24 February

1389 Jacques de Beaujeu contracted to build the great rose window of the fašade of the cathedral of Lyon

1578 Jehan Durantel was called in consultation concerning the construction of the Pont Neuf in Paris

1619 birth of Charles Lebrun

1755 Robert Adam arrives at Rome
1761 James Adam arrives at Rome

1800 birth of Charles Edward Isabelle
1852 death of John Frazee
1879 death of Eugene Louis Millet

1995.02.24     4403

1996 death of Esther Isreali Kahn

Re: in the mail, etc.
1998.02.24     2655

interesting interesting
1998.02.24     2655

Re: irrational architecture
1999.02.24 13:02     3102 4402b

Re: Monument to King Victor Emmanuel II
2002.02.24 14:53     3232b

pragmatists turning political?
2009.02.24 11:49     3155d 4704 7601s
2009.02.24 20:38     3155d 4704
2009.02.24 23:49
2009.02.24 23:56

Firecracker Kids
2017.02.24 10:42     3315e

To show examples of flexible criteria of resemblance, let me quote, not the most radical occult and Hermetic theories, but rather some instances of a very reasonable semiotic technique, the one recommended by the authors of the arts of memory. Those authors were neither Kabbalists nor sorcerers summoning spirits. They simply wanted to build systems for remembering a series of ideas, objects, or names through another series of names, objects, or images of objects. Other authors (Rossi 1960; Yates 1966) have studied and described the complex constructions of loci. that is, of real architectural, sculptural, and pictorial structures that those theorists built in order to provide a systematic plane of expression for the contents to be memorized, signified, and recalled. It is clear, however, that these mnemotechnic apparatuses were something more than a practical devise for remembering notions: it is not by chance or for decorative purposes that the systems of loci frequently assume the form of a Theater of the World or emulate cosmological models. They aim at representing an organic imago mundi, an image of a world which is the result of a divine textual strategy. Thus, to be semiotically efficient, they reproduce the presumed tangle of signatures on which the Universe as a significant Whole is based. As Ramus (1581) has remarked, memory is the shadow of the order (of the dispositio), and order is the syntax of the universe.

But even though an ars memoriae was conceived as a mere practical devise, it had in any case to find recognizable links between a given image and the thing to be evoked. In order to establish such a relationship it was advisable to follow the same criteria that held for the interpretation of cosmic analogies. In this sense these artes tell us something about various socially and culturally established semiotic rules.
Umberto Eco, The Limits of Interpretation, p. 25.

Husker Du Haus, too   2006.02.24

1999.02.24 13:02
Re: irrational architecture
Overriding balance and equilibrium comes after the metabolic (in chronosomatic terms, circa 3090 CE when the lungs with their dominant operation of osmosis are the predominant organ within the plane of the present). As to 20th century architectural design, I think a fair case can be made as to the notion of construction and destruction innately working together, e.g., Pruitt Igoe, modern urbanism's tabula rasa approach, the fall and then rise again of stylistic eclecticism, designed obsolescence, etc.
Human sacrifice is metabolism at its destructive extreme, where as human existence between the stages of sperm and egg, conception and ultimately birth is metabolism at its creative extreme. This may not seem to indicate a direct relation to design/architecture, but it certainly defines both of metabolism's limits. Of course, all the other creative-destructive processes are relatively less intense.
The wonder of the metabolic process is that the combination of construction and destruction is the prime ingredient of life itself. One half does not and cannot eliminate the other. In other words, metabolism is a form of duality at its best.

2002.02.24 14:53
Re: Monument to King Victor Emmanuel II
It just so happens that images of the Monument to King Victor Emmanuel II are already within "Theatrics Times Two". These images are stills from the movie The Belly of the Architect, and they form a kind of double theater with still images from the movie The Ruling Class. It was (at least) the pictorial symmetry of both films that led me to compare them. The story lines of each film also play out a double theater. The Ruling Class is especially recommended viewing.

2009.02.24 11:49
pragmatists turning political?
What you describe above relates more to schizophrenic situations, i.e., states characterized by the coexistence of contradictory or incompatible elements, rather than to bilocational situations. Perhaps even more schizophrenia-lite. [Or are schizophrenia-lite and bilocation-lite somewhat similar?]
Coexistence and bilocation are not the same thing.
Schizophrenia is a whole split.
Bilocation is two of the same whole.

2009.02.24 20:38
pragmatists turning political?
before things get too carried away here...
"bilocation as it is, however, accepts the disordered, or varied, virtual. its a baroque and complex intertwining of narratives, myths, of the foundation of logic even prior to logic itself..."
Gosh, that sounds just like Quondam.

2009.02.24 23:49
pragmatists turning political?
The real answers regarding bilocation selves evidently reside in two places.

2009.02.24 23:56
pragmatists turning political?
And be careful not to confuse bilocation for duplicity.

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