“Imago Mundi: Map of the New Art” at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini on the Island of St. Giorgio Maggiore in Venice from September 1-November 1, 2015 is the largest exhibition to date of the Luciano Benetton Collection, a collection of works commissioned and collected by Luciano Benetton on his travels around the world. Sourced from more than 38 collections, the exhibition comprises 6,930 works by emerging and established artists whose only restriction is the 10x12cm (3.9x4.7inches) format.
Melbourne-based fashion designer and multidisciplinary artist Pia Interlandi is living proof that dressing the deceased is a deadly serious business – so serious in fact that for the last few years Interlandi has dedicated her practice to the design and creation of funerary garments.
The first-ever Dubai Design Week, taking place October 16 through 31, is an outgrowth of the Downtown Design trade fair. Both events are produced by the Art Dubai Group—which also runs Design Days Dubai in March—and are part of an initiative to establish the city as the center for design in the region.