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Josef Hartwig

by Friday, September 15, 2017

Following an idea, exploring the possibilities, and realizing its full potential can be a powerful tool for any artist. Josef Hartwig was a German designer who taught at the famous Bauhaus school, the most influential art institute of the 20th century, one whose approach to teaching, and understanding art’s relationship to society and technology, had ...

Design Indaba Festival 2017

by Saturday, September 2, 2017

All arenas of the Design Indaba Festival 2017 came together in one immersive, highly sensorial, creative experience. For the first time this year, we a creative director to lead the conception and building of an Afro-centric dreamscape. In addition to the talks you’ve come to know and love, the Artscape was filled with activations, installations, ...

Janine Antoni

by Saturday, August 12, 2017

Janine Antoni was born in Freeport, Bahamas, in 1964. She received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College in New York, and earned her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1989. Antoni’s work blurs the distinction between performance art and sculpture. Transforming everyday activities such as eating, bathing, and sleeping into ways of ...

Constantin Brâncusi

by Monday, July 31, 2017

Constantin Brancusi is often regarded as the most important sculptor of the twentieth century. His visionary sculptures often exemplify ideal and archetypal representations of their subject matter. Bearing laconic titles such as Fish, Princess X, and Bird in Space, his sculptures are deceptively simple, with their reduced forms aiming to reveal hidden truths. Unlike the ...

Edmund de Waal

by Saturday, July 15, 2017

Edmund de Waal's art and literature speak to his enduring fascination with the nature of objects, and the narratives of their collection and display. A potter since childhood and an acclaimed writer, his obsession with porcelain or “white gold” has led to encounters with many people and places that help deepen his understanding of the ...