Dance has always been a multidisciplinary form but the Belgian choreographer Frédéric Flamand has specialised in striking collaborations, working with leading architects including Zaha Hadid, Thom Mayne, Diller + Scofidio and Dominique Perrault to explore the limits of bodies and cities
“Icon” is not a word to be used lightly on these pages but, on the occasion of our hundredth issue, somehow it seemed appropriate
Ai Weiwei, who has been called called “a surgeon of space”, had his studio complex in Shanghai demolished by the Chinese authorities in January – just months after he built it at their request.
Four flat pillars shoot towards the Mexican heavens, a small but majestic flash in their hazy valley.
In the wake of the arrest of dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, Icon magazine joins those organisations and governments calling for his immediate release.
Icon 093 is out now! On the cover of the March issue is Chinese artist, architect and dissident Ai Weiwei, leading four features about artists who indulge in architecture.
As the 2010 Biennale winds up over in Venice, Kieran Long asks where the old-fashioned troublemaking was in Kazuyo Sejima’s good-taste, tranquilising exhibition.
The latest in Phaidon's 10x10 series of critics' choices provides a bookend to the boom years and hints at a more responsible future, says Justin McGuirk.