Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson "Modern Views"

David Zwirner 19th Street

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Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House & Garden in Plano, Illinois (1941-45) and Philip Johnson’s Glass House in New Caanan, Connecticut (1947) are two masterworks that rewrote the history of modern residential architecture. These two buildings have inspired nearly 90 creations for an exclusive project with The National Historic Preservation Trust, collected here in Modern Views (200 pages, 100 images, $70). Featuring a foreword by Christy MacLear, executive director of The Philip Johnson Glass House, an introduction by critic Paul Goldberger, and an essay by preservationist Phyllis Lambert and historian Sylvia Lavin; with contributions from David Adjaye, Tadao Ando, Michael Beirut, Mattia Bonetti, Peter Eisenman, Norman Foster, Michael Graves, Zaha Hadid, Maira Kalman, Annie Leibowitz, Daniel Libeskind, Thom Mayne, Richard Meier, Cesar Pelli, Richard Rogers, James Rosenquist, David Salle, Frank Stella, Al Taylor (cover drawing), and Rafael Viñoly, James Welling, among others.



October 20, 2010 from 18:30 to 20:30

Opening Reception on 2010-10-20 from 18:30 to 20:30
Cocktail reception and book signing.

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