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Business of Design
How Akari Lanterns Are Keeping The Noguchi Museum Afloat During COVID-19

Amid COVID-19, the Noguchi Museum has managed to retain all of its staff without pay cuts, while,...

Architecture
A Cultural Institution Resembling a Suspended Cloud is Planned for Siberia

The Vienna-based architecture firm Coop Himmelb(l)au is behind the design of the Kemerovo Museum...

Design
The Museum of Fine Art Houston’s Monochromatic White Expansion Wins a Color Award

Steven Holl Architects takes home Vanceva’s annual World of Color Award with a monochromatic...

News
For The First Time, The Met Appoints Two Leaders—One of Whom is a Woman

The Met will elect Hamilton E. James and Candace K. Beinecke to replace Daniel Brodsky, the current

Partnership
An Esoteric Publisher Pops Up at MoMA’s Flagship Museum Store

With a catalogue full of titles blurring the line between art and literature, Siglio is subverting...

Art
The Helsinki Biennial, Now Delayed Until 2021, Champions Finnish Artists

It may be delayed until 2021 due to the coronavirus, but the citywide showcase is on track to give...

The Vanguard
Neri Oxman and Sir Norman Foster on the Future of Design

The venturesome Oxman talks experimental materials and lunar habitation with the renowned architect.

Art
Designer Duro Olowu Brings His Maximalist Sensibility and Cosmopolitan Eye to Chicago Museum Show

The Nigerian-born British fashion innovator is borrowing art from public and private collections...

Design
To Collect Radical Italian Design, Resilience Required

Design collector and Surface consulting creative director Dennis Freedman spent more than...

Surface Travel Awards
The Standout Cultural Institution Debuts of 2019

A museum inspired by a desert rose in Doha, a Canadian library festooned with curvaceous red cedar,

On The Rise
For This Architectural Curator, Buildings Are Not The Main Event

For Storefront for Art and Architecture executive director José Esparza Chong Cuy, humanity...

EXHIBITION
A Career Retrospective of Nam June Paik, The Father of Video Art, Arrives at London’s Tate Modern Right on Time

As we find ourselves locked to the screen and drowning in its contents, there's perhaps no better...

Art
Delvaux Commemorates Its Own History with a Museum

The new art space is the latest erected by a fashion brand aiming to bolster its cachet.

ART
Enter Artechouse, Manhattan’s Sprawling New Digital Art Mecca

Artechouse is bringing the world’s most intricate digital projection technology—as well as a...

Architecture
Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Others Pitch New Visions of The La Brea Tar Pits

Along with the veteran firm, Dorte Mandrup and WEISS/MANFREDI have offered proposals for rehabbing...