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House, Museum, Artist Studio, Modernism

Project timeline

1934 – 1936

Type

Museum

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67 Kingstone Vale
SW15 3RN London
United Kingdom
www.https://dorichhousemuseum.org.uk/

Current state

Renovated

Architect Change this

Client Change this

Dora Gordine

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Article last edited by ibex73 on
March 03rd, 2017

Dorich House Change this

London, United Kingdom
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General information

Dorich House was a private house and art studio of Dora Gordine, avantgarde Russian sculptor and artist. The entire house was designed by Gordine herself as the real machine combining multiple functions of artist attelier and studio, sculptures exhibition hall as well as private living apartments.

House history and architecture

Home and living combined with professional artistic attelier was always Gordine's great case.


Current use

After Gordine's death in 1991 the house was acquired and carefully restored by Kingston University. It currently hosts a public Museum devoted to Gordine's life and art. The Museuma also holds the largest collection of Gordine's original works as well as fine examples of Russian painting and decorative arts, all collected by Gordine and her husband.

Comments

Posted by Bostjan | Monday, February 20th, 2017 | 15:19pm
Thank you ibex73 for this interesting entry. Would you be so kind and add the description as well?

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