1. Sol LeWitt’s “Forms Derived from a Cubic Rectangle” (1990)


    “Forms Derived from a Cubic Rectangle” (1990) was a set of prints correlated to the wall drawings Sol LeWitt (already on Socks) was producing during the early 1990’s. Together with Horizontal Color Bands and Vertical Color Bands (1991), the two series refer to a system of i…

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    conceptual art, forms, Art

  2. Richard Giblett’s Architectural Algorithms


    Richard Giblett (B.1966, Hong Kong), an artist living and working in Melbourne, creates bi and three-dimensional works as explorations of urban environments. Over-development, growth and dystopia are recurring themes in his axonometric projections, which depict new found cities from a vantage p…

    Read more on: http://socks-studio.com/2014/10/16/richard-gibletts-architectural-algorithms/

    alhorithms, cities, dystopia, geometry, Architecture, Art, Territories

  3. Franco Purini: Study of Architectural Elements (1968)


    The number 11-12 (Nov-Dec 1972) of Italian architecture magazine Controspazio presented a retrospective of the earliest “design researches” by the couple Franco Purini / Laura Thermes. The article was part of an ongoing series titled L’architettura Interrotta (…

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    drawings, Architecture, Art

  4. Im-materiality no. 3 (Consciousness) by Ebbe Stub Wittrup &Troels Sandegård


    “Im-materialitet no.3 (Bevidsthed)” is a collective exhibition, held at the Sorø Kunstmuseum, (2014), presenting works by Robert Barry, Hansjoerg Dobliar, Lea Porsager, Ursula Nistrup, Ebbe Stub Wittrup and Troels Sandegård. “The artists present forbidden tones and their i…

    Read more on: http://socks-studio.com/2014/10/09/im-materiality-no-3-consciousness-by-ebbe-stub-wittrup-troels-sandegard/

    Art, Concrete, esoterism, psychology, Art, Culture

  5. Mel Bochner’s Measurements (1968-69)


    Mel Bochner is an American conceptual artist, draughtsman, painter and writer. His first exhibition, held at the Visual Arts Gallery in New York (1966) and titled Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant To Be Viewed as Art was described by Benjamin Buchloch as the…

    Read more on: http://socks-studio.com/2014/10/08/mel-bochners-measurements-1968-69/

    conceptual art, measurements, Art

  6. Corners Solutions of Mies Van Der Rohe’s towers (John Winter, 1972)


    In the February 1972 issue of The Architectural Review, the architect, writer and Architectural Association teacher John Winter analysed the design and development of Mies van der Rohe’s metal-clad towers. While we kindly ask our reader to let us know if they happen to find the whole art…

    Read more on: http://socks-studio.com/2014/10/07/corners-solutions-of-mies-van-der-rohes-towers-john-winter-1972/

    corner, drawings, Mies, Architecture

  7. Marie-Florentine Geoffroy, Drawings


    Marie-Florentine Geoffroy was a young and talented illustrator based in Besançon, France, sadly passed away in 2012. In order to describe her work she borrowed the words of Claude Régy, a French theatre director. “En général, mes images sont froides. Au moins extérieurement. Ce que je voud…

    Read more on: http://socks-studio.com/2014/10/05/marie-florentine-geoffroy-drawings/

    drawings, Art

  8. William Turner’s Perspective Lectures Diagrams


    During his tenure as Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy, (between 1807 and 1837) Joseph Mallord William Turner created 170 drawings, perspectives and diagrams in order to use them as visual aids for the lectures. Half of this material was assembled by the author before 1811 (Turner t…

    Read more on: http://socks-studio.com/2014/10/02/william-turners-perspective-lectures-diagrams/

    lecture, perspective, turner, Architecture, Art, Culture

  9. Poetry of the Commonplace: Can Wieck Paintings


    New York City-based artist Nigel Van Wieck‘s work is firmly rooted in the tradition of American Realism. Classic Hopperesque racetracks, solitary figures, and people caught drinking at the bar or in the corner shop are the privileged scenarios of his small-format oils. Nostalgia and a …

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    hopper, painting, Art

  10. The Space Between, by Marc Yankus


    “This work presents a subtle, surrealistic alteration of the architectural landscape found in New York City, where imagination and documentation meet. Some portraits are more detailed and others more abstract, but all serve to rebuild and honor the buildings while making a statement about a…

    Read more on: http://socks-studio.com/2014/09/28/the-space-between-by-marc-yankus/

    Collage, hyperrealism, montage, photography, Architecture, Art

  11. Thin Layers of an Invented Reality: Works by Popel Coumou


    Dutch photographer Popel Coumou works combining photos with drawings and layers of paper, fabric or even clay. The process starts with the artist taking a picture and then adding thin layers of an invented reality: a house, a chair, a geometrical form floating in space. The added elements are…

    Read more on: http://socks-studio.com/2014/09/25/thin-layers-of-an-invented-reality-works-by-popel-coumou/

    Collage, light, photography, Art

  12. Thomas Barrow’s Trivia 2 (1973)


    Thomas Barrow, photographer from Kansas City, Missouri, studied with Aaron Siskind at the Art Institute of Design, Chicago, and graduated with an M.A. in graphic design in 1967. He was a curator and assistant director at the George Eastman House and editor of Image. He used to teach photography…

    Read more on: http://socks-studio.com/2014/09/23/thomas-barrows-trivia-2-1973/

    Collage, photography, photomontage, Art, Media