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UCCA to Expand, Adjaye Designs Ghanaian Hospitals—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE ARCHITECTURE BLOTTER IS OVERFLOWING. Ghana said it will use a design by David Adjaye to create 101 hospitals throughout the country, Quartz reports. In France, on the Côte d’Azur, two storied modernist homes have reopened for tours after extensive renovations: Eileen Gray‘s E-1027, and Le Corbusier‘s Cabanon, according to Dezeen  (which has photos). In New York, the debate is raging about ...

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Artist Billy Apple Dies, Jeff Koons Designs BMW—and More Art New – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines NEW ZEALAND’S BILLY APPLE, A POP ART PIONEER, died this morning at 85. Born Barrie Bates in Auckland, Apple adopted his memorable surname after graduating from the Royal College of Art in London in 1962. Shortly after, he decamped to New York, where Pop was rising. His irreverent works toyed with marketing and commerce, and ...

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Damien Hirst Designs Drake Album Cover—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines DAMIEN HIRST HAS STRUCK AGAIN. The British artist has created the cover for Drake’s hotly anticipated new album, Certified Lover Boy, and it is a doozy, consisting of a dozen iterations of the “pregnant woman” emoji atop a white background. The spare effort “has everyone scratching their heads,” Complex reports, while Business Insider says that “everyone from Lil Nas ...

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CCD designs restaurant within Chinese brick art installation

Dine within termite-like mounds in Yunnan Province restaurant Step inside immersive, red brick land art structures by local artist Luo Xu Art and architecture can be powerful forces when it comes to enhancing the dining experience; and when the two disciplines are combined in the right way the results can be spectacular, as this new restaurant in China demonstrates. Designed by Hong Kong architecture studio Cheng ...

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Death row inmate designs garden installation by instructing university students through letters

Timothy Young has sent directions for a participatory garden project entitled Solitary Garden conceived by the artist Jackie Sumell © Steve Kurtz Barring Freedom, a bi-coastal initiative organised by three American universities, aims to tackle the criminal justice system—a subject that is gathering momentum in the art world—with an exhibition, a participatory art project, an educational website and virtual events featuring political and social ...

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See David Adjaye’s Designs for a New Museum of West African Art – ARTnews.com

David Adjaye has quickly risen to the status of one of today’s most sought-after museum architects, with upcoming projects including a new home for New York’s Studio Museum in Harlem and a revamped Princeton University Art Museum in New Jersey. Add to these projects another, whose designs were revealed on Friday: the Edo Museum of West African Art, which is slated to open in ...

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Greenville artist designs her art around holidays | Local News

Greenville artist Maegan Kirschner enjoys celebrating holidays. At present, Halloween decor permeates the Kirschner home on Henry Street, and one of the artist’s personally designed dollhouses has a Halloween theme complete with eerie creatures and tiny bottles of mysterious potions.In addition, this year Kirschner commemorates the Day of the Dead with unique original postcards.“The Day of the Dead postcards came about because at the ...

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