Juan Araujo, Prometheus II, 2007

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<b>Juan Araujo, <i>Prometheus II</i>, 2007 </b>

Artist: Juan Araujo (born 1971 in Caracas, Venezuela; lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal). Materials: Oil on canvas, 40 × 30 cm Description: “Since moving to Portugal from Venezuela, Araujo has become fascinated with the genesis of modern and postmodern architecture in Europe and how these ideals later travelled across the Atlantic to influence the […]

James Welling, The Glass House,2006–2009

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<b>James Welling, <i>The Glass House,</i>2006–2009

Artist: James Welling (born 1951, Hartford, CT; lives and works in Los Angeles, CA) Description: A series of photographs of Philip Johnson’s Glass House, shot with colored filters. For the “Glass House” series, Welling began to use a Canon digital camera and an Epson 9800 printer. The photographs were published in 2011 by Damiani Editore. […]

James Welling, Farnsworth House (Scratched),2006

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<b>James Welling, <i>Farnsworth House (Scratched),</i>2006</b>

Artist: James Welling (born 1951, Hartford, CT; lives and works in Los Angeles, CA). Description: Chromogenic print (Fuji Crystal Archive), 13 x 10 inches, showing the Farnsworth House designed by Mies van der Rohe. “When I started working at MoMA , I was making abstract photographs. But I was looking at lots of architectural photographs […]

Robert Pruitt, Be of our Space World, 2009

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<b>Robert Pruitt, <i>Be of our Space World</i>, 2009</b>

Artist: Robert Pruitt (born 1975, New York; lives and works in New York) Description: Drawing in charcoal, conté crayon, mixed media, 48 x 36″ “Be of Our Space World focuses on the chiseled profile of a woman sitting at rigid attention. Her updo resembles Vladimir Tatlin’s Monument to the Third International, 1920, extending diagonally to […]

Ângela Ferreira, Monument to D. Flavin (an ideological utopia to contemplate), 2008

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<b>Ângela Ferreira, <i>Monument to D. Flavin (an ideological utopia to contemplate)</i>, 2008</b>

Artist: Ângela Ferreira (born 1958, Maputo, Mozambique; lives and works in Lisbon). Description: Outdoor sculpture constructed from aluminium and fluorescent lights, conceived for the Castelo de Guimarães, Portugal. Monument to D.Flavin (an ideological utopia to contemplate) brings together two works of art from the twentieth century: Tatlin’s Monument to the Third International (1919–1920) and Dan […]

Nairy Baghramian and Janette Laverrière, La lampe dans l’horloge, 2008

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<b>Nairy Baghramian and Janette Laverrière, <i>La lampe dans l’horloge</i>, 2008</b>

Artist: Nairy Baghramian (born 1971 in Isfahan, Iran; lives and works in Berlin, Germany). Description: La lampe dans l’horloge shows works by the French designer Janette Laverrière (1909-2011) and exhibition architecture by Baghramian, working in cooperation with Laverrière. The exhibition architecture comprises shelves with a little library arranged inside. Outside, different mirror objects of Laverrière […]

Annette Kelm, House on Haunted Hill II, 2005

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<b>Annette  Kelm, <i>House on Haunted Hill II</i>, 2005</b>

Artist: Annette Kelm (born 1975, Stuttgart, Germany; lives and works in Berlin). Material: C-print 80 x 100 cm. Description: Photograph of Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Ennis House”. The title references a 1959 b-movie starring Vincent Price. “The grand building comes across as almost over saturated in Kelm’s photos and the upwards directed perspective implies a reverence […]

Aki Nagasaka, Corbusier Situations, 2009

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<b>Aki Nagasaka, <i>Corbusier Situations</i>, 2009</b>

Artist: Aki Nagasaka (born 1980, Osaka, Japan; lives and works in Osaka, Japan). Materials: 25 minute video, made in collaboration with Roman Liska. Description: A 25-minute tour of Le Corbusier’s Unité d’Habitation in Berlin. “The protagonist, [who] happened to be an inhabitant of the building and an actor, gives a guerrilla tour of the building. […]

Alexander Apostol, The Four Riders, 2007

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<b>Alexander Apostol, <i>The Four Riders</i>, 2007</b>

Artist: Alexander Apostol Description: A four minute video of the study in Gio Ponti’s Villa Planchart, Caracas (1956), showing the mechanism by which the architect found a way to conceal and reveal the owner’s collection of stuffed buffalo and gazelle heads.

Marko Lulic, Hard and Soft, 2002

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<b>Marko Lulic, <i>Hard and Soft</i>, 2002</b>

Artist: Marko Lulic (born 1972, Vienna, Austria; lives and works in Vienna). Description: An exhibition reconstructing parts of Hotel Haludovo, built by the modernist architect Boris Magas on the island of Krk, Croatia, in the 1970s. “For the show ‘Durch weichen Beton‘ (Through Soft Concrete) at the Grazer Kunstverein in 2002 Lulic rebuilt life-size models […]

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