Gwen John

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‘A Birdcage (House in a Landscape)’ (1920s), by Gwen John.


Nail houses

Nail house in Wenling-China

A nail house is a Chinese neologism for homes belonging to people (sometimes called “stubborn nails”) who refuse to make room for real estate development. The term, a pun coined by developers, refers to nails that are stuck in wood, and cannot be pounded down with a hammer.


Jeroen Aalbers

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by Jeroen Aalbers.


Saul Steinberg

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‘View of the world from 9th Ave.’, the March 29, 1976 cover for The New Yorker, by Saul Steinberg.


Sir Edward James

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Sir Edward James‘s surrealist garden in Las Pozas, a mountainous village in North-East Mexican, lost in the jungle of Xilitla, in the state of San Luis Potósi.


Joseph Gandy

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Joseph Gandy, ‘Buildings of Sir John Soane’ (1818)

Watercolour of an imaginary room filled with the architect John Soane‘s models.


Jon Rafman

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Jon Rafman, ‘I am alone, but not lonely’ (2013)


Julian Hoeber

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Julian Hoeber, ‘Living Room’ (2014)


Alfred Joseph Frueh

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Letter from cartoonist Alfred Joseph Frueh to his wife Giuliette Fanciulli, sent on Jan. 10th, 1913.
The letter opens up to form a model of a gallery hung with paintings. Frueh made this model to inform his wife about the details of a specific art gallery before her visit.

Collection of the Smithsonian Archives of American Art.


Manfred Pernice

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Installation views of Manfred Pernice‘s ‘Tutti’ at Kunstverein Salzburg (2010)