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Gordon Matta-Clark: Open House

Text by Sophie Costes, Thierry Davila, Lydia Yee.

A new publication spotlights Gordon Matta-Clark’s only extant architectural piece

In 1972, Gordon Matta-Clark (1943–78) installed a dumpster on the street between 98 and 112 Greene Street in New York’s SoHo neighborhood, an architectural artwork he called Open House. Matta-Clark used discarded, scavenged materials—old pieces of wood, doors—to subdivide the space inside the dumpster, creating corridors and small rooms within the container. Dancers and artists moved around the space, their pedestrian movements activating the sculpture and captured in a Super-8 film of the piece.

Matta-Clark is best known for his building cuts and architectural interventions. Because of the nature of this work and its context—sited in spaces abandoned or slated for demolition—Matta-Clark’s “anarchitecture” was almost necessarily ephemeral, surviving as only documentation and sculptural sections. Open House (1972) is the only still-extant architectural piece by Matta-Clark.

Gordon Matta-Clark: Open House is the first publication to focus on this crucial piece by the artist, using it as a way into his complex body of work. Featuring contributions from Sophie Costes, Thierry Davila and Lydia Yee, this volume takes a historical and theoretical approach to Open House and Matta-Clark’s entire oeuvre.


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Gordon Matta-Clark: Open House

GORDON MATTA-CLARK: OPEN HOUSE

Text by Sophie Costes, Thierry Davila, Lydia Yee.

MAMCO GENEVA

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Gordon Matta-Clark: Experience Becomes the Object

GORDON MATTA-CLARK: EXPERIENCE BECOMES THE OBJECT

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434313552
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Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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Gordon Matta-Clark: Doors, Floors, Doors

GORDON MATTA-CLARK: DOORS, FLOORS, DOORS

MOMA PS1

ISBN: 9780996893022
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Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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Gordon Matta-Clark: Art Cards

GORDON MATTA-CLARK: ART CARDS

Edited by Monica Rios, Carlos Labbe. Introduction by Jane Crawford. Foreword by Gwendolyn Owens. Afterword by Maria Berrios.

SANGRIA

ISBN: 9789568681234
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Pub Date: 4/30/2014
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Gordon Matta-Clark

GORDON MATTA-CLARK

Edited by Lorenzo Fusi, Marco Pierini. Text by James Attlee, Jane Crawford, Louise Désy, Lorenzo Fusi, Gwendolyn Owens, Marco Pierini.

SILVANA EDITORALE

ISBN: 9788836611706
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Pub Date: 6/30/2014
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Gordon Matta-Clark: Moment to Moment

GORDON MATTA-CLARK: MOMENT TO MOMENT

MODERNE KUNST NüRNBERG

ISBN: 9783869841380
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Pub Date: 1/31/2013
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Gordon Matta-Clark: Works and Collected Writings

GORDON MATTA-CLARK: WORKS AND COLLECTED WRITINGS

Essay by Gloria Moure.

EDICIONES POLíGRAFA

ISBN: 9788434311091
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Pub Date: 10/15/2006
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Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark'S Fake Estates

ODD LOTS: REVISITING GORDON MATTA-CLARK'S FAKE ESTATES

Edited by Jeffrey Kastner, Sina Najafi and Frances Richard. Essay by Jeffrey Kroessler.

CABINET BOOKS/THE QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART/WHITE COLUMNS

ISBN: 9781932698268
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Pub Date: 11/15/2005
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City Slivers And Fresh Kills: The Films Of Gordon Matta-Clark

CITY SLIVERS AND FRESH KILLS: THE FILMS OF GORDON MATTA-CLARK

Essay by Steven Jenkins.

SAN FRANCISCO CINEMATEQUE

ISBN: 9780974999609
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Pub Date: 6/15/2004
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Gordon Matta-Clark

GORDON MATTA-CLARK

KOENIG IMPORT

ISBN: 9780714845876
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Gordon MattaClark: Conical Intersect

GORDON MATTACLARK: CONICAL INTERSECT

MIT/AFTERALL

ISBN: 9781846380730
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