Met exhibition highlights fashion’s obsession with Chinese arts and design

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        The influence of Chinese culture on <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/design/fashion/">fashion</a> design is examined through garments by Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent and John Galliano in an exhibition at New York's <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/metropolitan-museum-of-art/">Metropolitan Museum of Art</a> (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/05/21/china-through-the-looking-glass-fashion-exhibition-costume-institute-metropolitan-museum/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Pierre Huyghe incorporates primordial elements into Met rooftop installation in New York

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        Patches of dirt and an aquarium with ancient species are part of a new installation by French artist Pierre Huyghe for the roof garden at New York's <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/Metropolitan-museum-of-art/">Metropolitan Museum of Art</a> (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/05/11/roof-garden-installation-pierre-huyghe-metropolitan-museum-new-york/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

David Chipperfield Chosen to Expand New York’s Met Museum

The in New York has tapped British architect David Chipperfield to design its new Southwest Wing for modern and contemporary art. The commission, a result of an international competition, aims to increase gallery space, double the size of the museum’s popular roof garden, and establish accessible on-site storage. “The new design will also enhance gallery configuration and visitor navigation throughout the Southwest Wing, and support a more open dialogue between the Museum and Central Park,” says the architects.

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David Chipperfield chosen to extend the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Beatrice Galilee Appointed Architecture Curator at the Metropolitan Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced the appointment of Beatrice Galilee, 31, as associate curator of architecture and design. She will work within the department of Modern and Contemporary Art. According to a job posting in The Art Newspaper, the curator will develop collection and research strategies for the department as well as organize collection […]

Opponents to LG’s Palisades Tree Topper Will Appeal Court Decision

Four residents of New Jersey and two public interest groups have pledged to appeal the court ruling upholding the grant of a variance to allow LG Electronics USA to build an 8-story headquarters in Englewood, NJ. If built, the HOK-designed office complex (pictured) will rise above the tree-line and forever change the view of the […]