Posts Tagged 'Architecture'


Gordon Matta-Clark

This is an arrangement of chromogenic prints mounted on board, though perhaps the stronger example of appropriation is the content of the images. It is a house that the artist literally split down the middle – another example of architectural appropriation.

(Gordon Matta-Clark, 1974)

Gehry vs. Graves

Crimp’s example of Postmodern (progressive) architectural appropriation in his 1982 essay “Appropriating Appropriation”.

Frank Gehry | Home in Santa Monica | 1978

Crimp’s example of Modernist (retrograde) architectural appropriation.

Michael Graves | Portland Public Services Building | 1982

Name That Building

Project #1 | Group #2 | Alicia Price, Emily Speck, Ali Goodman, Paige Rowley | Paper Silhouettes