Vienna’s Museum für angewandte Kunst (Museum of Applied Arts or MAK) was founded in 1863 as a new type of accessible forum for the emerging fields of industrial art and design.
The Carpenters Workshop Gallery in Paris presents the solo exhibition Slow Motion with 19 new and recent works by Dutch artist Aldo Bakker for the first time in France. Crossing the boundaries between art and design, the objects slowly reveal their ambiguous forms and meaning as each one has its own character and singular appearance.
Masataka Hosoo, innovator and president of HOSOO, a Kyoto-based traditional kimono textile maker, is bringing Nishijin-ori weaving techniques and textiles to the forefront of the design and fashion scenes worldwide. TLmag sat down with him to talk about HOSOO Studies: an ongoing R&D project that aims to create a modern perspective surrounding the relationship between human beings and textiles since ancient times.
TLmag contributor Lara Chapman takes us through the monochromatic images of Polish photographer Joanna Piotrowska, whose uneasy visuals and refusal to create easily digestible images ask us to embrace the discomfort of uncertainty.
Since launching the Fondation Thalie in Brussels in 2018, in a popular neighbourhood for contemporary art galleries, patron, author, curator, and art collector Nathalie Guiot has hatched an assortment of multidisciplinary projects that resonate more than ever, as an invitation to expand our field of possibilities.
Ragnar Kjartansson, the Icelandic artist’s performance and video work, mines the experience of monotony with its repetition and a stretched duration.