Illustrator Carlos Diniz

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Illustrator Carlos Diniz

Postby nichols » Wed Jan 14, 2009 5:44 pm


Carlos Diniz, Century Plaza Hotel, Lower Level View, 1964. Minoru Yamasaki, architect. Screenprint on paper.
Illustration © Carlos Diniz; courtesy of Edward Cella Art+Architecture.

For and Against the Modern
Los Angeles in the Illustrations of Carlos Diniz
By Nicholas Olsberg
Until the late 1950s, for cities across America, modernism was something of a chimera: the occasional isolated cube of glass gleaming amid a towering historicist skyline of brick and masonry; the odd curve of a concrete ramp or tunnel converging with the steel trestles of a raised roadway; a tiny cluster of Eichler homes...

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