August 5, 2021

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Kengo Kuma Hangs Glimmering Sheets of Metallic Chain Inside Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

All images courtesy of Jordi Anguera, shared with permission Renowned architect Kengo Kuma (previously) amplifies the already magical nature of Antoni Gaudí’s Casa Batlló in Barcelona with layers of shimmering curtains. Lining a staircase that stretches from the coal bunkers in the basement up eight flights, the immersive installation suspends 164,000 meters of Kriskadecor’s aluminum

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Eclectic Exploration Beckons at Quebec’s International Garden Festival

Now in its 22nd year, the International Garden Festival at Quebec’s Jardins de Métis has become a global presence in the worlds of art and architecture, transforming its Gaspésie site into a living hub of landscape design. Every year, a new crop of seasonal installations joins a collection of follies, pavilions and gardens like no other.

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Darren Bader

The title of Darren Bader’s fourth exhibition here, “Mends of Scott Friendes,” is a spoonerism: Scott Mendes is a fictional artist to whom Bader’s 2019 Venice Biennale project, planned as an AR-heavy

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A New Book Gathers Every Single Documented Frida Kahlo Painting, Including Lost Works—See Images Here

Despite her lasting fame, Frida Kahlo made surprisingly few works in her life. Now, all 152 of the artist’s documented paintings have been collected in a massive new coffee table book from Taschen, Frida Kahlo: The Complete Paintings by Luis-Martín Lozano. The gorgeously illustrated $200 tome includes reproductions of all of Kahlo’s known paintings, including several works that

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August 2021 Opportunities: Open Calls, Residencies, and Grants for Artists

Image © Brooke DiDonato Every month, Colossal shares a selection of opportunities for artists and designers, including open calls, grants, fellowships, and residencies. If you’d like to list an opportunity here, please get in touch at hello@colossal.art. You can also join our monthly Opportunities Newsletter.   Open Calls New Futures at The Other Art Fair

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Caitlin Lonegan

Standing before Untitled (Rainbow Painting, 2018–2021, 2020.09)—a bruisy but bright multicolored abstraction created last year by Caitlin Lonegan and the sole painting in her exhibition “4 pm, Fire

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TeamLab’s Turbo-Charged Art Playground Inaugurates the Asian Art Museum’s New Pavilion—See the Lush Environments Here

San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum is the first art institution in the U.S. to welcome TeamLab, the ultra-popular Japanese art collective/interactive design corporation that has drawn crowds around the world. The debut of TeamLab’s major series of installations, dubbed “teamLab: Continuity,” is designed to mark a big moment for the Bay Area museum, the first

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