Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Art of Architecture @ Eleventh Street Arts

Drumlin Hall - Peter Pennoyer Architects, rendering by Anton Glikin

A Celebration of the Traditional Approach to Architecture.

Art of Architecture opens this week! The group show will present 50 exquisite drawings and paintings from 15 of today’s top classically trained architects and artists; proof that the once thought extinct classical tradition is alive and well.

Opening reception Thursday, March 2, 6-9 PM
Refreshments! Free and open to the public

Eleventh Street Arts
46-06 11th St
Long Island City, NY 11101

Featured artists include:
Atelier & Co.
Steve Bass
Anthony Baus
Patrick Connors
Alexander Creswell
Andrew Dodson
Ferguson and Shamamian Architects
Fairfax and Sammons Architects
David Genther
Anton Glikin
Michael G Imber Architects
Peter Pennoyer Architects
Sam Roche
Irina Shumitskaya
Abigail Tulis
Charlotte Worthy Architects

Lecture Series:
Thursday, March 9, 6:30-7:30pm
"Type Talk: The Essential Structure of Our Roman Alphabet" by Seth Weine
Typography & lettering are enormous topics, and one could hardly cover even the "A-B-C's" of them---but we can start by looking at the basic structure of our letters: the Roman alphabet. Seth will take us through its "skeleton", and also address other font-o-philic matters.

Thursday, March 30, 6:30-7:30pm
"Hand Drawing for a House Design: Process & Composition" by Sam Roche
This talk will explore how some architects have used hand drawing to develop general concepts into finished building designs. We will focus not only on the hand-drawn design process itself but also on some compositional ideas that are common to painting, sculpture, and architecture which this process can emphasize and develop.

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