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Jeremy Hunt is Director of the AAJ Press (Art & Architecture Journal / Press) – a writer and consultant on art and public space
jeh has written 481 posts for AAJ Press

Alberto Burri – Cretto di Burri, Sicily – Architecture, Sculpture, Space

Alberto Burri, 1915-1995, is recognised as a central figure working in Arte Povera, concerned with the integrity of poor and unorthodox industrial materials such as jute sacking, metal, plastic, tar, sand, glue and fire. He also combined architecture, sculpture and space in the  creation of one of the largest landscape artworks in Europe. The Cretto di Burri … Continue reading

EDIFICE, COMPLEX, VISIONARY, STRUCTURE, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York. 6 January – 3 February 2018

EDIFICE, COMPLEX, VISIONARY, STRUCTURE, at the Sean Kelly Gallery, New York is a group exhibition featuring gallery artists who engage with the construct of architecture in their practices in a variety of ways. Their work explores how our concept of architecture describes physical structures, references the design of organic and man-made systems, and explains plastic concepts. The … Continue reading

V&A Gallery at Design Society, Shekou, Shenzhen, China

Shenzhen and the Pearl River Delta in China is one of the fastest growing design and technology hubs in the world. The opening of the V&A Gallery, Shenzhen, China marks an international collaboration between China Merchants Shekou Holdings (CMSK) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London following a three year knowledge exchange programme partnership. The V&A’s … Continue reading

World Architecture Festival – World Buildings of The Year 2017

The World Architecture Festival has announced its buildings of the year for 2017. The winner of World Building of the Year 2017 is the Post-earthquake reconstruction / demonstration project of Guangming Village designed by The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Following the Ludian earthquake in 2014, most of the local buildings in Guangming were destroyed.  This … Continue reading

Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York

Until the 1960s, most public art in New York City was limited to war memorials, civic-minded murals, or relief sculpture embodying universal values like “Fraternity” or “Wisdom.” But the late 1960s brought a new era that embraced the individual artist’s voice and vision in the public realm. In the years since, hundreds of innovative art … Continue reading