This and That: Kanye West and Robert Irwin

by Glasstire June 14, 2018

“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



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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Donald Carver III June 14, 2018 - 15:21

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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