Le Corbusier's Unité

... Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawn Asides 1 Aug 2016 Le Corbusier's Unité Le Corbusier (1887–1965), Letter to Louis Sciarli, 1960. This letter from Le Corbusier, to Marseille photographer Louis Sciarli, responds to a request from Elle magazine for photographs of the school ...

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Jean-Baptiste Lassus

... to its original thirteenth-century form was still very strong. The chapel is shown without its fifteenth-century flamboyant rose window and its exterior staircase built by Louis XII, taking the more sober appearance it may have had during the reign of Saint-Louis. Lassus clearly emphasises that intention by inscribing at the ...

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Henri Labrouste

... × 680 mm. In 1840 Labrouste plays an essential role in a political spectacle in which the stakes are high for the faltering regime of Louis Philippe: the return of Napoleon’s ashes that will be buried in the church of Les Invalides. With Louis Visconti, Labrouste is invited to extend ...

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A Civic Utopia: Lex

... fundamental role in asserting the rights and duties of the citizenry, both in the prominence of the buildings to service them and through their iconography. Louis-François Trouard (1729–1804), Design for Cazernes des Gardes francoises à Versailles, 1771. Pen, ink, grey and blue wash on laid paper, 435 × 610 mm. ...

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Sebastian Multerer: On Louis Kahn's Kansas City Office Building, 1972

Sebastian Multerer: On Louis Kahn's Kansas City Office Building, 1972 ← Alternative Histories: Participants and Models ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSAlternative Histories: Participants and Models 19 Dec 2018 Sebastian Multerer: On Louis Kahn's Kansas City Office ...

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Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn ← Search Drawings ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSearch Drawings 4 Jun 2015 Louis Kahn Louis Kahn (1901–1974), Sketch for a mural, 1951 – 1953. Ink on paper, 298 × 400 mm. I gave myself an assignment: ...

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Ducros

Ducros ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 1 May 2016 Ducros Abraham Ducros (1748–1810), Veduta dell'Arco di Tito verso il Campidoglio, c. 1780. Pencil, pen and ink on watermarked ...

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Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 18 Mar 2016 Louis Kahn Louis Kahn (1901–1974), Elevation drawing of the final scheme of the Kansas City Office Building, 1972. ...

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Charles Percier

... a Samovar The drawing is preparatory for the samovar in silver-gilt, eventually executed in 1808 by Henry Auguste for Queen Hortense (Les Grands Orfevres de Louis XIII a Charles X, Paris 1965, p. 273). The piece bears the marks of the years 1795–8, and 1798–1809. The design was carefully followed ...

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A Civic Utopia: Ratio

... institutes into a single palace of learning) and instrumentally (through such vehicles as the mint or bourse which brought system into the regulation of exchange.) Louis-Gustave Taraval (1738–1794), Study for a Temple to the Muses, with Three Alternative Peristyles, c. 1770. Pen and black ink with watercolour and grey wash, ...

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