NAIRN'S LONDON
ebook

NAIRN'S LONDON (ebook)

Editorial:
PENGUIN CLASSICS
Materia
Arte / Arquitectura
ISBN:
9780141396163
Formato:
Epublication content package
DRM
Si

He had the gift of the potent image, making buildings and places animate or human ... anyone who cares even slightly about their surroundings should be intensely grateful ... His common themes are a passion for character, distinctiveness, contrast and surprise, for the unselfconscious and the visceral, and a matching loathing for the statistical, the phoney, the cold, the tepid, the routine, the indifferent and for what he called the "prettification" of places ... His approach was personal and visual, to capture emotional reactions in front of buildings, and record them with literate beauty