Wednesday, 12 March 2014

A World of Artifices

"You will find yourself once again, where all is factitious and mechanical, reduction and construction: another world inside the world; a world fabricated, rigged, engineered, a world of artifices, of distortion, of adaptation, of fiction, of vanity, a world that has sense or value only for man, who is its architect."
Luigi Pirandello, One, No One and One Hundred Thousand, 1926

Piet Mondrian - Composition no.10 in black and white (pier and ocean) - 1915

Theo Van Doesburg - Landscape Study for Composition XII - 1918

Mies van der Rohe - Brick Country House - 1914

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