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This and That: Kanye West and Robert Irwin

Kanye West’s YEEZY Home

“This and That” is an occasional series of paired observations. -Ed.

Today: austere architectural spaces

Kanye West’s YEEZY Home

Kanye West’s YEEZY Home

Above: two renderings of Kanye West’s YEEZY Home, conceptualized as pre-fab, concrete, low-income housing. (Yes, it does look very prison-like.)

Below: images of Robert Irwin’s untitled (dawn to dusk) at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas.

Art by Robert Irwin

Art by Robert Irwin

 

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No matter how original, innovative or crazy your idea, someone else is also working on that idea. Furthermore, they are using notation very similar to yours. – Bruce J. MacLennan

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1 Response

  1. Yeah. When I took my first road trip to Marfa I listened to Kanye’s album MBDTF on repeat for the whole ride. As soon as I saw Dan Flavin’s installation I could not stop thinking about “All Of The Lights”.

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