Architect: Kathy Prendergast

I Cut Mount Fuji Every Day

I Cut Mount Fuji Every Day

By Marie-Henriette Desmoures

With a circumference of approximately 10cm, I compress the majestic mountain. I pressure it between my fingers and the board and I slice. The contours fall on the board; in a matter of minutes, they will turn once more into a fragrant and luminous mountain. The emotional downpour induced by… Read More

Aitchison / Prendergast

Aitchison / Prendergast

By Helen Thomas

This finely detailed watercolour drawing is a perfect miniature representation by George Aitchison of his proposal for the composition of a wall in the morning room of Lord Leconfield’s house in Chesterfield Gardens, London, 1881. The figures that define the room – the door and its frame, the fireplace and… Read More