the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Events
  3. "Lina Bo Bardi: Together" Opens at The Graham Foundation

"Lina Bo Bardi: Together" Opens at The Graham Foundation

  • 09:00 - 25 April, 2015
"Lina Bo Bardi: Together" Opens at The Graham Foundation
"Lina Bo Bardi: Together" Opens at The Graham Foundation , Courtesy of The Graham Foundation
Courtesy of The Graham Foundation

From April 25 through July 25, 2015, the Graham Foundation will host an exhibition at its Madlener House showcasing the vision of Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi. Known for her emphasis on social modernism and expressive use of materials, Lina Bo Bardi: Together explores her legacy through her collected works, as well as that of other artists paying homage to the architect and striving to generate new conversations about her designs. Curated by Noemi Blager, the exhibition features photographs, films, and artistic objects reflecting Bo Bardi's diverse work and immersion in Brazilian culture.

Courtesy of The Graham Foundation
Courtesy of The Graham Foundation

Kicking off with an opening reception on April 24, Lina Bo Bardi: Together will begin its first presentation in the United States. The exhibition highlights not only the experience of Bo Bardi's work, but also its wide impact, as expressed by the contributing artists. The architect's legacy is celebrated in featured photographs by artist Ioana Marinescu. Additionally, the highlighted works of Madelon Vriesendorp (co-founder of OMA and wife of Rem Koolhaas) are the result of public workshops she hosted at Bo Bardi's Solar do Unhão, a sugar mill converted into a craft museum.

"Together" / Tapio Snellman. Image Courtesy of The Graham Foundation
"Together" / Tapio Snellman. Image Courtesy of The Graham Foundation

A revealing film by contributing filmmaker, artist, and architect, Tapio Snellman explores the influence of Bo Bardi's cultural center SESC Pompéia by documenting daily life and interactions within the space in São Paulo.

Courtesy of The Graham Foundation
Courtesy of The Graham Foundation

The exhibition features a never-produced design by Bo Bardi - the Bowl Chair - manufactured by the exhibition's main sponsor Arper as a dedication to her work. Proceeds from the limited-edition chairs go to the Bo Bardi Institute with the intent of bringing the exhibition to new venues. Furthermore, Bo Bardi's craft is experienced first-hand through the exhibition itself, designed by London-based Assemble to evoke the style of the iconic architect and connect visitors with her design philosophies.

Lina Bo Bardi in Kamakura, Japan - 1978. Image Courtesy of The Graham Foundation
Lina Bo Bardi in Kamakura, Japan - 1978. Image Courtesy of The Graham Foundation

For more information on Lina Bo Bardi: Together, visit grahamfoundation.org

View the complete gallery

About this author
Holly Giermann
Author
Cite: ""Lina Bo Bardi: Together" Opens at The Graham Foundation " 25 Apr 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/623834/lina-bo-bardi-together-opens-at-the-graham-foundation/> ISSN 0719-8884
Read comments
Read comments

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.