Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Elongated Hexagon

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There are theories about modern artists and architects having been affected by Froeber's kindergarten "gifts" or materials, such as pattern blocks or parquet tiles/mosaic pieces. However they came by their geometric influences, 30s through 70s architecture has a futuristic and decidedly bold take. Perahps Bucky Fulleresque?

Sunday, April 15, 2007

Sunset Peek-a-Boo #6

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I shot a similar view during the summer at sunrise and wondered on another visit in the winter at sunset what difference the light this time of day might make when I compared the two images. What do you think? Gehry's shingles capture so much color, and it shifts dramatically with the light.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Charming Entry

Charming Entry, originally uploaded by Seattle Daily Photo.

Here is the entrace to the apartment building that is slated to be replaced by a contemporary condo complex. I can just picture someone from the 1930s emerging from it, like Errol Flynn and Mary Pickford. There are many such vintage apartment buildings around Seattle.