Gordon Matta-Clark

art, architecture and the attack on modernism
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by
I.B. Tauris, Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan , London, New York, New York
Criticism and interpretation, Art and archite
StatementStephen Walker
ContributionsMatta-Clark, Gordon, 1943-1978
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN6537.M3947 W35 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 206 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25542941M
ISBN 101845119665
ISBN 139781845119669
OCLC/WorldCa300403578

Bringing a poet’s perspective to an artist’s archive, this highly original book examines wordplay in the art and thought of American artist Gordon Matta-Clark (–).

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I just discovered the incredible Gordon Matta-Clark's arquitectural interventions a few months ago, and this book is the best way to enter into his particular way of understanding buildings and materials.

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It's full of documents, sketches, film's images and biographical by: 1. About this Item: Puente Editores, soft. Condition: New. Este libro recoge seis entrevistas realizadas al artista estadounidense Gordon Matta-Clark () en los años más productivos de su trayectoria artística, desdepoco después de completar su famosa obra Splitting que consistió en partir por la mitad una casa suburbana condenada al derribo, hasta el año de su temprana.

The Gordon Matta-Clark retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art should be required viewing for any architect born in the age of the computer screen. Gordon Matta-Clark () is one of the great heroes of late twentieth-century art, a cult figure as much in the contemporary art world as on the architecture scene, whose work is independent from any movement or school.

This book is the first and definitive monograph on the artist, who died at the age of thirty-five. Born in New York and trained in architecture, Gordon Matta-Clark is.

Fortunately, Gordon Matta-Clark: Physical Poetics doesn't stop at mere biography. This close analysis of the life, writings, sculpture, and conceptual artworks of Gordon Matta-Clark is a work of serious research."--Jennifer A.

González, Professor of Art History and Visual Gordon Matta-Clark book, Brand: University of California Press. For that reason alone, the work of Gordon Matta-Clark appears ever more prescient and increasingly significant. An artist who trained as an architect, Matta-Clark () was the son of the renowned Surrealist painter Roberto Matta, and the artist Anne Clark, whose last name he adopted.

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London: Phaidon, (OCoLC) Named Person. Gordon Matta-Clark (–78) died at only 35 of pancreatic cancer and has since become a cult figure of late 20th-century art.

Trained in architecture at Cornell, he went on to question the field’s conventions in vivid projects—performance and recycling pieces, space and texture works and word games—some of which excised holes into existing buildings or assembled deeds to New York City.

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The – Out of the Box exhibition series is dedicated to the works of trained architect and conceptual artist Gordon Matta-Clark, whose writings, photographs, films, correspondence, and select artworks were produced between and and donated.

Bringing a poet’s perspective to an artist’s archive, this highly original book examines wordplay in the art and thought of American artist Gordon Matta-Clark (–). A pivotal figure in the postminimalist generation who was also the son of a prominent Surrealist, Matta-Clark was a leader in the downtown artists' community in New.

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One of the great heroes of lateth century art, a cult figure in contemporary art and architecture. Gordon Matta-Clark. Gordon Matta-Clark, scion and rebel, died at 35 in and has since become a cult figure of late-twentieth-century art. Born in New York and trained in architecture at Cornell, he went on to question the field's conventions in vivid projects that excised holes into existing buildings or assembled deeds to New York City alleys and curbs.

As the son of the Chilean-born Surrealist painter. The artist Gordon Matta-Clark (–) trained as an architect, which may be why he was so skillful at turning crumbling urban landscapes into political and social indictments. The book, which accompanies a retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, traces his too-brief career as a radical “anarchitect.”.

In the book Gordon Matta-Clark: Conical Intersect, the author Bruce Jenkins examines Matta-Clark’s proposals, working process, various sorts of documentation. He states that Matta-Clark’s decision to rework two abandoned buildings was an act of communication.

The text is amid rarely seen photographs of the development process taken by. “People called him an urban alchemist,” says Jessamyn Fiore, independent curator and co-director of the Gordon Matta-Clark Estate, and the co-organizer, with curator Antonio Sergio Bessa, of “Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect,” which opens at the Bronx Museum of the Arts next week.

A new iteration of Garbage Wall, created with 21st-century trash and the help of local teens, stands on the. This revealing book looks at the groundbreaking work of Gordon Matta-Clark (–), whose socially conscious practice blurred the boundaries between contemporary art and architecture.

After completing a degree in architecture at Cornell University, Matta-Clark returned to his home city of New : Yale University Press. Catalogue published in conjunction with a traveling retrospective of works by the artist Gordon Matta-Clark (–78).

This version issued for IVAM (Instituto Valenciano De Arte Moderno) contains essays by the artist, Corinne Diserens, Marianne Brouwer, Judith Russi Kirshner, Liza Bear, Dan Graham, Eugenio Trias, Richard Armstrong, and Richard Nonas in both English and Spanish.

Gordon Matta-Clark was an American artist and architect known for his large-scale projects. View Gordon Matta-Clark’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices.

See available photographs, works on paper, and prints and multiples for sale and learn about the ality: American. In what could be understood as a book-form analogue for his large-scale anarchitectural practice, Gordon Matta-Clark created this work from black-and-white photographs of exposed wallpaper and wall paint in half-demolished Bronx tenements.

The photos have been recolored with yellow, green, blue. Gordon Matta-Clark and Fake Estates In the early s, Matta-Clark discovered that the City of New York periodically auctioned off “gutterspace”—unusably small slivers of land sliced from the city grid through anomalies in surveying, zoning, and public-works expansion.

This book, which will present the most complete history of Fake. Cutting Matta-Clark investigates the group through extensive interviews with the protagonists and a dossier of all the available evidence.

Stemming from a series of meetings, organized by Gordon Matta-Clark and reflecting his long-standing interest in architecture, the Anarchitecture exhibition was conceived as an anonymous group statement in Released on: "Undoing is just as much a democratic right as doing."Gordon Matta-Clark This revealing book looks at the groundbreaking work of Gordon Matta-Clark (–), whose socially conscious practice blurred the boundaries between contemporary art and architecture.

After completing a degree in architecture at Cornell University, Matta-Clark returned to his home city of New York. Reprint made by the Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark from Matta-Clark negatives. Original photograph in the collection of SFMOMA) There is a melancholy and nostalgia that pervades Matta-Clark’s fragments of walls, floors, cut-through spaces or domestic interiors opened to the outside.

“Matta-Clark’s work is a politics of things approaching their social exhaustion and the potential of their reclamation,” observes the art historian Pamela M. Lee — whose book Object to Be Destroyed: The Work of Gordon Matta-Clark reignited interest in its subject after years of posthumous neglect.

Gordon Matta-Clark (pictured right, in ) folded urban decay into his art. Move ahead forty years and the city’s debris is from new development. Photograph by Harry Gruyaert. Gordon Matta-Clark (–), who trained originally as an architect, is best known for his spectacular ‘building cuts’.

These have often been seen as an outright rejection of the architectural profession. The collaborative project Anarchitecture (), however, demonstrates how the language of modernism, particularly the polemical and.

In Gordon Matta-Clark’s sculptures, the performative act of dereliction and documentation were as intrinsic to the work as the social themes it articulated.

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In the spring ofGordon Matta-Clark approached his dealers, Holly and Horace Solomon, and asked whether they .are gone. For the architect-turned-artist Gordon Matta-Clark, struck down with pancreatic cancer inhis 39 years of posthumous life have been in many ways more influential, unexpected and remarkable than the 35 short years he lived above ground.

To understand these two lives, and their essential differences, one of Matta-Clark's most.