THE ART NEWSPAPER | Javier Pes:
Cristina Iglesias’s sculptural canopy joins Henry Moore reclining figure in Madrid.
The British-born, Pritzker prize winning architect, Norman Foster, opens his archive and an international research centre on Thursday, 1 June, housed in a palatial building in Madrid. The new Spanish headquarters of the Norman Foster Foundation is a historic building that has been restored and expanded by the architect. He has designed a glass and steel “pavilion of inspiration” in the courtyard, leading to a basement filled with his archive, library plus photography and slide collection. The sleek new structure is shaded by sculptural canopy created by the Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias in collaboration with the architect… read more
Image: Courtyard canopy created by Cristina Iglesias. Photo: © Guillermo Rodríguez, courtesy Norman Foster Foundation