Richard Meier: Building for ArtWerner BlaserBirkhauser Verlag / 1990 / first edition / hardcover / 12.2 x 12.6 in / 176 pp / b+w / eng, ger / ISBN: 9783764323264 / weight: 3.7 lbCondition: very good, tight binding, minor shelf wear to edges of jacket, minor bumps on top corners, interior clean and unmarked, Note: White book is difficult to photograph. The actual book is an even shade of white.
Description: Architect Richard Meir was once asked to choose one building type he preferred to do for the rest of his life. One look through Richard Meier: Building for Art is all you need to guess. This large format monograph—an elegant blend of photographs, plans, drawings, and sections—presents seven of Meier's most interesting museum projects. Short texts address each project's specific design challenges as well as the way each building addresses Meir's ideas about the relationship between art and architecture.
Museum projects include:
The New York School Exhibition, Albany, N.Y.The Museum of Modern Art at the Villa Strozzi, FlorenceFrank Stella/Richard Meier CollaborationMuseum für angewandte Kunst Frankfurt, GermanyThe High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GeorgiaThe Des Moines Art Center Addition, Des Moines, IowaThe J. Paul Getty Center, Los Angeles, California
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