Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life encourages visitors to engage with climate change

Olafar Eliasson, the Danish-Icelandic artist, has enjoyed a long relationship with the Tate Modern in London. Whether it’s flooding the Tate in artificial sunlight in 2003, or leaving 24 huge ice blocks to melt outside the gallery, Eliasson has been somewhat of a regular in the London art scene. This summer however, Eliasson gets his […]

‘Show Me Yours’: exploring the nude figure in novel ways

‘Show Me Yours’ is a group exhibition on at Monique Meloche Gallery in Chicago. The exhibition, which features artworks by Bianca Nemelc, Jake Troyli, and Brittney Leeanne Williams, runs alongside a solo show of works by Cheryl Pope called ‘BASKING NEVER HURT NO ONE.’ Pope’s works explore the nude figure in a novel manner. The […]

A new exhibition captures the magic and power of tattoos across cultures

Fareed Kaviani, Monash University Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks, a suite of exhibitions at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum, offers visitors a chance to engage with tattoo on a level deeper than skin. Here, stories of culture, tradition and migration speak through embedded ink. Without personally experiencing a tattoo, it may be hard to understand why […]

2019 RIBA winners

On June 27th, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recognised 54 British organisations as part of the 2019 RIBA Awards, which have continuously run since 1966. The awards that RIBA presented each of the organizations with recognise some of the UK’s best new architectural constructions while also providing a look into architectural and economic […]

Three year Smithsonian exhibition to highlight men of colour and their impact on history

In August, the Smithsonian will launch a long-term travelling exhibition highlighting African American men. Titled ‘Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.’, the exhibition will feature men of colour who are historic and contemporary icons linked to US history. The exhibition will kick off its 10-city tour at Cincinnati’s National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, an affiliate […]

Famed NASA mission control: restored and reopened

Houston, we have…guests? Just a few weeks ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing on July 20th, 1969, NASA’s Johnson Space Center Mission Control reopened after an extensive, three-year, $5 million restoration. Now the more than a million visitors who visit Space Center Houston will have the opportunity to take a […]

Monet’s ‘Water Lilies’ hidden in plain sight

Water lilies and Claude Monet (1840-1926) more or less go hand-in-hand. One of the best-known and loved Impressionist painters, Monet’s most iconic paintings are those he did of the water lilies that inhabited the pond on the grounds of the house he and his family lived in in Giverny from 1883. The lily pond there […]