Behind the Lines 11

... Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawn Asides 12 Aug 2019 Behind the Lines 11 Robert Bremmel Schnebbelie, Burlington Arcade, London: view of the Piccadilly street entrance, with figures, 1827 Robert Schnebbelie peered into the Egyptian Hall wondering what freak ...

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Robert Bray

Robert Bray ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 12 May 2016 Robert BraySix Designs for a Playboy Penthouse Pad, 1969 Robert Bray (1940), Drawing of Living Area in ...

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Robert Mylne

Robert Mylne ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 1 Apr 2016 Robert Mylne Robert Mylne (1733–1811), Alternative design for the East Façade of Durham Park, 1780. Pen, ink ...

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Gowan on the English House

... 210 mm. When asked to write for Zodiac about his villa at Chester, built in 1982 for the furniture magnet Chaim Schreiber, James Gowan choses Robert Lorimer and Edwin Lutyens as his references. It is clear that he identifies with Lorimer particularly – another Scotsman, asked to build a house ...

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Barthélemy Enfantin

... The structures in the drawing bear comparison with Joseph Paxton’s blotting paper sketch made in 1850 for the Crystal Palace. Both Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Robert Stephenson were members of the building committee.– Helen Thomas WE SUGGEST On a series of military drawings, centuries earlier, for Fortifications, their geometries and ...

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Beevor Mull Architects

... of Moria, the main camp on Lesvos, work on Pipka will resume in November due to the urgent need to house displaced refugees and migrants.– Robert MullThe drawing was shown in the 2016 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and the Sheds: Palaces of Nothing exhibition at the Hauser & Wirth Maltings ...

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Álvaro Siza on Drawing

... part of the workshop at the Sir John Soane’s Museum, Siza viewed drawings from its collection, particularly those by Soane himself and the classical architect Robert Adam. Rather than seeing these drawings as a mediation on history or an opportunity for such, Siza said that he saw within the work ...

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Olsberg: Gordon Matta-Clark

... of the classical column, capturing the formal genetics of drawing as he recounts the genesis of western architecture.Matta-Clark was the son of the charismatic Chilean Roberto Matta, an architect who, after a stint with Le Corbusier, turned to painting, and became a central figure in the Surrealist movement. His mother ...

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Robert Bray

Robert Bray ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 27 May 2015 Robert Bray Robert Bray (*1940), Master Bedroom Audio Wall, 1969. Gouache on board, 310 × 390 mm. ...

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Dance Dance Revolution

... a design for the ceiling includes a central circular motif in the style of a roman sail vault by Bélanger, in a French nod to Robert Adam, along with three rectangular vignettes of birds set into the edges, which alternate with a diamond pattern inset into rectangular segments. The drawing ...

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Robert Smithson: The Iconography of Desolation

Robert Smithson: The Iconography of Desolation ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 17 Feb 2020 Robert Smithson: The Iconography of Desolation Robert Smithson (1938–1973), My House is a ...

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Sponsor a Student

... here.TO SPONSOR HALF A PLACE, click here. This will be the fourth iteration of our Summer School, which was first held in 2017. Initiated by Robert Bargery of the Royal Fine Art Commission Trust and Niall Hobhouse of Drawing Matter, the course was developed in collaboration with Professor Andrew Clancy ...

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Robert Venturi

Robert Venturi ← Drawings of the Week ← SETS ← Drawing Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterSETSDrawings of the Week 22 Jan 2016 Robert Venturi Robert Venturi (*1925), Facade Study for Gordon Wu Hall, Butler College, Princeton, 1981. Marker pen ...

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Drawing from a Deep Well

... between the visible and the invisible in Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s Phenomenology of Perception, since it was clear from my research that modern sculptors including Donald Judd, Robert Irwin, Richard Serra and Robert Smithson, revered this book. Patrick Lynch, Section sketch of mirror geometry, St Peter's, Klippan, 2012. Pencil and colour pencil ...

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François Soufflot le Romain

... the same representational techniques. They tour together, use the same tools and study the same objects. Painters like Giovanni Paolo Panini in Italy or Hubert Robert in France are selling huge canvases figuring fantasies of antique ruins. The only features that distinguish this sheet as an architect’s drawing are the ...

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Grids, Territories, Urbanisms, Movement, Atmospheres

... his grand tour. Shreve, Lamb and Harmon (*), Diagram of Elevator Service, Empire State Building, 1930. Pencil on tracing paper, 750 × 473 mm. Charles Robert Cockerell (1788–1863), Survey of the Parthenon Pavement, 1813. Pen and ink with pencil and grey and orange wash on paper, 820 × 420 mm. ...

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La Casa Della Falsita

... zeitgeist. Also on the Falsita list was the Dutch group Opera, which had just restored J J P Oud’s Rotterdam Café de Unie; Trix and Robert Haussmann from Zurich; Robert Maria Stieg from Vienna; and Bruno Minardi, who hailed from the Rossi school in Venice but had the habit of ...

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Behind the Lines 14

... and fireworks. Nothing like it had ever been done before, a meeting of the elements. I can’t describe how romantic it was.Yes, I worked with Robert Malet-Stevens on the Pavillon de l’Hygiene et Pavillon de la Solidarité Nationale. Imagine, there were 380 of us architects, 257 sculptors and 348 artists ...

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Behind the Lines 12

... one a transverse and longitudinal section that shows the window openings for the stained-glass artist, and the other his ceiling plan. Hills shows it to Robert Bayne, he is hoping that as the firm undertake murals as well as stained glass and mosaics they will have a painter to carry ...

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Commonplace

... the streaky-bacon style....’ Butterfield, growing up above his father’s shop on the Strand, living and working nearly all his life a few doors away in Robert Adam’s own suite in Adelphi, was deeply interested in metropolitan streetscaping, and in the conservation of London’s spatial character. He wrote vehemently in the ...

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Richard J. Neutra: Visitor Center at Gettysburg National Park, c. 1958 – 1961

... enhance and expand visitor and interpretive centres in the national parks by engaging distinguished modern architects to design them, Richard Neutra, then in partnership with Robert Alexander, was invited to develop a proposal for the Gettysburg site that would find a more dignified observatory for the surviving cyclorama, provide an ...

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Take One: Henry ‘Jim’ Cadbury-Brown and Richard Wentworth on the Royal College of Art

... one of the most privileged areas of London, its original project budget equalled that of a technical college. The RCA was designed by Hugh Casson, Robert Gooden and HT Cadbury-Brown, all faculty members at the time. They were commissioned by the college’s patrician principal, Robin Darwin (great-grandson of Charles), who ...

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Hide-and-Seek

... used to describe a method of representing rooms with the walls folded out as adjacent surfaces, was primarily a phenomenon of mid-18th-century Britain. Favoured by Robert Adam in his domestic commissions, the technique ‘became a way of turning architecture inside-out, so that internal rather than external elevations were shown’.[1] Fontaine ...

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Drawings in Conversation

... Matter Home Drawings Media Events Shop About Contributors Artists & Makers Mailing List Search Drawing MatterDRAWINGSFantasy in Reality 1 Sep 2017 Drawings in Conversation Charles Robert Cockerell (1788–1863), Competition entry for the Royal Exchange, view of courtyard, 1838. Lithograph, 293 × 420 mm. Courtesy London Metropolitan Archives. C. R. Cockerell, ...

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