Building cuts by architect/artist Gordon Matta Clark (of The Anarchitecture Group)
Anarchitecture were very critical of the stasis in cultural attitudes and what Richard Nonas called the ‘hard shell’, or resistance to change, that architecture epitomised.
Matta Clark [produced] his ‘building cuts’ that further developed ideas of the Anarchitecture group. These were transformations of abandoned buildings, split apart, sliced through and rearranged, commenting once again on society through architecture, touching on the increasing desire for material accumulation, wealth, permanence.
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These are made by blowing glass into natural forms, covering them in photographic chemicals and putting them inside a home made camera to photograph.
Ben Vautier. The destruction of art is art too. 1963.
any time I read any Michel Foucault I only understand about a third of what he’s saying and it makes me feel like a total idiot.
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