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SUPERHEROS // 24th November 2014

To celebrate his first Asian exhibition, Jeff Koons is paying tribute to superheroes and comics book. Widely known for his pop culture influence, Koons went for the 60’s monster comics – Hulk – in his current Hong Kong exhibtion “Hulk Elvis” at the Gagosian gallery, showing machined bronze sculptures and paintings mix of nudes and … Continue reading

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TIME KILLER // 17th November 2014

With his current project “Good Medecine Tastes Bitter”, Weng Xinyu a graduate of the Bauhaus University, created objects that mimic human emotions and misbehave when left alone. “Time Killer” is a clock with a blade that slowly saws itself down when not watched and When you leave the room, is put on hold whenever it … Continue reading

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BREAKING THE WALL // 10th November 2014

On November 9th, at night, the Berlin Wall fell down leading the way to the Reunification of Germany. During its nearly 30 years of existence, the Wall was untouchable. The wall is of course a strong historical symbol but also became an artistic monument thanks to the hundreds of artists who came after the fall … Continue reading

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BODY AND MIND // 3rd November 2014

It took twelve people ten days to transform the great entrance hall of Paris’ Palais de Tokyo into 50 meters long maze of accessible translucent passageways reaching a total height of 6 meters. Showing until January 2015, the group exhibition “Inside” allows you to walk through this tape installation as a metaphor for an inside … Continue reading

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POSITIVE PROVOCATION // 27th October 2014

This year the Paris contemporary art fair – FIAC – ended with the Marcel Duchamp award, named after one of the most recognized contemporary artists. The award aims at supporting fresh and French young artists and the 2014 edition went to Julien Prévieux. With his previous work the installation “Forget the Money”, Julien Prévieux presented … Continue reading

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EMOTICONS // 20th October 2014

Acclaimed architect Sam Jacob recently used widely used emoji on the digital world to describe landscapes from the real world. “What if by using pictures to augment the ways we describe places and landscapes we are also making places and landscapes? Perhaps the emoji characters will become building blocks of new kinds of landscape that … Continue reading

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BAUHAUS // 6th October 2014

Berlin’s Bauhaus Archive Museum for Design was identity-less since 1960. While the purpose of the “Bauhaus-Archiv Museum für Gestaltung” is to put all its efforts into preserving the Bauhaus’ identity and traces, the museum never really focused on its own identity. With a growing number of visitors and the opening of a new building in … Continue reading

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HEAD UP IN THE CLOUDS // 29th September 2014

Japanese architecture firm Tetsuo Kondo collaborated with German firm Transsolar a climate engineering firm to create indoor cloud projects. The first joint production named “Cloudscapes” was showcased at the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale. This time around the installation is invading the Sunken Garden of the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT). How to end up … Continue reading

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3D HOUSE // 22nd September 2014

This summer 3D printing reached a new milestone. A Chinese company succeeded in building a set of 10 houses in 24 hours. WinSun Decoration Design Engineering built the houses in Shanghai using four giant 3D printers, each of 10 meters wide and 6.6 meters high. The houses were printed in pieces and then put together. … Continue reading

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