Jane Levere

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Francis Kéré’s diverse work featured at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Berlin-based, Burkina Faso–born Diebedo Francis Kéré is far from a typical architect, and his current one-man exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, on display through September 25, is also far from typical.

Kéré, 51, was born in Gando, an agricultural village in the West…

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The vibrant murals of Hans Hofmann at the Ackland Art Museum

Although the German-born artist Hans Hofmann is most famous for his Abstract Expressionist works and schools of painting, primarily in New York and Provincetown, Mass., where he taught painters Helen Frankenthaler, Larry Rivers, and Lee Krasner Pollock, and sculptor Louise Nevelson, among others. He was also an accomplished mural designer. Several of…
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David Adjaye

Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library in Washington, DC. M.C. Schnitzer

David Adjaye, principal of London-based Adjaye Associates, is the subject of a mid-career survey, Making Place: The Architecture of David Adjaye, currently on display at the Art…

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Jewish History & Modernism

The Kaufmann House, designed by Richard Neutra in Palm Springs, CA, 1947. Courtesy J. Paul Getty Trust

Designing…

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Waterfront Revival

Courtesy Pier A Harbor House Pier A, a landmarked, late 19th century structure in lower Manhattan’s Battery Park that has been vacant for decades and suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Sandy, will be reborn in July as an elaborate restaurant and event space. Renovation of the interior of the 28,000-square-foot,…