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Art Lesson: The history of Art Deco

Purpose of this lesson: Entering a new decade means entering into a new, exciting time. If you take a second to think about it, each decade of your life has brought on incredible new things, there have been times of uncertainty and prosperity, and as the 2020s are ushered in, it can be exciting, or […]

Catalonian Superior Court of Justice rules in favour of Sagrada Familia, despite objection

For more than 100 years, Sagrada Familia Basilica has continued to grow, morph, and amaze visitors. The cranes around the structure have, at times, seemed to be part of the church, themselves. Now, though, the basilica plans to further keep up construction by adding a new stair way despite objection by locals. The church was […]

18 Shades of Gay going grey- iconic Montreal installation ending

For the last decade, if you were to take a walk through Montreal’s Gay Village- the vibrant and strongly LGBTQ+ neighbourhood along St. Catherine Street- you would be privy to a brilliant icon of joy and pride hanging above you. A vast stringing of multicoloured resin balls, aligned in spectral order, an atomized pride flag […]

At 82, architect Álvaro Siza is getting his chance to build in NYC

New York is known for its impressive skyline boasting buildings by architects that have contributed significantly to the field. Now, the city is getting yet another high-rise condo building by one of the world’s celebrated architects: Álvaro Siza. Now 86, Siza’s contribution won’t include fantastical elements or unusual features, instead, his design will get to […]

2019 SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge winners announced

Bee Breeders recently announced the winners of their second annual SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge. Taking home 2019’s prizes were Ka Wah Francis Cheung, Federico Fauli, Bryant Lau Liang Cheng, and San Yoon Minjae Koo. The competition brings together participants tasked with creating what could be the next iconic skyscraper for cities around the world. The competition’s […]

Europe’s tallest roadside work of art to be unveiled in Belgium

A highway in Belgium has been confirmed as the site of the world’s tallest public artwork, measuring at an astounding 60 metres, or twice the height of the statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro and significantly taller than the Statue of Liberty in New York. The 250-tonne steel structure is called Arc Majeur  […]

Wynn Resorts to build massive complex highlights the arts

Wynn Resorts, the company founded by controversial art collector and casino mogul Steve Wynn, plans to double down on its commitment to gambling with a $2 billion expansion to its Macau resort and casino. What has been dubbed the Crystal Pavilion complex will not only be a haven for casino-goers but also a massive ode […]