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L.A. River planners float three design proposals for a major new park – Los Angeles Times

Here's a look at the preliminary plans for Taylor Yard, the former rail yard where the city of L.A. is starting its makeover of...

Why Thessaloniki’s Waterfront Redevelopment Works – CityLab

Thessaloniki’s New Waterfront is the centerpiece in an effort to transform the local economy, and other cities are taking notice. Source: Why Thessaloniki's Waterfront Redevelopment...

Swan boats light up the night at Echo Park Lake | Echo Park | theeastsiderla.com

Source: Swan boats light up the night at Echo Park Lake | Echo Park | theeastsiderla.com

The Getty picks a theme for Pacific Standard Time 2024: art and science – Los Angeles Times

Previous PST series have explored art in L.A. and Latin America. For 2024, the Getty is turning its focus to the intersection of art...

A New Pop-Up Exhibit in NYC Immerses Visitors in a Deep-Sea Experience – Smithsonian

DESIGNER RANDY FERNANDO SAYS THE SHOW STRIVES TO BE “INTERACTIVE AND PLAYFUL,” WHILE ALSO “INCORPORATING TOUCHES OF ACTIVISM” Source: A New Pop-Up Exhibit in NYC...

The La Brea Tar Pits are getting a makeover. Here’s why – Los Angeles Times

Three architectural firms — Weiss/Manfredi, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Dorte Mandrup — are competing to give the tar pits a new master plan. Source:...

Exposition Park plans a makeover that would make Seurat smile – Los Angeles Times

Can L.A. turn the home of the Lucas Museum, Coliseum, Natural History Museum and California Science Center into a pedestrian friendly place to linger...

This Rainbow-lit Ice Skating Trail Is True Winter Magic

In a Canadian city where temperatures can dip to -35 degrees Celsius (-31 degrees Fahrenheit), officials and designers have come up with a creative way to...

New York Architecture Firm Proposes Floating Housing Complex

eawalls and flood insurance are all well and good, but a New York architecture firm has designed a more ambitious (but probably less practical) solution for...

These Winning Designs Rethink NYC Medians

The medians of Park Avenue, New York, are today characterized by simple rows of tulips and begonias and the occasional sculpture installation. If the recently-announced...

Ernesto Neto Plans to Transform Zurich’s Busiest Train Station Into a Rainforest

The Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto is creating a spectacular installation that will bring the spirit of the Amazonian rainforest—and possibly some of its inhabitants—to Zurich’s...

Peter Sellars talks about his new staging of Mozart’s Idomeneo – marijanzlobec

The opening premiere of the Salzburg Festival will be Wolfgang A.Mozart’s opera Idomeneo on 27 July 2019. At the 2017 Festival, Teodor Currentzis and...

Pepsi sees ‘opportunity to innovate’ with new challenge to Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Co.'s biggest rival is shaking up the competition in the sparkling water wars.PepsiCo Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) has launched "bubly," a new flavored sparkling water...

Experimental vocalist Carmina Escobar led an ethereal performance while floating on Echo Park Lake

It was a performance that felt a bit like a mirage. On the shores of Echo Park Lake, a Oaxacan brass band led curious...

Art Industry News: Christo Will Bring a Floating Egyptian Tomb to London + More Must-Read Stories

The conceptual artist Christo will create a Mastaba sculpture for London’s Hyde Park, which will float on the Serpentine lake during the summer, after...

Shifting the ‘Horizon’

Ask Joanne Cheung why she studies the way people conceptualize climate change and she’ll tell you, “I’m a designer. It’s part of the job to...

Miami Art Project Looks at Infrastructure Under Water

Florida Governor Rick Scott may have banned the term “climate change” from official government records, but South Florida is well aware of its watery...

What’s that shower being wheeled around the city? It’s the PST festival for performance art

If you see floating stages on Echo Park Lake this weekend with a vocalist crooning a siren song through ginormous wooden bullhorns as brass...

Damien Hirst Created a Fake Documentary About His Fake Venice Show—and Now You Can See It on Netflix

The exhibition that launched a thousand angry tweets lives on—on Netflix.Earlier this week, the streaming service released a mockumentary, “Treasures from the Wreck of...

The Novelist and the Explorer

What on Earth do a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist and a legendary marine biologist have in common? The ocean, for one. That less than...

How a Quirky Art Prize Tied to the DeVos Family Went Political

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Patricia Constantine thought hard about whether to use an image of the education secretary, Betsy DeVos, in her entry to...

Waterlogged Texas Museums Assess the Damage Caused by Hurricane Harvey

Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday, August 25, large swaths of the state have been battered by torrential downpours,...

Where the U.S. Meets Mexico, a Surfer-Artist Is Making a Statement About the Absurdity of Borders

In Border Field State Park, on the beach where San Diego and Tijuana meet, a fence made of poles placed a few inches apart,...

The Detroit Institute of Arts Has Bought Murky Photographs That an Artist Developed in Water From Flint, Michigan

The distorted, faded colors of Matthew Brandt’s “Bridges Over Flint” photography series aren’t just an aesthetic choice. Brandt developed the negatives using a solution...