Epics in the everyday : photography, architecture, and the problem of realism (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Epics in the everyday : photography, architecture, and the problem of realism

Author: Jesús Vassallo
Publisher: Zurich, Switzerland : Park Books ; Houston, Texas : Rice Architecture, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Architecture and photography share the condition of being suspended between fine art and craft. Realism is considered a given, something that happens almost by default. From the moment it is taken, a photograph is understood to be a record of what was in front of the camera--just as a building, as soon as it is inhabited, becomes the fixed backdrop for everyday life. In Epics in the Everyday, Jesús Vassallo  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesús Vassallo
ISBN: 9783038601623 3038601624
OCLC Number: 1126280361
Description: 322 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Picking up the pieces: Nigel Henderson and the Smithsons --
Inclusive surfaces: Ed Ruscha and Venturi & Scott Brown --
Seriality and nostalgia: anonymous architecture as conceptual art --
Construction time again: Thomas Ruff and Herzog & de Meuron --
Images inside images: Thomas Demand and Caruso St John --
Realism or avant-garde: towards a conclusion.
Responsibility: Jesús Vassallo.

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A comprehensive investigation of the tightly interwoven relationship between architecture and photography from the post-war years until today.  Read more...

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