The Alvar Aalto Museum’s main exhibition this year, The Cultivated Landscape of Alvar Aalto, showcases Alvar Aalto’s design with the emphasis on the connection between architecture and the surrounding landscape and nature. The affinity between Aalto’s production and nature is an oft-repeated theme, but analysis of buildings with regard to landscape architecture is still an under-researched topic.
This French lawyer specialising in European and copyright law has lived in Brussels for 30 years. Convinced that art and design are sources of innovation and drivers of societal change, he founded KEA, a research agency that aims to support the potential of cultural and creative companies.
Berlin Art Glass debuted their new lighting brand ANALOG in Alcova Sassetti last Milan Design Week. The first series of this brand is called On Movement and Material and is created in collaboration with Philip Weber, the new Artistic Director of this cultural institution. He took the time to sit down with TLmag and talk about the lighting brand and his new position.
This summer, Galerie Templon will be filled with the spectacular woven work of Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota. Two in-situ installations and a series of new sculptures explore the “Inner Universe” that some may see as the mind, others as consciousness, and which transcends the body, connecting beings to each other.
Greek artist Athina Ioannou maximizes and reinterprets painting through minimal and economic means. Her sensuous ‘abstract’ painting – what she refers to as ‘plus-painting’ – arises from the ‘intensification’ of ready-made carriers through the patient all-over saturation of her work with linseed oil.
TLmagazine caught up with curator Siegrid Demyttenaere, to explore the exceptional curatorial framework of the Kleureyck exhibition in Design Museum Gent.
Designer Alexandre Chary is currently spending time between France and China, all the while exploring new approaches in his practice. He collaborates with various design groups, artists, and craftsmen from both sides of the world. TLmagazine caught up with him to talk about his work and presentation, which is also being featured at Spazio Nobile gallery.
Jörg Bräuer pursues his poetic and aesthetic quest, focusing on landscapes, architecture and still lifes with a pictorial quality that exposes the finer details with great depth and contrast, revealing the restrained beauty that inhabits the unknown world around us.
TLmagazine speaks to visual artist Åsa Jungnelius in light of the uncomfortable circumstances caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Especially now, her methodology and materialization sparks interesting perspectives and discussions.