… records of industrial architecture, São Carlos, SP-Brazil …

… records of industrial architecture, São Carlos, SP-Brazil …

Everyone will have noticed how much easier it is to get hold of a painting, more particularly a sculpture, and especially architecture, in a photograph than in reality.” 

Walter Benjamin(*)

(*) Walter Benjamin, ‘A Little History of Photography’ (1931), Selected Writings: 1931–1934, translated by Rodney Livingstone and others, edited by Michael W Jennings (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005, p.523)

It is important to note: I came to know the above citation via the folllowing excelent article for which the reference is:

‘Architecture as Photography: document, publicity, commentary, art’. by David Campany. An essay written for the book accompanying the exhibition Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age, Barbican Gallery London, 25 September 2014 – 11 January 2015; ArkDes Stockholm, 20 February – 17 May 2015; Museo ICO Madrid, 3 June – 6 September.

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