Tuesday, January 24, 2012

We are not here to discuss the chromaticism of Scarlatti ii

the gorgeous Tapp

.. but of course, we might. Barragán's brilliant pastel fountain wall, rough of texture, warm in any light, loofahs us with tonic vividness. His architecture of emotion brushes us awake, expansiveness corresponding with a bravery in its blaze, intersections with its promise.

    to name is to colour.

    And the intrusion, 
    the allusion of the 
    name dissolves as a
    presence: here to-


Luis Barragán
Folke Egerström House
  and Stables
Mexico, D.F., 1966-68

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