The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts is the only building actually designed by Le Corbusier in the United States, and one of only two in the Americas
Founded in 1936 as a sister institution to New York’s MoMA, the ICA Boston has paved the way for other museums of “contemporary art,” artists’ spaces, and alternative venues. The new waterfront building designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in 2006.
One of Sol Lewitt's last public works, Bars of Color within Squares (MIT) is housed in Building 6C in the Physics department. The work covers the entire floor, some 5,500 square feet, and consists of 15 18-foot squares of brightly colored geometric patterns, created out in glass and epoxy terrazzo.
Lacy Barry is an artist, set & interior designer, known mainly for her work with paper and commercial bar interiors. Lacy's self-taught abilities and aesthetic have been applied to work for retail window display, interiors, live installations, events, video projects, commercials, web & print media, venues, home goods, apparel etc. etc. Lacy lives in Kreuzberg with her two gold fish Herman the German & Princess Sisi. Currently Lacy runs a commercial production studio in Nüekolln founded with fellow paper artist and stop-motion director Cris Wiegandt
Hannah Richards is a graduate of the University of Brighton and is now based in Oxford. She flits between illustrating, filmmaking and photography, mostly because she can’t decide what she likes doing best. Her work explores the relationship between text and image and often provides a humorous and sardonic commentary for everyday life. Her book; Your Opinion is irrelevant because I hate you” has been published by Victory Press.
Peter Nencini came to London in 1992, to study at the Royal College of Art. Aside from a three-year interlude working in Brussels, he stayed put. A designer and educator, he has worked across print and television for clients such as the New York Times and the BBC. More recently, he has gravitated towards editioned and exhibited work in ceramic, fabric, wood and metal — with a bonding interest in the space between typographic and figurative form.
An interview about his work, with Ryan G. Nelson for the Walker Art Center, can be read here. His editioned box and wall works are currently showing at Partners & Spade, New York.