La Palombe

by Alan Stanton RA

In his La Palombe etching, celebrated architect Alan Stanton depicts a view of village rooftops in Languedoc, France. The limited edition print is on display in the Keeper’s House from 15 September 2017 to 19 February 2018.

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Artwork details

Artist Alan Stanton RA
Medium Print
Colour White/Multicolour
Dimensions 28 x 38.5cm
Edition 20

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Artwork description

One half of Stanton Williams, the internationally renowned architectural practice, Alan Stanton was encouraged by Norman Ackroyd to produce a limited edition at Ackroyd’s studio. Although much of Stanton’s contemporary architectural designs and interventions are characterised by their minimal aesthetic and geometric forms, the drawn line in this etching is both expressive and spontaneous. In Stanton’s own words, being ‘made from a high balcony at La Palombe, overlooking village roofs and the hills beyond, the drawing explores the interlocking forms of the buildings and the spaces between them.’

About Alan Stanton RA

Alan Stanton RA studied at the Architectural Association in London and worked briefly with Norman Foster before moving to California to study at UCLA, where he was awarded a fellowship in Urban Design. During his time in California he co-founded Chrysalis with a group of architects and artists. Returning to Europe, he worked with Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers on the... Go to artist page