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Art from Cologne, Germany: Michelle Christensen and Florian Conradi

+ + Nicolas Malinowsky + + Great works by Michelle Christensen and Florian Conradi, a design partnership based in Cologne Germany. It’s not common to see a Social Scientist teaming up with a Designer to create art. And yet, that’s … Continue reading

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In the press : France Hands Back Fragments Of Egyptian Murals

The following is a press release from Reuters: PARIS (Reuters) – France handed back four fragments of an ancient tomb mural to Egyptian antiquities authorities on Friday and President Nicolas Sarkozy will return the fifth piece next week, the French … Continue reading

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Swedish family-driven design at the Moderna Museet

+ + Sarah + + How very Swedish – the cleverly thought out pushchair parking area at the entrance of the Moderna Museet in Stockholm.

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La pudeur de Eve (ou 'Cachez ce sein que je ne saurais voir')

Prague, République tchèque Adam est nu mais Eve porte un gilet. Prague, Czech Republic Adam is naked – Eve wears a cardigan.

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The Anthropology Museum in Cambridge

+ + Sarah + + The Maudslay gallery at the University Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology in Cambridge displays art and material culture from around the world, including Pacific objects from the voyages of Cook, and great works of African, … Continue reading

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Hammerhead Shark Mask (contemporary Indigenous Australian art)

+ + Sarah + + Artist : Ken Thaiday Sr Location : Darnley Island, Torres Straits, Australia Commissioned by Cambridge University Museum of Anthropology in 2002. The museography reads : “Ken Thaiday Sr is a leader designer of articulated masks … Continue reading

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The Mechanic – art piece by Tim Lewis

+ + Nicolas Malinowsky + + http://www.dailymotion.com/swf/x94lkg_the-mechanic-tim-lewis-2000_creation&related=1 On display at the University Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology, Cambridge, as part of the current Assembling Bodies exhibition.

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Gender & the colonial gaze : the amazing artwork of Shigeyuki Kihara

+ + Sarah + + Kihara’s work addresses both gender representation and the gaze of the colonial era on Polynesian Islanders. I love the question ultimately asked by this Samoan artist : “are they worth fitting into?” On display at … Continue reading

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Le design graphique & ses amateurs: "Tout le monde est graphiste":

+ + Nicolas Malinowsky + + Une part croissante de la population des pays industrialisés possède aujourd’hui un ordinateur et les logiciels de graphisme et mise en pages sont de plus en plus accessibles, que ce soit financièrement ou techniquement, … Continue reading

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Art & design : Une typographie aléatoire

+ + Nicolas Malinowsky + + This letter drawing dog installation art was exhibited this year at the International Design Biennale in Saint-Etienne, France. The drawing dog is a toy, equipped with batteries and markers. I call it “random typography” … Continue reading

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