Tag: Wassily Kandinsky

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga
26-04-2019 No Comments

Unstable equilibrium | Íñigo García Odiaga

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5.0 01 It is said that the classical Greek sculpture reached its maximum splendor when it began to use the contrapposto. This Italian term could be defined as the relation that the different parts of the body establish when initiating the movement. The weight of the body rests mainly on one leg, so that the corresponding hip rises with respect […]

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga
15-10-2018 No Comments

Construction time | Íñigo García Odiaga

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5.0 01 In 1998 Peter Zumthor concluded the construction of Sogn Benedetg‘s small chapel. The Building was coming to replace the baroque church constructed in the Swiss people of Sumvitg that had been destroyed by an avalanche of snow. The original church knew of the risk to which it was exposed for what one of his buttresses had specialized himself […]

The Bauhaus (an honoring) | Sergio de Miguel
04-09-2017 No Comments

The Bauhaus (an honoring) | Sergio de Miguel

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5.0 01 1. The world in the one that developed the history of the Bauhaus was very different from the current one, though his influence in the art, the design and the architecture is recognized still in a very clear way. El mundo en el que se desarrolló la historia de la Bauhaus era muy distinto al actual, aunque su […]

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

0.0 00 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 […]

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

0.0 00 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 […]

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

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5.0 01 “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 […]

The mystery of Peter Zumthor | Sergio de Miguel
21-08-2015 28 Comments

The mystery of Peter Zumthor | Sergio de Miguel

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5.0 01 It said  that Kandinsky enjoyed of the gift of the synaesthesia. This quality by which the senses go in in communication. By which, for example, comes us  to the mind an image when we listen a determinate music, or by which remember an aroma when we are in a determinate place. He applied it to the painting. That […]

Models | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
27-03-2015 One Comment

Models | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

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5.0 01 «El Laboratorio registra un extenso número de intentos y teorías que van desde las de Ruskin y Morris, a los racionalistas, constructivistas y productivistas rusos con su Vchutemas, y otros laboratorios, hasta las últimas experiencias de Bill, Maldonado, etc., pasando por el ejemplo más conocido en occidente del Bauhaus». Fragment of the manifest of the Laboratory of Forms […]

The spirit of the hens | José Ramón Hernández Correa
06-10-2014 2 Comments

The spirit of the hens | José Ramón Hernández Correa

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5.0 02 In the first course of architecture of the ETSAM, which for me was of 1977-78, there was a subject (for damned me) that was called “Analysis of Forms”, and whose professor was Javier Seguí. (Another professor of the subject – I believe that it came a little later, but I it do not remember good – she was Helena […]

Bauhaus. Collection books and magazines
29-08-2014 No Comments

Bauhaus. Collection books and magazines

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5.0 01 The Bauhaus was founded in 1919 in the city of Weimar by German architect Walter Gropius. Its core objective was a radical concept: to reimagine the material world to reflect the unity of all the arts. Gropius explained this vision for a union of art and design in the Programm des Staatlichen Bauhauses Weimar (1919), which described a […]

Paul Klee: master of the Bauhaus
01-04-2013 2 Comments

Paul Klee: master of the Bauhaus

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5.0 01 The exhibition is the result of several years of work in collaboration with the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, and it is based on what may well be —after the publication of the artist’s catalogue raisonné— the most significant and relevant research project on Klee of a “structural” nature conducted in the last decades: the critical edition of […]

Ulm Models | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
30-08-2011 30 Comments

Ulm Models | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

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5.0 01 Today I have visited the exhibition Models of Ulm 1953-1968. The design of the new Germany in the room of exhibitions of the historical set of Sargadelos (Cervo, Lugo). The sample appeared as commemoration of fifty years of the foundation of the School of Design of Ulm (Hochschule für Gestaltung / Hfg Ulm), an institution dedicated to the […]