Alen Institute. Photo by Patrick Hannaway, Courtesy of Van Alen Institute. Switzerland's Hans Ulrich Obrist may well be the curators' curator. In the past fifteen years, he…