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  • natural history
    2005

    lars muller publishing: more than any of their contemporaries, swiss architects jacques herzog and pierre de meuron are challenging the boundaries between architecture and art.

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  • mies in america
    2003

    harry n abrams: this major study of one of the 20th century’s greatest architects reevaluates the entire body of ludwig mies van der rohe’s work in america. based on considerable new research and bringing to light previously unstudied material-drawings and collages, photographs, project documents, and oral histories-mies in america presents fresh, original, and corrective interpretations of the architect’s achievements. the book includes nine essays that together offer a portrait of mies’s evolution as an artist. packed with more than 550 illustrations, the book looks beyond mies’s most famous architectural triumphs, from the iit campus in chicago to the seagram building in new york, to probe the relationship between a seminal body of work and its cultural context.

  • mies in berlin
    2002

    museum of modern art, new york: this in-depth look at mies van der rohe’s early career is the first to examine the architect’s work in europe in terms of its specific historical and cultural contexts, rather than the more formal arguments of the international style.

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  • mood river
    2002

    catalog form influential wexner center show of 2001 curated by jeffrey KIPNIS. the show brought together thousands of contemporary objects from architecture, art, product design, industrial design, automotive design, sports, and fashion to investigate formal and aesthetic tendencies emerging at the beginning of 21st century. the show was a contemporary, pop version of philip johnson’s seminal show machine art from 1934 at moma. instead of the stark industrial products of machine art mood river exploded with color and feeling with its collection including toothbrushes, chairs, tailights, apple computer and works by huseein chalayan, greg lynn, and kivi sotomaa the catalog includes essays by kipnis, sanford kwinter, sylvia lavin, sherri geldin, jose ouberie, and an introduction by philip johnson. an extremely contemporary show with no traces of nostalgia. as johnson says in his introduction – “delicious.”

  • unprivate house
    2002

    the unprivate house is the catalog for the show of the same name curated by terry RILEY for the moma. the show and accompanying essay focus on shifts in technology and living present at the beginning of the 21st century. houses by twenty six architects including un studio, neil denari, preston scott cohen, kol/mac, joel sanders and herzog & de meuron.

  • the international style
    1932

    catalog from the influential show curated by philip JOHNSON and henry RUSSELL HITCHCOCK at the moma. the show displayed plans and photographs the two collected as they traveled across europe in search of new architecture. the grouping of architects such as le corbusier, walter gropius, and mies van der rohe created a revolutionary show coalescing into a new style and direction for architecture.