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Paola Antonelli: Behind Design and Violence

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

At the end of each piece, we ask a question. Sometimes we get an amazing debate with the audience. Overall, I consider this a curatorial experiment. It's not a physical exhibition, but sometimes we're too tethered to physical shows. Some ideas just can't wait.

Jockum Nordström's First Solo Show at David Zwirner in London Triumphs

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

For its final show of 2014, David Zwirner's London gallery is showing Swedish artist Jockum Nordström's first UK solo show.

Top 5 Design Highlights of Miami Art Week

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.04.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Art Basel in Miami Beach kicks off this week, and design enthusiasts will flock to Miami to visit the fair, as well as the adjacent Design Miami/, But that doesn't mean there isn't more design to be had.

Paola Antonelli: On Curating -- A Way to Communicate

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.03.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Being a curator just happened. I was interested in architecture and design, and slowly, but surely, realized I became a curator because it was another way to communicate the belief that design is important and endlessly inspiring.

Top 5 Artists to Watch at Paris Photo 2014

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Paris Photo takes over the Grand Palais through Nov. 16 with over 169 galleries and 1200 artists featured. Poring over the artist list with a discerning, fine-toothed comb, we've selected the Top Five Artists to Watch.

Top 5 Contemporary Art Auctions This Fall

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.08.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Contemporary art auctions have caused quite a stir in recent years with buyers bidding record-breaking numbers. For those who want in on the action, these five fall auctions are not to be missed.

Alter/Abolish/Address Turns the City into a Gallery in Washington, D.C.

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.04.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Throughout the fall, the Los Angeles Nomadic Division presents a series of five site-specific commissions which will sprawl out across Washington D.C. taking over public spaces.

Elegance and Style Dictates the Art Collection at the Park Hyatt Zurich

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Like many of the Park Hyatt hotels around the world, the Park Hyatt Zurich paid special attention to the 91 pieces in its art collection, which is hung throughout the public spaces in its 6-story building.

Beyond Frieze: Top 5 Satellite Events in London This Week

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Frieze London opens this week (through Saturday, October 18), and includes a whirlwind of programs including talks, film screenings and performances.

Fall Highlights: Yayoi Kusama's New Pumpkin-Themed Show Debuts in London

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

One of 2012's surprise hit shows in London was Yayoi Kusama's retrospective at Tate Modern. Partly, it was that the work was so good -- playful, hyper-real, immersive pieces.

Top 10 Art Shows This Fall

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.03.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Now that the fall art season is well underway, we've picked the Top 10 global art shows to see this season.

Baldessari's '15 Seconds of Fame' Lights Up Paris

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.26.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Now aged 83, Baldessari's brand of conceptualism has proved to be both influential and enduring, with his stock as high now as at any time in his career.

Artists Take on the Subject of Geometry in Jeddah

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

As we've written about elsewhere on ARTPHAIRE, many of the most interesting developments in the art world are currently coming from Arab countries.

A Timely Show on Mirrors Intrigues in Vienna

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Classical civilizations believed that the mirror could show an image of the subject's soul.

Sublime Errors: Wade Guyton's Imperfect Paintings

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Wade Guyton is one of those names that constantly pops up in frenzied contemporary art auctions, such as the wildly successful Christie's sale this past May, "If I Live I'll See You Tuesday."

My Top 5 Inspiring Places in New York City

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Anne Pasternak is the president and artistic director of Creative Time and commissions innovative public artwork around the world. These are her fav...

Top 10 Art and Design Bookstores Around the World

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

For lovers of art and design, a travel itinerary should always include a good bookstore among its listings of local museums and art galleries. After all, a great bookstore is often a destination unto itself. Here are of ten of the most sensational bookstores for art and design around the world.

Chicago Celebrates Women Building Change

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 10.12.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

"Women Building Change," an exhibition at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, aims to do exactly that by highlighting outstanding works by female architects living and working in the city of Chicago.

Top 5 Apps for Design Lovers

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 10.04.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

App stores are full of nifty tools for travelers, investors, gamers and sports fans. But what about design lovers? We filtered through the goods and narrowed down the choices to five of the best for this discerning group.

Art Will Be Everywhere This August in America

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 09.27.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Public advertisements have become such a commonplace part of the American landscape that we don't even consciously register them anymore -- that is unless they contain something extraordinary.

Are You in the Mood for Love? Five Chicago Valentine Getaway Options That Could Sweep You Off Your Feet

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.10.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I used to be slightly cynical about Valentine's Day; but, over the years, I have come to embrace it. If you feel the same and can get beyond the plethora of red hearts everywhere, here are some sexy-sweet treat options for romantic getaways this Valentine's Day

Why Can't Hotels Keep It This Simple?

Civilian | Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel
Civilian

I loathe complex lighting pads, touch-screen technology and theatrical mood settings. Like many people, most of my stays in hotels are for two or three nights. Who has the time to get cosy with HAL from 2001: A Space Odyssey and negotiate the best of a hundred or so lighting arrangements?

Blue Duck Tavern's New Chef Mixes Up The Menu With New Dishes (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Blue Duck Tavern's new chef, Sebastien Archambault, has been on the job for only about seven weeks following the departure of the restau...

Tokyo Delights

Ondine Cohane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Ondine Cohane

If you only get to do one thing in Tokyo make sure to head to the Meiji Shrine particularly on the weekend when there are weddings taking place and the brides are in gorgeous kimonos.

Sensible Splurge: When Not to Cut Corners on Lodging

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Monique Stringfellow

There are times when spending more is worth every penny.