Austrian artist Erwin Wurm has been honored at Marseille (13) in a major retrospective organized by the city's contemporary art museum and presented in three locations: at the Cantini Museum, in the Chapel of Center of the Old Charity and the Museum of Fine Arts. On the occasion of this exhibition event, return on his personal approach to architecture.
What perfume would the Venus de Milo wear? And the Grande Odalisque? A question asked by the Officine Universelle Buly teams who are partnering with the Louvre until January 6, 2020 for an exceptional collaboration. Eight noses in charge of selecting eight masterpieces from the museum in order to create the fragrances that would correspond to these models. Unique scents enclosed in delicate bottles with a design borrowed from Art Deco.
For the third edition of its handicrafts prize, the Japanese visual artist Genta Ishizuka receives the honors of the LOEWE Foundation for his sculpture fashioned from Japanese ancestral lacquering techniques, Surface Tactility #11.
"Did you know," the wide shots of Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) actually present 3-sized thumbnails? A feat in the universe of the model that the American architect and artist James Casebere did not wait to see happen for him too, create universes (almost) livable fantasy and colorful combining reduced models and photographic work.
On the occasion of the Venice Biennale, which began 11 last May, the Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn presents "Building Bridges", a monumental sculpture symbolizing living together, helping one another love. A message of hope that is good to hear these days.
Straight out of the imagination of Van Gogh or Kandinsky, these artists' rooms brought to life by the NeoMam graphic studio offer us a trip to the heart of unique art and a real dive into iconic interiors that populate the museums of the world.
Japan has not finished surprising us. The artist collective Mé, based in Saitama, manipulates an impressive wave in a small showroom of the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo. "Contact" is a sensitive installation that changes perception, and upsets our relationship to the physical world.
As a nod to his name, Charles Pétillon offers facilities as bubbly as champagne bubbles. This is what ensures the brand of drinks Perrier-Jouët a generous installation, on the occasion of the event "Bonjour France" organized by the Embassy of France in Tokyo, and hosted in parallel by the Belle Epoque house. Epernay (51).
Milan (Italy) sees its walls peeling off for Design Week. On the Via Tortona, for the duration of the event until the 14 April, the sculpture of the artist Alex Chinneck "Remembering the Future" reveals the dazzling underside of the Spazio Quattrocento.
Definitely, Instagram is an inexhaustible source of inspiration. This is how over the course of my late scrolls, I discovered the powerful shots of Sebastian Weiss last year, which had already been the subject of a publication on our part. Since then, the photographer's talent has not weakened, quite the contrary! The proof with the series “Monolicious”, declined in three stages, which, through hypnotic clichés, makes us rediscover the iconic works of contemporary Milanese architecture.