Tag: fotografía

“The president”. The reappropriation of the public space | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
12-05-2017 No Comments

“The president”. The reappropriation of the public space | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

“The president” (Wild in the Streets), directed by Barry Shear, had the premiere in the convulsed May, 68. It belongs to a group of movies that will affect in the new power of an unincluded youth: Riot on Sunset Street, Dreyfuss, 1967; Privilege, Watkins, 1967; I love you, Alice B. Toklas, Averback, 1968; Alice’s Restaurant, Penn, 1969; Performance, Cammell y […]

e n g a w a # 20
06-04-2017 No Comments

e n g a w a # 20

After Antonio’s steps or as his fingerprints continue. This number of engawa 20 “After Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas’s steps” divides in two parts. The first one where we have assembled the most intimate texts that have come to us on the part of acquaintances or relatives of Antonio and one comes second where they find the most analytical texts of his […]

ArchiMaps
30-03-2017 No Comments

ArchiMaps

ArchiMaps is a guides’ new application of architecture for Smartphone and Tablet. Each of his maps, centred on a certain city or region, shows more than 250 works of architecture of all the epochs, carefully selected. Simple and functional. The structure of the application is simple. It is possible to navigate upon every ArchiMap in way map and in way […]

Interview to Iñaki Bergera
20-03-2017 No Comments

Interview to Iñaki Bergera

On the occasion of the recent inaugurated exhibition ‘Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970‘ in the ICO Museum we have had the opportunity to support a small conversation the commissioner of the exhibition, Iñaki Bergera on this first honoring realized in Spain to these two systems of representation of the architecture. “The cities, the monuments, […]

Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970
28-02-2017 No Comments

Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970

The ICO Museum inaugurates the exhibition ‘Chamber and model. Photography of models of architecture in Spain, 1925-1970’, that will be opened until the next May 14. This project is promoted by the Department of Promotion, organized and produced with the support of the ICO Foundation and has possessed the collaboration of PHotoEspaña as well as of the project of investigation […]

Canva
10-01-2017 No Comments

Canva

Canva‘s idea arose when Melanie Perkins was giving lessons of programs of graphical design in the university and realized that the students had difficulties to learn the basic thing. Together with Cliff Obrecht, co-founder of Canva, Melanie created Fusion Books, a tool of design on line that was helping students and teachers to create his own yearbooks. Rapidly they noticed […]

ATLAS of European Contemporary Architecture
22-12-2016 No Comments

ATLAS of European Contemporary Architecture

El ATLAS de Arquitectura Europea Contemporánea reúne por primera vez la totalidad de los proyectos nominados al Premio de Arquitectura Contemporánea de la Unión Europea – Premio Mies van de Rohe, desde su primera edición en 1988 hasta su décimocuarta, en el 2015. 2881 proyectos que cuentan un viaje a través de la multiplicidad y variedad de arquitecturas que han […]

The worker and the light | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
28-11-2016 2 Comments

The worker and the light | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

At the beginning of 1923 and for order by Walter Gropius, Edmund Lill it realized a photographic article of the factory of molds for shoes Fagus in Alfeld a. d. Leine (Germany) constructed between 1911 and 1913. As Annemarie Jaeggi explains in his book Fagus. Industriekultur zwischen Werkbund und Bauhaus (Jovis Berlin, 1998), treats itself about the second occasion in […]

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno
14-10-2016 No Comments

From the architecture of the dirt to the architecture of the company | Stepienybarno

El pasado 20 de noviembre 2015, Anatxu Zabalbeascoa, mientras moderaba la estupenda mesa redonda de Siza x Siza, comentó que la obra del maestro portugués, más allá de sus evidentes bondades, tenía el plus de que estaba pensada cuidando todos los detalles -incluso el poco tratado tema de la limpieza del proyecto-. Para ilustrarlo hablaba de cómo en uno de […]

Interview with Cruz and Ortiz
10-10-2016 No Comments

Interview with Cruz and Ortiz

“The principal aim of the ICO Museum is to spread the best contemporary, both Spanish and international architecture. This year we have travelled from Olot to Seville to offer a more wide perspective of our architecture. This way, after RCR Arquitectes, it is an honor to be able to possess now Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz. Mónica de Linos, Director of […]

Le Corbusier. Le Grand
06-10-2016 No Comments

Le Corbusier. Le Grand

A spectacular visual biography of the life and work of Le Corbusier (1887–1965), one of Modernism’s most influential architects, urban planners, and theorists. Approximately 2,000 images and documents, many previously unpublished, feature his major built works, urban plans, paintings, publications, and furniture as well as sketches, archival photographs, and personal correspondence. Rarely seen photographs and correspondence shed new light on […]

Critique of architecture? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
19-09-2016 2 Comments

Critique of architecture? | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

A few days ago I stopped reading the book My Life of the German critic of Polish, Jewish origin, Marcel Reich-Ranicki, a well-known man in Germany, where it lives his ninety two years. I make consist his Jewish condition because MRR suffered very much as a result of it in his adoptive country during the times in which the Nazism […]

Objects of affection | Jorge Rodríguez
09-09-2016 No Comments

Objects of affection | Jorge Rodríguez

‘I nonetheless am deformed by the links by the things that surround me. As a mollusk that lives in his shell, this way I live in the 19th century, which is now ahead useless as an uninhabited shell. I put on it in the ear.’ Walter Benjamin Aldo Rossi was saying of his architecture that the things saw with great […]

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández
05-09-2016 No Comments

Of the (architectural) ellipses | Pedro Hernández

In 1996, Bernard Tschumi writes ‘Violence of Architecture’ –a chapter of the book Architecture and disjunction– in the one that he presents to the architecture as an element in constant tension: between the body that occupies the space and the geometry that it contains to the body. Tschumi’s dilemma does that the architect should decide if he inclines of one […]

The century of Cartier-Bresson
18-08-2016 No Comments

The century of Cartier-Bresson

The famous photographer Cartier-Bresson was a privileged witness of the big events that they have marked his time and one of the pioneers of the modern photojournalism. This documentary is an autobiographical statement that interlaces the personal trip of the recognized photographer and the history of the 20th century. Henri Cartier Bresson (August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a […]

New York Times | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz
15-08-2016 36 Comments

New York Times | Óscar Tenreiro Degwitz

In spite of that his production suffers from the excess and it him had come well to have only 10 % of the works that it accumulates in his career, I believe that Renzo Piano (1937) is an architect who has produced some of the best buildings of these times in which so many wrong things are asked him to […]

12 miradas Manuel Gallego Jorreto
12-07-2016 No Comments

12 miradas Manuel Gallego Jorreto

Last Wednesday, the 6th of July, 2016 Manuel Gallego Jorreto‘s exhibition was inaugurated, inside the cycle 12miradas:: Riverside stimulated by the Hijos de Rivera Corporation and Creative Laboratory Vilaseco Gallery. We will rely on the presence of the architect, that it will contribute his looks with a chat of introduction to the exhibition. “One presents Manuel Gallego normally enumerating his […]

Crowdfunding Pointes 2010-2015 Magazine
02-06-2016 No Comments

Crowdfunding Pointes 2010-2015 Magazine

Who are we? “POINTES” arises as half-yearly magazine in the university area in the middle of 2010. A small group of persons, proceeding from schools of cinema, photography and architecture, we decide to create a way that promotes the critical spirit and the reflection. We had verified that, in the different disciplines, there was a great production of basically graphical […]

Photography and modern architecture. Contexts, protagonists and statements from Spain
17-05-2016 No Comments

Photography and modern architecture. Contexts, protagonists and statements from Spain

The texts of this publication try to establish the first critical, theoretical, documentary map and historiográfico on the protagonism of the image in the construction of the Spanish modernity. One tries to exhaust neither the topic nor his interpretations, but to present a few basic, general and particular coordinates, which are useful for any future investigation on the multiple topics […]

From the horizon (and his dissolution) | Pedro Hernández
09-05-2016 No Comments

From the horizon (and his dissolution) | Pedro Hernández

The present text is, first of all, a simple and small reflection on the exhibition ‘Statements of a negotiation’ that gathers the pictorial work of the artist Francis Alÿs and developed – until Sunday, the 16th of August – in the Museum Tamayo of city of Mexico. Some warnings go ahead. Though I admire enormously the work of the (Belgian) […]

Visor of ortophotos air of Spain in the different years
25-02-2016 No Comments

Visor of ortophotos air of Spain in the different years

An ortophoto, or ortophotography, is an aerial photography corrected geometrically (ortorectified). Unlike an air image, an ortofoto can be used to realize royal measurements since it is a precise representation of the terrestrial surface, in which there have been corrected the distortions inherent in the air images. The ortophotos combine the characteristics of detail and temporary coverage of the aerial […]

The Unremovable Ship | José Goñi
12-02-2016 No Comments

The Unremovable Ship | José Goñi

Comparing it what it represents, little it is necessary to say technically on “Le Vele” of Scampia. They were constructed between 1962 and 1975 by the architect Francesco Di Salvo, who died in 1977 and Le Corbusier followed in his construction some of the guidelines. Le Vele they are 4 buildings of big dimensions arranged in his front with terraces […]

Four horizons. A visit to Ronchamp's chapel of Le Corbusier
14-01-2016 No Comments

Four horizons. A visit to Ronchamp’s chapel of Le Corbusier

This book gathers the conversations supported between John Berger, John Christie, sister Lucia Kuppens and sister Telchilde Hinckley after Le Corbusier visiting in 2009 Ronchamp’s chapel. In this trip of peregrinaje spiritual and architectural, the dialogs show as a live honoring to the chapel and to his architect. Four visitors come to Notre-Dame-du-Haute from very different paths, four looks that […]

From the architecture to the museum. Fingerprints | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz
11-12-2015 No Comments

From the architecture to the museum. Fingerprints | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz

In the photographies that Candida Höfer carried out of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design of Norway, in Oslo, they do not appear you present. It is known that in the work of the German artist this one is not an unusual situation, his belonging to Düsseldorf’s School aligns her with the photography taxonómica of his teachers Bernd […]

Manuel Gallego. Architecture 1967 - 2015
01-12-2015 No Comments

Manuel Gallego. Architecture 1967 – 2015

The Foundation Barrié offers in his headquarters of To Corunna, from November 18 until April 10, 2016, a new cultural and educational project: the exhibition MANUEL GALLEGO. Architecture 1969-2015, the first retrospective of the Galician architect and National Prize of Architecture (1997). The exhibition, comisariada for the own author and designed by the architect and photographer Paul G. Picard, is […]

The future belongs to Africa
13-11-2015 No Comments

The future belongs to Africa

// Making Africa  presents a great quantity of works, part d that depart from a retrospective look to the beginnings of the postcolonial age, which they pass along a wide variety of means. These works break with the conventional definitions of design, art, photography, architecture and cinema. “Making Africa: A continent of contemporary design throws a new light on Africa […]

From the architecture to the museum. Chests | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz
13-11-2015 No Comments

From the architecture to the museum. Chests | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz

The whole life of photographies enclosed in a shed of wood, a chest he was saying. As if they were stolen works, in that place they were hiding good part of the best images of the architecture of the 20th century. Julius Shulman portrayed during the second half of last century the better of the modern architecture of the coast […]

From the architecture to the museum. Absences | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz
23-10-2015 3 Comments

From the architecture to the museum. Absences | María González-Juanjo López de la Cruz

“I remember that there was a picture there, but it might not describe what it was representing. I remember that it had decorative golden frame, very broadly, worn out”. The watchman of the Museum Isabella Stewart Gardner of Boston recalls this way The concert, an oil on linen of 72.5 cm of height for 64.7 of width identical with 1664 […]