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PARKHOTEL MONDSCHEIN

A Rich Cultural History Combined with a Refined Design Aesthetic at this Modern Luxe Hotel

FUFU KYOTO

An Intimate Luxury Hotel that Entwines Traditional Japanese Dining, Architecture and Hospitality with Modern Elegance

JACQUEMUS PARIS

A Pure Interior Led By Playfulness and Surprise

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

The Charred-Brick 'Black Box' Presenting The Beauty Of Theatre & Performance

GAIA

British Artist Luke Jerram’s Explores The Vastness of Our Earth

Honouring ISSEY MIYAKE

The Legacy Remains: Merging Art & Fashion, East & West, Tradition & Technical Innovation

UNITED PLACES BOTANIC GARDENS

Local and Luxurious, A Melbourne Boutique Hotel That Gets It Right

Naoshima Ryokan ROKA

Designed by Okayama-based studio Nottuo, a New Modern Stay on Japan’s ‘Art Island’

Restaurang ÄNG

NORM Architects Creates A Light-Filled Glasshouse For The Michelin-Starred Restaurant

JAPANESE CRAFTSMANSHIP: BAMBOO WEAVING

In The Quiet Backstreets Of Kyoto's South Higashiya, Find A Master Craftsman

HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE SS23

As Ever, The Joy Of Movement & Ease of Pleats Prevails

Serpentine Pavilion 2022

Artist Theaster Gates Designs the 21st Pavilion

BRUT-AL

Argentinian-Australian Designer Alexander Lotersztain's Ode to Brutalism

Serpentine Pavilions 2000-2021

A Champ Online Retrospective Of Two Decades of The Radical Architectural Event

PURE FORM

The Art Gallery of South Australia Presents Japan's Avant-Garde Ceramics

KABIRA & KANGRI

The Beauty Of Indian Textile Craftsmanship In ISSEY MIYAKE Sub-Brand HaaT's SS22 Collection

MONA (Museum of Old And New Art)

A Pivotal and Radical Art Museum Situated in Tasmania

February, 2020
Museum of Old & New Art (MONA) Tasmania, Australia. Photo: MONA

Situated on a cliffside in Tasmania, just 11km north of the capital Hobart, MONA (Museum of New and Old Art) is an extraordinary and radical art destination.

As Australia’s largest private museum, owner and founder David Walsh’s private collection of over 1900+ works (often at times considered controversial, and estimated at $110m) presents work from Wim Delvoye, Oleg Kulik, Damien Hirst, Chris Ofili to name a few, including James Turrell’s site-specific Amarna (2015).

Museum Interior, sandstone concrete and steel detail. MONA, Tasmania.

Designed by Melbourne-based architect Nonda Katsalidis (Fender Katsalidis Architects), MONA is an unassuming, stark and raw structure built into a rock face covering 3.5 hectares of site. The subterranean gallery space presents Ancient artefacts to contemporary works and also hosts two annual arts and music festivals; Dark Mofo in Winter and Mofo in Summer.

What makes MONA a monumental space and museum concept, is that they truly create their own rules and abide to no other for the appreciation and enjoyment of art.

MONA's raw, stark interior by architects Fender Kasalidis. Photo: Ben Hosking
Cylindrical lift and staircase, MONA, Tasmania.
MONA, Tasmania, 2017. Photo: Ben Hosking
B1 Walkway overlooking the void, MONA, Tasmania.
Amarna, James Turrell, MONA, Tasmania.
The Courtyard House, MONA, Tasmania.

MONA (Museum of New and Old Art)
655 Main Rd,
Berriedale TAS 7011,
Australia

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February, 2020