January 19, 2017 | Coshamie
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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. PENDA DESIGNS MODULAR WOODEN “VILLAGE” FOR BEIJING HORTICULTURAL EXPO: Architecture studio Penda has revealed plans to create a vast network of modular building blocks at the International Horticultural Expo 2019 in Beijing, forming a 30,000-square-metre exhibition space. Penda architects Chris Precht and Dayong Sun plan to build on their experience with modular construction to create the exhibition space for Chinese property developer Vanke. Their aim is to create an alternative to the traditional expo pavilion – typically an iconic piece of architecture, where visitors often have to queue to get inside. They instead want both the insides and outsides of their structure to be an exhibit. (Read the full story: Dezeen) [caption id="attachment_4640" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Courtesy: Penda[/caption] IN...

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THE RADICAL EYE: PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE SIR ELTON JOHN COLLECTION

THE MUSIC LEGEND’S EXTENSIVE MODERNIST COLLECTION COMES TO TATE MODERN: It’s not often that we get to feast our eyes on private art or photography collections. Ongoing until 21st May this year at Tate Modern, “The Radical Eye” is, in fact, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see one of the world’s greatest private collections of photography, owned by Sir Elton John. Drawn from the classic modernist period of the 1920s-1950s, the collection holds a stunning group of Man Ray portraits which are exhibited together for the first time. The works were brought together by Sir Elton John over the past twenty-five years, along with portraits of Matisse, Picasso and Breton. [caption id="attachment_4629" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Man Ray, Glass Tears (Les Larmes), 1932 – The Sir...

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HOW TO USE INSTAGRAM FOR YOUR INTERIOR DESIGN BUSINESS: PART ONE

A GUIDE ON HOW TO UNLOCK THE POWER OF VISUAL SOCIAL: As of August, last year, there were 500 million active users on Instagram every month. Furthermore, there are approximately 300 million active Instagrammers each day. It is one of the most popular social networks to date, and it’s not planning to stop any time soon. The visual social media network was launched back in October 2010, and it was bought by Facebook in April 2012. At the time, there were only 30 million users. One year later, Instagram introduced its advertising feature for a few selected brands. But the potential was of such titanic proportions, that the platform eventually launched advertising for all in September 2015. And that’s when social media marketing...

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