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Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

7:30 pm

Melides, Portugal Residence by Pedro Reis

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Contemporist brings focus to a residence in Melides, Portugal, 90 minutes south of Lisbon, designed by architect Pedro Reis. The footprint on the home breaks the construction into two connected areas: ” the light upper volume recalls the synthetic image…

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

4:13 pm

James Ensor

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An important figure in the Belgian avant-garde of the late 19th-century, James Ensor is subject of an exhibition at MOMA exploring his contributions to modernism. 120 works are presented highlighting an allegorical use of light and the artists deep interest…

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Friday, November 7th, 2008

4:31 pm

Rothko at the Tate Modern

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The Tate Modern’s Rothko exhibition opened on September 26. Revolving around Rothko’s later works, and his works in series, the show explores his strategies of repetition and variations on single themes. Complementing the on-site is a well conceived web portion…

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Monday, October 20th, 2008

9:15 pm

Cold War Modern at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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One of the greatest strengths of the V&A (outside its astounding collections) is the organization of comprehensive and nuanced exhibitions related to distinct periods of design history. Art Deco and Modernism have been fleshed out, and now attention is turned…

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