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9. MONKS AND MONKEYS


"Monks and Monkeys" tries to understand how at a certain point Minimalist architecture won out and became mainstream, and how the sad rhetoric of Minimal Art turned into the grimly asocial monumentality of Minimalist architecture. It also explores how Minimalist architecture turned the stupidity of Minimal Art into a slick, perverted religion.

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Fifty-two Blank Pages: Noir Fiction by Edward Ruscha
William Watson

Spaces for People Who Are Not Your Friends
Freek Persyn

Francesco Lo Savio: Things that Architects Can Learn from a Forerunner of Minimal Art
Andrea Balestrero

Die Hütte
Sophie Nys

Estrangement: The Blue House
Beth Hughes

Some Thoughts on Visiting the Stone House at Tavole
Lorenzo De Chiffre

Below the Minimal Surface of Muji
Solomon Christian Dimmer and Erez Golani 

An Island of Catholic Monks: Chile’s Utopia in the 1990s
Francisco Díaz

Less than Mies
Marco Biraghi

Sculpture into Architecture
Michael Abrahamson

Stirling’s Minimalism
Kersten Geers

A Partial List
Fabrizio Gallanti

Some Scale Models We’d Like to Know
Erin Besler and Ian Besler

Hyperminimalism: Architecture of the Open Frame
Benedict Clouette and Marlisa Wise

Sottsass’s Grey Furniture
2A+P/A

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Minimalism
Filippo Cattapan

Rustling Jimmies since Day One
Daniel Tudor Munteanu

The Birth of Minimalism From the Spirit of Theo van Doesburg
Valter Scelsi

Bad Lieutenant: Álvaro Siza at Novartis Campus
Diego Seixas Lopes

Everything Only Happens Once
Simon Walker

Sol, Jon and Costantino; Or, the Elegy of the Frame
Andrea Zanderigo