Tag: París

Berenice Abbott. Portraits of Modernity
18-06-2019 No Comments

Berenice Abbott. Portraits of Modernity

Berenice Abbott. Pioneer, modern, fearless provides a detailed look at the artistic journey of this American photographer(Springfield, Ohio, 1898 – Monson, Maine, 1991). Her body of work, some of the most captivating North American photography of the first half of the 20th century, acted as a bridge between the avant-garde of the old continent and the burgeoning artistic scene of the East Coast of the United […]

The inhabitable cities, a drift. Tandem Madrid-Paris 2017
30-08-2018 No Comments

The inhabitable cities, a drift. Tandem Madrid-Paris 2017

This short film is the result of a project by which two designers from Madrid and two from Paris have spent a few days living in one and another city, living the day to day of its inhabitants. His look and his experience is like that of any citizen, but they can not escape that it is also the designer’s […]

The XIVth Architecture Week in Madrid
14-09-2017 No Comments

The XIVth Architecture Week in Madrid

Madrid will receive from September 29 to October 8 The XIVth Architecture Week in Madrid, during which exhibitions will be celebrated, acts and conferences and will be able to visit more than one treintena of buildings of recognized architectural and historical value, having this year Paris as invited city. The appointment is organized by the Architects’ Official College of Madrid […]

The Paris of Le Corbusier
05-11-2015 2 Comments

The Paris of Le Corbusier

‘The Paris of Le Corbusier’ he analyzes the dual relations between the city and the architect: the dialectics between the royal city – the Paris where it was living – and the ideal city – the abstract Paris that it was projecting-. It tries to confront both worlds to understand them better. Paris is an occasion to understand to Him […]

Warlike repulsion | Marcelo Gardinetti
12-10-2015 No Comments

Warlike repulsion | Marcelo Gardinetti

Picasso’s Guernica represents a historical event that expresses the conclusive manifestation of the art against the violence represented by the devastating bombardment of the air German force on Basque territory during the Spanish civil war. The work makes explicit the misery of the war and the suffering of the civil inhabitants of the city of Guernika, innocent victims of the […]

The end of the modern city [Le saut dans le vide] | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu
13-07-2015 2 Comments

The end of the modern city [Le saut dans le vide] | Miquel Lacasta Codorniu

The image is well-known. Yves Kelin constructs a forceful image in which he itself throws to the emptiness from what it looks like the top part of a wall, just person from a cornice. Seemingly the jump is of approximately 3 meters, probably 3,50, of height and the first physical sensation it is that of pain. As a mechanism of […]

Eco-Quartier Carnot-Verollot (I) en Ivry-sur-Seine | archikubik
03-06-2015 No Comments

Eco-Quartier Carnot-Verollot (I) en Ivry-sur-Seine | archikubik

The urban challenge of the project of this Echo neighborhood consists of re-stirring into action principally an area disconnected of the rest of the city by the impressive presence of the cemetery Parisien de Ivry. The project is approached as an authentic process of urban sewing, between a great set of housings to the north of the lot, and the […]

Pierre Chareau. Maison de Verre
18-12-2014 No Comments

Pierre Chareau. Maison de Verre

«Maison de verre» of Pierre Chareau, Pierre Chareau, constructed between 1928 and 1931, in the rue Saint-Guillaume, of Paris. The Maison de Verre (in Frenchman Casa of glass) was constructed between 1928 and 1932 in Paris, France. Constructed according to the international style in the architecture, the design of the house emphasized in three fundamental features: the sincerity of the […]

Amando Cuellas´ Sonata in red. París
26-09-2014 No Comments

Amando Cuellas´ Sonata in red. París

It is the title of the exhibition that is realized in Paris, fruit of the work of the latter five years in three dimensions, prolongation of a path and of a need of plastic communication, which tries to be coherent with the evolution of the artist, which it began already forty years ago with the drawing and the painting, which […]

MADRID RÍO: the dubious cost of an attractive park | Antón Capitel
11-08-2014 No Comments

MADRID RÍO: the dubious cost of an attractive park | Antón Capitel

1. The city of Madrid has very recently developed a big and magnificent new park that stretches for some miles along the Manzanares riverbank. Despite being an important alteration of the city center in its very essence, this change cannot be considered on its own; quite on the contrary, it is the result of a dubious engineering scheme, namely the […]

Le Corbusier. An atlas of modern landscapes
06-02-2014 No Comments

Le Corbusier. An atlas of modern landscapes

Le Corbusier, a key figure of the architecture of the 20th century, was pioneering in the studies of improvement of the housings of the lowest classes and proposed new forms of efficient architecture in very populated cities. Le Corbusier was, in turn, a multidisciplinary artist, with a work that spreads also to the painting and the photography, joining art and […]

Premiere of documentary "Jose Luis Sert / A nomadic dream" in the Joan Miró Foundation
03-04-2013 One Comment

Premiere of documentary “Jose Luis Sert / A nomadic dream” in the Joan Miró Foundation

Alè Produccions, Oberon Cinematogràfica, The Perifèrica Produccions, IFFI Productions and Spanish Television, in collaboration with the Fundació Joan Looked of Barcelona and with the support of Televisió of Catalonia, invite you to the presentation of the documentary: José Luis Sert / A nomadic dream José Luis Sert was the first Spanish architect of international fame. Apostle of the rationalism in […]

J.L. Sert / A nomadic dream
11-01-2013 One Comment

J.L. Sert / A nomadic dream

Jose Luis Sert was the first Spanish architect of international reputation. Apostle of the rationalism in Spain and Dean of the Faculty of Harvard’s Architecture during almost two decades, Sert was also a man full of contradictions. A rebellious spirit. A free verse in a world dominated by the copy and the reproduction seriada. Member of a known aristocratic family […]

Attempt of depletion of a Parisian place · Georges Perec
29-10-2012 One Comment

Attempt of depletion of a Parisian place · Georges Perec

En octubre de 1974 Georges Perec se instaló durante tres días seguidos en la plaza Saint-Sulpice de París. En distintos momentos del día anotó todo lo que veía: los acontecimientos cotidianos de la calle, la gente, los vehículos, los animales, las nubes, el paso del tiempo. Hizo listados de todos aquellos hechos más insignificantes de la vida cotidiana. En definitiva, […]

Notebook of New York (y VII) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
16-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (y VII) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from… Last day of the trip coincided with the visit to the Museum of the City, a building near the Guggenheim projected in 1932 by Joseph H. Freedlander with an neocolonial architecture neocolonial so different from the concebida for Wright in the first half of century. There, like a magnificent closing of the voyage, there was showing himself the sample The […]

Notebook of New York (VI) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
07-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (VI) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from In the book Great Streets, Allan B. Jacobs dedicates the second part to compiling a series of «streets that they teach». Between them the Fifth Avenue, at a height of Central Park. Jacobs aims that «Both the park and the street seem of easy access». Concerning the Fifth Avenue they turn out to be different of the principal museums of New […]

Notebook of New York (V) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
07-08-2012 No Comments

Notebook of New York (V) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from The fingerprint of the teachers remains indelible in the plot of New York. To the distant and passionate presence of Le Corbusier, from his provocative initiation visit of up to his retreat with the disenchantment for the building of the UN in 1947, adds those of other teachers, between them both paradigms of the architectural modernity. Frank Lloyd Wright […]

Notebook of New York (IV) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
06-07-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (IV) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from The High Line supposes the meeting with the city of the 30s – decade in the one that constructed the air line of railroad herself to avoid the dangerousness of sharing the street with the pedestrians – and the Nueva York of the 21st century, when the routes – in disuse from 1980-were claimed by the citizens. It is […]

Notebook of New York (III) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
21-06-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (III) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from For Le Corbusier, the skyscrapers of New York were too small. – they are not big enough – he said, answering to the journalists who interviewed it in the MoMA, within a few hours of his arrival to the United States in 1935. Surprised by the observation, they will attend to the explanation of the architect, developed later […]

Notebook of New York (II) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
17-06-2012 One Comment

Notebook of New York (II) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Come from Geography and geometry have been intimately joined from the origins of the urbanism. Across the geometry the planning of the cultures became simple, and also the construction of the city. The plot reticulada not only allows the control of the present – and the assumption of the past – but it shelters the future growth, theoretically immensely. The […]

Notebook of New York (I) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
16-06-2012 2 Comments

Notebook of New York (I) | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

The trip to a city known always is a fascinating experience. Even more if it is a question of a destination chased for time, which visit turns into an ansíada put and, at the same time, in the beginning of new reflections and trips in the space and the time, that they extend and recall the own experience. These days […]

Berenice Abbott, the portrayer of a changeable world
12-03-2012 27 Comments

Berenice Abbott, the portrayer of a changeable world

The incredible history of the American photographer Berenice Abbott allows several readings. Two of them, especially, offer very valuable information about funny paths encomiables of the human being: his skill to portray the reality with images and his aptitude to survive the penury and the unease without selling his soul to the devil. To go deeply into the second one […]

Francisco Mangado Architect, architecture with the left hand
08-12-2011 23 Comments

Francisco Mangado Architect, architecture with the left hand

Been born in 1957, Francisco Mangado is one of the Spanish architects more prolific and stood out of his generation. Between his more valued works and published are the Palace of Congresses and Auditorium of Navarra, Bastion, in his natal Pamplona, the first building that gave him to know internationally; the Pavilion of Spain in the Expo of Saragossa, with […]

Paris vs New York
18-11-2011 2 Comments

Paris vs New York

You give birth, opposite to New York, to an inventory of both cities. A visual friendly match between both cities is the look of a lover of, walking along New York. Details, cliches and contradictions: she is still the guide. Muratyan presents the iconography of every city in the juxtaposition of duel that turns into a comment on the transcontinental […]

René Clair. Architects and Moviimakers | Jorge Gorostiza
20-09-2011 49 Comments

René Clair. Architects and Moviimakers | Jorge Gorostiza

René Clair is a French director in his moment acclaimed and admired, arriving to be member of the French Academy, but that today has been practically forgotten, what extrapolated to the actuality poses how many famous cineastas and current writers will remember  inside some years, by fault to be subjected to the tyranny of the immediate fame. Clair In his films […]

De muro a muro | Irene Gil
08-03-2010 605 Comments

De muro a muro | Irene Gil

[…]”cuando un ciudadano, en la actualidad, acude a ciertos lugares de esparcimiento o pasea ocasionalmente por su ciudad, se puede llevar la sorpresa de que muchos de los espacios por los que transita son inhóspitos, culturalmente zafios, formalmente desastrosos, físicamente decrépitos, higiénicamente insalubres y emocionalmente patéticos”. Arte público: naturaleza y ciudad. Javier Maderuelo ¿Qué hacer con estos lugares? Estos son […]