Baruch Housing Projects

March 29, 2012 by Janelle Zara @ Artinfo

[…] The main attraction of the evening of cocktails and canapés at the Woolworth building — which will be specially illuminated in red for the occasion — is a silent auction featuring work by prominent artists and architects (and a few artist-architects), ranging from watercolors by Steven Holl to photography by Rem Koolhaas. Haas & Haan, headed by architect and artist duo Jeroen Koolhaas (yes, of the famous Koolhaases) and Dre Urhahn, contributed “Proposal for Painting the Baruch Housing Projects” (2010), a psychedelic backlit duratrans print depicting a kaleidoscopic version of the New York City residences, and reminiscent of  the pair’s colorful Favela Painting project in the Santa Marta slums of Rio de Janeiro […]

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