Art & Education

Established in New York in January 2006 as a joint venture between e-flux and Artforum, Art & Education reaches an international network of more than 80,000 visual-art professionals and academics on a daily basis through its website and e-mail list. Its news digest—Art & Education announcements—distributes information about some of the world’s most important contemporary... Continue Reading →

Corrosion Resistant Materials

There are three types of materials that are ideally suited for working around salt water. These are stainless steel, aluminum and plastics. Stainless Steel Stainless steel (SS) is probably the best material to use our around saw water as far as durability goes. There are many grades of stainless steel and some or more corrosion... Continue Reading →

Tokujin Yoshioka crystallizes swan lake and rose

monumental crystallized artworks by japanese artist tokujin yoshioka, exhibited in all forms and facets make up the solo show ‘tokujin yoshioka – crystallize’, at museum of contemporary art tokyo. amongst the seven stranded, crystal ‘spider’s thread chair’ (which designboom has previously covered here) and the towering, chromatic architectural work ‘rainbow room’  (see designboom’s coverage here)... Continue Reading →

Tschumi Park de la Villette

Bernard Tschumi's theories on architecture, developed in the 1970's through gallery installations, texts and "advertisements" (left) focused on contemporary society's disjunction between use, form and social values, rendering any relationship between the three to be both impossible and obsolete. His thoughts on disjunction led to the design of the Parc de la Villette in Paris,... Continue Reading →

Robert Smithson

Robert Smithson (January 2, 1938 – July 20, 1973) was an American artist famous for his use of photography in relation to sculpture and land art. His early exhibited artworks were collage works influenced by homoerotic drawings and clippings from beefcake magazines", science fiction, and early pop art. He primarily identified himself as a painter during this time, but... Continue Reading →

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