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Jean Jullien, Phone, 2014

Kemistry Gallery unveils first exhibition since closure

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

The gallery, which lost its permanent studio space in 2014, is putting on its first exhibition since closure to raise awareness of its campaign to relocate.

Dippy the Diplodocus

Dippy the Diplodocus is on the move in Natural History Museum overhaul Video

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Dippy, who has occupied the Natural History Museum’s entrance hall for 35 years, is to be replaced by a Blue Whale in an overhaul led by Casson Mann.

Candy

A 13-tonne carpet of candy in China

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

New York- and London-based duo Craig & Karl have created an installation comprising 13 tonnes of sweets in the Chinese city of Chengdu.

Richard Mosse, Airside

Staging disorder at LCC

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

An exhibition of constructed conflict photography has opened at the London College of Communication. 

Blackpool

Blackpool seeks designers for town museum, promising “this will be no conventional museum”

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

Blackpool Council says the new museum, opening in 2018, will be “immersive, participatory and inclusive”.

Printed Matter Eleven

Limited edition prints by Peter Blake and Shepard Fairey

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Printed Matter exhibition showcases work by big names from the art and design world.

Cheltenham

Mr B & Friends designs identity for The Cheltenham Trust

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

The consultancy has created the identity for Cheltenham’s newly-established cultural hub.

Test section of hive structure

UK Pavilion begins to take shape

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 | By Tom Banks

Work has started on the beehive-themed UK Pavilion for Milan Expo 2015 which will succeed Thomas Heatherwick’s Seed Cathedral.

Blow Up, Untitled 1, 2007, Ori Gersht © Ori Gersht, Private Collection

Revelations: an exhibition of scientific discovery

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Revelations: Experiments in Photography at the Science Museum showcases the influence of 19th century scientific photos on contemporary art.

nendo

A geometric box of chocolates

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

Japanese consultancy Nendo has designed nine 26mm³ chocolates into different geometric shapes to represent different textures.

Kazimir Malevich

Adventures of the Black Square: an abstract art exhibition

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

The display of works at the Whitechapel Gallery showcases the roots and developments of abstraction from 1915 to the present day, based on Kazimir Malevich’s “black square” painting.

Gary McCann's design of operetta Die Fledermaus

Shining a spotlight on the “Cinderella" discipline of theatre design

Wed, 14 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

An exhibition celebrating the last four years of theatre set, costume and installation design has opened at Nottingham Trent University, hosted by the Society of British Theatre Designers. 

Index

Can a typeface promote unity? We look at two Arabic/Hebrew fonts Video

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 | By Sarah Dawood

We chat to two Israeli designers about Arabic/Hebrew typefaces they have created in a bid to create unity between the two languages.

Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson, Song for Coal

Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s Song for Coal

Mon, 12 Jan 2015 | By Sam Warner

The designers of a new installation say they want to create a state of contemplation on the impact of coal.

Index

National Maritime Museum plots £3.9m West Wing refurb

Fri, 9 Jan 2015 | By Angus Montgomery

London’s National Maritime Museum is seeking exhibition designers as it plans a £3.9 million refurbishment of its West Wing.


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