Wednesday, January 22, 2020

When the contents are more important than the package..




Last week while visiting the Art Gallery WA to see the Perth Brutal: Dreaming in Concrete exhibition I took the opportunity to take a couple of shots of the gallery's twisting central staircase. The art gallery itself, built in 1977 in the Brutalist style, might be considered simple and perhaps even severe, but a quote by Executive Architect Tadeusz Andrzejaczek 'the main purpose of our work is to create a suitable environment for enticing visitors to the works of art. It is not the purpose of the building to compete with the works which it shelters' makes sense. Personally I find the hexagonal shapes of the gallery a calm and inviting space, if it's good enough for natures supreme architects, it's more than good enough for we mere humans :) Happy Wednesday, take care and stay safe..   


24 comments:

  1. I do love spiral staircases, and this one's a beauty.

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  2. ...contents may be important, but the staircase is a BIG WOW!

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  3. The spiral stairs are so amazing! But I admit, when I'm all the way up, I have to breathe deeply ...
    Well, what do you expect from a granny? 😅
    Wishing you a great Wednesday! 🤗

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  4. While not a fan of brutalist architecture, I love your photo of the spiral stairs. It is compelling to look at.

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  5. Looks like a much tighter spiral from above. Beautiful staircase.

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  6. Wow, very nicely done on these photos. That stair case is beautiful in so many ways. I love it.

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  7. I am a fan of Brutalism when it is done well but it often isn't. One of my favorite houses in the city is Brutalist. I like that staircase a lot, Grace!

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  8. The spiral staircase is a winner, Grace. Nice photos, a job well done!

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  9. Spiral staircases make for great photos. Well done. Hope the coughing stops for both of us very soon!!! Take care Diane

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  10. What a great staircase! When I was a kid my dream house was going to have a spiral staircase 🙂

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  11. While I am not a great fan of brutalist architecture, the interior of the gallery looks nice, or maybe it is the skill of the photographer.

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  12. Looks great.Spiral staircase Amazing.

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  13. now this is something I can appreciate, art that symbolizes nature is very soothing and makes me ponder.

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  14. Yes copying natures patterns is a great idea.

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  15. Wise words, Grace and a beautiful staircase indeed (though the view from above... weee....).

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  16. Still interesting architecture.

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  17. It's amazing how the spiral staircase is used in so many different architectural styles, especially for museums. Great photos.

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  18. That is where you need to be cairful taking a photo just incase you drop the camera or phone for that matter

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  19. wow,the first image remembers me Hitchcock's stairs.. EW :)

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  20. I think the view from above is nicer than the view from below.

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