It is with great sadness that Zaha Hadid Architects have confirmed that Dame Zaha Hadid, DBE died suddenly in Miami in the early hours of this morning. She had contracted bronchitis earlier this week and suffered a sudden heart attack while being treated in hospital.

Zaha Hadid was widely regarded to be the greatest female architect in the world today. Born in Baghdad in 1950, she studied mathematics at the American University of Beirut before starting her architectural journey in 1972 at the Architectural Association in London.

By 1979 she had established her own practice in...


East Lansing, MI – March 9, 2016 – Michigan State University announced today that it has appointed Marc-Olivier Wahler as Director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU (Broad MSU). Wahler will succeed Founding Director Michael Rush, who passed away in March 2015. Wahler currently serves as Founding Director of the Chalet Society in Paris; Artistic Advisor for De Appel Arts Center, Amsterdam and CI Contemporary Istanbul; and Founding Director of Transformer Sculpture Park, Melides, Portugal. He will assume his role at the Broad MSU on July 1, 2016. 

An internationally...