CAMBRIDGE — Kimberley was once the second largest city in South Africa, and for a few years in the 19th century its diamond mines may have produced more wealth per square inch than any place on the planet.
In the Media
Bacteria are – like nearly every other life form – social beings, responding to their neighbors and surroundings in intricate ways.
Microsoft will build computers even more sleek and beautiful than Apple’s.
Biotechnology is going to “govern the next decade of thought” at research institutions like the MIT Media Lab, says its founder Nicholas Negroponte.
Dezeen is visiting the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the Being Material conference this week.
When Anicka Yi began making art in her late thirties with no formal training, her entry point was unusual: a self-directed study of science.
In “The Big Picture: Contemporary Art in 10 Works by 10 Artists,” Matthew Israel, Artsy’s Curator at Large, examines 10 artworks that trace the development of contemporary art.
While it’s known as one of the most iconic rock albums of our time, Meat Loaf’s Bat out of Hell was originally written as a musical by king of the power ballad, Jim Steinman.
Classical music and rock can make for awkward bedfellows, usually resulting in bright, accessible instrumentals or sometimes the overwrought opus of some British rocker.
CAMBRIDGE — Every now and then you’ll hear a loud “Clop!” as you walk through Gwenneth Boelens’s show at the MIT List Visual Arts Center.
Pedro Reyes has earned a reputation for being an artist-activist whose politically engaged works sometimes, but not always, are instilled with a degree of optimism.
If Donald Trump were to invent a contemporary artist to berate on Twitter (how’s that for fake news?), he might dream up in his fevered mind someone like Pedro Reyes.
CAMBRIDGE — You may not know Eran Egozy’s name, but if you either were between the ages of 10 and 24 in the mid-2000s or had children in that ballpark, you may be familiar with one of the wildly successful … Continued
Until recently, much of Andrea Crespo’s artwork has involved a pair of conjoined twins named Cynthia and Celinde.
A woman stands mournful, her gaze fixed to the ground. She holds an umbrella above her, though there seems to be no rain.
Acclaimed British multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier rose to Internet fame with his split-screen YouTube videos, covering some classic songs in his own multi-faceted, original style.
Paul C. Ha is the Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) List Visual Arts Center. The List Center is the contemporary art museum at MIT, and is well known for presenting experimental and timely exhibitions.
London cello festival is launched; a prodigy is presented with a precious instrument.
The Wooster Group veteran creates a portrait of a mature actress whose beauty lies in her restlessness, at Abrons Arts Center.
Experience is both a book about design and a design experience – with bits of string and a heat-sensitive cover. Review by John O’Reilly.
Neri Oxman and the MIT Mediated Matter group have unveiled their latest collection of 3D-printed death masks, designed to contain the wearer’s last breath.
David Deveau devotes his upcoming Kresge recital to the final two Schubert piano sonatas: the A Major (D.959) and in B-flat Major (D.960).
Last November, during the climate summit in Paris, the Icelandic installation artist Olafur Eliasson transported twelve icebergs from Greenland to the Place du Panthéon for a piece titled “Ice Watch.”
On a cold, rainy New York morning after the Hugo Boss Prize party at the Guggenheim last week, the artist Anicka Yi was mulling over the events of the night before, and her thoughts immediately went to her people.
“The Enemy,” underway at M.I.T., is the result of a collaboration between Mr. Ben Khelifa and Fox Harrell, an associate professor of digital media.