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Looking For Mies

Author : Ricardo Daza
ISBN : STANFORD:36105029712937
Genre : Architecture
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A historical photograph shows a room in a steel and glass building and a man which is evidently the architect Mies van der Rohe. Only the name of the photographer is known. In a manner more usually found in detective novels, the author has painstakingly researched the events surrounding its taking making deductions and gradually revealing in which room the architect is standing, in which building it is to be found, what the architect is looking at, what his stance and his gaze tell us about his person, his work. Step by step, the author systematically investigates the photograph, drawing fascinating conclusions and making astonishing revelations about the architecture, the man and his character from this one photograph. His hypothesis is illustrated by a short and compelling text and supported by further visual material.
Category: Architecture

Mies Julie

Author : Yael Farber
ISBN : 9781849437615
Genre : Drama
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South African born internationally acclaimed director and playwright, Yael Farber, sets her explosive new adaptation of Strindberg's Miss Julie in the remote, bleak beauty of the Eastern Cape Karoo. Transposed to a post-apartheid kitchen a single night, both brutal and tender, unfolds between a black farm-labourer, the daughter of his master and the woman who has raised them both. The visceral struggles of contemporary South Africa are laid bare, as John and Mies Julie spiral in a deadly battle over power, sexuality, mothers and memory. Haunting and violent, intimate and epic, the characters struggle to address issues of reprisal and the reality of what can and cannot ever be recovered.
Category: Drama

What Are You Looking At

Author : Will Gompertz
ISBN : 9780670920501
Genre : Art
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What Are You Looking At? by Will Gompertz - a wonderfully lively and accessible history of Modern Art by the BBC Arts Editor 'An essential primer not only for art lovers but for art loathers too' **** Express What is modern art? Why do we either love it or loathe it? And why is it worth so much damn money? Join Will Gompertz on a dazzling tour that will change the way you look at modern art forever. From Monet's water lilies to Van Gogh's sunflowers, from Warhol's soup cans to Hirst's pickled shark, hear the stories behind the masterpieces, meet the artists as they really were, and discover the real point of modern art. You will learn: not all conceptual art is bollocks; Picasso is king (but Cézanne is better); Pollock is no drip; Dali painted with his moustache; a urinal changed the course of art, why your 5-year-old really couldn't do it. Refreshing, irreverent and always straightforward, What Are You Looking At? cuts through the pretentious art speak and asks all the basic questions that you were too afraid to ask. Your next gallery trip is going to be a little less intimidating and a lot more interesting. 'Robert Hughes's The Shock of the New redone à la Bill Bryson' ****Telegraph This book is essential reading for sceptics, art lovers, and the millions of us who visit art galleries every year - and are confused. It will also be enjoyed by readers of The Story of Art by E.H. Gombrich and is a perfect primer to the subject for the student or beginner. Will Gompertz is the BBC Arts Editor and probably the world's first art history stand-up comedian. He was a Director at the Tate Gallery for 7 years. He has a particular interest in modern art and has written about the arts for The Times and the Guardian for over 20 years. In 2009, he wrote and performed a sell-out one-man comedy show about modern art at the Edinburgh Festival. He was recently voted one of the world's top 50 creative thinkers by New York's Creativity Magazine.
Category: Art

Metropolis

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ISBN : UVA:X006168621
Genre : Art
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The Canadian Architect

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ISBN : UOM:39015058307771
Genre : Architecture
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Category: Architecture

Border Crossings

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ISBN : UCSD:31822028598985
Genre : Arts
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Category: Arts

Design Book Review

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ISBN : UCSC:32106009850568
Genre : Architectural design
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Good Looking

Author : Barbara Maria Stafford
ISBN : 0262692104
Genre : Art
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Building on the arguments of her previous books, the author challenges the reflexive identification of images with vice. Criticism condemns the immoralities of aesthetic illusion, cable television and hypermedia. Believing with the American pragmatists that it is harder to do than to denounce, Barbara Stafford urges imagists to abandon Foucault's bankrupt paradigm of verbal combat. She calls for developing a positive visual praxis on the interpretive ruins of linguistic postmodernism. Organized around three major themes - the explosion of optical information, the urgency of inventing an imaging interdiscipline and the ethical dilemmas of technological transparency - the essays in this text connect a disappearing lens culture to the digital diaphanousness of the 21st century.
Category: Art

Where Art Worlds Meet

Author : Robert Storr
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121477363
Genre : Art
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Dan Graham

Author : Dan Graham
ISBN : UOM:39015079360213
Genre : Art
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Dan Graham is one of the most significant figures to emerge from the 1960s moment of Conceptual art, with a practice that pioneered a range of art forms, modes, and ideas that are now fundamental to contemporary art. The thrust of his practice has always pointed beyond: beyond the art object, beyond the studio, beyond the medium, beyond the gallery, beyond the self. Beyond all these categories and into the realm of the social, the public, the democratic, the mass produced, the architectural, the anarchic, the humorous. Graham's early work, Homes for America—a series of snapshots of suburban New Jersey tract housing accompanied by short parodic texts, made as a page layout for Arts magazine—announced a critical art grounded in the everyday, and it merged the artist's interest in cultural commentary with art's most advanced visual modes. His 1984 "video-essay" Rock My Religion traced a continuum of separatism and collective ecstasy from the American religious sect the Shakers to hard-core punk music. This volume, which accompanies a major retrospective organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, offers the first comprehensive survey of Graham's work. The book's design evokes magazine format and style, after Graham's important conceptual work from the 1960s in that medium. Generously illustrated in color and black and white, Dan Graham: Beyond features eight new essays, two new interviews with the artist, a section of reprints of Graham's own writing, and an animated manga-style "life of Dan Graham" narrative. It examines Graham's entire body of work, which includes designs for magazine pages, drawing, photographs, film and video, and architectural models and pavilions. Essays: Chrissie Iles on Graham's performance work Bennett Simpson on Graham's interest and works in rock music Beatriz Colomina on Graham's architectural pavilions Rhea Anastas on Graham's early formation and short-lived operation of the John Daniels Gallery Mark von Schlegell on Graham's interest in science fiction Mark Francis on Graham's Public Space/Two Audiences (1976) Alexandra Midal on Graham's conceptual works for magazine pages and magazine design Philippe Vergne on Graham's puppet opera Don't Trust Anyone Over Thirty (2004) Kim Gordon interview with Graham on their collaborations and music Rodney Graham interview with Graham on jokes and humor in art Distributed for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Exhibition: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles February 15-March 25, 2009 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City June 25-October 2009 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis November 2009-February 2010
Category: Art

The Look Of Architecture

Author : Witold Rybczynski
ISBN : 0195156331
Genre : Architecture
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One of the nation's foremost experts on architecture discusses the role of style in the "language" of the discipline, and shows how Frank Gehry, Mies van der Rohe, Allan Greenberg, and others are influenced by it.
Category: Architecture

The Architects Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015033741052
Genre : Architecture
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Mies Van Der Rohe

Author : Franz Schulze
ISBN : 9780226756004
Genre : Architecture
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Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography is a major rewriting and expansion of Franz Schulze's acclaimed 1985 biography, the first full treatment of the master German-American modern architect. Co-authored with architect Edward Windhorst, this thoroughly revised edition features new and extensive original research and commentary and draws on the best recent work of American and German scholars and critics. Schulze and Windhorst trace Mies's European career in its progression to avant-garde modernism-where his work was materially rich but of modest scale-to his second m ...
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Krefeld Villas

Author : Kent Kleinman
ISBN : 1568985037
Genre : Architecture
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Presents 2 villas, now museums, designed by Mies van der Rohe. A further understanding is given by examining specific on-site interventions by artists Yves Klein, Sol LeWitt, Richard Serra and Ernst Caramelle.
Category: Architecture

The Mies Van Der Rohe Archive

Author : Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
ISBN : 0824040252
Genre : Architectural design
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Looking Back To The Future Symposia And Papers

Author : International Association for the Study of People and their Physical Surroundings. Conference
ISBN : UOM:39015017932461
Genre : Architecture
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