After much renovation, La Patinoire Royale – galerie Valérie Bach reopened its gates in September 2012. First, under the glass roof on the Faider Street side. Then in the different spaces of the former royal skating rink, including: the great nave, the street level, and the first floor on the Veydt street side in April 2015. This cultural and commercial room aims to present group and solo shows of artists from various nationalities and generations in a program that's simultaneous and yet diverse.Read More
Alternating solo exhibitions of emerging and established artists, while rediscovering the modern era through retrospectives of a more historical perspective, the gallery makes the most of the monumental and modular space of this historical monument ideally located in the heart of the European capital.
The artists are El Anatsui, Byung Hoon Choi, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Olafur Eliasson, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Cristina Iglesias and Ai Weiwei, and they were commissioned to create a mix of sculptures, light installations and suspended artworks for the 14-acre premises, known as the Susan and Fayez S. Sarofim Campus.
EDINBURGH — At the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2016, one country's pavilion stood out. Presented by Aileen Sage Architects, the insightful and enjoyable offering from Australia was dedicated, as the blurb on the wall stated, to 'a bridge between people... a well-known public space, where the personal and the communal intersect': the...
Born in Caracas in 1923, Carlos Cruz-Diez discovered a love of drawing as a child, enrolling at age 17 at the city's School of Fine Art, where his peers included Jesús Rafael Soto and Alejandro Otero, who alongside Cruz-Diez would become the foremost Venezuelan artists of the 20th century.
Carlos Cruz-Diez, whose vibrating polychromatic abstractions plumbed the atmospheric and phenomenological effects of color, died in Paris on Saturday at age ninety-five. Born in 1923 in Caracas, Cruz-Diez enrolled at the city's School of Plastic and Applied Arts in 1940.
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