November 09, 2004

recoil

The world of instrumental reason:
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Ezra Stoller, Salk Institute (Louis I. Kahn), 1977

You can understand why being with a whore is a release from the repressions of power and work.

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Ezra Stoller, Seagrams interior (Mies van der Rohe), 1958

Or at least why Adorno and Bataille thought so. One recoils from the bleakness of modernist world:
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Ezra Stoller, Salk Institute for Biological Research, La Jolla CA, Photographed 1977, Louis Kahn, Architect

And yearns for this

Posted by Gary Sauer-Thompson at November 9, 2004 10:43 PM | TrackBack
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