Richard Meier Exhibition Mexico, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, MARCO
Richard Meier Exhibition : Retrospective
Architecture Retrospective Show at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO), Mexico
Oct 10, 2011
Richard Meier Retrospective Exhibition
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THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART IN MONTERREY, MEXICO
PRESENTS RICHARD MEIER RETROSPECTIVE
20 Oct 2011 – 8 Jan 2012
New York, October 10, 2011 – Richard Meier & Partners is pleased to announce the opening of Richard Meier Retrospective starting Thursday, October 20th, 2011.
The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO) presents a retrospective exhibition of some of the most emblematic works of renowned architect Richard Meier. The works on display included in the exhibition make it possible to view his design philosophy as a whole and in depth for the first time, with examples of nearly every type of work.
The retrospective includes a selection of models, original sketches, renderings, photographs, and product design. Some of the iconic projects exhibited on the show include the Smith House, The Getty Center, The Neugebauer Residence and the Jubilee Church. Other projects on view in the retrospective are well-known architectural projects such as the Perry Street Towers, the High Museum of Art, the Ara Pacis Museum, and the recently completed Arp Museum in Germany.
In addition, some of the current projects in Mexico are displayed along the unbuilt competition proposals for the World Trade Center Memorial, the New York Avery Fisher Hall, and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. One of the galleries in the show is exclusively dedicated to Meier’s product designs where one can appreciate a series of objects and sketches created for Knoll International Inc., Swid Powell, and the recent designs for Markuse Corporation and When Objects Work.
The Opening Public Conference with Richard Meier will be on Thursday, October 20 at 7:30 pm, and the exhibition will be on display for the general public from October 20, 2011 to January 8, 2012.
Richard Meier Retrospective is organized by The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO) and Richard Meier & Partners Architects. Additional support is provided by CEMEX and CONACULTA.
The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, MARCO, is one of the leading cultural institutions in Latin America with the objective to promote international contemporary art, enhancing Latin America´s visual arts knowledge. For more information on the museum, please visit www.marco.org.mx
About Richard Meier
Richard Meier received his architectural training at Cornell University and established his own office in New York City in 1963. Since that time his international practice has encompassed major cultural and civic commissions as well as private residences and corporate and academic facilities. He has received the highest honors in the field including the Pritzker Prize for Architecture, the Gold Medals of the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects as well as the Praemium Imperiale from the Japan Art Association.
He is best known for the Getty Center in Los Angeles; the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art; and the Jubilee Church in Rome.
His current work includes the Italcementi i.Lab in Bergamo, Italy; a condominium complex in Jesolo, Italy; a residential tower in Tel Aviv, Israel; two residential towers in Tokyo, Japan; two hospitality and commercial projects in Mexico; a club house and hotel in China; and private residences in Europe, Asia and North America.
About Richard Meier & Partners Architects
The work of Richard Meier & Partners is instantly recognizable and internationally respected. For over four decades, we have been appointed to create important public and private buildings. Our offices in New York and Los Angeles employ a multicultural staff of talented professionals practicing architecture, urbanism, product design and exhibition design. We aspire to thoughtful, elegant contemporary architecture that exceeds our clients’ expectations for beauty and elegance.
Richard Meier & Partners is led by Richard Meier and five partners – Michael Palladino, James R. Crawford, Bernhard Karpf, Reynolds Logan, Dukho Yeon – and sustains an international practice with offices in New York and Los Angeles.
Location: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Mexico, North America
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