by STIRworld Nov 12, 2020
Design Miami/ launched a virtual auction to raise funds to rebuild blast-affected Beirut, with the likes of David Chipperfield, Renzo Piano and many others donating their original work.
by STIRworld Nov 12, 2020
Design Miami/ launched a virtual auction to raise funds to rebuild blast-affected Beirut, with the likes of David Chipperfield, Renzo Piano and many others donating their original work.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 15, 2020
Sergei Tchoban, a Russian and German architect, and the 2018 recipient of the European Prize for Architecture, speaks with STIR about his transcontinental practice.
by Zohra Khan Sep 16, 2019
ROCA London Gallery’s autumn exhibition examines the state of contemporary architectural drawing, revealing its potential and questioning possible futures in the post digital era.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 26, 2021
The Indian contemporary artist's curatorial project for an exhibition, with over 60 international artists, probes the intent and artistic thought process though drawings and sketches as the idiom.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 17, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews a retrospective of the work of James Wines of SITE, whose unique drawings not merely depict architecture but critique and attack it.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 07, 2021
Geneva-based artist Apnavi Makanji’s body of work, spread across the mediums of drawings, installations and videos, is an investigation of the ideas on home and memory.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 19, 2021
On Louis Kahn’s 120th birthday, STIR pays tribute to the stalwart while celebrating the launch of the facsimile edition of The Notebooks and Drawings of Louis I. Kahn by Designers and Books.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 29, 2019
The Brazilian artist's exhibition Longilonge at Ballroom Marfa in Texas would display nature-inspired installations, paintings, drawings, ceramics and soapstone.
by Girinandini Singh Jul 06, 2021
STIR speaks with Scotland-based contemporary artist, Bea Last, on her process-based creative practice which builds on a socially impactful aesthetic language.
by Girinandini Singh Jun 13, 2021
The artist discusses themes of departure, dislocation and temporality in her recent work, which explores the impact of the lockdown experienced across three continents.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Apr 03, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky discusses the act of reassembling in the 25-year retrospective of architect Nikita Yaveyn’s Studio 44 during the ongoing global coronavirus lockdown.
by Meghna Mehta Jan 06, 2020
Gianluca Gimini's collection of 376 sketches of a bicycle - sleek, with strangely shaped frames, misplaced vital components – was brought to life through digital renders.
by Georgina Maddox Oct 14, 2019
Over 300 original works, digital simulations, and immersive recreations of William Blake’s artworks imitate the times he lived in, as part of the exhibition at Tate Britain.
by Julius Wiedemann Aug 21, 2019
Julius Wiedemann reviews this book to revisit the idea of drawing, questioning its origin and re-establishing its significance to communicate thoughts.
by Jincy Iype Nov 29, 2021
Introspective and spiritual in approach, Studio 10’s Hall of Immortality in the Longshan Cemetery in rural China is a triangular concrete monolith symbolising the inescapability of death.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 27, 2021
The Korea-born, France-based artist creates a dreamlike structure in her paintings to explore the conventions of space and time and open the world of renewed transformations.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 22, 2021
Croatian artists Bruno Pogačnik Tremow and Ivana Vukšić speak with STIR about their art, which grapples with the ideas of identity, memory and war.
by Indranjan Banerjee Nov 21, 2021
With a focus on contemporary design practices in Islamic traditions, the curator of the triennial prize speaks to STIR on the works of the one winner and eight finalists.
by Girinandini Singh Nov 19, 2021
An exploration of established systems of power through Lumen, Sutapa Biswas’ first substantial solo show in 14 years, at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 18, 2021
The multimedia exhibition is a deep conversation between MVRDV’s practice and working methodology, that is presented through sketches, models and digital data.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Nov 15, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Cino Zucchi about urbanity, excessive social engineering, and his own design methodology the architect refers to as “reverse engineering”.
by Zohra Khan Nov 12, 2021
A closer look at the life of Amsterdam-based Indian designer Satyendra Pakhalé, his love for painting, and his sacred trust in the power of curiosity, reveals this UNSCRIPTED episode.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Nov 04, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits Expo 2020 Dubai where spectacle-driven architecture is the core of the new smart city of the future; shares his list of 20 must-see pavilions.
by Shilpa Das Nov 02, 2021
The 'father of Indian furniture design', GU brought the knowledge of the world's best, nurtured the field through his teachings and emphasised the spirit of humility and service in design.
by Indranjan Banerjee Nov 01, 2021
Artist and performer Hanna Tuulikki’s extensive notation and visual score making practice of the moving and sounding body unlocks new meanings and reveals new knowledges.
by Jerry Elengical, Anmol Ahuja Oct 29, 2021
Studying the varying inspirations behind the spaces of the hit Netflix series, STIR delves into the evocative architectural aspects of what makes Squid Game immensely bingeable.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 28, 2021
On Breakfasts and Ambushes with sculptures and drawing by multimedia artist Francesco Snote carries a sense of ambivalence only to lead multifocal perspective of things around.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 23, 2021
Now transformed into a museum, the structure is regarded as a significant part of the postmodern architectural canon in London, having served as the Jencks family home.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 16, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Sergei Tchoban about the architect’s Russian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, his interest in domed spaces, and the role materiality plays in his architecture.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 11, 2021
Using an archetypical barn, Thomas created a space for sculptor Peter Randall-Page's archive and studio by reformulating the volume of the barn using locally sourced timber and granite.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 07, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China exhibition at New York’s MoMA and shares his conversation with the featured architects.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 06, 2021
The exhibition celebrating first anniversary explores Kyoto’s modern architecture through 26 projects under seven themes with photographs, models and other archival material.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 05, 2021
Going beyond the wonderment of artificial intelligence making works of art, artist Harshit Agrawal speaks of the immense potential through sheer quantum of data this genre can use.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 04, 2021
The art practice of London-born Colombian multidisciplinary artist, Carolina Caycedo, certainly speaks to the world of art, but also raises a protest against exploiters of environment.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 30, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Michael Webb about his lengthy student career, inventing “Bowellism”, much celebrated thesis project Sin Palace, and his Archigram years.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 24, 2021
Claudia Bueno talks about nature, spirituality, and her permanent light art installation at Meow Wolf in Las Vegas, United States.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 22, 2021
With design features that blend Japanese purity and Italian elegance, the Sanlorenzo SX112 adds to the SX range while superseding conventional yacht design with impeccable detail.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 21, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky in conversation with Sergey Kuznetsov (Chief Architect of Moscow) on moving one million residents in the Russian capital to new housing blocks.
by Nitija Immanuel, Jerry Elengical Sep 16, 2021
STIR speaks with the curators of the exhibition at Wrightwood 659 in Chicago, centered on two lost masterworks - Louis Sullivan’s Garrick Theatre and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Building.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 14, 2021
Boasting aircraft grade precision in its literally “groovy” design, Drillog by Shion Co. Ltd. is a subtle fusion of Japanese design and cutting edge engineering.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 09, 2021
Built on the nigh spiritual belief that light nourishes light, Eindhoven-based innovators Vantot design 'Sunseeker' as an energy-neutral illumination solution for public spaces.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 08, 2021
With the 59th Salone del Mobile in full flow in its new format, STIR at Supersalone highlights a selection of galleries and exhibitions currently livening up the city of Milan.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 08, 2021
STIR interviews the contemporary Indian artist on the sidelines of her mid-career survey exhibition - Today will end - at M HKA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp.
by Zohra Khan Sep 01, 2021
STIR speaks with Mariana Schmidt about the core idea of her interventions at (Entre) Tempos – an exhibition in São Paulo dedicated to late Brazilian modernist, Jorge Zalszupin.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 31, 2021
The graphic artist speaks to STIR about his award-winning novel, his practice, and receiving the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award, touted as the Oscars of the comic world.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 27, 2021
The exhibition New Standards, at the Pavilion of Finland of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021, underscores the thriving history of the timber house Puutalo Oy.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 25, 2021
Photo London 2021, at the Somerset House, will see photographers, galleries and museums from world over coming together to exhibit their works for the fair’s hybrid format.
by Aastha D. Aug 20, 2021
Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China will confront notions of expansive urbanscapes, to redefine and reimagine contemporary Chinese architecture.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 16, 2021
Japanese icon and artist, Yayoi Kusama, shares a powerful body of work, including archival materials, at Cosmic Nature, which is on view at NYBG in the Bronx, New York City.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 14, 2021
The exhibition Given Time: The Gift and its Offerings at Aicon Gallery, New York, is a walk through what lies between gift and gifting – reciprocation and obligation.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 10, 2021
In a curation of over 40 artists from the Latinx community across the USA and Puerto Rico, El Museo diversifies the narrative around the Latinx contemporary artists.
by John Jervis Aug 03, 2021
London’s Design Museum celebrates the life of modernist designer, Charlotte Perriand, featuring pioneering projects from across her extraordinary seven-decade career.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 03, 2021
The exhibition Small Gems at Cardi Gallery, with the display of paintings and sculptures by the Italian artist Agostino Bonalumi, attempts to underline his revolutionary aesthetics.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 29, 2021
Located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the home ambience of Dois Tropicos is conceptulised to encourage visitors to experience the slow passage of time.
by Shilpa Das Jul 29, 2021
Dr. Shilpa Das journeys through the memories, life and works of Gira Sarabhai, visionary, architect, founding parent of the National Institute of Design.
by Jincy Iype Jul 24, 2021
3ME Arquitectura draws from the Mexican agrarian countryside including haciendas, silos, and convents to build Módulo de Riego, an agricultural complex outlined by clear geometry.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 22, 2021
STIR interacts with Prof. Dr. Puay-peng Ho, curator of Singapore’s national pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale on to-gather: the Architecture of Relationships.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 19, 2021
The Garden of Privatised Delights, Britain’s presentation at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021, explores the grey area between private spaces and privately-owned public space.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 16, 2021
On this week’s UNSCRIPTED episode, Nigel Coates talks about his enigmatic journey through the many paths of design, unveiling indulgences and the lively British quintessence within him.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 13, 2021
Showcasing advancements in agricultural science, an intricate network of voids, spaces, and platforms defines exhibition and retail spaces of this research facility in Sanya, China.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 12, 2021
Intersectional and multidisciplinary artist, Sajan Mani, currently based in Berlin, questions the non-existing histories of Dalit and hegemonic Brahmanical archives.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 08, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits an architectural exhibition on the work of Francisco Gonzalez-Pulido at the Museo Metropolitano in Monterrey, Mexico.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 28, 2021
The curatorial-archival practice of Morad Montazami, director of Zamân Books & Curating, aims to extricate the critical vocabulary on Southern Modernism from the western domination.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 15, 2021
Khageswar Rout’s Annex & Dissever Code present enlarged, yet intricate organic forms in terracotta that negotiate between reason and instinct at gallery Project 88 in Mumbai, India.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 10, 2021
At the Jewish Museum of Belgium, the exhibition Ellis Island with a variety of works by the artists of different generations, is a visual walk through the meaning of home and belonging.
by Manu Sharma Jun 08, 2021
An Indian artist currently based in New York, Visakh Menon discusses his craft and its exploration that revolves around error.
by Zohra Khan Jun 05, 2021
The Bangladesh-based architect discusses the importance of his practice that focuses on sustainable public space design for the poor and marginalised communities.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 05, 2021
The latest exhibition, Die Nichtschönen: Works 1967–1974, at Kunsthalle Basel showcases the sculptures by the German artist Joachim Bandau that underscore the reality of ugliness.
by Zohra Khan Jun 04, 2021
British industrial designer, Michael Young, talks about his tryst with dyslexia and allergy to AutoCAD on UNSCRIPTED – a STIR-original series of candid video conversations.
by Jerry Elengical May 28, 2021
Nisha Mathew Ghosh, the curator of the India Pavilion at LDB 2021, titled Small Is Beautiful. A billion stories, speaks with STIR on her inspiration and aims for the installation.
by Jerry Elengical May 26, 2021
The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced a digital collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, showcasing 15 stories free to view from the RIBA collection.
by Rahul Kumar May 21, 2021
In his recent solo presentation, titled Fugitive Dust, at Vida Heydari Contemporary in Pune, Pravat exhibits works that pan across disciplines and media.
by Aastha D. May 19, 2021
Can architecture act as a measure in which the simultaneity of the planetary and the quotidian are read together?
by Shraddha Nair May 17, 2021
The Delhi-based multidisciplinary artist talks about his experiences as part of a minority community in a regressive caste-system based society, from which his artistic journey stems.
by Devanshi Shah May 15, 2021
STIR engages in a candid conversation with the curators of Applied Arts Pavilion Special Project at the Biennale Architettura 2021, organised in collaboration with V&A London.
by Shraddha Nair May 14, 2021
New York-based artist Tony Oursler talks about his exhibition, the first full-scale retrospective of his career in Asia, at Kaohsiung Museum for Fine Arts in Taiwan.
by Rahul Kumar May 10, 2021
Artist Arshi Irshad Ahmadzai uses ink on cotton cloth to narrate stories of women from the marginalised communities.
by Jincy Iype May 06, 2021
Reveling between design, art and decoration, the limited-edition crystal tableware collection includes fantastical vases and reinterpretations of iconic Baccarat pieces.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 26, 2021
A series of interviews that put a spotlight on global art practices that focus on issues at the margins of the broader society.
by Aastha D. Apr 15, 2021
Warsaw-based Mobius Architekci takes the role of a designer and arborist to create this haven, clad in okume wood from West Africa, in the Polish forest.
by Girinandini Singh Apr 12, 2021
The artist talks about materiality through the decomposition of form, merging traditional mediums of thread and oil for a contemporary setting and the place of the universal in her practice.
by Devanshi Shah Apr 10, 2021
Amritsar: A City in Remembrance traces the history and culture of the city through the dual perspective of historical narratives and material culture.
by Aastha D. Apr 09, 2021
Centring African American and African diaspora communities, this exhibition dismantles ways of understanding the past and its sustained repercussions in American cities today.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 09, 2021
Artist Ayesha Sultana makes a departure towards colour and painting with her recent show, Bare Bones, at gallery Experimenter in Kolkata, India.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 22, 2021
Artist Dia Bhupal creates compelling imagery by stitching thousands of contributed pieces and places them in public spaces to celebrate the resilience and fortitude of people.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Mar 20, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with American architect Eddie Jones about his collaboration with James Turrell and what makes his houses unique - eyelashes.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 15, 2021
STIR presents an exhibition walkthrough with Chemould Prescott Road, Vadehra Art Gallery, Nature Morte, and Experimenter at a unique collaborative presentation.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 12, 2021
Within Contradiction, a solo presentation by Nature Morte, explores the recognisable symbols of flags and architectural columns for potent expression on socio-political disparities.
by Jincy Iype Mar 10, 2021
An orange steel framed rectangular gallery cantilevers out 27m in the Château La Coste vineyards; the project is Roger’s last before retiring from Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.
by Avantika Shankar Mar 01, 2021
STIR speaks to Paul Green of the gallery on the Nobel Prize-winning musician and poet’s impressive oeuvre of visual art, and his burst of creativity during COVID-19 lockdown.
by Girinandini Singh Feb 27, 2021
The artist working with code talks on representation and the perils of data and information usage in his creative process.
by Devanshi Shah Feb 25, 2021
In an interview with STIR, American architect Steven Holl discusses making architecture through 17 recent projects within the framework of this travelling exhibition.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Feb 23, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Russian architect Totan Kuzembaev about his ability to work with his hands and why his houses need no decoration.
by Devanshi Shah Feb 20, 2021
With a robust participatory outline and multi-scaled dialogue, the Biennale Architettura 2021, curated by Hashim Sarkis, promises to turn the focus from uncertainty to optimism.
by Meghna Mehta Feb 16, 2021
Five creatives including architect Kengo Kuma, artist Lee Mingwei and photographer Dayanita Singh create installations to observe Bawa's centenary at Lunuganga Estate.
by Manu Sharma Feb 13, 2021
Brazilian digital sculptor Gabriel Massan subverts colonialist stratifications through their decentralised lifeforms.
by Jincy Iype Feb 09, 2021
Intended originally as a garage, Gallery House is a multipurpose community centre built for the locals of Bansberia, inspired by the burnt brickwork of a 200-year-old temple here.
by Pallavi Mehra Feb 06, 2021
The Stockholm-based creator tells STIR how designers can make products that challenge the status quo, and why there is nothing more important than being crazy.
by Meghna Mehta Feb 05, 2021
STIR speaks with Louise Désy, the curator for the Japanese photographer's exhibition Eye Camera Window: Takashi Homma on Le Corbusier at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.
by Manu Sharma Feb 03, 2021
STIR explores the masterful blend of subtlety and weight of Casey Jex Smith’s minimalist yet highly intricate works.
by STIRworld Feb 02, 2021
LEGO’s second flagship store in Mexico by Chain+Siman strives to innovate despite numerous preset design guidelines, fusing a signature playful aesthetic with functionality.
by STIRworld Feb 01, 2021
The biophilic home designed by the Thrissur-based firm for a family of four conceives a spatial setting in order to nurture growth and peace amongst its inhabitants.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 25, 2021
The Detroit Institute of Arts’ latest exhibition highlights Detroit’s 70-year history as the hub of American automotive design.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 18, 2021
At her first exhibition in Belgium, traveller and artist Anna Boghuigian shares a series of her old and new installation works.
by Jincy Iype Jan 13, 2021
Vista House is a renovation of a former Italian style home that revels in soft archways, perspective and depth, with marble and copper accents cladding its light tone surfaces.
by Gautam Sen, Avik Chattopadhyay Jan 13, 2021
Gautam Sen and Avik Chattopadhyay continue their journey with the coachbuilders into a fresh new year and move into the age that witnessed the “art” of coachbuilders.
by Nicholas Coetzer Jan 08, 2021
Prof. Coetzer discusses the portrayal of Rich’s architecture through the lens of the vernacular, probing into territorial relationships developed over time, in the book by Jonathan Noble.
by Manu Sharma Jan 06, 2021
Canadian Youtuber Justin Tomchuk takes viewers on a surreal journey through his two-year-old animation project.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 05, 2021
Belgian multidisciplinary artist Hans Op de Beeck creates architectural scale works that invite viewers to wander and discover a magical world.
by STIRworld Jan 04, 2021
As we step into a new year, STIR honours and celebrates the creative genius and infallible spirit of the visionaries who continue to inspire through their legacy.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 28, 2020
The historic modernist home of Eliot Noyes in the United States was decorated to host a collaborative exhibition of design works and artefacts by world-renowned creatives.
by Jincy Iype Dec 24, 2020
Le Monde’s new headquarters houses the French publishing group’s 1,600 employees under one roof, its open spaces and translucent façade symbolising freedom of speech.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 22, 2020
Educator and architect Prof. Anne Feenstra and architect, artist and critic Gautam Bhatia come together at the STIR gallery in New Delhi for an intriguing discourse on pedagogy and practice.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 18, 2020
Jonathan Sims creates a dark gallery space, allowing the light-based artworks to shine in their own light at HoloCenter in Long Island City.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 17, 2020
Simon Beck trudges the difficult snow-covered terrains to create geometric-patterned works that require the skill of an orientator and creative bent of an artist.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 10, 2020
Located in the Huadu district of Guangzhou, China, the whimsical looking building is a 2000-seater purpose-built theatre that is due for opening in early 2021.
by Shailaja Tripathi Dec 07, 2020
Artist Brigitte D’Annibale uses the voices of children and old works in her recent exploration to ponder upon the human condition.
by Jones John Dec 03, 2020
Upon returning to Italy after 18 years, the visual artist presents computational perspectives of art history at his first retrospective in his native country.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Dec 02, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky discusses architect Tchoban’s exhibition as it marks Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s 300th anniversary and questions authenticity, authorship, and artistic freedom.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 30, 2020
Works by the Bangladesh-based artist Tayeba Begum Lipi, rooted in the troubled history of gender roles, bespeak the ideals of womanhood dovetailed with social hurdles.
by Meghna Mehta Nov 30, 2020
STIR X Wrightwood 659 present a 35-minute video tour of the retrospective exhibition in Chicago, showcasing Pritzker Prize laureate BV Doshi's inspiring journey and works.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 25, 2020
Swiss architect-turned-artist Nicolas K Feldmeyer brings together the precision of an architect and the creative bent of an artist to create on-site installations and photographs.
by Shailaja Tripathi Nov 23, 2020
Indian artist Rohini Devasher reveals why she could never exhibit a study of the Sunflower head, made during her masters in the UK.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 16, 2020
Indian artist Parul Gupta aims to dismantle geometrical symmetry through this work that never left her studio.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 29, 2020
The 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, which opened its doors to the public in September, focuses on political resistance to underscore the invincibility of togetherness.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 20, 2020
American artist Adam Hillman creates intricately detailed abstract patterns using everyday objects and items of food as his media.
by Zohra Khan Oct 19, 2020
A banal, 50-meter long courtyard attached to a former branch office in Qinchang village is transformed into a vibrant public destination by the Chinese studio.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 15, 2020
S3 Architecture and the British luxury car brand’s design division collaborated to design a sprawling 55-acre modernist residential estate in New York’s Hudson Valley.
by Gautam Sen, Avik Chattopadhyay Oct 15, 2020
In the first of a monthly column on automotive design, Gautam Sen and Avik Chattopadhyay trace the earliest inventions, from da Vinci’s designs in 1478 to the Benz Patent-Motorwagen.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 14, 2020
Iran-based Shirin Abedinirad and Indian artist Ratna Khanna work with the mirrors to recreate a world of reflection to manipulate the scale of spatial settings.
by Manu Sharma Oct 10, 2020
In a conversation with the late American painter’s wife, Patricia Utermohlen, STIR discovers how William created critical artistry, highlighting the conflux of art and mental wellness.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 08, 2020
The exhibition How to Move a Landscape by Blane De St. Croix at MASS MoCA showcases monumental sculptures to reiterate the dire effects of climate decline.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 06, 2020
Mumbai-based artist Dhruvi Acharya talks about her plans for an immersive installation and the logistical challenges she faces.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 05, 2020
The specially curated series by STIR takes a peep into artist studios to explore a work that has been created but never placed before an audience.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 01, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews the 1980 seminal Modern Architecture: A Critical History, arguably the most authoritative architectural treatise undertaken by a single author.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 26, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Wang Hui about his dream of becoming an architect in order to change everyday life around him.
by STIRworld Sep 14, 2020
Italian designer Pierpaolo Lazzarini’s imaginative proposal for a 137-metre yacht features a detachable cockpit, an adjustable bridge, and five decks for visitors to enjoy the sea view.
by Shailaja Tripathi Aug 12, 2020
The ‘godmother of performance art’, Marina Abramović, and our very own Nikhil Chopra discuss their journey, nuances of the genre and their art practice during the lockdown.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 31, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Douglas Cardinal about why he feels it is important that the buildings must be part of nature and be in harmony with nature and us, the human beings.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 27, 2020
As STIR takes a look at the works of artists from modern history who thrived during the past pandemics, the last part delves into the works of Gustav Klimt’s protégé, Egon Schiele.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 22, 2020
As STIR takes a look at the works of artists from modern history who thrived during the past pandemics, part 2 of 3 delves into the American artist's work that talked of social issues.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 18, 2020
Dutch artist and designer Maarten Baas reflects on his works that straddle between art and design, object and performance, playful and intense, all at the same time.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 17, 2020
As STIR takes a look at the works of artists from modern history who thrived during the past pandemics, part 1 of 3 delves into Norwegian artist Munch's life during the 1918 influenza.
by Darshana Ramdev Jul 15, 2020
Massimiliano Moro, who lives and works between Lugano and Barcelona, works with artificial light to create immersive, site-specific installations that are universes in themselves.
by Utkarsh Jul 01, 2020
The Dutch-Brazilian artist shares his thoughts on his multimedia practice and the internet as a space for artistic thinking.
by Darshana Ramdev Jun 30, 2020
The exhibition Snowflake at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London - referencing Chuck Palahniuk’s novel Fight Club - is an immersive, dystopian journey through the underbelly of human society.
by Meghna Mehta Jun 25, 2020
The architect and artist is transforming emotions into lines and forms as he designs 22 villas, or 'White Gems', at different locations.
by STIRworld Jun 24, 2020
On master architect Antoni Gaudí's 168th birth anniversary, STIR brings a rare conversation with Jordi Faulí on his role to complete the former’s famously unfinished church.
by Shristi Nangalia Jun 17, 2020
On MC Escher's 122nd birthday, STIR celebrates the legacy of the graphic artist popular for employing geometrical metaphors to his mind-bending graphical illustrations and prints.
by Jincy Iype Jun 11, 2020
The customisable, portable 27 sqm Ojalá House by Italy’s IB Studio focuses on flexibility and sustainability, and includes a mechanical system to control its movable floors and walls.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 10, 2020
A conversation with leading members of art ecosystem reveal key trends in the Indian art world and what the post pandemic future may have in store for us.
by Rafael Arsono and Margareta Miranti Jun 04, 2020
STIR X ICA Pidilite present Design After COVID-19: Rafael Arsono and Margareta Miranti throw light on the way design and architecture is taking shape in Indonesia during lockdown.
by Christiane Thiry Jun 02, 2020
Architect Quentin Wilbaux, an expert in Moroccan architecture, shares his philosophy and journey of heritage restoration work in Marrakech in an interview with Christiane Thiry.
by Jones John Jun 02, 2020
Even when life ends, art remains. Christo Vladimirov Javacheff died of natural causes on May 31, 2020, but the work he began with his late wife Jeanne-Claude continues to be made.
by Manuela Neu May 22, 2020
Architect Manuela Neu recalls how her grandfather and 'colleague' - iconic Colombian architect German Samper Gnecco - honoured not only his profession but human life too.
by Rosalyn D`Mello May 20, 2020
Is the art market and community complicit in furthering our destructive obsession with tortured artistic genius? Explores Rosalyn D’Mello.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 15, 2020
The artists creates site-specific 360° monochrome dreamscape mural in Pasadena, translating the fantastical inner world to the tangible visual imagery through markers.
by Rahul Kumar May 07, 2020
STIR shortlists a selection from the overwhelming 450+ entries to share the emotion and idea behind works centred around the idea of ‘21’.
by Utkarsh Apr 30, 2020
The recent death of American photographer and diarist, Peter Beard, calls for a re-examination of his practice that stemmed from his interactions with the natural world.
by Zohra Khan Apr 28, 2020
To mark the 200th birth anniversary of Mendel in 2022, a new greenhouse will be built at the famed site in Brno where the father of modern genetics conducted his breeding experiments.
by Sukanya Garg Apr 23, 2020
In her latest solo, Silently, at the Centre for Contemporary Art in New Delhi, artist Pooja Iranna talks about encroachment and urban overgrowth, urging for ecological redressal.
by Zohra Khan Apr 21, 2020
The Copenhagen-based architect and artist draws vignettes of cities submerged in the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and people experiencing strange days of isolation.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 14, 2020
The immersive and colourful installation by the Tokyo-based French architect and artist at the NOW Gallery talks about the layers of time with the Japanese concept of ‘shikiri’.
by Meghna Mehta Apr 13, 2020
Designed by Italian architect, illustrator and activist Francesca Perani, NEUTRA is a collection of 55 gender-fluid silhouettes flaunting only eyes, nipples and belly buttons.
by Meghna Mehta Apr 09, 2020
Celebrating Frank Llyod Wright on his 153rd birthday, STIR remembers the revolutionary modern architect for his contribution and learnings that are relevant even today.
by Meghna Mehta Apr 07, 2020
Architecture studio CAN and artist Harry Lawson create three cabinets as installations for All That Could Have Been project at the Sir John Soane’s Museum in London.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 07, 2020
British artist Luke Jerram uses the technique of glass microbiology to sculpt Coronavirus - COVID-19 in an effort to pay tribute to medical researchers and health officers worldwide.
by Shreya Bansal Mar 31, 2020
STIR visits the Vitra Fire Station in Weil am Rhein in Germany to pay tribute to Zaha Hadid, who created fluid structures through geometric shapes, on her fourth death anniversary.
by Zohra Khan Mar 28, 2020
Freestyle: Architecture Adventures in Mass Media by the London-based studio stages a peppy virtual reality setup tracing the impact of technology on architecture of the past.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 25, 2020
Visions in the Making artist works with carbon paper and hand-drawn video animation to explore the opposite to popular western culture, at the Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, Delhi.
by Meghna Mehta Mar 14, 2020
American architect Frank Gehry's Luma Tower, created to serve as the Arts Resource Centre in Arles, France, is inspired from the famous painter’s love for the French town.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 14, 2020
Repetitive process and a meditative approach allow for the Islamic art specialist to explore sounds, we find at her show, Visions in the Making, at Italian Cultural Centre, Delhi.
by Architecture BRIO Mar 13, 2020
Robert Verrijt, the co-founder of Mumbai-based Architecture BRIO, explains the 14-step design process of the sea-facing Plantation Retreat that puts emphasis on the built form.
by Georgina Maddox Feb 24, 2020
Esparza’s exhibition staring at the sun at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art takes on the past and contextualises the present through paintings and installations.
by Jincy Iype Feb 20, 2020
‘Miracles in Concrete’ at the Museum of Estonian Architecture honours the creative collaboration between architect Louis I. Kahn and structural engineer August Komendant.
by Meghna Mehta Feb 17, 2020
STIR celebrates the design exponent's 50th birthday by revealing 10 intriguing aspects that make him an unstoppable force in the field of architecture.
by Jones John Feb 17, 2020
The Kazakh video-artist collaborated with Inna Artemova and German Popov to create an ‘Intrinsic Futuristic Machine’ for the second edition of the Lahore Biennale.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Feb 17, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky shares his impression of Pritzker Prize winning architect Tadao Ando-designed Wrightwood 659, a residential building converted into an exhibition space.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 05, 2020
The artist, in an interview with STIR, talks about his exhibition that showed photographs depicting the psychological impact of each place, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
by STIRworld Jan 14, 2020
Celebrated architect Peter Cook discussed the unexplored stimulations of modern architecture across the globe at the World Architecture Festival, 2019.
by Georgina Maddox Jan 11, 2020
STIR pays tribute to the legendary artist, whose paintings and photographs were a combination of intuition, mathematical precision, creativity and subtle wit.
by Jincy Iype Jan 11, 2020
STIR speaks to the ever-experimental graffiti artist Anpu Varkey, whose self-published silent comic revisits her childhood memories from rural Kerala in south India.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 09, 2020
The upcoming visual artist collaborates with micro-biologists to work with bacteria, extending her practice with bio-culture as a media, an untapped niche in the world of art.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 08, 2020
Artist Vishwa Shroff presents a solo exhibition at gallery Tarq with works reacting to the built environment, focusing on the idea of transience and impermanence.
by Pragnya Rao Dec 31, 2019
STIR speaks to Jochen Eisenbrand, the Chief Curator of the Vitra Design Museum, on curating the exhibition Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe, his inspiration, and more.
by Georgina Maddox Dec 30, 2019
British artist Marc Quinn employs frozen blood of refugees and celebrities to address the issue of immigration in Our Blood, scheduled for unveiling in 2021.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 19, 2019
Students of Kamala Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture share the inspiring journey of understanding Braj in Uttar Pradesh, India, through architecture, mythology and daily life.
by STIRworld Dec 17, 2019
Designed by Stonehill Taylor, Saint Kate is a one-of-its-kind art hotel in the United States that displays works from various local and regional artists.
by STIRworld Dec 17, 2019
The report authored by the UK-based theorist-historian and visualised by Pentagram traces significant developments that led to the merging of digital thinking with architecture.
by Sukanya Garg Dec 05, 2019
The Colombian artist’s exhibition Oscar Murillo – Horizontal Darkness in Search of Solidarity showcases multimedia works, addressing the social dynamics of globalisation.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 02, 2019
These sites in Thailand, Portugal, Italy, Bali, India, UK and beyond illustrate how glam-camps set in unique habitats are undergoing a transformation.
by Pragnya Rao Nov 23, 2019
Michele de Lucchi, Giulio Cappellini, Fabio Novembre and Alberto Alessi pay homage to design legend Alessandro Mendini, who passed away this year. A StirWorld.com exclusive.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 04, 2019
Winner of the Venice Architecture Biennale’s Golden Lion Award, Ishigami dived into his processes, approach and style for his first solo exhibition in China, Freeing Architecture.
by Jincy Iype Oct 30, 2019
The Dutch artist’s solo exhibition Presence makes visitors part of the interactive artworks as they are compelled to actively co-design the installations, in a neon dreamscape.
by Zohra Khan Oct 26, 2019
Made in Tokyo: Architecture and Living, 1964/2020 curated by Japanese studio, Atelier Bow-Wow examines the shifting socio-architectural landscape of Tokyo through the lens of the popular games.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 24, 2019
Alberto Udaeta lives and works in small town north of Barcelona, and creates massive works for public spaces using primitive techniques.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 21, 2019
The curators of the Art Encounters Biennial 2019, Maria Lind and Anca Rujoiu, speak to STIR about the socio-political and cultural contexts behind the works exhibited in Timișoara.
by Zohra Khan Oct 18, 2019
A first of its kind project, Lighting the Mahabodhi, aims to make one of the largest and most lasting light offerings to the historic Mahabodhi Mahavira Temple in Bodh Gaya, India.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 18, 2019
Berlin-based artist Monica Bonvicini’s exhibition I Cannot Hide My Anger at the Belvedere 21 is an architectural intervention against outdated socio-political perceptions.
by Georgina Maddox Oct 11, 2019
Kiki Smith’s current exhibition in Italy’s San Gimignano at the Rocca Di Monsteffoli explores her lyrical side.
by Georgina Maddox Oct 09, 2019
UK-born artist Ed Atkins’s high-definition, graphic avatars, video-art and text wrenches apart the isolated technology-driven lives of the millennials.
by Zohra Khan Oct 04, 2019
Reflective of fleeting pleasures and pageantry, Facades by artist Ed Kluz captures the same sense of celebration for which some of the London’s historic facades were designed.
by Georgina Maddox Oct 04, 2019
To commemorate the 500-year death anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci, the Musée du Louvre is holding a major retrospective of the painter’s career, starting October 24, 2019.
by Meghna Mehta Oct 02, 2019
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) organises two exhibitions in London – Industrialised and Beyond Bauhaus - as a tribute to honour the Bauhaus centenary.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 25, 2019
Miriam Cahn’s exhibition I AS HUMAN, at Haus der Kunst in Munich, represents the key phases of her artistic career, provoking discussion about humanity today, through painting.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 25, 2019
American artist Joe Ramirez combined painting and moving image to delve into dreams in his project The Gold Projections at the Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin, Germany.
by STIRworld Sep 23, 2019
In conversation with STIR at the Frame Conclave 2019, Rohan Shivkumar and Avijit Mukul Kishore discuss the ideas of housing in urban India expressed through their films.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 17, 2019
STIR gets an exclusive walk-through with the artist, Martand Khosla, and gallery director Peter Nagy, at the former's monumental exhibition, titled 1:2500, at Nature Morte.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 16, 2019
Announcing celebrated British artist Antony Gormley’s solo exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, UK, from September 21, 2019 to December 3, 2019.
by Jincy Iype Sep 12, 2019
Self-taught Japanese architect Tadao Ando displayed his works in Milan for the first time, in an exhibition titled The Challenge, reflecting on his design and creative principles.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 04, 2019
STIR visits Sunaparanta - Goa Centre for the Arts, to cover Viraj Naik’s solo exhibition Ordinary Superheroes: Tales from the AniMan Kingdom, on display until September 20.
by Zohra Khan Aug 28, 2019
In its largest botanical exhibition ever, New York Botanical Garden presents Brazilian Modern to celebrate Roberto Burle Marx, the modernist visionary and landscape icon.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 28, 2019
Kiss My Genders, a group exhibition exploring gender identity, is on display at the Hayward Gallery, London, till September 8, 2019.
by Winfried Stürzl Aug 20, 2019
Kunstverein Ludwigsburg showcases the immersive work by artists Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra, depicting how individuals confine themselves to societal rules.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 16, 2019
Shilpa Gupta’s installation For, in Your Tongue, I Can Not Hide - 100 Jailed Poets, featured the works of dead poets who were imprisoned either for their poetry or politics.
by Georgina Maddox Aug 14, 2019
The 57-year-old artist’s solo show inaugurates the new National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, showcasing the life size models of the homes he has lived in.
by Georgina Maddox Aug 09, 2019
German artist Rebecca Horn’s works at the Tate Modern are the sculptural constructions for the body to undertake the most systematic investigation of individual subjectivity
by Zohra Khan Aug 06, 2019
A temporary installation of seesaws at the El Paso-Juárez divide, by professors Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, allowed people living along the border to share moments of joy.
by Georgina Maddox Jul 26, 2019
A Poem That Is Not Our Own, William Kentridge’s first major solo exhibition in Switzerland, is on till October 13, 2019, at the Kunstmuseum Basel.
by Zohra Khan Jul 25, 2019
This collaborative initiative by Tatiana Bilbao, involves student projects, a photo essay by Iwan Baan, and maps by Thomas Paturet that rethink the US-Mexico border regions as one.
by STIRworld Jul 20, 2019
A former residential building in Chicago is transformed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando to house exhibitions on architecture and socially engaged art.
by STIRworld Jul 17, 2019
Dutch architectural firm MVRDV exhibited an installation of four towers - highlighting concepts central to the firm - at the Tyrolean Architecture Centre in Innsbruck, Austria.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 16, 2019
Contemporary Indian artist Nalini Malani called attention to world conflicts through her exhibition, Can You Hear Me?: Nalini Malani 1969-2018, at Arario Gallery, Shanghai.
by Zohra Khan Jul 12, 2019
Artist Asim Waqif, whose installations are a dreaming reality for deconstructive art admirers, discusses a storm of ideas that illustrates his brilliant repertoire.
by Mrinalini Ghadiok Jul 11, 2019
The Italian multi-award wining inductee to the New York Hall of Fame speaks about everything design – silly, spirited and even stupid.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 01, 2019
Flowers braved the New York winter in Brooklyn-based artist Hein Koh’s sculptural art installation, 'Braving the Cold' displayed at the Rockefeller Centre.
by Georgina Maddox Jun 27, 2019
Emma Lewis, assistant curator of 'Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life' discusses the artist's passion for ecology, climate change and the inherent need to include the audience.
by STIRworld Jun 27, 2019
Everyday materials meet exquisite craftsmanship in this exhibition of handmade and handcrafted furniture pieces by Bijoy Jain’s Studio Mumbai.
by Mrinalini Ghadiok Jun 04, 2019
In an interview with Bijoy Jain, he offers a glimpse into his boundless curiosity to delve into the obscure.
by Mrinalini Ghadiok Jun 04, 2019
Architect by training but artist by heart, Narinder Sagoo, Art Director and Partner at Foster + Partners discusses the core aspects of drawing and sketching.
by Mrinalini Ghadiok Jun 03, 2019
Discussing the nuances of architectural drawing and sketching, Dan Hogman shows us the ropes on how to construct perspectives and how to perceive construction.
by Dan Hogman Jun 03, 2019
Prolific architect and artist, Dan Hogman, shares a unique perspective (pun intended) as to how sketching can change the way one perceives the environment.
by Sourabh Gupta Jun 02, 2019
Architect Sourabh Gupta visits The Lalit Mangar with Ashwin Alva, the architect of the unique campus, to discuss the lost art of designing and building around the principals of rammed earth.
by Devyani Jayakar May 29, 2019
It doesn’t take a very sharp eye to discern that for Daniel Libeskind, the initial sketch is not only a primary, but almost a conclusive mediator between thought and reality.
by Sukanya Garg May 24, 2019
Artist Sam Pulitzer’s first institutional exhibition in Germany, Whim or Sentiment or Chance, was on display at the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart in Berlin.