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Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors, Romeo + Juliet

Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors, Romeo + Juliet

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People

  • Eisenman/Robertson Architects (creator)
  • Eisenman/Robertson Architects (architectural firm)
  • Design Development Resources, Limited Partnership (creator)
  • Design Development Resources, Limited Partnership (architectural firm)
  • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

Title

Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors, Romeo + Juliet

Dates of creation

1985

Level of archival description

File 6

Extent and Medium

  • 187 drawings
  • 81 reprographic copies
  • 12 negatives
  • 10 panels
  • 3 models
  • 1 book

Scope and Content

File documents the project Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors for the 1986 Biennale, Venice, Italy. Material in this file was produced in 1985.

File contains conceptual drawings, design development drawings, photographic materials, presentation models, presentation panels, publication drawings, reference drawings, and a book.

Reference Number

AP143.S6.D6

Location

Verona Italy

Language of material

Documents are in English.

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:001-040
    • Title: Sketches, site plans, plans, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    40 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink with graphite and traces of transfer type on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 x 22 cm sheet (largest): 49 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:041-071
    • Title: Plans, site plans, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    31 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink and coloured pencil with traces of graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 21 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 38 x 67 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:072-111
    • Title: Site plans, topographic surveys, plans, sketches, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    40 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite, and coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 46 x 61 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 86 x 108 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:112-142
    • Title: Site plans, plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    31 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink with coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 61 x 64 cm sheet (largest; irreg): 78 x 92 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:143-163
    • Title: Topographic surveys, site plans, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    21 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite with ink and traces of coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 14 x 92 cm sheet (largest): 81 x 93 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:164-179
    • Title: Site plans, plans, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    16 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies with ink, coloured pencil, and graphite

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 64 x 64 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 77 x 96 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:180-202
    • Title: Axonometrics, plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    23 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest; irreg.): 46 x 77 cm sheet (largest): 84 x 109 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:204-208
    • Title: Axonometrics, site plans, topographic surveys
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies with ink

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 61 x 92 cm sheet (largest; irreg.): 77 x 133 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:209-225
    • Title: Site plans, topographic surveys
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 61 x 80 cm sheet (largest): 61 x 92 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:226-233
    • Title: Axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 93 x 62 cm sheet (largest): 77 x 96 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:234-243
    • Title: Topographic surveys, plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 69 cm sheet (largest): 115 x 149 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:257
    • Title: Moving Arrows, Eros, And Other Errors
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, some with coloured adhesive and traces of ink

    Dimensions:

    book: 32 x 32 x 3 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:258-282
    • Title: Layouts showing texts and views of site plans and axonometrics for the book 'Moving Arrows, Eros and Other Errors'
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    25 publication drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 36 x 64 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:283-294
    • Title: Views of publication drawings including plans, site plans, axonometrics
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Eisenman/Robertson Architects (architectural firm)
    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 negative(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • publication drawings

    Technique and media:

    Negatives

    Dimensions:

    negative (smallest; irreg.): 37 x 38 cm negative (largest; irreg.): 106 x 76 cm

    Location:

    United States

    Subject:

    • installation

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • installation (exhibition)
    • competition entry

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:203
    • Title: No title
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawing

    Technique and media:

    Graphite on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (irreg.): 139 x 77 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:244
    • Title: Text for "Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors"
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copy; coloured adhesive on acrylic sheet and translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    panel: 61 x 61 x 2 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Presentation panel comprises three acrylic sheets used to mount text and drawings. Included with panel DR1994:0148:244 is an envelope containing screws to bind presentation panels DR1994:0148:240-248.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:245
    • Title: Text for "Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors"
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copy, acrylic sheets, cardboard sheet, paper sheet

    Dimensions:

    panel: 61 × 61 × 2 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Presentation panel comprises two acrylic sheets, one cardboard sheet, and one paper sheet used to mount text.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:246
    • Title: Axonometric for "Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors"
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies with coloured adhesive on translucent paper; acrylic sheets; paper sheet

    Dimensions:

    panel: 92 × 61 × 2 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Presentation panel comprises four acrylic sheets and one paper sheet used to mount three drawings.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:247
    • Title: Axonometric for "Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors"
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies; reprographic copy with coloured adhesive; acrylic sheets, paper sheet

    Dimensions:

    panel: 92 x 61 x 2 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Presentation panel comprises four acrylic sheets and one paper sheet used to mount three drawings.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:248
    • Title: Text for "Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors"
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copy, acrylic sheets, cardboard sheet, paper sheet

    Dimensions:

    panel: 61 x 61 x 2 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Presentation panel comprises two acrylic sheets, one cardboard sheet, and one paper sheet used to mount text.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:249
    • Title: Axonometric for "Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors"
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies with coloured adhesive, acrylic sheets, paper sheet

    Dimensions:

    panel: 92 x 61 x 2 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Presentation panel comprises four acrylic sheets and one paper sheet used to mount three drawings.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:250
    • Title: Site plans for "Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors"
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies with ink, acrylic sheets, paper sheet

    Dimensions:

    panel: 61 x 61 x 2 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Presentation panel comprises four acrylic sheets and one paper sheet used to mount three drawings.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:251
    • Title: Site plan for "Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors"
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Three layered sheets: lower layer: paint on rigid plastic sheet with embedded coloured paper and paper backing middle layer: paint on rigid plastic sheet upper layer: transparent rigid plastic sheet paint on rigid plastic sheet with embedded coloured paper and paper backing, superimposed with, paint on rigid plastic sheet, superimposed with, transparent rigid plastic sheet.

    Dimensions:

    panel: 61 x 61 x 2 cm

    Physical Description:

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:252
    • Title: Site plan for "Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors"
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Coloured adhesive on acrylic sheets, paper sheet

    Dimensions:

    panel: 61 x 61 x 2 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Presentation panel comprises three acrylic sheets and one paper sheet.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:253
    • Title: Site plan for "Moving Arrows, Eros, and Other Errors"
    • Dates of creation: 1985
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panel

    Technique and media:

    Three layered sheets: lower layer: paint on rigid plastic sheet with paper backing middle layer: paint on rigid plastic sheet upper layer: transparent rigid plastic sheet.

    Dimensions:

    panel: 61 x 61 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:254
    • Title: Presentation model
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Eisenman/Robertson Architects (model maker)
    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Technique and media:

    Wood, paint, plastic, adhesive film

    Dimensions:

    model: 19 x 63 x 62 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:255
    • Title: Presentation model
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    People:

    • Eisenman/Robertson Architects (model maker)
    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Technique and media:

    Wood, paint, plastic, adhesive film

    Dimensions:

    model: 33 x 62 x 62 cm

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR1994:0148:256
    • Title: Presentation model
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    People:

    • Eisenman/Robertson Architects (model maker)
    • Peter Eisenman (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Technique and media:

    Wood, paint, plastic, adhesive film

    Dimensions:

    model: 47 x 62 x 62 cm

    Physical Description:

    - One small piece of the model is contained in a plastic bag stored with the model.

    Credit line:

    Peter Eisenman fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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