Chicago, New York and Los Angels have now new architecture and design shows to offer you during this year. United States is hosting seven new shows and Design Contract is happy to present them to you. Take a look:
1- Ron Arad: Pressed Flowers
Ron Arad is an Israeli designer, artist and architect. Pressed Flowers series was premiered at the Designs Museum Holon is Israel in 2014. Inspired by the production of automobiles, is a reference to the mass-produced vintage Fiat 500s that Arad has crushed into two dimensions. Will take place at Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York in February 12-March 14.
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2- Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio
Heatherwick Studio is a London-based firm established by Thomas Heatherwick. The firm recently premiered its design for London’s Garden Bridge, which was noted as the most controversial proposal of British architecture in 2014. This show marks the firm’s first retrospective show in the U.S.. Will be start at February 20 until May 24 at Hammer Museum, Los Angeles .
3- Latin America in Construction: Architecture from 1955-1980
For the Museum of Modern Art’s 60th anniversary of the 1955 exhibition “Latin American Architecture since 1945,” the museum will feature an updated study of architecture production across both Central and South America. The exhibit will include vintage film, commissioned photographs, various models of Oscar Niemeyer’s projects in Brasilia, university campus construction projects, and era- and region-defining architecture. An incredible exhibition at March 29-July 15.
4- Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft, and Design, Midcentury and Today
The showcase “Pathmakers” will be presenting in April 28-September 27 at Museum of Arts and Design (MAD). A study of midcentury female designers and their personal influences on design practice through their engagement with craft and making.
5- David Adjaye
In September 19-January 3, 2016 at Art Institute of Chicago will be possible to see David Adjaye portfolio where you can appreciate his Britain residences, his offices in London, New York, Berlin and Accra, and his work on the Smithsonian National Museum of African American Culture and History in Washington, D.C.
Hosted by Creative Directors Joseph Grima and Sarah Herda, this show is the first American architecture biennial. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has created a plan to reclaim the city as a capital for global architecture that includes two main features: a design competition for Chicago’s waterfront, and a commission for new work by Architectural Photographer Iwan Baan. You can attend in October 5-January 3, 2016 at Chicago Cultural Center.
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum will showcase work from 2014 and 2015, with 2012 designs being the earliest to be showcased. The display will feature roughly 65 designers from international backgrounds, as well as a wide range of design disciplines, such as architecture, media design, fashion design, and product design. In December 15-May, 2016
All this New U.S Architecture and Design Shows will honor the industry as a whole, as well as recognize innovative and creative forms of architecture and Design. Which one will you attend? 🙂
Source: Contract Magazine