In advance of the impending renovation of the famous Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, the new 'David Chipperfield: Sticks and Stones' exhibition opens today at the iconic venue – almost fifty years after its completion. Originally designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (notably the celebrated architect's last major construction), the gallery has been a landmark of Modernism since its opening in 1968. Its steel roof, touching lightly upon a series of eight columns, seemingly suspended in mid-air, defines its pared down aesthetic – a key element of its creator's oeuvre
Unveiled with great fanfare in central London, the new XE is the car that’ll take Jaguar’s game up a notch or two. Parent company JLR is still ramping up the profits, but the big bucks are still coming from Land Rover, even though the Jaguar range has seen some major debuts in recent years.
T asked some of the field’s top talents to weigh in on the legend’s noteworthy works.
Another brace of Bentleys is making its way onto our roads, cementing this grand, old British brand's status as the ultimate creator of luxurious grand tourers (underpinned by German engineering and management nous). There are many claimants to this prestigious title, especially in a car market that feels saturated with high-end, big-cost cars pitched at the swelling wealth pool of the world's emerging markets. The Continental GT V8 S is a recent addition to the range
Trestle table series by Revesz+Tata for Mingardo. (Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com )
The Missing Scarf by Eoin Duffy and narrated by George Takei.
Plus, a chic new cocktail lounge in Dallas, a survey of Brooklyn artists and more things to see and do in the week ahead.
The question that most visitors will ask of 'Biography', the retrospective of Scandinavian artists Elmgreen & Dragset
The Karakoy Loft in Istanbul by Ofist. (Want more
Textile artist Sophie Standing creates intricate collages of fabric inspired by flora and fauna. (Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com )