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NOTES

The present abstract series of photographs has been created with fragments of brutalist architecture buildings such as:

  • The Royal National Theatre (1976), on London's South Bank of the Thames, which is a Grade II listed building and one of the most notable examples of Brutalist design in the United Kingdom. Architect: Sir Denys Louis Lasdun

  • Tate Modern (opened by the Queen on 11 May 2000) is a modern art gallery located in London. It is Britain's national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group (together with Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Tate St Ives and Tate Online). It is based in the former Bankside Power Station, in the Bankside area of the London Borough of Southwark. The Bankside Power Station was originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the architect of Battersea Power Station. Architects: Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron of Herzog & de Meuron
     

  • The Barbican Centre (1971) is a performing arts centre in the Barbican Estate of the City of London and the largest of its kind in Europe. A Grade II listed building, the Barbican is one of London’s best examples of Brutalist architecture. Designed by Peter Chamberlin, Geoffry Powell and Christoph Bon of Chamberlin, Powell and Bon.
     

  • The Lecture Centre at Brunel University, Uxbridge was designed in the Brutalist style of architecture by John Heywood of Richard Sheppard, Robson and Partners and built between 1965-1967. It gained notoriety as a location in Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film A Clockwork Orange. In 2011 it was awarded Grade II listed status for being of special architectural and historical interest.

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