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Intricate Architectural Mashup Illustrations Parody The Motivations For Why We Build


Favela Arch Toby Melville- Brown is obsessed with the built environment. Perhaps that’s why his intricate illustrations of imaginary towers are filled with an obsessive amount of detail. In the London-based illustrator’s Tower Series, Brown depicts an all-encompassing array of architectural styles from different eras, which the artist attests to his fixation on human progress. ”I like to …Continue Reading
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Medellin’s Escalator of “Progress”

For Marx, the escalator of historical progress inevitably led to communism. From feudalism through capitalism, the destination was fixed and the ascent, continuous; of course, the rupture happened and the rise flattened out. The escalator, both as metaphor and, later, as a technology, was reappropriated by and integrated into the capitalist model of history. This history is Sigue leyendo

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