Large-Scale Art, Musical Performance and Stunning Landscape Converge at Tippet Rise Art Center

15 miles of trails with monumental sculptures set inside 12,500 rolling acres in Fishtail, Montana

Glowing golden in the late September sunlight, tall prairie grass quivers in the breeze beyond the picture window of the Olivier Music Barn at Tippet Rise Art Center in Fishtail, Montana. The barn, an acoustically engineered performing arts center, welcomes an annual array of diverse international talent—from bombastic string quartets to mesmerizing classical pianists. Outside this intimate facility, 12,500 rolling acres cushion monumental, perception-changing sculptures, …

Ai Weiwei Espresso Cups

Italian coffee brand illy enlisted Ai Weiwei for a new collection of cappuccino and espresso cups, available in sets of two or four. The dripping design is a nod to the artist’s 2006 artwork, “Colored Vases”—a piece that consists of 51 ancient vessels painted in bright colors, a reference to the Chinese Cultural Revolution and covered up history.

Ai Weiwei’s New NYC Project “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors”

Ai Weiwei’s latest NYC art installation is made up of some 300 pieces all over the city and makes a strong point about immigration and refugees. With a fence circling the Unisphere in Queens, a cage in Washington Square Park, and more “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors” encourages New Yorkers to take a moment and think about the problematic nature of borders—metaphorical and physical. He …