Frieze will launch a new annual contemporary art fair in Los Angeles, presented at Paramount Pictures Studios. Premiering February 14 –17, 2019, Frieze Los Angeles will join Frieze New York, Frieze London and Frieze Masters on the international art world calendar, reflecting Los Angeles’ position as a global arts capital. The fair will be presented at Paramount Pictures Studios, a historic studio lot located in Hollywood, in a bespoke structure designed by wHY. The program will celebrate the exceptionally dynamic and diverse culture of Los Angeles and its global contributions to the visual arts. Read more here.
"From Los Angeles’ indelible imprint on 20th century design to its current, international emergence as a serious artistic and cultural nexus, PDC’s Fall Market 2017 theme profiles L.A.’s ascendance on the world stage … buoyed by the region’s surge in global talent innovating new ideas and concepts that are revolutionizing the city’s design, architecture, arts, fashion and culinary spheres of influence." Learn more at Pacific Design Center.
The 4.32-acre triangle-shaped parcel is located along the Dequindre Cut and just minutes from Downtown Detroit, and presenting an opportunity for wHY's ecology of disciplines to collaborate on designing a new landmark for the city.
On September 26th, the Asian Art Museum and wHY released details about the renovation and expansion project in San Francisco's Civic Center. Read more at Metropolis Magazine.
The mixed-use project will include wHY's first performance venue, a 28,000 sq. ft. flexible space designed to accommodate up to 2,000 people for diverse concerts and nontraditional performances. The district is a a collaboration between Louisville Stoneware, The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts and Goodwood Brewing Co. Read more at Louisville Business Journal.
Excerpt from the article: "They viewed an alternative theatrical structure as a natural extension of the landscape. It will undoubtedly become a nodal point in the future programming of Edinburgh Festival concerts and events." Read more at The Herald.