Project Unité

Loach, Judy and Koolhaas, Rem and Duplay, Laurence and Ericson, Kate and Ziegler, Mel and Noulette, Karine and Armaly, Fareed and Barry, Judith and von Bonin, Cosima and Burr, Tom and Currin, John and Dion, Mark and Doig, Peter and Fremy, Anne and Geoffroy, Christiane and Gonzalez-Foerster, Dominique and Green, Renée and Vasarely, Victor and Iserman, Jim and Krebber, Michael and Locher, Thomas and Miralles, Enric and Möller, Regina and Mouraud, Tania and Müller, Christian Philipp and Pareno, Philippe and Roche, François and Saylor, Ken Schöttle and Simon, Jason and Wevers, Ursula and ABR Stuttgart and Art Orienté Objet and Clegg & Guttman and Premiata Ditta. Project Unité. Saint-Just Saint-Rambert, France: Unité, 1993.

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Abstract (English)

A three-volume catalogue produced for a group exhibition in 1993 at Le Corbusier's Unité d'Habitation housing complex in Firminy, France. In volume 1, Loach details the architect's execution of several commissions for Firminy; Koolhaas applies Dali's paranoid-critical method to Le Corbusier while examining both men's reaction to Manhattan; a statistical analysis looks at present-day Unité occupants. Illustrations, project descriptions, artists' statements and essays by the 44 international exhibiting artists comprise volume 2 and 3. Bibl. 5 p.

Résumé

Un catalogue en trois volumes, publié à l'occasion d'une exposition collective présentée en 1993 à l'Unité d'Habitation de Le Corbusier à Firminy (France). Dans le premier volume, Loach retrace l'exécution par l'architecte de plusieurs commandes à Firminy; Koolhaas applique la méthode parano-critique de Dali à Le Corbusier en analysant la réaction des deux hommes à Manhattan; une analyse statistique décrit la composition sociale actuelle de l'Unité. Les volumes 2 et 3 sont composés d'illustrations, de descriptions de projet, et de textes rédigés par les 44 artistes internationaux participants. Bibl. 5 p.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Loach, Judy (Author); Koolhaas, Rem (Author); Duplay, Laurence (Author); Ericson, Kate (Artist); Ericson, Kate (Author); Ziegler, Mel (Artist); Ziegler, Mel (Author); Noulette, Karine (Author); Armaly, Fareed (Author); Barry, Judith (Author); von Bonin, Cosima (Author); Burr, Tom (Author); Currin, John (Author); Dion, Mark (Author); Doig, Peter (Author); Fremy, Anne (Author); Geoffroy, Christiane (Author); Gonzalez-Foerster, Dominique (Author); Green, Renée (Author); Vasarely, Victor (Author); Iserman, Jim (Author); Krebber, Michael (Author); Locher, Thomas (Author); Miralles, Enric (Author); Möller, Regina (Author); Mouraud, Tania (Author); Müller, Christian Philipp (Author); Pareno, Philippe (Author); Roche, François (Author); Saylor, Ken Schöttle (Author); Simon, Jason (Author); Wevers, Ursula (Author); [error in script]
Dossier: 381 - FRANCE - UNITÉ (Saint-Just Saint-Rambert)
Collation: 3 vol. ([96, 144, 56] p.) : 225 ill. (95 en coul.) ; 22 x 16 cm
Language of Publication: French; English
Publishers: Saint-Just Saint-Rambert, France: Unité
Artists: Abr Stuttgart; Arefin, Tony; Armaly, Fareed; Art Orienté Objet; Barry, Judith; Von BONIN, COSIMA; Burr, Tom; CLEGG & GUTTMAN; Coates, Nigel; Currin, John; Dillemuth, Stephan; Dion, Mark; Doig, Peter; Ericson, Kate; Ziegler, Mel; Fremy, Anne; Geoffroy, Christiane; Gonzalez-Foerster, Dominique; Green, Renée; Helm, Stewart; Vasarely, Victor; Iserman, Jim; Krebber, Michael; Léveque, Claude; Locher, Thomas; Miralles, Enric; Moller, Regina; Morrison, Jasper; Mouraud, Tania; Muller, Christian Philipp; Pareno, Philippe; Pettibon, Raymond; Premiata Ditta; Roche, François; Rosler, Martha; Saylor, Ken Schottle; Simon, Jason; Védrine, Olivier; Zobernig, Heimo; Caleyron, Thierry; Bory, Christophe; Dali, Salvador; Schum, Gerry; Pages, Luc
Critics / Curators / Historians: Aupetitallot, Yves
Art Organizations: France - Unité (Saint-Just Saint-Rambert)
Event Statement: Exposition présentée probablement au début de l'année 1993 dans l'Unité d'Habitation construite par Le Corbusier (Firminy).
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; VIDÉO; MÉDIAS ALTERNATIFS; ALTERNATIVE MEDIA; ENVIRONNEMENT DOMESTIQUE; DOMESTIC ENVIRONMENT; ORNEMENT; ORNAMENT; MÉTHODE PARANO-CRITIQUE; PARANOID-CRITICAL METHOD; LE CORBUSIER (Charles Édouard Jeanneret, dit); FIRMINY (France); CLAUDIUS-PETIT, EUGENE; NIETZSCHE, FRIEDRICH; TELEVISION GALLERY, The (Berlin)
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Date Deposited: 04 Aug 1994
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:43
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/7140
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