Inaugurated last Saturday, May 16th, 2015  at Luis De Jesus Los Angeles is an exhibition entitled "Tijuana Radiant Shine and Shattered Mural" (On View through June 20th) by Mexican-born, Gallery artist Hugo Crosthwaite.

A Grand Prize recipient of the XI Bienal Monterrey FEMSA, Crosthwaite, 43, is having his large-scale wall drawing installation included in the exhibition The House on Mango Street currently on view at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago.

Born in Qazvin, Iran, the NY-based award-winning artist Shirin Neshat is the most famous contemporary artist to come from Iran.

Represented by Gladstone Gallery Neshat, 57, is having a retrospective entitled Shirin Neshat: Facing History (On view from May 18 to September 20th, 2015) at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden' s Second Level in Washington D.C., featuring her mesmerizing films and photographs placed in the context of modern Iran.

Last week from May 12th to 15th, 2015 the Miami Design District presented a week of exhibits, lectures and events to honor the Americas Debut of the "MAISON&OBJET Paris," a bi-annual design fair launched in Paris to showcase the best talents and brands in home and interior design.

On the evening of Friday, May 15th, 2015 the Pritzker Architecture Prize honored architect Frei Otto with a black tie dinner and award ceremony at the New World Center in Miami Beach. 

The evening celebrated the life and career of the late Otto, the 40th Laureate of the Prize and the second laureate from Germany.

On Thursday, May 28th, 2015 from 6 to 8PM, a Director's Preview and Reception will take place at the Alumni Gallery, Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design at Freedom Tower to inaugurate a new installation and project entitled "Neighborhood Reclamation" by Miami-based artist Michael Vasquez (B.F.A New World School of the Arts '05).

For the second time, The Hole is taking part at NADA New York. The Bowery-based gallery will present a "spray booth booth" filled with artworks that use atomized paint. 

"Taking a cue from the artists who often build spray rooms in their studios so they can contain the flying paint, we cover our booth in protective plastic and show works made with spray," organizers said.

Zane Lewis, Rosson Crow, Michael Dotson and Joe Reihsen use atomized paint in different ways and to different ends.

Rafael Ferrer lives and works in Greenport, New York and Vieques, Puerto Rico. 

His work is currently on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art, "America is Hard to See" (May 1- September 27, 2015).  

His upcoming exhibitions include the solo exhibition at the MCA Chicago, curated by Lynne Warren, "MCA DNA: Rafael Ferrer" (September 19, 2015- March 6, 2016). 

In 2012, a monograph on the artist by Deborah Cullen was published by UCLA.

Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig is designing Outpost Basel, an architectural pavilion created for the Collector's Lounge at Design Miami/ Basel, Switzerland, a fair that will take place from June 16 – 21, 2015. 

Outpost Basel brings together diverse geographic, material and cultural elements from America, Japan, Austria and Romania to create a high-design space made from everyday materials.

On view through May 30th, 2015 at the Galleri Andersson/Sandström is a solo exhibition entitled "The Reminder of the Underwood," featuring seven new large-scale paintings by Stockholm-based  artist Meta Isæus-Berlin (University Collage of Arts, Crafts & Design '86, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm '93).

Ever since she was a little girl, Isæus-Berlin, 51, began her sketches at age 4 beautifully evolving her style and educating herself in Stockholm.

On view through November 24, 2015 at theTrädgårdsföreningen and Götaplatsen which are beautiful gardens located in the heart of the city of Gothenburg–the second largest city in Sweden– are six monumental bronze sculptures by U.K. artist Tony Cragg that are showcased as part of  the Gothenburg International Sculpture Festival – a collaboration between Pilane Heritage Museum and Trädgårdsföreningen.

Cragg's praised exhibition Walks of Life was shown last year in the U.S.
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