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Thank You


Today architect Lella Vignelli passed away here in New York. Lella was together with her husband Massimo the guiding force and example in the life of many young designers and architects in… Read More…


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Chronicles of an Art Drifter 3Q15


[/caption] As promised I would give an update of my travels every quarter. The third quarter brought me back to NY in July, where amongst other places I spend some time in… Read More…


CHRONICLES OF AN ART DRIFTER 2Q15


In response to the many signs of appreciation over the first art report, I would like to share with you some of my global art travel notes from the second quarter of… Read More…


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WHAT


What is most remarkable about Thomas Housago’s new installation Moun Room at Hauser & Wirth is that, though it is the artist’s first questioning of the world of art-as-space, he hits the… Read More…


MASSIMO VIGNELLI 1931-2014


Design Standard. Italian-American designer Massimo Vignelli died at his home on 67th Street in New York on May 27th. Massimo and his wife Lella were the first designers I worked for when… Read More…


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CCTV Headquarters by Rem Koolhaas, Beijing


Saw the future yesterday. The renowned CCTV Headquarters building in Beijing, created for the China Central Television company by Rem Koolhaas, possibly his most provocative, unconventional and daring structure to date. I… Read More…


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Architectural Heaven at Leti 360° Resort, Kumaon, India


I’m not easily trumpeting architectural accomplishments, but credit where credit is due. For some years, a very industrious team of craftsman and technicians have been working at an incredible body of work… Read More…


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The Nasser D. Khalili Collection at the Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam


Mixing in 19th century Occidental fantasies about the Orient—such as flying carpets and the mystery of the Fata Morgana—with the visual dialogue arising from a myriad of similarities between Occidental and Oriental… Read More…