Archinect - News 2017-10-23T20:29:07-04:00 Rudy's pink by Stephen Prina, as he remembers it Orhan Ayyüce 2013-04-07T13:59:00-04:00 >2013-04-09T16:01:24-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>&ldquo;brave new color, for a brave new world.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>"It&rsquo;s 1980s Los Angeles. Nighttime. (</em>Freshly graduated Michael Asher students from Cal Arts,)<em> Stephen Prina and fellow artist Christopher Williams walk along La Brea Avenue and a pink shape in a glowing storefront display catches their attention. Unable to identify the object, they approach the store and discover the puzzling unit is a desk designed by Austrian architect R.M. Schindler.&nbsp; Something feels odd about the desk, and the artists soon learn it was once built-in to a Schindler house; but, having been removed from its original architectural context, the desk has been painted pink and is now presented, awkwardly, as a freestanding object.</em></p> <p> <em>Looking back on that noteworthy discovery nearly three decades later, Prina says of the desk, &ldquo;it appeared to us as an amputated limb.&rdquo; Thus the seed was planted for Prina&rsquo;s installation As He Remembered It, opening as part of his solo exhibition in BCAM and in the Pavilion for Japanese Art. The exhibition is open to members starting toda...</em></p>