Posts Tagged ‘Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts’

Bernd and Hilla Becher

Saturday, December 21st, 1991

Bernd and Hilla Becher photographed blast furnaces, water towers, power stations, and other indus­trial struc­tures, which they called “anony­mous sculp­ture.” I thought of this show again when I first read W.G. Sebald’s books — myste­rious, elusive, and strangely moving.

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The Sketchbooks of Le Corbusier

Tuesday, December 1st, 1981

LE CORBUSIER created his own myth through the organic gener­a­tion of forms. His genius constantly renewed itself, pulling new phenomena into the orbit of his thought and recre­ating them in the puri­fied, monu­mental yet human forms of his archi­tec­ture.

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