Best Tape Dispensers for Art Studios, Classrooms, and Other Spaces –

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTNews may receive an affiliate commission. Tape dispensers are an integral tool in any classroom, office, or craft room. They’re available in a wide range of styles and materials to fit anyone’s functional needs and design sensibility. Colors run the … Read more

The Disappearing Queer Spaces of the Harlem Renaissance

A collage from Disappearing Queer Spacesauthored by members of Columbia’s Queer Students of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (all images courtesy QSAPP) At the intersection of 132nd Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in Harlem — where an eight-story apartment complex is currently undergoing construction — once stood the first major Renaissance-style theater to desegregate … Read more

How Painter-Architects Brought Built Spaces to Life

Architectural drawings were limited to mostly monochrome in Europe until color appeared in the 17th century. Over the next 200 years, the use of color in architectural plans gave rise to a new category of creator: the painter-architect. Inessential Colors: Architecture on Paper in Early Modern Europe by Basile Baudez (Princeton University Press) explores the … Read more