Josef Frank: Happy Accidentism

Josef Frank: Happy Accidentism ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 21 Sep 2019 Josef Frank: Happy Accidentism Josef Frank (1885–1967), Fantasy House 9, 1947, 1947. Ink on paper. ...

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Hans van der Heijden: On Josef Hoffmann's Perspective sketch of a cottage, c. 1900

Hans van der Heijden: On Josef Hoffmann's Perspective sketch of a cottage, c. 1900 ← Alternative Histories: Participants and Models ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSAlternative Histories: Participants and Models 14 Feb 2019 Hans van der ...

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‘I chose a distant meadow’: The House that Neutra Built

... you would expect from a client who, like Erich von Stroheim, acquired a nobiliary particle as social promotion.This client was the man who became Hollywood’s Josef von Sternberg. In 1934 he commissioned Neutra to design a house at 1000 Tampa Avenue, Northridge, in the San Fernando Valley northwest of Los ...

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Land Marks

... works of architecture that serve as containers of thought. Adolfo Natalini (*1941), Sketch, 1969. Pen, ink and coloured crayons on paper, 750 × 250 mm. Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959), Drawing for the 'Eaglefeather' estate for Arch Oboler in the Santa Monica Mountains, 1940. Graphite pencil and colour pencil on tracing ...

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Tony Fretton

... from wood to paving stones. What I wanted was an architecture in which each of these things – shop, beam, staircase, floor, etc. – was frank: they had no other meaning than themselves. Since I was young I have been looking at London and certain points intensely, certain points meaning ...

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Pier Vittorio Aureli

... of erasing oneself’ with reference to works such as Black Square by Kasimir Malevich, the zip paintings by Barnett Newman and the strip paintings by Frank Stella. The Marriage of Reason and Squalor is the title of a painting produced by Stella in 1959. Like all his early black paintings, ...

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Behind the Lines 13

... the tennis court cost to build. Actually I was inclined to pay someone to take it off my hands. The house reflected me too much.– Josef von Sternberg, Fun in A Chinese Laundry (1965) Richard Neutra (1892–1970), residence for Joseph von Sternberg, 1935 – 1935. Ink and pencil on paper ...

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Riet Eeckhout

... I, #3, 2017. Graphite pencil and white wax pencil on polyester film, 900 × 1300 mm. In Drawing Out Gehry I observe a sketch of Frank Gehry’s Goldwyn-Hollywood Library. My interest in Gehry’s drawing is two-fold: drawing in its representation role, as it is made in the service of a ...

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Madelon Vriesendorp and Rem Koolhaas at Van Rooy Gallery, 1980

... Siah Armajani, Gordon Matta-Clark, Dennis Oppenheim and Richard Artschwager; Antonia Jannone was showing Aldo Rossi, Giorgo Grassi, John Baldessari and Superstudio; and Aedes started with Josef Paul Kleihues and O. M. Ungers.’But as Van Rooy tells it, ‘it all came along because I met Rem Koolhaas. I can’t make more ...

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A Chevrolet Truck

... complexities that can only be understood in-the-round. And they also carry a heavy weight of symbolism, something enjoyed and exploited by both Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright.Corb, during his International Style phase, always posed handsome cars in photographs of his white villas. He even made a counter-factual claim to ...

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Carlos Diniz

... architect or developer might need: drawings, presentations and brochures. In the days before computer technology, his hand-drawn visions of unconstructed environments were sought by SOM, Frank Gehry an even the Walt Disney Company, which knew a thing or two about drawing.Diniz, too, is strangely pertinent. He worked a great deal ...

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Gio Ponti: 'Come for Porchetta'

... of letters – to friends and associates, to clients and contractors, to his associate editors at Domus or Stile, to his fellow architects Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright and Josep Antoni Coderch, and to any number of other important people, not least the Italian president, the Pope, even the Queen ...

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John Lautner

... Mt Washington, Los Angeles, 1952. Print with colour wash and crayon, 780 × 780 mm. On presenting himself as a potential apprentice at Taliesin to Frank Lloyd Wright Jr., Lautner heard no objection except the sly comment that he would be ‘too big for the rooms’. Everything about his approach ...

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Richard J. Neutra

... Loos and others, in the deep shadow if not the direct tutelage of Otto Wagner. Though he went on to work with Erich Mendelsohn and Frank Lloyd Wright, critics and curators readily and immediately recognised the genetics of his Modernism as deriving fundamentally from the principles and methods of the ...

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ETH Zurich: Casting the Cornice in Ticino

... it apart.After being drawn, measured from ancient classical models, and theorised over centuries, the cornice was finally banned from modern architecture by such figures as Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier, only to make a triumphant and prominent reappearance in postmodernism. In our workshop in Aquila, drawings picked by students ...

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Drawing, Movement and Medium: Michael Webb in conversation with Mark Dorrian, Episode 2

... from the archive of the exhibitions on the MOMA website. This is the 1961 ‘VisionaryArchitecture’ show that was curated by Arthur Drexler. And things like Frank Lloyd Wright’s Mile-High Tower are here, Kiesler’s Endless House too. There is a particular one that I’d like to ask you about – the ...

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A Fragment of Wright's Great City

... Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 16 Jul 2018 A Fragment of Wright's Great City Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959), Midway Gardens, Chicago: cast-concrete block, c. 1914. Built in a variety of materials, including brick, coloured tile, pattern glass, and cast ...

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On Cornices, Part I

... IV B 6 -lat. Schrift-) – [8], Zentralarchiv Berlin. Repr. In Goerd Peschken, ed. Das Architektonische Lehrbuch (Munich/Berlin, 1979; 2001), pp 21–22. Christoph Freiherr von Wolzogen, Entwürfe (Bauzeichnungen) für das Landhaus Tillebein in Züllchow. 1806. Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781–1841) (Hamburg: Frank C Möller, 2013), pp 6–7. Search website Search drawings

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R. Norman Shaw

... know to these clear but easy-going instructions are some of the drawings in the RIBA collection for houses Shaw had built by a trusted builder, Frank Birch, on which he writes in similar vein: ‘The barge boards cornices etc to be all similar to Wispers – or Boldre Grange ­or ...

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Jesse Reiser on Aldo Rossi

... really this discussion about Hopper, and the work I did afterward, was derived from that.My third-year project was well received, so Rossi invited me and Frank Gerard, who was also in the class, to intern over the summer. It was a very small office – a total of only six ...

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Six Architects on their Dream Desks

... at my ev+a exhibition ‘matters’, in the Romanesque cathedral of Limerick, pink coral from my father’s studio wall, newspaper photo of burnt-out building by Erik Josefsson on Norrlandsgatan, postcard of unfinished pietá by Michelangelo, postcard of Josef Beuys‘ watercolour, watercolour of our house on Strandvägen 9, which I made at ...

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Child's Play

... STUFF,DRAWING AND WRITING STORIES FOR CHILDREN: ARCHITECTS ….“PLEASE NOT IN FRONT OF THE CHILDREN !”“CI SONO I BAMBINI !” (“MARIA, CI SONO I BAMBINI !”) FRANK EHRENFAHL , DONALD SAVOIE, MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM,TOM REAGAN, GENE …. So what is it exactly that confirms the ‘childishness’ of the architect? Is it the ...

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Adolphe Appia: ‘Luminous – Very Luminous’

... it Means’, The Outlook (17 January 1914), p 127. Appia, ‘Theatrical Experiences and Personal Investigations’. Appia cited in Edmund Stadler, ‘Jaques-Dalcroze et Adolphe Appia’ in Frank Martin, ed, Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (Neuchatel: Eds de la Baconnière, 1965), p 418. Appia, ‘Theatrical Experiences and Personal Investigations’. Appia cited in Stadler, ‘Jaques-Dalcroze et ...

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Then Land We Live In – The Land We Left Behind

... loan, by artists working from the 1500s to the present day, including Paul McCarthy, Beatrix Potter, Carsten Höller, Laure Prouvost, William Holman Hunt, Samuel Palmer, Frank Lloyd Wright, Marcus Coates, Fernando García-Dory, Mark Dion, Roni Horn, Aaron Angell and Mark Wallinger.With protagonists ranging from 10th-century anchorites to 21st-century urban ruralists, ...

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