Louis Bricard

... and the palais’s later architects reverted, under the Restoration, to the more closed and ecclesiastical plan the monks had begun to build before the Revolution.– Nicholas Olsberg Louis Bricard (1750–1820), Elevation géométrale sur l'une des Faces Latérales du Palais de Préfecture pour la ville de Laval, 1803. Pen, ink and ...


Summer School 2016

... first experimental Drawing Matter summer school ran for five days in August. It was devised and led by John Glew with contributions by Niall Hobhouse, Nicholas Olsberg and Deanna Petherbridge, and based at the Drawing Collection archive in Somerset. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ...


Erik Gunnar Asplund

... his father’s head, hands, and attention never turned away from his sketchbook. ‘I can remember nothing about my father,’ he told me, ‘except him drawing.’— Nicholas Olsberg WE SUGGEST On other works by Asplund, including the Crematorium for the Woodland Cemetery; on works by his long-time collaborator Sigurd Lewerentz; on ...


Bruce Goff

... Made Wildly Imaginative, Gloriously Disobedient Buildings, The New York Times September 2018 article; on artists' houses and studio projects, John Lautner, Ugo La Pietra and Hans Hollein; on Home Futures, the exhibition at the Design Museum, from 7 November 2018 –24 March 2019; and for other articles by Nicholas Olsberg.


Views of A Civic Utopia

... and pencil on laid paper, 685 × 520 mm. WE SUGGEST For an in-depth commentary on the seven ideas around which A Civic Utopia was organised; and for the publication that accompanied the exhibition, A Civic Utopia: Architecture and the City in France, 1765–1837, by Nicholas Olsberg and Basile Baudez.


Nicholas Grimshaw

Nicholas Grimshaw ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Publications Events About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 5 Apr 2018 Nicholas GrimshawArthur Phillip Vertical High School Nicholas Grimshaw (*1939), Arthur Phillip Vertical High School, Sydney, 2017. Digital drawing, ...


William Butterfield

... the stone, lay the bricks, and shape the timbers, he had his hand on the work. There is nothing permitted but what has been foreseen.’– Nicholas Olsberg WE SUGGEST On other nineteenth-century churches by Anthony Salvin for Mary Magdalene and A.W.N. Pugin for St David's Church; on drawing as 'easy ...


Land Marks

... playhouse, c. 1913. Pencil and watercolour on paper, 470 × 320 mm. 21 MARCH – 21 JUNE 2015Hauser & Wirth Somerset. Curators: Markus Lähteenmäki and Nicholas Olsberg. With thanks to Stephen Bann for the use of this subtitle, taken from his article, ‘Ian Hamilton-Finlay: The Structure of a Poetic Universe’.


John Lautner

... commitment to finding an architecture that could match the changing terms of the times to the unchanging logic of the earth – so vividly alive.– Nicholas Olsberg, 27 August 2015 John Lautner (1911–1994), Scheme for a semi-circular house raised on concrete piers for the artist Edgar Ewing on Mt Washington, ...


Richard J. Neutra

... they might be adapted to changing American conditions, and to hold up the planar language of the Corona Avenue School as its signal example. – Nicholas Olsberg We suggest On the architect and photography, Le Corbusier's Unité; on Richard Neutra, Visitor Center at Gettysburg; and other pieces by Nicholas Olsberg, ...