Tuesday, 21 October 2014 09:34

Kazimir Malevich at Tate Modern

Tate Modern's retrospective captures the exuberance of an artist too busy running his own revolution to be tied down by party doctrine, finds Agata Pyzik

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The Anatomy of a Building, a retrospective of the architect's work, opens today at his grade I-listed RCP building

Published in GALLERY
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 10:57

Beyond the Supersquare

Claire Barliant salutes a brave and overdue attempt to unravel the legacy of modernist architecture in Latin America, but the theme is too tangled for just one show

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This year’s British Pavilion was FAT’s final project. Here, founding director Sam Jacob recalls how the practice trawled archives and attics to piece together the history of British modernism, and attempt to reclaim it for the present day

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Crow’s Eye View at the Venice Biennale depicts how modern architecture developed in both South and North Korea, highlighting the different paths the two countries have taken

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The recipient of this year’s Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Biennale tells Christopher Turner about her influential career and why she thinks architecture is at an extraordinary moment

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Los Angeles International was the seminal jet-age airport and its designers William Pereira and Charles Luckman, the first jet-age modernists. It set the model for how we fly today and established the aesthetic for much of America's military-industrial complex.

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Mexican architect Frida Escobedo has rejected labels, genres and stylistic rigour in favour of a casual approach that mixes modernism with ornamental and populist traditions. Now her bold, celebratory designs are gaining international recognition

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Over the past 50 years, São Paulo’s architects have developed a distinctive concrete modernism that is at once monumental and intimate – solid as a fortress, but inviting everybody in. Among the city’s endless skyscrapers, it has resulted in some of the liveliest public spaces on Earth.

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The Hungarian architect Stefan Sebök worked with legends of the Bauhaus and of Soviet constructivism. A new book reveals more about his work but, as Edwin Heathcote discovers, Sebök himself remains elusive.

Published in Review
Friday, 30 November 2012 00:00

A New Kind of Bleak

Sukhdev Sandhu finds that Owen Hatherley’s Angry Young Man approach to the banality of modern Britain is as bracing as ever.

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Dieter Rams’ 1959 modular shelving system has grown old gracefully, living up to the German designer’s high ideals of enduring simplicity, harmony and flexibility.

Published in Icon of the Month
Thursday, 11 August 2011 14:16

We Want To Be Modern

A trove of objects, hidden away for 40 years in Warsaw’s National Museum, reveals the glamorous aspirations of post-war Polish design.

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This SAS Royal Copenhagen hotel room is a portal to the past – stopped in time, preserved for posterity while everything around it is changing

Published in Icon of the Month
Tuesday, 23 June 2009 04:53

Modulor Man by Le Corbusier

In Le Corbusier's buildings and art a recurrent silhouette appears: the Modulor Man

Published in Icon of the Month
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