Museums

Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting

Esrawe Studio

22 Apr 2014

This exhibition at the High Museum in Atlanta features more than 120 paintings and drawings by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, including an important group of photographs by artists who captured the couple's shared passion for each other and for Mexico's revolutionary culture during the 1920s and 1930s. The exhibition is co-organised by the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, the High Museum of Art,

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Delfina Foundation

studio octopi

22 Apr 2014

Studio Octopi won the Delfina Foundation project through an invited competition organised by Nous Collaborative. Originally located at 29 Catherine Place in an Edwardian townhouse in Victoria, the Foundation has expanded into the adjacent building, giving it a combined area total of 4,564 square feet. The redevelopment has increased the number of residents at one time from four to eight, as well

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Contemporary Art Center Córdoba

Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos S.L.P.

22 Apr 2014

Architecture is always feeding on images concealed in our memory. Ideas that at some point become clear and unexpectedly mark the outset of a project. Perhaps for this reason the echoes of the Hispano-Muslim culture still present in Córdoba have unconsciously meant more than a margin note in this project. In contrast to the homogeneity that globalized civilization seems to impose in all

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Bennie G. Thompson Academic & Civil Rights Research Center

Duvall Decker Architects, P.A.

22 Apr 2014

Any site is the ground of a culture, a history, a landscape, and is poised to let its people continue their story. At Tougaloo College the character of the ground is intense and palpable, an active participant in the meaning of the place. This historically black liberal arts institution proudly lives its mission, 'Where History Meets the Future'. Founded on a former slave plantation, the campus

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Danish National Maritime Museum

Kossmann.dejong

06 Mar 2014

Kossmann.dejong has designed the display for the Danish National Maritime Museum in Helsingør. The new building, designed by BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), is placed around a former dry dock and the exhibition spaces are all underground. In order to make Denmark's infamous maritime history attractive to a broad audience, Kossmann.dejong visualised a metaphor of a journey. The 5000 m2

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