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Tag Archives: Architecture
Arketex Ceramics Corporation catalog, 1957.
Rim Lee: New City (2018); from a series.
Hubertus van Hove: A Couple in Front of a Gothic Building (1838)
Up to hundreds of weaver ants…line up side by side in militarily precise rows. They grip the edge of one leaf with the claws and pads of their hindlegs and the edge of the other with their jaws and … Continue reading
A still from Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa’s performance piece Breve Historia de la Arquitectura en Guatemala (2013). The performers are Diego Sagastume and Jennifer De León.
In 1527, a republican government was established in the city-state of Florence after residents ousted the ruling Medici family. The pope at the time, Clement VII, was himself a Medici—and he took affront at the rebellion and resolved to capture … Continue reading
In 2016, Cornelia Parker installed this replica of the house from Hitchcock’s Psycho on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York city. It’s made from repurposed wood from a red barn; the title of the work … Continue reading
Robert Bechtle: Working Proof 2 for Albany Monte Carlo (1990)
Richard Meier: SINDA (2014) Italian words that start with “sinda“: sindaco, mayor sindacato, labor union sindacale, union sindacalista, union official, trade unionist sindacare, to judge sindacalismo, trade unionism sindacalizzarsi, to unionize
Harry M. Pettit: Illustration for Moses King’s guidebook Views of New York (1908)