The Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil presents a retrospective exhibition of some of the most emblematic works of renowned architect Richard Meier.
The retrospective includes a selection of models, original sketches, renderings and photographs. Some of the iconic projects exhibited in 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.
Richard Meier has over the years developed his own distinctive and dynamic style of architecture to become one of America’s most influential and widely emulated architects. His work celebrates natural light and space in response to the environs in which it stands, thereby creating sublime spaces of aesthetic illumination and enlightened cultural values.
The opening lecture with Associate Partner Bernhard Karpf will be on Tuesday, June 5th, and the exhibition will be on display from June 5, 2012 to August 26, 2012.
Richard Meier Retrospective is organized by The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Richard Meier & Partners Architects and the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA).