Klint, H.af et al., 2005. 3 X abstraction : new methods of drawing by Hilma af Klint, Emma Kunz and Agnes Martin, New Haven, Conn. ; London: Yale University Press. I wanted to read more about Kunz’s work since I realised how similar her drawings are to some cathedral architecture. Surprisingly the only book I could […]Read more "Reading: 3 X abstraction : new methods of drawing by Hilma af Klint, Emma Kunz and Agnes Martin by"
I was doing the sketches for my paper mache sculpture and was using the book The Cathedrals of England by Clifton-Taylor as well as images of Emma Kunz’s drawings for reference. As I was looking through images I found two that were SO similar! The left image on my laptop is of a drawing by […]Read more "Emma Kunz similar to cathedrals looking up"
P.67 ceiling photo P.115 cross section diagram of the intricate columns curving. P.198 amazing photo of Ely Cathedral There are incredible images in this book. Photos of interiors that really capture the sense of height and the canopy tree feeling. There is so much text in this book, heavy writing about the history of these […]Read more "Reading: The Gothic Cathedral by Christopher Wilson"
Clifton-Taylor, A., 1986. The cathedrals of England Rev., London: Thames and Hudson. I want to understand Cathedrals more – their history both architecturally and culturally. This seems like a good book to start. “Not until the development of iron and glass for building purposes were Englishmen to see still vaster spatial envelopes” not partitioned by supporting walls. […]Read more "Reading: The Cathedrals of England by Clifton-Taylor"
A Spanish architect who made the designs for the Sagrada Família in Barcelona. I realised I need to look at cathedral architecture more closely if I am to base my sculptures on them. I listened to a podcast episode on the Sagrada Familia and how Gaudi came to design it. It discussed how Gaudi was […]Read more "Architect: Antoni Gaudí"