Abstract Expression: Deconstruction in a Cast Iron Loft

By November 4, 2013blog
Cast Iron Loft Deconstruction An orange wall hidden for decades

Cast Iron Loft Deconstruction An orange wall hidden for decadesAn orange wall hidden for decades.

Cast Iron Loft Deconstruction Glimpses of Malevich in a purple and black ceilingGlimpses of Malevich in a purple and black ceiling.

Cast Iron Loft Deconstruction utilitarian load-bearing arch of the 19th Century peeks from behind the horsehair plasterA utilitarian load-bearing arch of the 19th Century peeks from behind the horsehair plaster.

1965 (PH-578) by Clyfford Still; the abstract expression of deconstruction...1965 (PH-578) by Clyfford Still; the abstract expression of deconstruction…

There are inspirational moments in the renovation of a space when the building reveals its history and secrets in a way that gives fresh thoughts to the eye and imagination – removing the accretion of recent decades to expose matter placed by hand a century ago, a picturesque of color and gesture neatly captured by the great Abstract Expressionist painters of the 1950s and 60s; how long ago that moment seems now…