Exhibits Books Etc

 

Exhibits Books Etc.

  • Architecture Through A Child's Eyes

    Children have built fantasy towers and buildings for ages using variations of the block. Some grew up to be architects and builders, some didn't. Either way, a new exhibition at the Dallas Center for Architecture will spark the imagination of the builder-child in us all. Through Jan. 4.

     
  • Up for Bids: Krueck and Sexton Chairs and Chaise

    Space-age furniture fit for a 1988 space-age apartment, Krueck + Sexton's Chicago Chairs and RK Chaise are up for auction in Chicago on Dec. 13.

     
  • In Frank Lloyd Wright's Collected Art, the Budding of Modernism

    Today we collect Frank Lloyd Wright's houses and furniture, but Wright was a collector in his own right, accumulating 32 prints by Seccessionist artists between 1909 and 1910 in Europe with his mistress Mamah Borthwick Cheney, among other artworks.

     
  • Victor Horta and the Story of Art Nouveau

    Many of Brussels’ UNESCO World Heritage List–recognized architectural masterpieces by architect Victor Horta, now on display in Washington, D.C., tell the story of one of the greatest architects of Art Nouveau as well as the story of Art Nouveau itself.

     
  • Maps and Monuments Reinterpreted in Contemporary Art at LACMA

    Artists, architects, and scientists challenge the traditional idea of maps and monuments in a new exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

     
  • 'How to Architect' Book Explains the ABC's of Architecture

    If you think you want be an architect, are starting architecture school, or want to remind yourself why you got into the field in the first place, architect Doug Patt's book 'How to Architect' is a primer on what it is that architects do anyway.

     
  • Pedro Gadanho taught at the University of Porto before he was hired at MoMA in December 2011. "9" was his first exhibition for the museum.

    MoMA, Architecture, and Politics: 9+1 Ways of Being Political

    Pedro Gadanho's first MoMA show highlights architecture's political side. But, writes Mark Lamster, his attempt to promote curation as the next criticism is hampered by a less than accessible presentation.

     
  • Often Overlooked, Forest Management is Critical to Architecture

    Montreal's Canadian Centre for Architecture presents the inaugural exhibition of the young curator program with "First, the Forests." The exhibition explores the the nature of forestry as an integral piece of architecture and design. Through Jan. 6.

     
  • Enoc Perez's Architectural Portraits

    In Enoc Perez's paintings of buildings, one can see the utopian vision of the architects. Two new bodies of work are now showing at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.: Marina Towers and Watergate. Through Feb. 10.

     
  • New York City and the Growth of the Circus

    Strangely enough, the rise of New York City as a cultural capital paralleled the growth of the popularity of the American circus. More than 200 objects and images documenting the big top in the Big Apple are on display at the Bard Graduate Center through Feb. 3.

     
 
 
 

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