Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .
'This year's Biennale of Sydney seems like a corrective,' writes Soo-Min Shim, 'prioritising autonomy in an international exhibition format that has all too often omitted or sidelined First Nations artists.'
In the United States, parallels have been drawn between the HIV/AIDS crisis and what is unfolding with Covid-19. These connections feed into P·P·O·W's online exhibition, Hell is a Place on Earth. Heaven is a Place in Your Head .
Zaha Hadid (1950–2016), founder of Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004. Each of her pioneering projects built on over thirty years of exploration and research in the interrelated fields of urbanism, architecture and design. Hadid completed her first building, the Vitra Fire Station, Germany in 1993. She was a professor at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.Read More
Working with office partner, Patrik Schumacher, Hadid’s work integrates natural topography and human-made systems, leading to innovation with new technologies.
The MAZZI Museum in Rome demonstrates ZHA’s quest for complex, fluid space. Other seminal buildings such as the Heydar Aliyev Center have also been hailed as architecture that transforms our ideas of the future with new spatial concepts and visionary forms.
In 2010 and 2011, ZHA’s design were awarded the Stirling Prize by the RIBA. In 2012, Hadid was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.
Text courtesy Galerie Gmurzynska.
Now in its fifth edition, Art Basel Hong Kong has become a firm annual fixture on the city’s cultural – and art collector’s – map. With almost 80,000 visitors and surprisingly robust sales reported on opening night, this edition featured a stronger selection of works than previous years, and noticeably less bling on show by 242 galleries from 34...
Though rarely mentioned in the same breath, the eighth LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair (13–18 September) in Berkeley Square, Mayfair, and the third START Art Fair (15–18 September) at Chelsea’s Saatchi Gallery share a youthful direction and eclectic content. In Chelsea, START Art Fair directed by Niru Ratnam focuses on...
The proposed structure, situated at the nexus between Collins Street and the Docklands in Melbourne’s Central Business District (CBD), boasts a total of 420 apartments, retail and office spaces, and a publicly-accessible plaza, terrace, and art space, as well as a new pedestrian link enabling commuters to access the nearby Southern Cross...
In 2010, Galerie Gmurzynska, on the occasion of its show on the great Russian liberator Kazimir Malevich, enlisted Zaha Hadid to fashion its modest storefront space in downtown Zurich into a Suprematist fantasia of exploding geometry. It was an apt pairing. At the time, Hadid’s designs spoke in a particularly Suprematist grammar: buildings...
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