1. "I feel that Man has no Place in These Pictures". Paintings by Maurice Wade

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/24/i-feel-that-man-has-no-place-in-these-pictures-paintings-by-maurice-wade/

    English artist Maurice Wade (1917-1991) portrayed urban and industrial landscapes of the areas around his hometown, bordering the Trent and Mersey Canal. The buildings are strongly delineated against the white sky and water and only a few – mostly dark – tones  to describe each ima…

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    industrial, Landscape, Paintings, Art, Territories

     
  2. "Alpi" is a Film by Armin Linke (2011)

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/23/alpi-is-a-film-by-armin-linke-2011/

      Armin Linke (1966 -) is a renowned artist working with film and photography, whose productions sit at the border between fiction and reality. His works revolve around the relation between human activity and the natural and manmade landscape. One of his recent projects, awarded at the…

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    alps, Art, Culture, Media, Territories

     
  3. Potential Monuments of Unrealised Futures: Penthouse, by Edi Hila

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/21/potential-monuments-of-unrealised-futures-penthouse-by-edi-hila/

    Edi Hila (1944 – ) is an Albanian artist and teacher (among his students are renowned artists Adrian Paci and Anri Sala) living and working in Tirana, interested in the historical changes occurred in post communist European countries. His practice reflects on the transitory nature of…

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    post communist countries, Architecture, Art, Culture

     
  4. "Conical" and "Stockspace" by Marius Watz (2009)

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/20/conical-and-stockspace-by-marius-watz-2009/

    Marius Watz is a Norwegian artist based in NYC and Oslo who employs generative software processes for the production of abstract visual works. His production ranges from pure software works (visit: unlekker.net) to public projections and physical fabricated objects. Most of his graphics shows …

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    data, Art, Media, Technology

     
  5. "In my pictures, I think you, the viewer, become the isolated one"

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/16/in-my-pictures-i-think-you-the-viewer-become-the-isolated-one/

      John Register (1939-1996) was an American painter who left suddenly his previous career in advertising and became a full time artist. His sunlit interiors miss any living human presence, but are populated with chairs and desks resting in stillness. Register’s empty motel rooms and …

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    California, Interiors, light, Paintings, realism, Architecture, Art

     
  6. Les Immatériaux (an exhibition of Jean François Lyotard at the Centre Pompidou, 1985)

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/16/les-immateriaux-an-exhibition-of-jean-francois-lyotard-at-the-centre-pompidou-1985/

    30 years are passed since a historic exhibition took place at the Centre Pompidou (specifically at the Centre de Création industrielle). Curated by Jean François Lyotard and Thierry Chaput, Les Immatériaux (1985) was later identified as an inauguration of the Post-Modern, and an important mi…

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    exhibition, postmodern, Architecture, Art, Culture, Media, Sounds, Technology, Territories

     
  7. Life Through Screens: Wanda Koop’s Monumental Paintings

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/13/life-through-screens-wanda-koops-monumental-paintings/

    Wanda Koop is a Canadian artist known for her monumental-scale paintings which are usually combined with poetic videos and performances in large multimedia installations. Violent color palettes are employed to paint urban or natural scenes where the human presence is reduced to small black s…

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    fluo, landscapes, Paintings, Art, Technology, Territories

     
  8. Entirely Ordinary Variations on a Theme Drawn by Nigel Peake

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/09/entirely-ordinary-variations-on-a-theme-drawn-by-nigel-peake/

    Nigel Peake has a background in architecture but prefers to draw everyday things who surround him. He is a prolific watercolour illustrator who has published a vast hand-drawn body of work (mainly for Princeton Architectural Press and Analogue Books) and provided drawings for many other…

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    drawings, Architecture, Art

     
  9. 120 Doors by Pezo Von Ellrichshausen (2003)

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/08/120-doors-by-pezo-von-ellrichshausen-2003/

    Following the previous post on the isometric environments created by Franka Hörnschemeyer, here we propose a relatively old installation by Chilean office Pezo Von Ellrichshausen Architects, featuring a similar concept. The 120 Doors Pavilion, installed in Ecuador Park, in the city of …

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    doors, installation, Architecture, Art, Territories

     
  10. Franka Hörnschemeyer’s Isotropic Environments

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/07/franka-hornschemeyers-isotropic-environments/

      Franka Hörnschemeyer is an artist who lives and works in Berlin. Her plan drawings lie between graphic sketches and architectural projection: they look like textures, but they also reveal the potential of constructing a movable space, fragmented and continuous at the same time. Some of he…

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    drawings, installations, plans, Architecture, Art, Territories

     
  11. Cities Reassembled by Mister Mourau

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/06/cities-reassembled-by-mister-mourau/

    Mister Mourao (aka Vasco Mourao) is a Portuguese architect turned into a freelance illustrator with (as he explains) “a tendency for obsessive drawing“. His methodical and detailed illustrations represent real or invented structures and buildings always from different perspectives. …

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    Black and White, drawings, Architecture, Art, Territories

     
  12. The Imaginary City of Tamponville (Aurélien Debat and Marc Kauffmann)

    http://socks-studio.com/2014/07/05/the-imaginary-city-of-tamponville-aurelien-debat-and-marc-kauffmann/

    Tamponville is an imaginary city created by French illustrator Aurélien Debat and architect Marc Kauffmann. The duo collaborated for the creation of 47 rubber stamps (tampons, in French), through which it is possible to print a set of shapes, textures and architectural elements. A possibly in…

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    illustration, Architecture, Art, Territories