Another City for Another Life: Constant’s New Babylon (1999)

30 January 2016, dusan

Publication accompanying “the first major U.S. presentation of the work of Constant and his New Babylon project. The exhibition was organized for The Drawing Center by Mark Wigley, based on the retrospective he curated for the Witte de With in Rotterdam in 1998. Another City for Another Life focuses on Constant’s tremendous contribution to visionary architecture through the practice of drawing and offered an in-depth consideration of the artist’s futuristic project.”

Featuring an introduction by Catherine de Zegher, an essay by Mark Wigley, and an attachment with five texts by Constant Nieuwenhuys: ‘Manifesto’ (1948), ‘On Our Means and Our Perspectives’ (1958), Lecture at the ICA, London (7 Nov 1963), ‘The Rise and Decline of the Avant-Garde’ (1964), and ‘Planology or Revolution?’ (1969).

Publisher The Drawing Center, New York, 1999
Drawing Papers series, 3
39+34 pages



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