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Anarchitecture and Gordon Matta-Clark

 

 

I have just found this is a really interesting essay about Gordon Matta-Clark called….

Towards Anarchitecture: Gordon Matta-Clark And Le Corbusier

James Attlee
 Gordon Matta-Clark, Bronx Floors: Threshole 1972, 2 black and white photographs, Each 356 x 508 mm, © ARS, NY and DACS, London, 2007  Gordon Matta-Clark, Bronx Floors: Threshole 1972, 2 black and white photographs, Each 356 x 508 mm, © ARS, NY and DACS, London, 2007 Fig.1
Gordon Matta-Clark
Bronx Floors: Threshole 1972
2 black and white photographs
Each 356 x 508 mm
© ARS, NY and DACS, London, 2007

‘Architecture is always dream and function, expression of a utopia and instrument of a convenience’, wrote Roland Barthes in The Eiffel Tower and Other Mythologies. In this paper I wish to explore the way in which the language of modernist architecture and the dreams embedded within it impacted on the work of Gordon Matta-Clark (1943–78)….

it’s good and well written.. read on here

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