Monday, 08 April 2013 15:50

Icon 119: Design Art

The Salone del Mobile is much more than an annual furniture tradeshow. Entire districts of the city come to life with installations and exhibitions that seem to be as much about art as design. In this issue we look at artists who have ventured into both architecture and furniture design, including Donald Judd, Jorge Pardo, Rachel Whiteread and Joep van Lieshout.

Published in NEWS

Some artists take a very hands-on approach to architecture – digging it up, twisting it and slicing it up. We meet Mary Ellen Carroll, who is rotating a suburban house, and Richard Wilson, who punctures and dissects buildings.

Published in Features
Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:18

Surreal House

The surrealists make themselves at home in the Barbican.

Published in Review