In memoriam Paul Crossley (1945-2019)

Janice K. Johnson

Paul Crossley, Emeritus Professor of the History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London has passed away on December 11th, 2019. Dr. Crossley was an eminent scholar of Gothic architecture – perhaps best known for the second and much expanded edition of Paul Frankl’s Gothic Architecture in the […]

Adjaye Associates and MVRDV among contenders for Portland Museum of Art expansion — Portland Museum of Art

Janice K. Johnson

Adjaye Associates with Simons Architects, KMA, Michael Boucher Landscape Architecture, Atelier Ten, 2×4 and John Bear Mitchell Lever Architecture with Unknown Studio, Chris Newell, Openbox, Once-Future Office, Atelier Ten and Studio Pacifica MVRDV with STOSS, the Institute for Human-Centred Design, Pentagram, Atelier Ten and DVDL Toshiko Mori Architect, Johnston Marklee […]

On The Spot: Linda Albertini

Janice K. Johnson

Dreamy and soft, the art of Linda Albertini (aka Country Road Atelier) is beaming with homely warmth and a welcoming glow. To make her drawings extra mushy, this Swiss-based illustrator reaches for some Czech fairy tale magic and adds a reviving touch of Finnish nature. It’s easy – they all […]

New School Strike Ends With Victory for Adjuncts

Janice K. Johnson

After three weeks on the picket line, part-time faculty at the New School reached a tentative agreement with administration on Saturday, December 10. The university compromised on compensation, healthcare, and job security, and the union’s bargaining committee unanimously approved the new five-year contract. The remaining UAW Local 7902 union members […]

Curator at Large: Exhibitions to see in July

Janice K. Johnson

After a short break, Rise Art’s physical exhibition programme is back. This July, we taking residence at 67 Great Titchfield Street (W1W 7PT) for a solo exhibition with South African artist Nelson Makamo. The opening reception on the 21st is open to all, and the show will run until the […]