An Analysis of “A Short History of America” by Robert Crumb.

Robert Crumb. «A Short History of America». CoEvolution Quarterly, nº 23, Sausalito (CA): Point. 21 September, 1979, 22-25. [The following text has been excerpted from the article ‘A Short (Architectural) History of the 20th Century. Review, Celebration and Tribute to 40 Years of “A Short History of America” by Robert Crumb’ In: ARQ No. 103:Continue reading “An Analysis of “A Short History of America” by Robert Crumb.”

A Short (Architectural) History of the 20th Century. Review, Celebration and Tribute to 40 Years of “A Short History of America” by Robert Crumb

Klaus (2019). A Short (Architectural) History of the 20th Century. Click to enlarge. As you’ll probably know, if you’ve been following my work in any capacity, one of the main reasons why I persist in my cartooning career is that it provides me with a vehicle to channel my need to draw. Or, putting itContinue reading “A Short (Architectural) History of the 20th Century. Review, Celebration and Tribute to 40 Years of “A Short History of America” by Robert Crumb”

CoronaMaison (II): La Villa, Ça Va?

Click here to enlarge Ok, so, as you already know if you follow muy twitter feed (wich you definitely should, of course), I finally gave in and draw a second entry on the CoronaMaison (‘CoronaMansion’) challenge, so as to pretend that I could really manage not to lose steam and turn this into a short seriesContinue reading “CoronaMaison (II): La Villa, Ça Va?”

Eisenmansion (A Klaus Entry on the Coronamaison Challenge)

Click to enlarge On these days of seclusion, internet is becoming for many, more than ever, the only contact with the world outside (as if it wasn’t before already, for some). And for those of us whose daily activities deal in one degree or another, with drawing, social media are offering a wide range ofContinue reading “Eisenmansion (A Klaus Entry on the Coronamaison Challenge)”

Cover of Arquine #91: (Un)sustainable City

  Click to enlarge As many of you already know if you’re reading these lines, in 2014 I started contributing to Mexican architecture magazine Arquine, which, after the sad demise of both Uncube and A10, has become my longest ongoing collaboration with any architectural media. There have been many -and varied- fruitful results from this relationship,Continue reading “Cover of Arquine #91: (Un)sustainable City”

Iberian Tour 2020: ‘KLAUS: 10 Years of Architecture and Cartoons’ at ETSA – UNAV’

Click to enlarge Following last month’s lecture at the School of Architecture of Universitat Internacional de Catalunya in Barcelona, next Friday I’ll be presenting a retrospective of my work at the School of Architecture of the University of Navarra (ETSAUN). You’re all welcome if you feel like attending, and you might get a signed print ifContinue reading “Iberian Tour 2020: ‘KLAUS: 10 Years of Architecture and Cartoons’ at ETSA – UNAV’”

January 2020: Lecture at UIC’s ‘Foros 2020’ lecture series (Recap)

Click to enlarge This is something that should have been done almost a month ago, but, as my recaps of my own events go, it’s possibly one of my teeniest delays (there are some events from 2018 which are still waiting their turn into this not-yet-completely-abandoned blog). So, just a few lines to acknowledge &Continue reading “January 2020: Lecture at UIC’s ‘Foros 2020’ lecture series (Recap)”

January 2020: Lecture at UIC’s ‘Foros 2020’ lecture series.

Click to enlarge Next week I will be ging the opening lecture of the ‘Foros’ lecture series at the School of Achitecture of the UIC Barcelona – Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, thanks to a kind invitation by Fredy Massad and Guillem Carabí, organizers of the 2020 edition. This year’s series, titled ‘Co-Benefits’, will focus on theContinue reading “January 2020: Lecture at UIC’s ‘Foros 2020’ lecture series.”

Happy 2020! (sort of)

Click to enlarge It’s been an wful amount of years since I haven’t drawn a Christmas -or New Year- greeting cardtoon (I just made that up as I typed), and I thought it was about time, so here it is: Happy 2020 to everyone! -most especially to all those who have been following this humbleContinue reading “Happy 2020! (sort of)”

Why I hate Blade Runner

Click to enlarge  I saw Blade Runner for the first time on the end-of-the-Summer Friday night of September 2, 1988. I remember it with such accuracy because, at a time where there were only two TV channels available, and I still had no VCR at home, the premiere on television of any movie was greetedContinue reading “Why I hate Blade Runner”