Category Archives: Architectural drawing

THE AMAZING WORLD OF M.C. ESCHER │ Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh → 27 September 2015

Bond of Union, 1956
Bond of Union, 1956

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“Yes, yes, w clîm p n p, w imajin w r asndñ; evri step z abt 10 inćz hî, teṛbli tîrñ – n ẃr dz it ol gt s? Nẃr.”

“Wn v ɖ grt cnundṛmz v modn art. H z an artist huz wrc z az instntli recgnîzbl az enʈñ bî Salṿdor Dalí, yt hiz nem mīnz ltl t a Britiś ōdịns. Eśr wz nvr afilietd t eni grūp, rerli travlñ far fṛm hiz modist hom in ɖ Duć tân v Bārn, n fôc̣sñ xclusvli on grafic art. H wz a wn-man artmuvmnt hu crietd sm v ɖ most fems n popylr imijz in modn art, yt h rmenz a cmplit inigma.”

Alastair Smart TELEGRAPH 12 August 2015
William Cook BBC 29 June 2015
Barry Didcock HERALD SCOTLAND 28 June 2015
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Phil Miller HERALD SCOTLAND 26 June 2015
Steven Poole GUARDIAN 20 June 2015

Continue reading THE AMAZING WORLD OF M.C. ESCHER │ Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh → 27 September 2015

ÂNGELA FERREIRA: TALK TOWER FOR INGRID JONKER │ Marlborough Contemporary, London → 5 September 2015

Talk Tower for Ingrid Jonker, 2012. MFD, speakers, sounds, lightjet print mounted on aluminium. Installation dimensions variable (detail)
Talk Tower for Ingrid Jonker, 2012. MFD, speakers, sounds, lightjet print mounted on aluminium. Installation dimensions variable (detail)

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“A strucćr dzînd fr brōdcastñ powtri, az homij t ɖ Sâʈ Africn powt Ingrid Yŭncr (1933–65). Đ wrc z tipicl v F̣rera in ɖ we ɖt it cmbînz hr cnsrnz wɖ ɖ mtirịl consiqnsz v modnizm n hâ ɖoz formz ivolv n ćenj az ɖe travl ʈru ɖ wrld. Đ sculpćr z wn v a siriz v târz ɖt F̣rera bgan in 2008.”

Continue reading ÂNGELA FERREIRA: TALK TOWER FOR INGRID JONKER │ Marlborough Contemporary, London → 5 September 2015

THE GRAND TOUR: PABLO BRONSTEIN AND THE TREASURES OF CHATSWORTH │ Nottingham Contemporary → 20 September 2015

Pablo Bronstein at Chatsworth House. Photo: Hugo Glendinning
Pablo Bronstein at Chatsworth House. Photo: Hugo Glendinning

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“Bronstîn’z erydît drw̃z, pformnsz, frnićr n public art rlet t bʈ ɖ past n ɖ preznt in unsetlñli paṛdoxcl, smtmz hymṛs wez”

GRAND TOUR

Two William IV chairs installed by Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham Contemporary. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.
Two William IV chairs installed by Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham Contemporary. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.

Mark Sheerin CULTURE24 17 July 2015
Mark Hudson TELEGRAPH 14 July 2015
“Wn v ɖoz hîṗcnspćlîzd xbiśnz ɖt mc prfct sens f y rīd ɖ kretr’z txts on ɖ we rnd – n vrćli nn f y d’nt”
ARTLYST 7 July 2015
BBC 4 July 2015
APOLLO MAGAZINE 3 July 2015
Hannah Ellis-Peterson GUARDIAN 7 October 2014
NOTTINGHAM POST 7 October 2014

East Midlands

KATRÍN SIGURÐARDÓTTIR: SUPRA TERRAM │ Parasol Unit, London → 8 August 2015

Sketch of 'Supra Terram' (detail
Sketch of ‘Supra Terram’ (detail)

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“I’m olwz ʈncñ abt distns. Hymn lîf z a transfmeśn in scêl. W g fṛm biyñ sml t bg, at līst in most cêsz [lafs]. In mî wrc, scêl z a meṭfr fr memri n distns.”
(Obzrvr intvy)

 Kate Kellaway OBSERVER 14 June 2015

Observer: "Sigurdardóttir standing outside her installation, Supra Terram. Photograph: Katherine Anne Rose"
Observer: “Sigurdardóttir standing outside her installation, Supra Terram. Photograph: Katherine Anne Rose”

Continue reading KATRÍN SIGURÐARDÓTTIR: SUPRA TERRAM │ Parasol Unit, London → 8 August 2015

JOHN DOBSON & JOHN WILSON CARMICHAEL: AN ARTISTIC PARTNERSHIP │ Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne → 28 June 2015

Central Station, Newcastle upon Tyne (1850) by John Dobson
Central Station, Newcastle upon Tyne (1850) by John Dobson

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Interior of the Central Station, Newcastle upon Tyne (1850) by John Dobson and John Wilson Carmichael
Interior of the Central Station, Newcastle upon Tyne (1850) by John Dobson and John Wilson Carmichael

Sam Wonfor, THE JOURNAL, 27 January 2015


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North East

MACKINTOSH TRAVEL SKETCHES │ Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow → 1 March 2015

“Scečñ z an isnšl cmponnt v an ācitect’s trênñ, t dveḷp drafsmnšp, undrstandñ v cnstruẋn n mtirı̣lz, n a dzîn refṛnslîbrri.

Fṛm ɖ 1880z ɖ Scotiš ācitect, Čālz Reni Macintoš (1868–1928), scečt in Scotḷnd n Ñgḷnd, n, on a fy ocežnz, abrwd. In 1891 h dscrîbd ɖ xîtmnt v travlñ wɖ glowñ hāt bt šivrñ hand t sceč ɖ humbl cotij, ɖ mr pritenšs manšn or ɖ mytiletd ɖo venṛbl casl, wɖ fīlñz v ɖ most indiscrîbbl dlît. Macintoš’z drafsmnšp wz ic̣nomic, eḷqnt n unhezitetñ n bêst on rigṛs anaḷsis v ɖ subjct, bfr ɖ plêsñ v eni māc on ɖ pêpr. Macintoš rfrd t sč ntešnz az bits n jotñz.

Ɖs xibišn priznts a ṣlẋn v wōtrculrz, scečbc pêjz n scečbcs ẇč šo ɖ renj v hiz travlz n hiz intrest in Scotiš târhâzz, mediivl Ñgliš črčz n vnaklr ācitecčr. It olso šoz hâ ɖz studiz infwmd Macintoš’z ācitecčṛl practis.”

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Continue reading MACKINTOSH TRAVEL SKETCHES │ Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow → 1 March 2015