Writing Prize Judges 2020

... Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the WeekDrawing Matter Writing Prize 2020 23 Mar 2020 Writing Prize Judges 2020 Judging Panel Emma CraigieAnthony GeraghtyTanya HarrodEdwin HeathcoteRosemary HillRuth ScurrJacques TestardOlivia Horsfall TurnerHelen ThomasEllis WoodmanThe Drawing Matter Editors: Sarah Handelman, Niall Hobhouse, Philippa Lewis, and Matthew Page Search website Search drawings

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Twin Towers and Magenta

... shown below, each of the images was masked with plexiglass, and – as you see them here – overlaid with coloured inks by the artist Matthew Day Jackson. Meanwhile, the evil Sorceress, whom we had recast as an architect, was singing: 'From the Ruins of others our pleasure we borrow, ...

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Behind the Walls

... on and behind which there is nothing. By giving away the illusion of his drawn buildings, Albert unintentionally poses questions for all representations of architecture; why do we assume that there is something behind the walls?– Matthew Page WE SUGGEST Robert Smithson: The Iconography of Desolation Search website Search drawings

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Bosshard, Tavor, van der Ploeg and Vihervaara: On Bohdan Lachert's Post Office at Stanislawów, 1937

... Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSAlternative Histories: Participants and Models 2 Feb 2019 Bosshard, Tavor, van der Ploeg and Vihervaara: On Bohdan Lachert's Post Office at Stanislawów, 1937 Matthew van der Ploeg (*1983), Li Tavor (*1983), Ani Vihervaara (*1984) and Alessandro Bosshard (*1987), On Bohdan Lachert's Post Office at Stanislawów, 1937, 2018. Marble. ...

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Pages from Sketchbook 12, 1968–69

Pages from Sketchbook 12, 1968–69 ← From the Archive ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSFrom the Archive 10 Nov 2018 Pages from Sketchbook 12, 1968–69 This dérive is the second of a series of links that ...

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Siza and Limits of Representation

... Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 25 Sep 2018 Siza and Limits of Representation Álvaro Siza (*1933), Houses in Malagueira, from Caderno 13, page 23, 1977. Pen on paper, 300 × 210 mm. Over the years in which the collection of Drawing Matter has been formed we have ...

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Superstudio in The New Domestic Landscape, Museum of Modern Art, 1972

... third of a series of links that trace a particular path through our own archives and elsewhere. It began with a single favourite image – page 68 from Natalini's Sketchbook 12 – in which Adolfo explores a key early project with Superstudio. This dérive begins with a drawing type – ...

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Watkin on Milizia: Frontispiece to The Lives of the Celebrated Architects, Ancient and Modern

... Anon. (Italian) (*), Frontispiece to Francesco Milizia’s The Lives of the Celebrated Architects, Ancient and Modern, 1768. Engraving. RIBA Collections. The illustration on the title page to the Vite is striking and can be seen as a preparation for that of Pugin’s Contrasts (Sailsbury 1836). Milizia depicts a crowded scene ...

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Cedric Price: The Evolving Image

... a 1:675 scale, a turning circle for dust cart at 1:250, or, simply, a plug at 1:1. The guide, as Price explains on the second page, is unillustrated to avoid distorting the ‘immediacy of the visual impact’ of the drawings on display; in reproducing it here, the guide serves as ...

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Harvey Wiley Corbett on Architectural Models of Cardboard

... building rising before one and above one while the other photographs lack this impressiveness and realism and make the building look rather like a toy.’– Matthew Page WE SUGGEST An exhibition on model-making at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, featuring a model designed by Corbett now in the Drawing Matter ...

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William Butterfield

... their two-dimensional synopsis of the underlying spatial logic. At the same time, Butterfield gave unrivalled attention to how his drawings were laid out on a page and how they would communicate his first principle of design: that the building be seen and conceived as a whole and built with a ...

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Alvaro Siza

Alvaro Siza ← The Shatwell Project ← DRAWINGS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSThe Shatwell Project 12 Oct 2017 Alvaro SizaSense Making Álvaro Siza (*1933), Shatwell Farm Columns Sketchbook, 2013. Pen and ink on paper, 210 × 295 ...

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Siv Stangeland

Siv Stangeland ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 10 Mar 2017 Siv Stangeland Siv Helene Stangeland, The Invisible Lines, 2015. Pencil on paper, 1100 × 600 mm. © ...

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Empathy: Andrew Clancy on Álvaro Siza

... an exhibition [1]. He has drawn the courtyard where the work is to be placed. In the foreground we see his hand poised over the page of a notebook which is open on a table. The page of this notebook is blank, implying that the sketch we are looking at ...

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Aux Citoyens Membres de La Commune attachés à la commissions des services publics

... stand by the Communards. Horeau’s imprisonment lasted for five months and profoundly affected his mental and physical health. He died on 21 August 1872. [3]– Matthew Page WE SUGGEST On other works of Architecture and the City in late-eighteenth and early nineteenth-century France, A Civic Utopia, 1765–1837; on another conception ...

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Peter Märkli

... lines on paper. Although there is no sense of perspective, a gap is made between one element and the other within the depth of the page. Peter Märkli (*1953), Untitled 1245, 1980 – 1999. Pastel on paper, 297 × 210 mm. This is not a systematic way of working or ...

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Nigel Coates

Nigel Coates ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 10 Mar 2017 Nigel Coates Nigel Coates (*), Caffè Bongo, Tokyo, 1988. Graphite, acrylic and oil pastel on paper, 420 ...

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Behind the Lines 8

... Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawn Asides 4 Dec 2018 Behind the Lines 8Graveyard Memorials & Tombstones ‘Number 14’ Moos, Page from an album of designs for graveyard memorials and tombstones, 1811. Pen and ink and wash, double sheets on wove paper watermarked Huber. Annette ...

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Column, Capital, Entablature, Pilaster, Caryatid, Stage Set, Pillar, Trabeation

... terms’. This contrasts with the immaterial slenderness of the Miesian courthouse column, also drawn in perspective, but situated obliquely, to the left side of the page: the column grounds the drawing and perspective in empty space, with only an implication of structure. Though the Mies was at one time thought ...

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La Casa Della Falsita

... Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 5 Feb 2020 La Casa Della Falsita Peter Wilson, catalogue page from La Casa Della Falsita, Focus Furniture, Munich, 1981 The 1982 ‘Casa Della Falsita’ exhibition was decidedly under the English architectural radar. Held in ...

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Sol LeWitt

... work. LeWitt did a series of these experiments in tandem with his renowned ‘grids’ and ‘cube structures’. An architectural investigation of drawing – in which, as the artist says, drawing is both ‘geographic and linguistic’ – here the wall surface is now translated to the page. Search website Search drawings

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An Informal Enquiry

... analysed. And thus, the sketchbook in addition to its objecthood, is perhaps best considered a practice, one that assembles in some fashion, either on the page or in its binding or folding, and which travels in another. Generous and generally informal, it brings the thinking drawing to life. Villard de ...

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ALTERNATIVE HISTORIES

... no tickets required) will run each weekend during the duration of the exhibit. For a full list of colloquia and participants, please see our Events page. Click here to see a full list of participating architects and studios, and the models and drawings as they emerge. Search website Search drawings

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USSR in Construction No. 9, 1931

... Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSFantasy in Reality 1 Sep 2017 USSR in Construction No. 9, 1931 Fig. 1: John Heartfield (designer), page one of USSR in Construction, no. 9 1931, OGIZ. Private Collection. Constructing a Fantasy of the New Moscow through Architectural Photographs In June 1931 ...

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