This one-day symposium, to coincide with the exhibition Model Forms: Sculpture and Architecture in the 1950s and 1960s (3 October 2002 - 5 January 2003), will focus on the small-scale model and the relationship between the sculptural maquette and the architectural model.
With an introduction by Alastair Grieve, speakers and topics are as follows: Sam Gathercole, An architecture in miniature and ‘an architecture in epitome’: models, maquettes and constructions; Jonathan Hughes, Between Two Places: Art & Architecture at the IUA Congress; Robert Hall, Stephen Gilbert and Peter Stead: towards a synthesis of art and architecture 1955 - 1957; Christoph Grafe, Architectural Models and the representation of materiality; Paul Usherwood, The Fate of Pasmore’s Pavilion, and Jane Rendell, The Real Thing?: Contemporary artists who work with architectural models. There will be a final discussion in the gallery, conducted by Stephen Gartside and artist Toby Paterson.
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