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Carlo Scarpa

In Robert McCarter’s Carlo Scarpa monograph, Austrian architect Peter Noever tells an astonishing tale. In 1974, he and Scarpa toured the Adolf Loos made American Bar in Vienna. 1,265 more words


Brion Cemetery Meditation Pavilion - Carlo Scarpa

Carlo Scarpa was one of the second generation of Modern architects – however, as a son of Venice, he was sensitive to that city’s old-fashioned culture (unlike most modernists), and made his reputation through a number of commissions and renovations in which he used Modern methods and spatial concepts to transform Venice, rather than crudely eliminate its ancient identity. 253 more words


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The wonderful Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Catch the Dolce Vita exhibition if you can, (until 13 September) highlighting the Liberty, Futurist and Rationalist periods of the early twentieth century in Italy, with works by Carlo Bugatti, Carlo Scarpa and Gio Ponti. 12 more words

Bits + Pieces.

Industrial beauty

The painting is reminiscent of course of both the Starkey series and also the series influenced by the sidewalk crack, which has spawned both abstracts and also cute creatures. 187 more words

More Leeds, now with the Henry Moore Institute and Carol Bove / Carlo Scarpa

Still in May, still in Leeds. One of the days we went to the Leeds Art Gallery, i’ll talk about that later, anyway, right next door toi this art gallery is another art gallery called the Henry Moore Institute. 81 more words

Fine Art Projects

CAROL BOVE / CARLO SCARPA │ Henry Moore Institute, Leeds → 12 July 2015


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Carlo Scarpa

One of the most enigmatic and underappreciated architects of the 20th century, Carlo Scarpa (June 2, 1906 – November 28, 1978) is best known for his instinctive approach to materials, combining time-honored crafts with modern manufacturing processes. 215 more words

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