Writer: Jesse Reiser

Jesse Reiser on Aldo Rossi

Jesse Reiser on Aldo Rossi

By Jesse Reiser

In the spring of 1979 John Hejduk invited Aldo Rossi to teach at Cooper Union. I’m not certain when he met Rossi, but Rossi was crucial, I would say, to John’s last major shift in his work. He saw something in Rossi’s analogical project that would allow him to transition… Read More

Jesse Reiser & Nanako Umemoto (RUR)

Jesse Reiser & Nanako Umemoto (RUR)

By Jesse Reiser

Farshid Moussavi’s brilliant call to display architectural working drawings as art in this year’s Royal Academy Summer Show is about as canny a cultural move, vis-a-vis architecture exhibitions, as any in recent memory – and it could only come from an architect. At a stroke she presents architectural drawing at… Read More