An Architecture of Mass Surveillance
by Harry Fisher | 15th September 2020 Brutalism holds a complicated place in our collective psyche. At its roots in England, it was derided as vulgar and ugly, and while such views do not hold as much currency today, they are certainly still widespread. The previous year has seen the beginning of the demolition of Herbert Fitzroy Robinson’s Sampson House, the sculptural Welbeck Street Car Park, and a proposal for the significant alteration of Lasdun’s Southbank IBM building.
Returning to the Museum
Re-evaluating the visitor experience by Sophia Boosalis | 7th September 2020 Photograph by Erica Dezonne for Icon Sportswire (Source: Getty Images) There have been recent reports of major art institutions including the Tate’s and National Gallery’s plan to cut hundreds of employees, citing redundancies and revenue loss in retail, catering, and publishing services. Museums continue to further incur additional losses in ticket sales for temporary exhibitions and general collect