"for over a year now residents of the san francisco bay area have been treated to strange ephemeral but continuing manifestations of the creative urge. Hundreds of forms, ranging from the whimsical and playful to the evocative and absorbing, have appeared on the tidal flats bordering the east shore freeway at berkeley. Constructed between flood tides out of tin cans, tires, driftwood, structures that outlast the next high tide are rare. but like a frequent and aquatic phoenix a new sculpture appears where the old has fallen."
- arts & architecture - july, 1964
•children's playroom - cohen residence, san francisco, ca 1950. designed by Joseph esherick
•children's playroom - tremaine residence, montecito, ca 1949. designed by richard neutra
•bunk beds in a children's room - channel heights housing project, san pedro, ca 1943. designed by richard neutra
•kindergarten classroom - dolores elementary school, carmel, ca 1949. designed by ernest j. kump
•classroom shelf - experimental garden school, bell, ca 1935. designed by richard neutra
typography from Ant Farm's Inflatocookbook.
the original Inflatacookbook was printed in January, 1971. The book was an attempt to gather information and skills learned in process and present it in an easily accessible format. The first edition of 2000 was printed on loose leaf paper in a vinyl binder in Sausalito, CA.
full PDF here
works by Jeffrey Shaw, co-founder of the Eventstructure Research Group (1969–1979)
a full catalog of Shaw's previous and most recent work is available here
• CORPOCINEMA - 1967, Amsterdam *
• SUPERTUBE - 1968, Amsterdam *
• PNEUTUBE - 1968, Amsterdam *
• HOMAGE TO BLADEN - 1971, Arnhem, Netherlands *
• CUSION - 1969, Amsterdam *
• WATER TOTEMS - 1969, Amsterdam *
• AQUA AIRGROUND - 1972, Amsterdam *
• WATERWALK - 1969, Amsterdam *
• WATERWALK TUBE - 1970 Hannover, Germany *
* produced in collaboration with theo botschuijver and sean wellesley-miller
Photogrammar is a web-based platform for organizing, searching, and visualizing the 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945 created by the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI).
Index cards which made up the exhibition catalog for 955,000, an exhibition organized by Lucy Lippard at the Vancouver Art Gallery, 1970.
The index cards, sent in by the artists for the exhibition catalogue, give instructions for the construction and installation of works as there was no budget to either fly the artists in or to ship all artworks to Vancouver. The objects and installations were executed by Lucy Lippard herself, by Vancouver artists and other volunteers.
exhibition site here
previously: Ruins in Process - Vancouver art in the sixties
Freestone Publishing Co. Albion, CA 95410
Dwelling is by River a 38-year-old mother of three, a former suburban Maryland housewife, now a 'fiercely free' country woman living on the coastline of Mendecino County, California.
River, and Dwelling illustrator Leona Walden are also both former Salmon Creek Farm communards.
kym maxwell's research material for her participatory arts project goodwill.
inspired by Palle Nielsen’s Model for a Qualitative Societyand and participatory art of the 60’s and 70’s, goodwill explores notions of spatial and social politics and questions about the importance and (decline) of kinesthetic play in everyday life. the research material is closely based on David Cashman and Roger Faginʼs work from the late 70’s.
architectural maquettes - via atlas of interiors
LA PETITE BIBLIOTHÈQUE RONDE (formerly La joie par les livres)
located in clamart, france, the library was designed and Built by the architect members of the Atelier de Montrouge with furniture by alvar aalto and Arne Jacobsen in 1965. the nine concrete cylinders that make up the building's structure are surrounded by a community garden designed by émile prévosteau. It has played a central role in the 'recognition and dissemination of children's literature' and remains 'engaged in the fight against inequalities in access to art and culture.'
more images & info:
magnum photos: martine franck
wiki commons: user: starkoss
bibliotheque kandinsky: archives
getty images (watermarked): Edouard BOUBAT
images from the richard demarco archives
•sculpture by cambell macphail, edinburgh, july 1968.
•chamonix by michael tyzack in his london studio. edinburgh, 1969.
•zbigniew warpechowski performance as part of atelier '72. edinburgh, 1972.
•Carolyn Thomas working on a sculpture which she exhibited at the Edinburgh Arts exhibition, 1976.