Two recent trends: one, the blurring of boundaries between art, architecture, and a digital-age aesthetic; two, the internet as a site for symposia in which experts around the globe can participate in a round-the-clock roundtable discussion. Both trends collide with Artforum's recent online symposium, entitled "Art and Architecture in the Age of Design," featuring gallery owner Henry Urbach, Galia Solomonoff, partner at Open Office Art and Architecture Projects and Vito Acconci, artist and designer, among other notable figures. The postings are moderated by Philip Nobel, contributing editor for Metropolis magazine, contributor to the New York Times, Architectural Digest, Artforum, and essayist for a forthcoming book the New York firm LOT/EK. Don't worry if you're on summer vacation or missed the live posts. The symposium's archived (along with an earlier online discussion on digital art...)
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by Johnny Magdaleno on Jul 15th, 2014