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The 'Archist' Series Imagines Famous Artists as Architects

By: Vasiliki Marapas - Published: Mar 10, 2014 • References: federicobabina and gizmodo
Federico Babina's latest series titled 'Archist' imagines an alternate reality in which buildings are designed by artists. Babina resurrects some of the greats -- Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali, Mark Rothko -- and applies their general artistic aesthetic to a brand new medium.

The end result is a fun guessing game of who designed what, whether it be a mod apartment complex, a savvy office space or a surrealist-style museum. One thing is for sure: the world would certainly be a much more vibrant and lively place if these creative minds had worked on major metropolises instead of blank canvasses and the like.

Overall, Babina's series offers a refreshing re-conceptualization of some of the most celebrated artists of our time. Those who appreciate art will most definitely enjoy browsing 'Archist.'