Jocko, Constant and Herta, ca 1961

1961

Constant, his dog Herta and his pet monkey, Jocko.

New Babylon: das experimentelle Denk-und Spielmodell

1961

New Babylon: das experimentelle Denk-und Spielmodell (New Babylon: The Experimental Think and Play Model) in cat. of the exhibition Constant Amsterdam, Bochum, Städtische Kunst­galerie, 1961, p. 3-5.

Nieuw (sic!) Babylon

1961

Nieuw (sic!) Babylon, in Delftse School, onafhankelijk blad van de bouwkundige studenten aan de TH Delft nº 2, 1961, p. 31-34

Nieuw Babylon

1961

Text for Onafhankelijk blad van de bouwkundige studenten aan de TH Delft, no. 3, pp. 1-13

Opening of the exhibition Constant-Amsterdam in Bochum, 1961

1961

Opening of the exhibition Constant-Amsterdam, Städtische Kunstgalerie, Bochum, 1961.

Schulze Fielitz and André Thomkins in front of 'model Red Sector', 1961

1961

Schulze Fielitz, German architect, and Swiss painter André Thomkins in front of model Red Sector in Bochum, 1961.

Video registration of exhibition Constant Constant • Amsterdam in 1961

1961

Exhibition of Constants paintings and models at the Städtische Kunstgalerie Bochum, Germany.
Available in archive for research purposes.

Unitary Urbanisme

1960

Unpublished manuscript of a lecture at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam in 1960. Translated to English and published as Unitary Urbanism in Mark Wigley's New babylon, The Hyperatchitecture of Desire, p. 131-135.

Aldo van Eyck and Constant receive the Sikkens Award, 1960

1960

Constant and Aldo van Eyck receive the Sikkens Award for their publication Spatiaal colorisme in 1960.
F.l.t.r. Professor van den Broek (TU Delft), Constant, Aldo van Eyck and unknown man (maybe presentor).

Constant and Red Sector, 1960

1960

Constant and Red Sector, 1960
On the back in Constant's handwriting: The director explains....

Constant in his studio in front of 'Group of Sectors' and 'Spatiovore', 1960

1960

Constant in his studio on the Henri Polaklaan in Amsterdam in front of Group of Sectors and Spatiovore, 1960.

Constant in his studio with Spatiovore and Groep sectoren, 1960

1960

Constant in his studio with Spatiovore and Groep sectoren, Henri Polaklaan 25, Amsterdam, 1960.

Constant in his studio, 1960

1960

Constant in his studio, 1960. In the foreground Fleur Mécanique and hanging from the ceiling Infinite Line (1958) and Construction dans une volume (1957).

NB: Not available in high res!

Constant playing violin, 1959

1960

NB: We do not have a version fit for print of this image.

Der Weg zum unitären Urbanismus

1960

Originally written in German Der Weg zum unitären Urbanismus (The Path to Unitary Urbanism) is the only known text by Constant that establishes a link to the Situationist International. Constant was associated with this movement from 1958 to 1960.

Description de la zone jaune

1960

Description de la zone jaune (Description of the Yellow Zone) in Internationale Situationniste, nº 4, June 1960, p. 23-26. Republished in Internationale Situationniste 1958-1969, Amsterdam, van Gennep, 1970 and in Internationale Situationniste 1958-69, Paris, Éditions Champ Libre, 1975.

Playing violin, 1960

1960

f.l.t.r. Julian Coco playing guitar, Pieter van der Staak on bass and Constant playing violin

NB: Not available in high res!

 

Playing violin, 1960-2

1960

Constant playing violin with Peter van der Staak on bass and Julien Coco on guitar (both are out of view) at his home on Henri Polaklaan 25.