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Give Me Yesterday

The first photographic survey of Osservatorio Prada focuses on the diary as a theme: anything but secret pages that speak of daily lives a bit out of whack, a bit banal and decidedly disillusioned.

 

Art / Ilaria Bombelli

 

Fabio Mauri

Together, two retrospectives on Fabio Mauri – one at the Museo Madre in Naples and the other at the GAMeC in Bergamo – contribute to offering a comprehensive profile of this great artist and intellectual.

 

Art / Gabi Scardi

Designer, Maker, User

Focusing on design’s inherent plurality, the catalogue to the permanent collection on display at the Design Museum’s new building is open-ended on topics related to the question of what design is today, selecting the answers of many actors of the discipline: creators, producers, curators and critics.

 

Design / Domitilla Dardi

 

Brutalist Sydney

The story of the Sirius Building in Sydney, designed by Tao Gofers in 1978, offers an indication of the future of Australia’s brutalist architecture, which can only become resilient to demolition if public opinion and interest from the community converge in its favour.

 

Architecture / Philippa Nicole Barr

 

Per filo e per segno

At the Giustini/Stagetti gallery in Rome until 16 January, Allegra Hicks shows rugs and tapestries with a dimension that is not fully appreciable by reasoning alone.

 

Design / Domitilla Dardi

Design Miami 2016

From fancy fast food by Ole Scheeren and Dean & De Luca, to brass lamps by Michael Anastassiades; from sculpture-like design by Trevyn and Julian McGowan, to parametrically made lava stools by Guillermo Parada – this and more struck our fancy at the recent Design Miami fair.

 

Design / Maria Cristina Didero