Tag: Design

Embroidered visions of a peaceful Palestine – in pictures | Art and design

Jordan Nassar was born and raised in New York by his Palestinian-American father and Polish-American mother. “The fight for Palestinian equality is very important in my family,” he says. “My father, a psychiatrist, spent his life helping people there.” Nassar was a crafty child, into origami and kirigami, and then he progressed to embroidery. “It’s the most recognisable element of Palestinian culture, something I ...

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Swooping, nesting, preening: Australian birds in the wild – in pictures | Art and design

With a strong focus on endemic species, Australian Birds in Pictures, compiled by the late wildlife photographer Matthew Jones and the bird photographer Duade Paton, showcases a range of wildlife in their natural habitats Main image: Splendid fairy-wren, Round Hill, New South WalesSplendid by name and splendid by colour, this all-blue fairy-wren is a gem of the bush and one of Australia’s most-loved bird ...

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Van Gogh’s self-portraits and colossal venues: 2022’s best art and architecture | Art and design

ArtVan Gogh Self-PortraitsFrom a portrait of the artist as a young man in Paris in 1886 and the artist in his mirror with a bandaged ear (from the Courtauld’s own collection), to Van Gogh’s self-portrait with a palette, painted not long before he killed himself. Featuring more than 15 works, can this really be the first ever show dedicated to his self-portraits, from every ...

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The year the lights came back on – the best art and architecture of 2021 | Art and design

Adrian Searle’s best art shows of the year5. Derek Jarman: Protest!Manchester Art Gallery until 10 AprilWith Jarman’s paintings as its core, this retrospective looks at the development of this restless spirit who moved first into theatre and movie design, and then into film-making. The show also charts his radicalisation as an HIV-positive artist in the mid-1980s. With music videos for the Smiths and Pet ...

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A photographer’s backdrops move to the foreground – in pictures | Art and design

Photographer Katherine Anne Rose found her Glasgow studio filling up with rolls of coloured backdrops. She began layering the coloured backgrounds pinned up on her studio walls, cutting them into grid formations, snipping and layering. “What I do with this paper doesn’t really have a name,” she says. “It’s not origami and I struggle to even say what these are… so I call them ...

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See Photos From Artnet and Maestro Dobel Tequila’s Miami Art Week Event Celebrating Mexico’s Contemporary Art and Design Community

It took a while, but soon enough, the traffic up Collins Avenue started flowing as freely as the Dobel cocktails at Ocho, the expansive rooftop bar atop Soho Beach House Miami, on the evening of November 30. Guests came to toast the second consecutive year of a partnership between Artnet and Maestro Dobel Tequila, forged in support of Mexico’s Pocoapoco, an arts residency and ...

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From Miami to the metaverse! Art Basel hits Florida – in pictures | Art and design

Artist Portrait with a Candle, 2013This image, by the Serbian artist Marina Abramović, is from the series Places of Power, which consists of works made on trips to Brazil, beginning in 2012, where the artists sought out ‘people and places of power’. Traversing more than 3,000 miles, Abramović met and interacted with shamans, members of religious sects, herbalists and a psychic surgeon. Artist Portrait ...

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