Dressing The Air is the brainchild of the London-based artist Paul Schütze.

In a career spanning 30 years, Schütze has exhibited his photographic and installation works in galleries and museums around the world, released over thirty albums of original recordings, scored a number of films and performed numerous concerts. He has collaborated with artists such as James Turrell, Josiah McElheny and Isaac Julien and musicians as diverse as Bill Laswell, Raoul Björkenheim, Toshinori Kondo, Lol Coxhill and Jah Wobble.

Dressing The Air is a unique open resource that aims to enrich creative thinking by encouraging a multi-sensory approach. A constantly evolving archive and creative news feed, Dressing The Air monitors and reports on a diverse range of art-forms from cinema to sculpture, painting to furniture design, land-art to perfumery.

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Florence, Italy

2nd Century AD

Despite its great age this is still the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world. The sheer feet of engineering is breathtaking. The connection to the sky through the occulous piercing the dome ensures an environment of perpetual change.

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Even were the remarkable detail of the oculus absent this huge space would be engaging for its geometry alone.  Add to this the extraordinary display of light, movement, weather variations, the passage of time expressed by breathtaking shafts and geometric elongation of light pools and you have one of the wonders of architectural history.

Max Andivy