Open floor plans are less open than we think—and ripe for intervention. Oppenheimer’s latest effort is on view at the Pérez Art Museum Miami.
The artist and composer stages her latest entanglement of bodies, spaces, and sounds at the Biennale de Montréal this October.
Navigating the concentric interiors of the Glass Pavilion at the Toledo Museum of Art, the building unfolds along a serpentine walkway. Through the museum’s glass walls, the view opens uninterrupted.
An exhibition of photographs from three series, exploring absence, decomposition and dislocation. Shot in Cape Town and New Orleans, subjects vary from migrants in their intimate spaces, empty beds, and ruined houses.
From the destruction of King George’s likeness at Bowling Green, to the paving over of Native American earthworks, to the debasement of Penn Station and the ongoing disappearing acts of ballparks and churches, it’s becoming more and more clear that American architecture is an architecture of impermanence.
Artist Mário Ramiro on the work of Lucia Koch. WEB EXTRA: Watch Koch’s collaborative animation, Olinda-Celeste!
Brooklyn poet Christian Hawkey and Swedish painter Mamma Andersson begin this correspondence with a rumination on memory, architecture, and turtles.
“What we are looking at in these museum restorations is the society’s superego, what a society thinks of itself, and how it thinks it should be seen by itself. This is what individuals do to a room. Again this same theme. It’s the exteriorization of the soul life or of personal values.”
If you go to Rome and ask about Zaha Hadid’s plans for the new Centre for Contemporary Arts, people respond, “Yes, she’s got the commission, but will the building be built?” An architect’s worst nightmare? Probably.
Pipilotti Rist is a master at combining environments, imagery, sound, and video to create an alternate reality.
Artist Lorna Simpson has turned from photography to film, creating three-dimensional installations on voyeurism, betrayal and desire. She has returned to photography for her show, Gathered, up at the Brooklyn Museum through Aug. 21.
This First Proof contains Casebere’s photograph Tunnels, 1995. Courtesy of the Artist.
Installation view of Zooligisches Museum by Candida Hofer.
Susan Hiller’s Secrets of Sunset Beach from her 1987–90 photoseries.