Sleeping Giants: A Dive into the Wondrous World of Whales

Australian underwater photographer Jasmine Carey spends southern winter with humpbacks breeding in the tropical waters of Tonga. In the northern winter, she captures orcas feeding in the Norwegian fjords.

Netta Laufer: Border Crossers

Netta Laufer’s photo and video installation “25ft” shows animals close to the Israeli West Bank barrier on military camera footage. In her practice, the artist explores human-made artificial borders and their effects on fauna, flora, and the environment.

Penguins in Antartica

Greenland and Antarctica: Fragile Forces of Nature

The American artist Patricia Carr Morgan photographed the world’s largest ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland. The images appear like abstract paintings and ice sculptures; a testimony of the ever-changing landscapes.

ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN

Fake Facades

KOSMOS Architects: Questioning Conventional Laws of Beauty

Artem Kitaev, co-founder of Russian studio KOSMOS Architects on keeping up with fast-paced architectural trends, and the potential of temporary architecture for more sustainable cities.

Yinka Ilori, Artist-Designer, London: “The Pandemic Is a Call to Action for the Design Industry”

A conversation with Yinka Ilori about the role of design in society, family values, and the special gift he inherited from his mother and grandmother.

Casa Gomis: How a Family Home Became a Refuge for Barcelona’s Avantgarde in the 1960s

Casa Gomis, designed by the Spanish architect Antonio Bonet, has become a testament to rationalist architecture in Spain, but it faces an uncertain future.

CULTURE CUE

Paula Rego, Bob Ross, and Skatable Sculptures

This edition of Culture Cue features the art of Paula Rego, a book on the intelligence of the forest, and an upcoming documentary about the battle of adored TV painter Bob Ross.

Water Bear, Physical, and Beyond the West

This edition of Culture Cue introduces a book on global architecture, a streaming platform on climate action, and a comedy-drama on 80’s fitness mania.

Joseph Beuys, The Underground Railroad, and Sudhir Breaks the Internet

This weekend’s Culture Cue features a surrealist group show by curator Nina Mdivani, a book on German postwar artist Joseph Beuys, a new series by director Barry Jenkins, and a podcast on the dark side of Silicon Valley.