10 November

notes on Chronosomatics 157-161
1994.11.10

Re: Concrete Comedy: A Primer
2004.11.10 12:32

Artifacts of Ottopia
2004.11.10 104 105



Re: Concrete Comedy: A Primer
2004.11.10 12:32

from the index of Christian Norberg-Schulz, Intentions in Architecture (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1965):
Concretization: 64, 66, 68, 71, 77, 107, 157, 188

Since G.B. Piranesi died 9 November 1778, perhaps he died in the middle of the afternoon, like right around the time I received an email from Artforum informing me that response to "Concrete Comedy: A Primer" had been added to Talkback.

Anybody else here ever read Lequeu: An Architectural Enigma by Philippe Duboy?

"...with meticulous research to decipher the conundrumical nature of an eighteenth-centruy maverick artist whose drawings have established him variously as a visionary architect, forerunner of surrealism, and inventor of bad taste."

"He suggests that Duchamp and Raymond Roussel tampered with the Lequeu drawings to concoct a character and oeuvre even more involved than was previously thought possible."

["History is no mystery."]



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