Visiting the Archive

... activities involved in the Shatwell project, please see The Shatwell Project.For texts by other visitors to the archive you might enjoy Archives or Ardor by Iris Moon, Parataxis by Matthew Wells, or Conjunction and Incongruity by Polly Gould. PLEASE NOTEFrom 1st January 2018, Drawing Matter Trust will charge a fee ...

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Charles Percier

... all of Percier and Fontaine’s visions of order and cleanliness, it turns out that drawing architecture in post-revolutionary Paris was a messy business indeed. – Iris Moon WE SUGGEST On the samovar by Percier, Drawn Aside by Niall Hobhouse; on another messy church project in post-revolutionary France, Hector Horeau; on ...

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Drawing Architecture

... geoscope that Fuller had described in 4D Time Lock, which initially was a huge planetarium. From inside the sphere it was possible to observe the moon and the starts, but ultimately to see them in relation to the Earth itself. Later, between 1965 and ’75, the geoscope was developed as ...

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Behind the Lines 8

... church. Shall we too plant a weeping willow — so appropriate to represent a grieving family, but I wonder why Herr Moos has also included iris and dianthus?’Elmira’s bookishness and erudition were disapproved of by her father, who worried it put off potential suitors, but she decided to speak up: ...

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Archives, or Ardor

... now. But the drawing? A vehicle for something else.A word of advice if you plan a visit: bring the fire; leave the butter at home.– Iris Moon WE SUGGEST On Percier's Samovar, written by Niall Hobhouse, who lit the fire in the archive; for more works in the Drawing Matter ...

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Yona Friedman: Space-chain Structures

... material, metal, and a principle: the possibility of an infinite architecture. Such an unrealistic but visionary use of giant chain structures connecting the earth and moon had already been imagined by Buckminster Fuller in 1938 in Nine Chains to the Moon: An Adventure Story of Thought; yet it was the ...

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Dance Dance Revolution

... of a new generation of architects shaped by the events of 1789. There was no time to dance when you had to build the future.– Iris Moon WE SUGGEST For additional pieces by Iris Moon, on Archives, or Ardor at Shatwell or for A Clean Mess on Charles Percier; on ...

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Robert Bray

... here against the backdrop of the Cold War and the cataclysmic events and political unrest of the late 1960s and early 1970s: Kent State, the moon landing, Vietnam, the emergence of feminism and the pill, the oil crisis, and a culture of James Bond movies, from On Her Majesty’s Secret ...

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Madelon Vriesendorp and Rem Koolhaas at Van Rooy Gallery, 1980

... the scheme for the four towers, with a swimming pool, the old bridge, and, in the upper right, a sort of shadow from a full moon. There is also a swimmer. The same swimming pool is in the other two works – Welfare Palace Hotel and Medusa Raft, from 1978. ...

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Boompjes

... few but specific parameters which Kees was good at figuring out. Together we climbed up one of these cranes. He had the details and the moon phases for the tides. I put it all together in a diagram in one corner of the triptych. Auke de Vries (*1937), Sketch for ...

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