Art and Culture  Exhibition 

Sigurd Lewerentz in Print

Death and Life Works

Patrick Lynch  

Cementerio del Bosque de Estocolmo: Colina de la Meditación, 1928

The english director of ArkDes Stockholm, Kieran Long, remarks in the introduction to the catalogue for their new exhibition, that “When I arrived in 2017, this project was among the first that I initiated. Lewerentz’s work was ubiquitous in the education of all the best architects I had grown up with in my twenty years of writing about, curating and teaching architecture in the UK”. However, “books about him, most of them out of print, were kept like treasures”, and so this handsome, copiously researched and elegantly designed new book, with exquisite new photography by Johan Dehlin, is an attempt to satisfy the “extraordinary interest in Lewerentz’s work around the world”. It succeeds magnificently...[+]

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