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Andrew Mead's stories

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  • Maisel's aerial photography of mining areas

    Distance lends enchantmentSubscription

    Culture18 May, 2013

    Andrew Mead is left with feelings of fascination and guilt by David Maisel’s photographs of American landscapes that have been given extreme makeovers by man

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    La Malcontenta 1924-1939: Tumult and OrderSubscription

    Culture26 November, 2012

    Part scrapbook, part memoir, part evocation of Malcontenta’s renaissance, this book may be insubstantial, but it has charm, not least because of the many illustrations, writes Andrew Mead

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    The Life and Death of BuildingsSubscription

    Culture17 November, 2011

    The cyclical nature of destruction and construction in architecture is a fascinating topic to explore, but Joel Smith’s new book leaves readers wanting more, writes Andrew Mead

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    Colour, line, geometry, logic: Max Bill at Annely JudaSubscription

    Culture2 June, 2011

    The sober work of polymath architect Max Bill – a child of the Bauhaus and peer of Mondrian – should help fill a gap in British art appreciation, writes Andrew Mead

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    ‘The true spirit of the Bauhaus’Subscription

    Culture31 March, 2011

    A new book uses personal insights to lay bare the quirky personalities of six key Bauhaus figures, but which six? By Andrew Mead

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    George Shaw: The Sly and Unseen DaySubscription

    Culture3 March, 2011

    George Shaw’s paintings show the gloominess and beauty of Tile Hill, an unspectacular Coventry suburb, writes Andrew Mead

  • Saemangeum Island City, long-term urban design plan

    Saemangeum: The vision of a citySubscription

    Culture4 November, 2010

    The design for a new island city in South Korea perfectly showcases the Architecture Research Unit’s rich imagination and ambition, writes Andrew Mead

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    Chandigarh: Ernst Scheidegger's previously unseen photographsSubscription

    Culture3 June, 2010

    Ernst Scheidegger’s previously unpublished photos reveal the daily lives of the inhabitants of Chandigarh, Le Corbusier’s most significant urbanism project, writes Andrew Mead

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    Andrew Mead: St Augustine’s ChurchSubscription

    News10 September, 2009

    Critic Andrew Mead selects J L Pearson’s St. Augustine’s Church

  • Patrick Caulfield at Pallant House GallerySubscription

    Culture17 April, 2009

    Patrick Caulfield’s paintings trace the presence of people long gone, writes Andrew Mead

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