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 […]

Ascan Pinckernelle, Leverkusenstrasse, 2009

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<b>Ascan Pinckernelle, <i>Leverkusenstrasse</i>, 2009</b>

Artist: Ascan Pinckernelle (born 1970 in Hamburg, Germany; lives and works in Berlin, Germany). Materials: Graphite, tempera, and oil on canvas. Description: Painting of Heinrich Müller’s Laubenganghaus building from 1930-1 in Hamburg-Bahrenfeld. “The actual artistic investigation starts with photographs and sketches at various times of day, and with research into architectural history. Then a precise […]

Alison Moffett, Domino House, le Corbusier, 2008

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<b>Alison Moffett, <i>Domino House, le Corbusier</i>, 2008</b>

   Artist: Alison Moffett (born 1979 in Knoxville, USA; lives and works in London, England). Materials: Graphite and ink on paper. Description: “[The artist] drew iconic modernist houses on the moon—as journeying to the moon represented this same sort of futurist, Utopian view. But at the same time in history, there was the making of […]

Julião Sarmento, “Bauhaus” Series, 1995

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<b>Julião Sarmento, “Bauhaus” Series, 1995</b>

Artist: Julião Sarmento (born 1948 in Lisbon, Portugal, 1948; lives and works in Estoril, Portugal). Materials: Mixed media and graphite on canvas. Documentation: Top: Eppoi sono superstizioso (Dessau, 1926). Bottom: Tender after the Goods Engine (Dessau, 1926). Description: A series of drawings depicting Bauhaus architecture on blue backgrounds. “Against a blue background, a collection of work produced […]

Zaha Hadid, The Great Utopia, Tatlin’s Tower, 1992

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<b>Zaha Hadid, <i>The Great Utopia, Tatlin’s Tower</i>, 1992</b>

Artist: Zaha Hadid (born 1950 in Baghdad, Iraq; died 2016 in Miami, USA). Description: One of a series of 79 drawings and paintings executed for the design of the Solomon R. Guggenheim’s exhibition of Russian Constructivist art, “The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde” (1992). There are 32 ink drawings and 47 acrylic paintings, […]

Kcho, The Conquest of Space in the Eyes of History, 2001

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<b>Kcho, <i>The Conquest of Space in the Eyes of History</i>, 2001</b>

Artist: Kcho [Alexis Leiva Machado] (born 1970 in Isla de Pinos, Cuba; lives and works in Havana, Cuba). Materials: Crayon on cardboard; 156 x 202.5 cm. Description: Revisits the theme of Tatlin’s Monument to the Third International (1919-20) from Kcho’s 1992 work To the Eyes of History. The drawing is a remix of Tatlin’s tower and Leonardo da Vinci’s […]

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