When the artists Daniele Frazier and Trenton Duerksen opened D+T, a storefront gallery and studio space in Bushwick, they had another storefront in mind: " The Store," Claes Oldenburg's 1961 studio-cum-exhibition-space on the Lower East Side.
Number Two For D+T's second project, friends, artists, and fellow hoarders were asked to contribute objects from their personal collections that they were willing to put up for sale. This "junk" was incorporated into an art installation by Daniele Frazier and Trenton Duerksen and then disassembled as it is sold, one piece at a time, over the course of the month.
The Harvard Art Museums hold one of the first and largest collections relating to the Bauhaus, the 20th century's most influential school of art and design. Active during the years of Germany's Weimar Republic (1919-33), the Bauhaus aimed to unite artists, architects, and craftsmen in the utopian project of designing a new world.
How to host an art exhibition in your kitchen. Photo: Gun Westholm During my time at high school and university in Kreuzlingen and St. Gallen, I traveled around Europe looking at art, visiting artists, studios, galleries and museums. I knew that what I wanted to do in life was to work with artists, but I...
Graduate shows 2016: Royal College of Art graduate Micaella Pedros has repurposed discarded plastic bottles into joints that can be used to hold wooden furniture together (+ movie). The MA Design Products student scavenged containers from across London to use in her project, titled Joining Bottles.
Lately, I overhear many conversations about craft not selling as much as it used to and people wondering why that is. Another current discussion fitting in here is the prospect of many collectors nearing retirement age, needing to "do something" with their collections, especially if the kids are not interested.