Anonymous, Italian, Piedmontese, 18th century | Two One Half Variants of a Design for Painted Wall Decoration with Arch and Perspective View Inside (recto). Negligible diagrams and compass drawn circle (verso). | The Met
Inscription: The recto has indicated for a measurement scale, in pen and brown ink, below design. The recto is annotated, at bottom right, in lead point or graphite: "212."Marking: No watermark
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Should New York Developers Adopt The Diabolical Housing Plan Of These Two Soviet-Era Architects?
For rapacious New York developers, nothing is more inconvenient than an old house, except perhaps for old tenants who refuse to move out. Such has been the plight most recently of Joseph P. Beninati's Bauhouse Group, which has been blocked from building a luxury skyscraper on Sutton Place by the tenacity of an 81-year-old brownstone resident named Herndon Werth. In such circumstances, developers like Beninati may lust for the power of Leonid Brezhnev, the Soviet dictator who razed…
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A relevant figure in the Rationalist movement, Italian-Swiss architect Alberto Sartoris (1901-1998) represented most of his projects in black and white or colorful axonometric projections. This choice of a precise representation technique is connected to his will to emphasize a rigorous...