Gift Boxes and Painting by Gideon Schwartzman
These gift boxes come as a set with each set consisting of three boxes in total. The boxes range in scale both in terms of size and exterior patterning. You could nest, stack, or gift the boxes away!
This oil painting positions the townhouse on top of the architectural workstation, sitting on a green cutting mat and a wooden desk. The medium of rendered painting offers an alternative representational end to that of built work; cementing the townhouse as a speculative artistic subject without the burden of legal concerns and code compliance. No licensure required to paint – yet…
・small box: 3” x 3” x1.5”
・medium box: 4.5” x 4.5” x 2”
・small box: 6” x 6” x2.75”
About the Artist: Gideon Schwartzman is an Architectural Designer born in Israel, raised in Chicago, and currently based in Boston. Gideon received his Master of Architecture with distinction from the University of Michigan, and his SMarchS in Architectural Design from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While at MIT Gideon received a full teaching + research fellowship, the Marvin E. Goody Award for his thesis, Many Mini Model Homes, and the Louis C. Rosenberg Travel Fellowship to study Hundertwasser in Western Europe. Gideon has been published in Dimensions, Plat, Pool, and Fresh Meat with writings ranging from pop reference to the consequences of material abstraction.
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