Friday, 04 September 2015 00:00

Take an Object, MoMA

From lightbulbs and chairs to flags and bedclothes, this show traces artists’ engagement with everyday objects that might have been disregarded, says Laura McLean-Ferris

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Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

Anthology of Finnish Fashion

Design Museum, Helsinki
5 June – 20 September 2015

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Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

Hannah Collins

Camden Arts Centre, London
4 July – 13 September 2015

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National Museum, Warsaw
20 May – 30 August 2015

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Wellcome Collection, London
22 July – 18 October 2015

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The Art Institute of Chicago
19 September 2015 – 3 January 2016

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Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
5 June – 27 September 2015

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Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

Alien She

Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland
3 September 2015 – 9 January 2016

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Wednesday, 22 July 2015 00:00

Making Africa

By avoiding “African issues”, Vitra’s pair of exhibitions present a far more compelling portrait of a multi-faceted, multi-vocal continent, writes Debika Ray

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Thursday, 25 June 2015 00:00

Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime

Will Wiles is gripped by an exhibition that exposes the links between art and crime like luminol on a blood-spattered carpet

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Wednesday, 13 May 2015 01:00

CDW 2015: Top events

Clerkenwell Design Week kicks off next week with a programme of talks, exhibitions, installations, workshops and parties. Here are some of Icon's favourites

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Tuesday, 12 May 2015 01:00

Postmodernism in Finland

In the land of modernism, PoMo was always going to be on the margins – but that made it all the more unsettling, says Crystal Bennes of an exhibition in Helsinki that ends on Sunday

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Tuesday, 12 May 2015 01:00

Magnificent Obsessions at the Barbican

The objects hoarded by artists make for a dizzyingly stimulating show, says Christopher Turner, but they lose some of their magic away from the intimacy of the studio

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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 16:59

Snøhetta – World Architecture

Dansk Arkitektur Center, Copenhagen
19 June – 27 September 2015

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Wednesday, 01 April 2015 01:00

All Of This Belongs To You

As the British general election draws closer, an exhibition at the V&A looks at the role of art, architecture and design in public life

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Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00

Guy Bourdin

John Jervis welcomes a retrospective that focuses on the photographer’s 1970s heyday – when his sharp, surreal images helped to define the fashion industry

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Tuesday, 10 February 2015 15:58

Alvar Aalto: Second Nature

A superb exhibition in Weil am Rhein dispels the myth of Aalto as a Finnish romantic. His was a modernism without borders, writes Tim Abrahams

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Friday, 30 January 2015 00:00

Postmodernism

Works by Jouko Järvisalo, Markku Salo and the Memphis Milano are on display as part of the Design Museum Helsinki's exhibition of postmodernist design, which started on 30 January

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Monday, 12 January 2015 16:52

Architecture in Uniform

What did architects do in the war and what did the war do for architects? An exhibition at the Maxxi Museum in Rome, first held in Montreal in 2011, examines these questions – here's Fatema Ahmed's original review

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Friday, 21 November 2014 15:42

Seroxat, Smirnoff, THC: Laura Oldfield Ford

For an exhibition at the Stanley Picker Gallery, the artist turns her attention to the "self-medicating" suburbs, which decay as the inner city is fortified by foreign capital, says Hannah Gregory

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