Monday, June 15, 2009

Tom Kundig: Delta Shelter, Mazama, WA, 2005

Robert Irwin: Various Works



Light and Space II

Quote: John Pawson, Minimum

"The minimum could be defined as the perfection that an artefact achieves when it is no longer possible to improve it by subtraction. This is the quality that an object has when every component, every detail, and every junction has been reduced or condensed to the essentials. it is the result of the omission of the inessentials."

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Philip Johnson: Quote

"Architects are pretty much high-class whores. We can turn down projects the way they can trun down some clients, but we've got to say yes to someone if we want to stay in business." - Philip Johnson

Takashi Murakami: Superflat

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Maya Lin: Quote on Art and Architecture from Boundaries

“I consider the monuments to be true hybrids, existing between art and architecture, they have a specific need or function, yet their function is purely symbolic” – Maya Lin

Monday, June 1, 2009

Viktor & Rolf: Fall 02 Fashion Show

Tom Finkelpearl: Interview with Vito Acconci on Art, Architecture, Arvada, and StoreFront

"We try to provide a mix: a space, say, for a large group of people, for an orgy or a revolution, and, at the same time but off to the side, a space for face-to-face contact, where two people might feel each other out as they feel each other up, and, at the same time but around the corner, a single-person seat for a potential suicide, or for a serial murderer looking others over from afar…" - Vito Acconci

Audrey Withers: Cover of Vogue, August 1954

August 1954

Viktor & Rolf for Shu Uemura: Eylashes

Vito Acconci and Steven Holl: Storefront for Art and Architecture


HSH: Staircase in Liben, Prague

HSH: Vila V Beroune

Louis Kahn: Quote

"I don't believe in need as a force at all. Need is a current, everyday affair. But desire - that is something else again. Desire is the forerunner of a new need. It is the yet not stated, the yet not made which motivates." - Louis Kahn

Arakawa: The Mechanisms of Meaning

Scott Burton: Two Curve Chair