Museums

tennis en appartement

Benedetto Bufalino

21 Oct 2014

For French artist Benedetto Bufalino, art is a playground for creative exchange. His latest participatory piece rethinks indoor tennis by placing it within the context of a habitable apartment, fitting a faux-grass expanse from floor board to fireplace. From now until October 31st 2014, Bufalino transforms the Interface Gallery in Dijon, France into a functioning and fun sports court, where

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Pastello

Mathery Studio

26 Aug 2014

The National Gallery of Victoria's Children's Gallery has been given over to the creative talents of Melbourne-based Italian design duo Erika Zorzi and Matteo Sangalli of Mathery Studio. The pair were commissioned to conceptualise and design a new immersive kids space focused on transforming perception surrounding the simple act of drawing. The project has been named ‘Pastello', derived

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Dairy Art Centre

Studio Jenny Jones

21 Aug 2014

Situated in Bloomsbury, London, the Dairy Art Centre is a not-for-profit initiative founded by the art collectors Nicolai Frahm and Frank Cohen. The Founders wanted a design that would respect the aesthetic of the former Express Dairies depot, providing space that would allow exhibitions to be enjoyed in a non-institutional and non-commercial way. The project was completed within a challenging

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BIG Maze

Bjarke Ingels Group

10 Jul 2014

Drawing inspiration from gardens, hedge mazes and ancient labyrinths of 17th - 18th century Europe, as well as aspects of modern American corn mazes, Bjarke Ingels Group have created the BIG Maze, located in the Great Hall at Washington's National Building Museum. In a space of such impressive grandeur, the BIG Maze provides a contrasting contemporary aesthetic. Externally, the maze is hidden

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MONA: Museum of Old and New Art

Fender Katsalidis Architects

23 Apr 2014

The client, iconoclastic art collector and cultural agitant, briefed the practice to design a private museum: a venue to exhibit both a wide variety of works from his personal collection, and his architectural and curatorial philosophies. To be known as the ‘Museum of Old and New Art' or ‘MONA', its requirements translated into a building of 9,500sqm: 6,500sqm for public exhibition

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