'Jim Lambie: Sun Rise Sun Ra Sun Set'

Apr 14, 2015

'Jim Lambie: Sun Rise Sun Ra Sun Set'

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April 11-June 21 This is a solo exhibition of Scottish contemporary artist Jim Lambie, who was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2005 and has become well known for colorful installations constructed from everyday materials, including aluminum sheets, mirrors and vinyl tape. As a ...

'Theo Jansen: Strandbeest'

Oct 2, 2014

'Theo Jansen: Strandbeest'

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Dutch artist Theo Jansen first started creating his signature “Strandbeest” (“Beach Animal”) works in 1990. These huge objects, a combination of art and science, are made mostly out of plastic tubes and can walk by themselves using the power of the wind. Fifteen of ...

'Playing with Sound: Yuri Suzuki'

Aug 21, 2014

'Playing with Sound: Yuri Suzuki'

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All of designer-artist Yuri Suzuki’s works involve an element of play and focus on our relationship with sound, noises, music and electronics. As his first major solo exhibition in Japan, “Playing with Sound” is an interactive show that offers visitors unusual aural experiences and ...

'Playmaking'

Feb 26, 2014

'Playmaking'

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For children, going to a museum to look at art can seem boring, which is why “Playmaking” takes an interactive approach to attract a young audience. Created by four artists known for the element of fun in their works, all the installations here have ...

Can nature solve humankind's errors?

Feb 5, 2014

Can nature solve humankind's errors?

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Masato Kodama's sculptures are concerned with light, gravity and air. For him, light is a symbol of tomorrow and potential futures, gravity represents the present and the past, and air is associated with memory.

Are we all blinded by our sense of beauty?

Jun 20, 2013

Are we all blinded by our sense of beauty?

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Sophie Calle is an enigma. She is an artist, writer, photographer and filmmaker yet doesn’t work exclusively in any of these areas. She has become famous for her work in photography but her objects and later films have drawn equal attention — work that ...

Tadasu Takamine's not so 'Cool Japan'

Feb 7, 2013

Tadasu Takamine's not so 'Cool Japan'

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In May 2011, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry promoted the idea of “Cool Japan,” presenting Japanese culture as a product amid the confusing circumstances after the Great East Japan Earthquake. As Japan continues to suffer a declining population and weak economy, it ...