MACP alumnus, Ikechukwu Casmir Onyewuenyi reviews BLESS, NEUTRA VDL STUDIO AND RESIDENCES for Art Forum

"If the parlor invokes bodily instability, the other nooks find a paradoxical balance between the calm and the constriction of domestic life. Take the two classic fur hammocks, BLESS N°28 Furhammocks, 2018, hung between trees in the garden. Or the duvets in the bijou bedrooms that function as simulacra of the outdoors, with their photographic prints of the view from nearby windows. Yes, some of these trappings may put off architecture aficionados. Yet it’s worth mulling over how each accoutrement furthers Neutra’s vision of how space, even if limited, can foster wellness, potentially curing neuroses."

 

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