Little House in the Clouds, Sketch

A work made of ink on paper.
© Stanley Tigerman, Tigerman McCurry Architects.

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  • A work made of ink on paper.

Date:

1976

Artist:

Stanley Tigerman
American, 1930–2019

About this artwork

Created for the first exhibition of Chicago Seven, an iconic group of architects, at the Richard Gray Gallery in Chicago, Little House in the Clouds displays the symbolic gestures and formal language that define Stanley Tigerman’s architecture. Tigerman questions man’s relationship to nature through the tenuous connection of the house with the land while also referencing historical precedents from modernism such as Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye (1931) and Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House (1951). The partially mirrored facade reflects the image of man onto the building to reinforce his presence within the landscape.

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Architecture and Design

Artist

Stanley Tigerman (Architect)

Title

Little House in the Clouds, Sketch

Origin

United States

Date

1976

Medium

Ink on paper

Dimensions

21.7 x 13.7 cm (8 9/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Stanley Tigerman

Reference Number

2014.621

Copyright

© Stanley Tigerman, Tigerman McCurry Architects.

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