tauba auerbach

My Ideal Bookshelf: The Books That Make the Designer

Visually, the average bookshelf is a mess. Arranged along single planks are these hundreds of objects of every conceivable dimension and color, spanning decades—centuries, even—of our cultural history. Stately black-and-orange Penguin Classics butt against the garish hues of a science fiction series that we secretly devour, which rubs covers with our starkly minimal art...

Artists Who Are Using the Vocabulary of Design

LISBON — The first biannual contemporary art festival held here in Lisbon, entitled Portugal Arte 10, is a monthlong exhibition that doubles as a major push into cultural tourism. To kick things off, the festival organizers focused on site-specific public installations to highlight the city’s topography and architecture: artists like Olaf Breuning, Martha Friedman,...

Image of the Day Archive, July 2010

July 1 / Tauba Auerbach, Shatter III July 2 / Mike Collinge, Auckland International Airport Annual Report July 6 / Chermayeff & Geismar, Poster Series for Pan-Am July 7 / Landor, Packaging for Miller High Life July 8 / Atelier Carvalho Bernau, Walden Affairs July 9 / Randy Hage, 1/12th Scale Model of Nick’s...