Tag: Design

Art & Design students showcase work at Makers Fair – FE News

Students from our Level 3 Art & Design course recently had the chance to take part in a local Makers Fair, during Saltaire Arts Trail, a popular arts event run over the May bank holiday by Saltaire Inspired – an arts charity, creating quality contemporary arts events in unique settings. This was a fantastic opportunity for the students, gaining experience of running their own ...

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Artist Michael Armitage to design new £1 coin

Rishi Sunak reveals that Michael Armitage will design a new £1 coin entering into circulation early 2023 The new design will celebrate the culture, creativity, heritage and history of the UK in the 21st century. Michael Armitage is the son of a Yorkshireman and Kikuyu mother and spent his childhood in East Africa before training as an artist in Britain. During a Royal College ...

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Gallery-goers take a twisted trip and history’s visionaries set sail – the week in art | Art and design

Exhibition of the weekDreamachineA hallucinatory visual experience that promises to subvert your senses. Judging by the health form you have to fill in, it’s pretty intense. At various locations including London, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh from 10 May.Also showingPhoto LondonNick Knight, Frank Horvat, Polly Braden and many more feature in this cornucopia of photography. Somerset House, London, from 12 to 15 May.Victoria CantonsSharply painted, ...

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Mercedes reveals new F1 art rear wing NFT design for Miami

In collaboration with team sponsor FTX, the cryptocurrency exchange, a range of digital collectibles have been released for the Miami weekend. These include special designs from artist Mad Dog Jones, whose artwork featuring a Mercedes F1 car will adorn the rear wings of both Lewis Hamilton and George Russell in Miami. After the race weekend, Mercedes and FTX will auction off the rear wings, ...

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Anonymous, anti-capitalist and awe-inspiring: were crop circles actually great art? | Art and design

As the sun rose over Wiltshire, Hampshire and Gloucestershire in the summer of 1989, farmers discovered that their swaying fields of barley, wheat and oats had been used to host a new phenomenon: crop circles. They reached their apotheosis during those balmy months, thanks to a sudden proliferation and blanket mainstream media coverage, but the narrative was dominated by discussions of possible alien visitation ...

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Controversial Design, Hazy Renewal of Abstraction – ARTnews.com

The most significant aspect of this year’s Whitney Biennial is its exhibition design. For the first time since 2016, the museum’s fifth floor has been restored to its Renzo Piano-designed primordial state, forgoing walls in favor of a field of fragmented, Tetris-like half-walls arranged in no discernible order or pattern, bookended by city and Hudson River views. The sixth floor, by contrast, is a ...

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UNESCO Revises Design for Mosul’s Iconic Al-Nuri Mosque – ARTnews.com

An ancient prayer hall has been discovered beneath Mosul’s iconic Al-Nuri Mosque in Iraq, forcing UNESCO to revise its restoration plan for the monument, which was heavily damaged by Isis. UNESCO is rebuilding the complex in partnership with the government of the United Arab Emirates government, with the winning design selected from an international design competition. During the excavations, a team of archaeologists and ...

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Ukraine’s best loved artist: ‘Once again a symbol of survival in the midst of a dictator’s war’ | Art and design

At the 1937 International Exposition in Paris, two colossal pavilions faced each other down. One was Hitler’s Germany, crowned with a Nazi eagle. The other was Stalin’s Soviet Union, crowned with a statue of a worker and a peasant holding hands. It was a symbolic clash at a moment when right and left were fighting to the death in Spain. But somewhere inside the ...

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