Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Vernissages | The Making of Parametricism: Santiago Calatrava at Marlborough Gallery

An exhibition of Santiago Calatrava sculptures (and drawings) opened yesterday at the Marlborough Gallery.
    As a scholar and maker of geometry I was intrigued in understanding the process behind the making of fairly similar sculptures. The recurrent helicoidal shapes seem to be generated by repetition and scaling of an initial module/parameter; several cycles and types of metals also created diversity in the sculptural artwork.

A different type of shape, derived from a minimal surface
The exhibition also included drawings by Calatrava