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The Logic of Form: Peter Eisenman’s Early Work

Sean Keller

in Automatic Architecture: Motivating Form after Modernism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226496498
eISBN:
9780226496528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496528.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The chapter examines the early work of architect and theorist Peter Eisenman who, though adamantly opposed to the design methods approach of figures such as Alexander, also attempted to develop a ... More


Coda: Toward a Hermeneutic of Futurity

Amir Eshel

in Futurity: Contemporary Literature and the Quest for the Past

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226924953
eISBN:
9780226924960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924960.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter first describes Peter Eisenman's Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and Yigal Shtayim's Tmunot archiyon (Archival Photographs), a set of paintings made by projecting enlarged ... More


The Architecture of Constraint and Forgetting

Sandra Kaji-O’Grady

in The Afterlives of Georges Perec

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401241
eISBN:
9781474435031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401241.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Georges Perec’s importance for architecture is twofold. First, Perec was interested in architectural space and the organization of the city. In his book Species of Spaces and Other Pieces, Perec ... More


Windows on a Broken World: Gordon Matta-Clark’s Photographs of Public Housing in New York

Gwendolyn Owens

in The Moving Eye: Film, Television, Architecture, Visual Art and the Modern

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190218430
eISBN:
9780190218461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190218430.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter treats the famous incident of December 1976 in which artist Gordon Matta-Clark employed a BB gun to shoot out the windows of the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York ... More


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