Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen, Total Transformation, 2019

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<b> Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen, <i>Total Transformation,</i> 2019</b>

Artist Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen (b. 1977, Aeroe, Denmark; lives and works in Copenhagen). Materials Exhibition at Galleri Møller Witt, Copenhagen. Paintings, oil on canvas, various sizes. Above: installation view; Deserting Desert Land (2019), 146 x 231 cm; Total Work of Art (2019), 140 x 184 cm; Mood Machine (2018). Description An exhibition of paintings depicting modernist […]

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 […]

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Tropicale modernité, 1999

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<b>Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, <i>Tropicale modernité</i>, 1999</b>

Artist: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster (born 1965 in Strasbourg, France; lives and works in Paris, France and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). Description: An installation in Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion, attempting to ‘tropicalise’ this paradigm of early twentieth-century European modernism by inserting an aquarium, a soundtrack, a rug, a neon, a video, white towels and what […]

“The Way We Live Now, Modernist Ideologies at Work”, 2015

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“The Way We Live Now, Modernist Ideologies at Work”, 2015

Curator: James Voorhies (lives and works in U.S.) Description: Modern architecture had high aspirations—no less than a radical change in the structure of society, or so was the hope of modernist architects. Figures such as Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, and Adolf Loos pursued ideals of progress, rationality, and purity in their architecture, design, […]

Terence Gower, 5 Notable Pavilions, 2002-05

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<b>Terence Gower, <i>5 Notable Pavilions</i>, 2002-05</b>

Artist: Terence Gower (born 1965 in British Columbia, Canada; lives and works in New York City, USA). Materials: Digital video; 2 min; duratrans in lightbox; 81 x 155 x 15 cm; archival corrugated cardboard on platform; 240 x 240 cm. Description: “5 Notable Pavilions is a video and photo study of five 1:50 scale reproductions […]

Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Always After (The Glass House), 2006

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<b>Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, <i>Always After (The Glass House)</i>, 2006</b>

Artist: Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle (born 1961 in Madrid, Spain; lives and works in Chicago, USA). Materials: Super-16 mm film transferred to HD video; 9 min 41 sec. Description: “His 2006 work Always After (The Glass House) is the fifth installment in a series of film-based works—created between 2000 and 2006—that directly engage the architecture of Mies van der […]

Enoc Perez, Seagram Building [after a photograph by Ezra Stoller], 2006

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<b>Enoc Perez, <i>Seagram Building [after a photograph by Ezra Stoller]</i>, 2006</b>

Artist: Enoc Perez (born 1967 in San Juan, Puerto Rico; lives and works in New York City, USA). Materials: Oil on canvas; 267 x 218 cm. Description: A painting of the Seagram Building. “Perez is best known for his paintings of modernist buildings that nostalgically capture the utopian ambitions and optimism that inspired their construction. […]

Erwin Wurm, “Melting Houses” series, 2005

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<b>Erwin Wurm, “Melting Houses” series, 2005</b>

Artist: Erwin Wurm (born 1954 in Bruck an der Mur, Austria; lives and works in Vienna, Austria and Limberg, Austria). Materials: Resin and paint; various dimensions. Description: A series of resin sculptures depicting melting buildings, including Wright’s Guggenheim, Mies’s Seagram Building, and Paul Engelmann’s Haus Wittgenstein.

Goshka Macuga, Deutsches Volk – deutsche Arbeit, 2008

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<b>Goshka Macuga, <i>Deutsches Volk – deutsche Arbeit</i>, 2008</b>

Artist: Goshka Macuga (born 1967 in Poland; lives and works in London, England). Material: Glass and steel. Description: “Goshka Macuga was one of the 4 nominees for the Turner Price 2008. She presented these 3 installations called Haus der Frau 1, Haus der Frau 2 and Deutsches Volk – deutsche Arbeit, beside other work. They […]

Goshka Macuga, Haus der Frau I and II, 2008

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<b>Goshka Macuga, <i>Haus der Frau I and II</i>, 2008</b>

Artist: Goshka Macuga (born 1967 in Poland; lives and works in London, England). Material: Glass, steel. Description: “There was the even more conceptual work of Goshka Macuga, who trawled the Tate’s photo archive as per her usual curatorial shtick, framing an exhibition that represented ideas of others. Her thematic glue was the work of Lilly […]

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