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David Adjaye

More Than Form, Heft, and Material: History and Culture in the Architecture of David Adjaye

MutualArt | Posted 03.26.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

It opens with the image of a slave ship and a teeming slum, squarely placing Adjaye's work within the frame of reference of the dialectics of postcolonialism.

A Retrospective of Architect David Adjaye Examines His Prolific Body of Work

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 02.25.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

When the ongoing visual transformation of London is discussed, the most obvious architectural players are the big hitters like Norman Foster, Richar...

Luminós/C/ity.Ordinary Joy: African Art In A New Environment

Renée Mussai | Posted 03.21.2015 | Arts
Renée Mussai

How does one avoid the dangers of isolating artistic practice originating from one place on our planet from the wider discourse of art?

David Adjaye on the Significance of the New Smithsonian (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 01.26.2013 | Arts
Crane.tv

David Adjaye's design was selected from a list of 70 projects, led by some of the world's most renowned names in architecture. The building will be the final piece to bring the historical Washington National Mall to completion.

Enough Of Avedon?

Alexander Adler | Posted 07.09.2012 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Known as one of the 20th century's leading fashion photographers and portraitists, Richard Avedon retained an uncanny ability to garner quite unique, sublimely frank expressions from his subjects.

Gestural Painting, Roasting Pigs & Scratching Heads: Josh Smith's New Exhibition

Dorothy Spears | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

Josh Smith and his dinosaur painting, Brant Foundation/courtesy Billy Farrell Agency If lush green paddocks, a pig roast, an abundance of celebriti...

ARCHITECTURE: Tanzanian Architect David Adjaye On Photography, Books, And Africa

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Best known for his innovative, sometimes controversial structures, the award-winning architect David Adjaye has for the last 10 years been photographi...

A Tale of Two Biennials: Santa Fe and Denver

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Leanne Goebel

Sixteen years ago, Santa Fe had a vision to establish a contemporary art museum with the focus of bringing contemporary art to the city with an accompanying biennial. In 2008, Denver decided to join the biennial craze.

Peter Zumthor: A "Timeless" Architect for our Time?

Frances Anderton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Frances Anderton

Adjaye, still in his early 40s, has built a string of much-praised houses for fine artists, as well as museums, libaries and cultural centers, and will be the design architect.