The Continuous Monument, Shatwell

Adolfo Natalini, Letter to Niall Hobhouse, 18.03.18 IN SET – Drawing Matter

Adolfo Natalini (*1941), Letter to Niall Hobhouse, 18 March 2018. Pen and ink on lined paper.

To provoke an archaeology of collage making Niall Hobhouse asked Adolfo Natalini and Gian Piero Frassinelli to prepare a last collage, some 50 years after the first Continuous Monument, to imagine that it had finally arrived at Shatwell.

Adolfo Natalini, Continuous Monument Shatwell 7, 2018, DM 3002.4 IN SET – Drawing Matter

Adolfo Natalini (*1941), Continuous Monument, Shatwell, 2018. Computer print from original photograph with film overlay, freehand tracing of elements of photograph and Monumento Continuo in black marker pen, 300 × 420 mm.

Adolfo Natalini will be giving his last lecture on Superstudio, hosted by the Architectural Foundation at the Barbican, on 15 December 2018. If you would like to be notified of the announcement for tickets, please email us here.


On Adolfo Natalini and Superstudio's Continuous Monument and Sketchbook 12; and on the Shatwell project.