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SHANG XIA: Jiang Qiong Er

September, 27 2020

The SHANG XIA brand is developed by the well-known designer Jiang Qiong Er and France’s Hermès Group. It aims to celebrate a contemporary fine living lifestyle. Impressed and fascinated by the attempt to embody time and emotion in objects,

New Glass Now: Corning Museum of Glass

September, 23 2020

Surveying the zeitgeist of contemporary glass creation from across the globe is the New Glass Now exhibition on view at the celebrated Corning Museum of Glass till 4 January 2020. Bringing together work by 100 emerging and established talents from 32 countries,

“The New Reality” of Design Fairs

September, 22 2020

TLmag catches up with Jimmy Macdonald, former director of London Design Fair and current partner of Adorno, to learn more about web-born exhibition platforms and the future challenges for both online and digital fairs.

Opening Call to the Wild /L’Appel de la Nature, Maison Louis Carré, Sunday 27 September 2020, 11-17.00

Official opening on Sunday 27 September, 11-17.00
Maison Louis Carré, L’Appel de la nature / Call to the Wild 
2 chemin du Saint-Sacrement, F- 78490 Bazoches-sur-Guyonne maisonlouiscarre.fr
Vernissage on Sunday 27 September 2020,

Glissant As A Toolbox

September, 21 2020

On what would have been Édouard Glissant 92nd birthday, TLmag revisits Hans Ulrich Obrists’ insightful essay focusing on the influential Caribbean thinker and cultural commentator.

Kajsa Willner: On Materiality and Aggregation

September, 18 2020

In her latest exhibition at Form Design / Center in Malmö, Swedish designer Kajsa Willner imagines a more nuanced and holistic attitude towards the major sustainability challenges we face concerning plastics.

Finissage “Le Sacre de la Matière”: Spazio Nobile at The Ancienne Nonciature, rue des Sablons 7, Brussels (Grand Sablon) on Sunday 18 October, 12-18.00

Spazio Nobile invites you to its Finissage Brunch of Le Sacre de la Matière at The Ancienne Nonciature, rue des Sablons 7, B-1000 Brussels (Grand Sablon), on Sunday October 18,

Valentine Witmeur Lab: A Knitwear Revival

September, 17 2020

Before turning to knit sweater design, Valentine Witmeur was an influencer. Produced in Portugal and distributed through a network of high-end stores -the creations of this Brussels-born designer are part of an on-trend yet carefully considered approach to fashion.

Homo Faber Guide: Connecting Crafting Excellence

September, 17 2020

Today, 17th of September 2020 the Michelangelo Foundation launches a new online, searchable platform Homo Faber Guide. The portal showcases artisans, ateliers, museums, galleries and experiences linked to the world of fine craftsmanship around Europe.

Jun Gobron: The Good Life

September, 15 2020

At 25, this Namibia-born, Belgian-Japanese designer chose to change his career path – making one of the best decisions of his life. Immersed in multiple cultures, but deeply rooted in the dynamics of the Belgian design scene,

Belén: Historic Space as Starting Point

September, 11 2020

In the heart of Amsterdam we find Felix Mertis, a location that has a history of serving a society of scientists, artists and thinkers to come together in The Enlightment. Over decades,

Les Ignorants: Two Sides of the Same Coin

September, 11 2020

With a shared obsession with the organic and an instinctive relationship with raw material, the two distinct practices of designer Lionel Jadot and photographer Serge Leblon are united under a common thread in Spazio Nobile Gallery’s latest exhibition. 

Marco Probst: The Art of Reinvention

September, 09 2020

Having been CEO of leather goods brand from 2012 to 2018, Marco Probst is (since December) once again the happy CEO of his Maison. He guards his secret with Germanic rigour mixed with a smidgeon of Belgian fantasy.

Spotlight On: “Morphoses”

September, 08 2020

Valcke Art Gallery’s recent exhibition presents the transformative works of three distinct craftsmen: David Huycke, Christophe Desvallées and Guy van Leemput. TLmag talks to director Johan Valcke about the exhibition, as well as his take on the contemporary Belgian art scene.

Knit! by Kvadrant: Through Inspirations and Design Processes

September, 05 2020

Knit! by Kvadrat is a series of work by 28 different designers exploring the potential of knitted textiles by Kvadrat Febrik. Knit! debuts in Copenhagen during 3 Days of Design (3–5 September 2020) physically and as a digital,

Timo Miettinen: Building Bridges through Contemporary Art

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September, 02 2020

In this interview first published in TLmag’s “Islands of Creation”, managing editor Blaire Dessent talks to Finnish businessman and art collector Timo Miettinen about his passion for contemporary art, the new developments with Salon Dahlmann,

Sheila Hicks: Ravelling and Unravelling

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August, 26 2020

When Mildred Constantine and Jack Lenor Larsen wrote these words in their seminal book about textile based art in 1973, Sheila Hicks was a young artist establishing her career, but they could be easily applied to Sheila Hicks in 2019.

CHART 2020: De-centred Programme

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August, 20 2020

76 artists presented by 28 galleries across five Nordic capitals. CHART launches its de-centred programme of exhibitions, talks, and events taking place in each participating gallery from 28-30 August, marking the eighth edition of the annual Nordic event for contemporary art.

Alessandro Roma: Inner Landscapes

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August, 19 2020

Working in painting, sculpture, collage and everything in between, Italian artist Alessandro Roma talks to TLmag about how his methodology has continued to change form and takes us through the inspiration behind his practice.

Hilma Af Klint: Artist, Researcher, Medium

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August, 18 2020

Before Kandinsky, Malevich and Mondrian, there was Hilma af Klimt. After a breakout exhibition of her work in their Stockholm museum back in 2013, Malmö’s Moderna Musseet revisits the Swedish artist’s oeuvre to present new insights into af Klimt’s systematic research.