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“Our time has produced a need for contrast. This has been achieved not only in the external appearance of plastic expressions of color and matter, but also, and chiefly, in the tempo of life and in the techniques related to the daily, mechanical functions of life; namely standing, walking, driving, to lying and sitting – in short, every action which determines the content of architecture.” – Van Doesburg…
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The significance of the Werkbund exhibition on “Die Wohnung” at Stuttgart-Weißenhof in 1927 is universally attested. Organized by Mies van der Rohe two years prior, it aimed to unite the various strands of modern architecture that had been developed earlier in the decade. 5,634 more words
“. . . Ah my shadow, my dear shadow. I should write a long letter to the shadow I lost. . . “ (André Breton)
I will posit without any reservations that I’m something of a surrealist. I’m not sure what the word means, but I’m pretty sure I am one. 1,489 more words
My art took an abstracted form for several reason.
The first was an interest and relevence for graphic design philosophy and aesthetics. I opted for a graphic design-influenced visual style as this fit with my reaction and interpretation of the information uncovered, which was a sense of positivity, progressiveness, vibrancy and optimism. 501 more words