Sydney Opera House Book. Arup Chapter

MY SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE BOOK CHAPTER-BY-CHAPTER … The title is part of a comment made by architect Jorn Utzon in an interview he gave in 1970, three years before the building, completed by Australian architects Peter Hall, David Littlemore and Lionel Todd, opened. When Utzon was re-engaged as the Sydney Opera House’s architect in 1999 … Continue reading Sydney Opera House Book. Arup Chapter

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The Art of Homage

THE ART OF HOMAGE not FAN ART. The David Bowie Instagram account is posting images from the fan art section of the exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. Nick Cave has booked “talk to the audience” shows on the East Coast of America. Within the photographs and videos she’s posting from backstage and during soundchecks for … Continue reading The Art of Homage

Truly rare Reg Mombassa Fanzine

HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE & TRULY RARE REG MOMBASSA FANZINE. This very limited edition of my Sydney Opera House book (editionsballard.etsy.com) contains a whole section that will never be repeated, a unique appreciation of the art & music of Reg Mombassa intertwined. The next edition will be an altogether more ordinary thing. No concrete-seeming hard covers, no … Continue reading Truly rare Reg Mombassa Fanzine

Sydney Opera House book synopsis

Jorn Utzon’s Sydney Opera House is one of the most famous buildings on the planet. A powerful magnet, luring visitors from around the world to its ridiculously beautiful harbourside setting to photograph themselves against the dramatically sculptural assembly of its upended, nestled white roof shells. Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao with its billowing titanium … Continue reading Sydney Opera House book synopsis

THE END OF THE APPLE ERA A report about Apple employees, heads down, looking at their iPhones and walking into the largest piece of curved glass in the world at their new massive “spaceship” headquarters has been bounced around the world by news aggregating bots and received by readers with a delicious glee. Super-secretive Apple … Continue reading