Constant, New Babylon, 1963, DM 1472 IN SET – Drawing Matter

Constant (Anton Nieuwenhuys) (1920–2005), Frontispiece for New Babylon, 1963. Lithograph, 155 × 200 mm.

Stones speak. Towns speak. Ruins and skylines: the story of the people.

– Constant, from ‘Preamble to a New World,’ New Babylon, 1963


On the relevance of this small drawing to Constant's New Babylon, Mark Wigley; and to see the fuller collection of lithographs from Constant's portfolio.