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galleria continua, les moulins brings together twenty-four diverse artists around the broad and often controversial theme of 'power'.
While we all know that billionaires control a substantial amount of the world’s wealth – in fact, current projections see the richest 1% controlling 2/3 of it by 2030 – what they use their vast fortunes on may surprise you.
Los Angeles-based painter Nick McPhail creates illustrative, layered paintings that feature landscapes and architectural elements, using a colour palette of cool pastel and bright neon tones in combination with Renaissance layering techniques.
In anticipation of Tomorrowland’s 15th anniversary, the Belgium-based festival commissioned Danish artist Thomas Dambo (previously) to build seven of his world-renowned trolls throughout the De Schoore area in Boom. Like his previous installations in Copenhagen, South Korea, and northern Illin
French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel has published a new book about the flowers within the storied Paris museum’s art collection, alongside an intervention of new paintings in the Louvre’s glass-roofed French sculpture hall
An exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Zurich explores the multilayered bonds formed between the artist Max Bill and his fellow students at the Dessau institution, among them Paul Klee, Josef Albers, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, and Wassily Kandinsky
The big problem with plastics is that though they last for a very long time, most are thrown away after only one use. Since plastics were invented in the 1950s, about 8,300m metric tonnes (Mt) have been made, but over half (4,900 Mt) is already in landfill or has been lost to the environment. In 2010 alone, an estimated 4.8 to 12.7 Mt went into the oceans.
Only a small proportion of the hundreds of types of plastics can be recycled by conventional technology. But there are other things we can do to reuse plastics after they’ve served their original purpose. My research, for example, focuses on chemical recycling, and I’ve been looking into how food packaging can be used to create new materials like wires for electricity.