Located on the Robertson Quay in Singapore, the Warehouse Hotel was designed by a local design studio Asylum. Based in an old, industrial building dating back to the period of Singapore’s spice trade height, the lobby features an original brick wall, black metal gate and raw, ribbed reception desk.
Frieze 2015 came full of surprises but none were as talked about as the Masters booth of Helly Nahmad. With a stand that is split halfway down the middle and mimics versions of spaces in asylums, the booth makes a statement against art as an asset.
Written by Guest Blogger Jenny Held F or the last few days of May, the art world made its biannual pilgrimage to the glimmering city of Venice for the preview of the 55th Biennale di Venezia, a show that is widely considered to embody the global pulse of contemporary art.
Architect, photographer and archeologists Christopher Payne spent many years touring abandoned asylums across the United States to uncover the dark histories that lied within their decrepitating walls and gates.