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Richard Meier Retrospective Exhibition in Mexico City

© Agustin Estrada
© Agustin Estrada

Richard Meier & Partners recently announced the first retrospective exhibition in Mexico City presented at the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil on display now until August 26. Exhibiting some of the most emblematic works of renowned architect Richard Meier make it possible to view his design philosophy as a whole and in depth. The retrospective includes a selection of models, original sketches, renderings and photographs. Some of the iconic projects exhibited on the show include the Smith House, The Getty Center, The Neugebauer Residence and the Jubilee Church. More information on the exhibition after the break.

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 Art 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.

© Agustin Estrada
© Agustin Estrada

Richard Meier comments: “Mexico City is an amazing and fascinating city full of history and great architecture. It is a pleasure and honor to have our work on display in a city where we are about to start several new architectural projects.” 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). For more information, please visit here.

© Agustin Estrada
© Agustin Estrada
Cite:Alison Furuto. "Richard Meier Retrospective Exhibition in Mexico City" 14 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/241918/richard-meier-retrospective-exhibition-in-mexico-city/>