Studio – Fragments of an Architect’s Life

The issue of self-representation in the cultural industries is not unique to the traditional category of visual arts but  also penetrates other cultural ventures. In his essay on Frank Gehry, Martijn van Beek projects the notion of the studio as a mirror of the artist’s work on the practice of the architect designing his own residence. Click here to read the essay.

This website is the outcome of the course Critical Issues in the Cultural Industries, supervised by prof. Wouter Davidts within the context of the Visual Arts, Media & Architecture MPhil program at VU University Amsterdam. Contributors to the site are the first and second year students of the research master enrolled in the course.

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