Avery Library and Rare Book & Manuscript Library Major Lenders to Florine Stettheimer Exhibition in Munich

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services‘ Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library and Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) are pleased to announce Columbia’s participation as a major lender to the exhibition Florine Stettheimer at the Lenbachhaus in Munich, Germany, from September 27, 2014 through January 4, 2015. The exhibit will include 9 large-scale paintings from Columbia’s collections including […]

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SAH Exhibition Catalogue Award for Henri Labrouste

This month, the Society of Architectural Historians announced its annual awards for publications in architectural history. The Philip Johnson Exhibition Catalogue Award went to Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light, edited by Corinne Bélier, Barry Bergdoll, and Marc Le Coeur. This catalogue accompanied an exhibition that opened at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine in […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal

Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal February 1–June 1, 2014 MoMA Architecture and Design Galleries, third floor Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal celebrates the recent joint acquisition of Frank Lloyd Wright’s extensive archive by MoMA and Columbia University’s Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library. Through an initial selection […]

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Avery Art Properties in Anna Hyatt Huntington exhibition

Art Properties has loaned an important sculpture to the exhibition "Goddess, Heroine, Beast: Anna Hyatt Huntington's New York Sculpture, 1902-1936," which runs from January 22 to March 15 at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University. Huntington (1876-1973) was one of New York City's most prominent sculptors. The subjects of her […]

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Practice Post-50: Edgar A. Tafel in New York

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday, January 23, 2014 Edgar A. Tafel Hall Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place Well known for his role as Wright apprentice and historian, Edgar Tafel also maintained a long productive architectural practice in New York. This event celebrates the opening of the Edgar Tafel archive at the Avery Architectural […]

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Avery in Grolier Club Exhibition

Selling the Dwelling: The Books that Built America's Houses The Grolier Club December 11, 2013-February 8, 2014 Avery Classics and Drawings & Archives have contributed to the Grolier Club's exhibition on the history of the American Dream of home ownership. Over 200 rare books, periodicals, drawings, periodicals, and printed ephemera will show how the idea […]

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Avery Classics in Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis

Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis Philadelphia Museum of Art October 14, 2013-January 5, 2014 This fall's special exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis offers a multi-media exploration of the career of French modernist Fernand Léger (1881-1955). Curated by Anna Vallye, a postdoctoral fellow at the museum and an alumna […]

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Avery Art Properties in “Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth” exhibition

The Art Properties Department has loaned three significant works from the Sackler Collection to the exhibition "Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections," which opened on August 31 at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, in Salem, Oregon. The exhibition brings together 64 objects related to the […]

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Hugh Ferriss in Le Corbusier Exhibit at MoMA

Hugh Ferriss. United Nations, New York, NY – Bird's-eye perspective looking south. 1947 (1000.001.00255) Five drawings from Drawings and Archives are on loan to the new exhibition, Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes, the first major exhibition on his work at the Museum of Modern Art. While the French architect did not build in […]

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