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Nigel Henderson, Eduardo Paolozzi and Alison and Peter Smithson, Patio and Pavilion, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 1956.

Nigel Henderson, Eduardo Paolozzi and Alison and Peter Smithson, Patio and Pavilion, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 1956.

"Streets are the dwelling place of the collective. The collective is an eternally wakeful, eternally agitated being –in the space between the building fronts– lives, experiences, understands, and invents as much as individuals do within the privacy of their own four walls. […] More than anywhere else, the street reveals itself in the arcades as the furnished and familiar interior of the masses." Walter Benjamin, Arcades Project, M 3 a, 4.
An image taken from Walter Benjamin`s archive, as part of his research into the Parisian Arcades, 1927-1940.

"Streets are the dwelling place of the collective. The collective is an eternally wakeful, eternally agitated being –in the space between the building fronts– lives, experiences, understands, and invents as much as individuals do within the privacy of their own four walls. […] More than anywhere else, the street reveals itself in the arcades as the furnished and familiar interior of the masses." Walter Benjamin, Arcades Project, M 3 a, 4.

An image taken from Walter Benjamin`s archive, as part of his research into the Parisian Arcades, 1927-1940.

Martin Kippenberger. Untitled, from the series Dear Painter, Paint for me, 1981. (MoMA)

Martin Kippenberger. Untitled, from the series Dear Painter, Paint for me, 1981. (MoMA)

Anonymous asked: How much was Frank Stella's double v pinstipe painting sold for?

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Peter Agostini, Cage II, 1967

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Peter Agostini, Cage II, 1967

Zhu Ming, 2006-12-23, 2006.

Zhu Ming, 2006-12-23, 2006.

Richard Rogers Partnership, The atrium at Lloyd’s of London, 1978-86.

Richard Rogers Partnership, The atrium at Lloyd’s of London, 1978-86.

Edith Farnsworth pulling weeds during the construction of her house, 1950.
 

Edith Farnsworth pulling weeds during the construction of her house, 1950.

 

François Truffaut, Paris, 1959.
Photography by Jeanloup Sieff.

François Truffaut, Paris, 1959.

Photography by Jeanloup Sieff.

Glasgow 2014: Red Road flats to be blown up during opening ceremony
Five of the six remaining high-rise blocks, once seen as a welcome refuge from Glasgow’s inner-city slums in the 1960’s, will be demolished as Commonwealth Games dignitaries and athletes open event. (The Guardian)
Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

Glasgow 2014: Red Road flats to be blown up during opening ceremony

Five of the six remaining high-rise blocks, once seen as a welcome refuge from Glasgow’s inner-city slums in the 1960’s, will be demolished as Commonwealth Games dignitaries and athletes open event. (The Guardian)

Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

William Morris, News from Nowhere, 1890.
Cover design for Spanish edition (Capitán Swing, 2011). 

William MorrisNews from Nowhere, 1890.

Cover design for Spanish edition (Capitán Swing, 2011). 

Bruce Nauman, Double Steel Cage, 1974.
1919 – Caged (Spotify)

Bruce Nauman, Double Steel Cage, 1974.

1919 – Caged (Spotify)

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Moreno Ferrari (C P Company), “Parka / air mattress” in the Transformables range, spring/summer 2001.

Moreno Ferrari (C P Company), “Parka / air mattress” in the Transformables range, spring/summer 2001.

(Source: 1alles, via exccedrin)

"In Minneapolis’ Southdale Shopping Center by Victor Gruen, stores face on air conditioned Garden Court and can be heated and cooled simultaneously by a heat pump.”
From Mutations (Rem Koolhaas, et alt.), Actar, Barcelona, 2001, p. 133.

"In Minneapolis’ Southdale Shopping Center by Victor Gruen, stores face on air conditioned Garden Court and can be heated and cooled simultaneously by a heat pump.”

From Mutations (Rem Koolhaas, et alt.), Actar, Barcelona, 2001, p. 133.

“Il faut être léger comme l’oiseau et non comme la plume.”

Paul Valéry