Carlos Diniz
United States Embassy, Moscow

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow, 1976, DM 2967.6 – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow, c. 1976. Felt-tip Pentel on trace, 460 × 780 mm. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

The Commons

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976, DM 2967.11 – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976. Felt-tip Pentel on trace, 460 × 572 mm. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow; preparatory ink drawing, the Commons. c. 1976. DM 2967.13 IN SET – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow; preparatory drawing, The Commons, c. 1976. Felt-tip Pentel on trace. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976, DM 2967.14 – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976. Felt-tip Pentel on trace, 460 × 535 mm. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976, DM 2967.8 – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976. Felt-tip Pentel on trace, 455 × 765 mm. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow; preparatory ink drawing, The Commons. c. 1976. DM 2967.9 IN SET – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow; preparatory drawing, The Commons, c. 1976. Felt-tip Pentel on trace. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976, DM 2967.10 – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976. Felt-tip Pentel on trace, 460 × 525 mm. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow; preparatory ink drawing, the Commons. c. 1976. DM 2967.12 IN SET – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow; preparatory drawing, The Commons, c. 1976. Felt-tip Pentel on trace. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976, DM 2967.2.1 – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976. Pen and ink on vellum, 553 × 655 mm. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976, DM 2967.2 – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow, The Commons, c. 1976. Pen, ink and acrylic over print base, mounted on board, 650 × 585 mm. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Overview

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, preparatory red ink drawing, overview. c. 1976. DM 2967.7 IN SET – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, preparatory drawing, overview, c. 1976. Felt-tip Pentel on trace. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow; Block-out drawing, overview. c. 1976. DM 2967.17 IN SET – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow; block-out drawing, overview, c. 1976. Pencil on trace. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow; finished drawing, overview. c. 1976. DM 2967.16 IN SET – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow; finished drawing, overview, c. 1976. Pen and ink on vellum. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.

Carlos Diniz, Embassy of the United States, Moscow, overview. c. 1976. DM 2967.1 IN SET – Drawing Matter

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow, overview, c. 1976. Pen, ink and acrylic over print base, mounted on board. © Estate of Carlos Diniz.


These drawings will be exhibited in ‘Off Location: Drawings for the US Embassy, Moscow’, an impromptu exhibition held at Pushkin House from 13–28  February, 2–5 pm Monday–Saturday. In conjunction with the exhibition, curator Tim Abrahams will give a talk entitled ‘Fiction and Reality in Moscow’ at Pushkin House at 7 pm on 22 February. Tickets may be purchased through Pushkin House.

The US Embassy, Moscow will be discussed further in an illustrated booklet available at the exhibition and for purchase on the website after the exhibition closes. 

WE SUGGEST

For an essay on the US Embassy in Moscow and why Better with Sun from the West, Tim Abrahams; to purchase the illustrated that accompanied the exhibition Off Location; on Diniz's 1963 rendering for the World Trade Towers, as seen from an ocean liner and its reference to a dérive on Twin Towers; and on Diniz's rendering for the timber company Weyerhaeuser in Washington State from 1969, likewise drawn for Skidmore, Owens and Merrill.