As part of the world tour by Vitra Design Museum
in Germany, more than 700 Girard's art pieces are on exhibit at Hangaram Art Museum.
In the neighboring town of Weil am Rhein, just across the German border, is the Vitra Design Museum
Having recently returned from the Grains of Paradise exhibition at R & Company in New York, the Making Africa exhibition at Vitra Design Museum
in Germany, and with record sales at Design Miami/Basel in June, Porky has been garnering extensive global recognition.
Until September, the Vitra Design Museum
in Weil am Rhein, Germany will showcase 120 exhibits sourced from African designers worldwide.
Citem has invited Alexander von Vegesack, founding director of the Vitra Design Museum
and founderpresident of the Centre International de Recherche et D'Aa[euro]degducation Culturel et Agricole (Cireca), a nonprofit organization that runs Domaine de Boisbuchet, a place to practice and discover design and culture in dialog with nature; Italian marketing specialist for sustainable textiles Giusy Bettoni; Cebubased Costa Rican furniture designer Bernardo Urbina, founder of Tacloban Prevails (a group that transforms debris left by Supertyphoon "Yolanda" and gives them new life); New Yorkbased luxury retail business expert Joseph Boitano; Japanese industrial designer Motomi Kawakami, chair of the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP); and top Taiwanese architect Johnny Chiu.
Through the presentation of miniatures along with reproduced documents from the archive of the Vitra Design Museum
, the chairs are considered not as isolated phenomena but are placed firmly in their cultural and historical context.
In addition to the collection, this summer you can see Masterworks of 20th-Century Sculpture, Object Image/Erik Levin/Sculpture and Video, and A Hundred Years--A Hundred Chairs: Masterworks from the Vitra Design Museum
8232;He has curated exhibitions such as Disorientation II: The Rise and Fall of Arab Cities, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi (2009), Never-Part, Bozar, Brussels (2008), Dubai Next, co-curated with Rem Koolhaas at Vitra Design Museum
and Weil am Rhein, Germany (2008).
This summer, the Kunstmuseum Wolfs burg and the Vitra Design Museum
examine the depth of this polymath's impact, with two exhibitions under the same roof, one boasting works by fifteen artists, including Olafur Eliasson and Katharina Grosse, the other featuring historical objects from the Vitra: furniture, models, and drawings by Steiner and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others, along with letters to Steiner from Piet Mondrian, Richard Neutra, and, of all people, Franz Kafka.
In deference to their enduring popularity the Vitra Design Museum
is launching replicas of the designs so cherished by collectors.
He completed groundbreaking projects like the Vitra Design Museum
in Germany, the Loyola University Law School, and the Chiat/Day advertising agency building in Venice, Calif.