Left: George Nelson, Ball Clock, 1948/60. Metal, brass, diameter: 13 inches. Photo: Andreas Sütterlin. © Vitra. Center: Frank O. Gehry, Wiggle Side Chair, 1972/2005. Corrugated cardboard, hardboard, 34 1/4 × 14 1/4 × 24 inches, height of seat: 17 inches. Photo: Hans Hansen. © Vitra. Right: Charles Eames, Eames Elephant, 1945. Plywood, 16 1/2 × 16 1/4 × 31 inches. Photo: Marc Eggimann. © Vitra.

Left: George Nelson, Ball Clock, 1948/60. Metal, brass, diameter: 13 inches. Photo: Andreas Sütterlin. © Vitra. Center: Frank O.
Gehry, Wiggle Side Chair, 1972/2005. Corrugated cardboard, hardboard, 34 1/4 × 14 1/4 × 24 inches, height of seat: 17 inches.
Photo: Hans Hansen. © Vitra. Right: Charles Eames, Eames Elephant, 1945. Plywood, 16 1/2 × 16 1/4 × 31 inches. Photo:
Marc Eggimann. © Vitra.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication

This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication, an exhibition exploring the story of Vitra, the family-owned Swiss furniture company, from its American roots and distinguished design collaborations... continue reading

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Harun Farocki’s “4 films from 1967–1997. An homage curated by Antje Ehmann”By Carles Guerra

This exhibition is one of the first since Harun Farocki’s unexpected death in July. In the absence of the artist himself, “4 films from 1967 to 1997” pays tribute to the man—chosen by his partner and collaborator, Antje Ehmann—who has been perhaps among the most influential artists and filmmakers of the second half... continue reading

Torolab’s “La Granja”By Claudia Arozqueta

The recent disappearance and alleged assassination of 43 students from Ayotzinapa Normal School in the southern city of Iguala, Mexico, has once again raised the alarms of an entire country already shocked and affected by corruption, violence, and poverty. But while for years organized crime has spread violence, the disappearances... continue reading

Katarina Burin’s “Pre-arranged Comfort
”By Mariah Nielson

Models are used in architectural practice to represent and communicate ideas. In “Pre-arranged Comfort,” artist Katarina Burin transforms San Francisco’s Ratio 3 into a 1:1 model that proposes an exhibition of the work of designer and activist Fran Hosken (b. 1920). Burin has constructed four spaces that compose an immersive... continue reading

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Call for applications: graduate studiesEmily Carr University of Art + Design

Emily Carr University leads the country in the contributions we make to research in studio-based art, design and media. We are committed to providing opportunities to graduate students through collaborative partnerships that apply solution-focused, human-centred research methodologies to complex problems, and sustainable models for collaborative... continue reading

Fall 2015 graduate application deadlinesSchool of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

Scholarships and fellowships for 2015Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College

Miguel AmatBlaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston

Gloria Steinem in conversation with Barbara NessimBard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Media Arts Cultures: seeking applicationsDanube University

Seeking assistant professors in Photography & Painting and DrawingUniversity of Oregon

2015 artist-in-residence & Alumni New Works awardeesHeadlands Center for the Arts

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