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Basket housing and tree drawings

Basket housing and tree drawings

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People

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

Title

Basket housing and tree drawings

Dates of creation

[1970-1971]

Level of archival description

File 20

Extent and Medium

  • 8 drawings

Scope and Content

File consists of drawings which explore dwellings resembling oversized baskets or primitive huts placed in a landscape setting. Created ca. 1970-1971, they are related to other early projects involving recycling and alternative housing and house materials such as Garbage Wall (1970) and Tree Dance (1971).

File contains drawings.

Reference Number

CP138.S5.D20

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:048
    • Title: Basket Housing
    • Dates of creation: 1970-1971
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite (b&w)

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 48.3 x 61 cm (19 x 24 in.)

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:049
    • Title: Trees with Windmill
    • Dates of creation: 1970-1971
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite (b&w)

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 48.3 x 61 cm (19 x 24 in.)

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:050
    • Title: Trees, Pond and Baskets
    • Dates of creation: 1970-1971
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour marker

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 48.3 x 61 cm (19 x 24 in.)

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:051
    • Title: Trees
    • Dates of creation: 1970-1971
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour marker and graphite

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 48.3 x 61 cm (19 x 24 in.)

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:052
    • Title: Basket Housing by Pond and Tree
    • Dates of creation: 1970-1971
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 48.3 x 61 cm (19 x 24 in.)

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:057
    • Title: Basket Dwellings by Pond and Tree
    • Dates of creation: 1970-1971
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 48.3 x 61 cm (19 x 24 in.)

    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: PHCON2002:0016:060
    • Title: Tree Studies
    • Dates of creation: 1970-1971
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Blue pencil

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 35.6 x 43.2 cm (14 x 17 in.)

    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: PHCON2002:0016:090
    • Title: Basket Dwellings
    • Dates of creation: 1970-1971
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 22.2 x 25.3 cm (8 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

    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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