Buildings and Signs: 1978 Models


Dan Graham
Buildings and Signs 1978 Models
Models for Pavilions / Sculptures and Domestic Vernacular Architecture


2015. 26 x 33 cm, clothbound
88 pages, 18 illustrations
ISBN 978-3-85676-347-3
CHF 45.00 / EUR 42.00
English

Designed by Teo Schifferli

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Since the 1960s Dan Graham has been one of the most seminal protagonists in conceptual art. With his walk-through glass Pavilions, he places architecturally de­ signed elements in space, thereby altering the viewer’s perceptions of its surround­ ing. The resulting estrangement effect enables the viewer to rediscover and re­ experience spatial dimensions. Among his recent projects is the commission of the Roof Garden on the Metropolitan Museum in New York which was made in cooperation with the landscape architect and ETH professor Günther Vogt. The publication fleshes out Graham’s perspective on his model­like works, in which art and architecture come together.