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Jun 5, 2012

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Architekturforum Zurich: Outdoor planning in Swiss

Although it remains a very young discipline, today landscape architecture constitutes an integral component of many an urban planning project. Until July 14, the travelling exhibition “The Swiss Touch in Landscape Architecture” will be making a stop at the Architekturforum Zurich, illuminating this field of activity from a national perspective. Not only does the exhibition present the historical context, it also provides a platform for budding new talent, displaying their work alongside pieces by well-established landscape architects.


DMY 2012: Design festival celebrates its 10th anniversary

As many as 500 designers as well as representatives of business and higher education are expected in Berlin between June 6 and 10, all flocking to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the DMY international design festival. Berlin’s old Tempelhof airport will provide an inspiring backdrop for the presentation of works created predominantly by young designers. Symposiums, talks, workshops and fringe exhibitions spread across Berlin in more than 50 locations round off this multifarious event.


Guggenheim New York: Pioneers of Abstract Expressionism

Works that are beyond all bounds, unconventional materials and pieces that are born of coincidence: These are the characteristics of one particular movement that emerged in the visual arts in post-1945 USA. From June 8 onwards, New York’s Guggenheim Museum will present “Art of Another Kind”, an exhibition dedicated to the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism. Around 100 works by US and international artists alike, such as Jackson Pollock, Yves Klein and Willem de Kooning, will serve to visualize the entire spectrum of this seemingly dégagé era of new beginnings.


Documenta 13: Kassel in the name of art

For 100 days, 150 artists and participants from 55 countries: Every five years, Documenta, the one of the most important exhibitions of contemporary art in the world, comes to town – well, to Kassel. From June 9 onwards, various venues around the city will host creative positions and practices, which are by no means restricted to the visual arts but also incorporate associated disciplines.


Haus der Kunst, Munich: Media images in transition

Over the past decades, changing media worlds and new communications channels have triggered irreversible changes in international news reporting. From June 10 onwards, Munich’s Haus der Kunst will present the diversified use of the media images in the exhibition, “Image Counter Image”. Major events from various historical epochs, from the First Gulf War (1990/91), to 9/11 in New York (2001), to the Arab Spring (2011) are set in contrast, visualizing the transitions that have taken place in news reporting – from strategic control to almost unfiltered dissemination via the social media.