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Office Baroque

Office Baroque

Part of

People

  • Gordon Matta-Clark (creator)
  • Gordon Matta-Clark (architect)

Title

Office Baroque

Dates of creation

[1977]

Level of archival description

File 5

Extent and Medium

  • 4 drawings
  • 1 photograph
  • 1 montage

Scope and Content

File consists of architectural drawings (plan, section, and schematics) and a photograph for the 1977 project, Office Baroque, executed in Antwerp, Belgium. Additionally, the file includes a photomontage of the executed project.

File contains drawings, a photomontage and a photograph.

Reference Number

CP138.S5.D5

Related units of description

  • Photographs PH1994:0002 in the CCA Photographs Collection, and PL2007:0010 in the Phyllis Lambert Collection, are by Gordon Matta-Clark of Office Baroque.
  • Videocassettes, film reels and a DVD of Office Baroque can be found in Files 13, 21 and 24 of Series 6 (CP001.S6.D13; CP001.S6.D21; CP001.S6.D24) of the Gordon Matta-Clark Collection. Sketches of Office Baroque (PHCON2002:0016:021:001) can be found in Sub-series 2 of Series 4 (CP001.S4.SS2) of the Collection.

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    • Reference Number: PH2006:0294
    • Title: Negative for an Office Baroque photographic montage
    • Dates of creation: 1977
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (photographer)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 montage(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour transparencies

    Dimensions:

    transparencies (irreg.; approx.): 4 x 6.4 cm

    Point of View:

    • interior view

    Physical Description:

    - Two colour transparencies are taped together to form this work.

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:058
    • Title: Office Baroque floor plan on graph paper
    • Dates of creation: 1977
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blue ballpoint pen and graphite pencil

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 42 x 59.5 cm (16 9/16 x 23 7/16 in.)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:059
    • Title: Office Baroque floor plan
    • Dates of creation: 1977
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blue ballpoint pen on graph paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 40.2 x 59.5 cm (15 13/16 x 23 7/16 in.)

    Inscription:

    uninscribed

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:074
    • Title: Study for Office Baroque
    • Dates of creation: 1977
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Black felt-tip pen on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (visible): 19,7 × 25,7 cm (7 3/4 × 10 1/8 in.) frame: 29 x 35 x 2,8 cm

    Physical Description:

    The drawing is currently framed.

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:075
    • Title: Schematic for Office Baroque
    • Dates of creation: 1977
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • schematic drawing

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and black ink on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (visible): 19 × 21,7 cm (7 1/2 × 8 9/16 in.) frame: 29 × 35 × 2,8 cm

    Physical Description:

    - The drawing is currently framed.

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:080
    • Title: View of the five-storey commerical building used in Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium
    • Dates of creation: 1977
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (photographer)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Cibachrome (tm) print

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 76.2 x 87.6 cm (30 x 34 1/2 in.)

    Point of View:

    • exterior view

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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