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Paintings: Murals in Modern Architecture

Archives of American Art
Exhibition Announcement : 1 p. ; 9 x 13 cm.

A chronicler of California architecture

Archives of American Art
1 clipping : ill. ; 27 x 18 cm. Article by Giovannini on Esther McCoy published in the International Herald Tribune.
Includes photo of McCoy by Deborah Sussman.

Nature: Architecture of the Future

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
Teacher-created lesson in which students look at relationships between nature and design. They compare examples of Native American architecture and then create architectural models of their own, taking into consideration local climate and local materials.

Ichthyo: The Architecture of Fish

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
One-hundred-year-old specimens from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History reveal the miraculous biology of sea creatures large and small. An introduction presented by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

The architecture of Pueblo Bonito

Smithsonian Libraries

Nature Salons: Nature of Architecture

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Image of panelists on the stage at Cooper Hewitt, from Ensamble Studios and from Cave architects. The people on the left are in a black suit and vibrant blue woman's suit coat. The two no the right wear colorful African/Kenyan dress, in royal blue and orange patterned.Designers from Ensamble Studio and CAVE Bureau in conversation with Matilda McQuaid, Deputy Curatorial Director.

"Early Chicago Architecture" Exhibition Reception

Smithsonian Institution Archives
Also known as 61870.

Digital contact sheet available.

"Early Chicago Architecture" exhibition reception at the Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History.

Nature Salons: Nature of Architecture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Designers from Ensamble Studio and CAVE Bureau in conversation with Matilda McQuaid, Deputy Curatorial Director. A panel discussion with architects featured in Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial. These designers investigate the relationship between the built environment and the natural world by denoting ways in which their work interacts with, interrupts, or complements nature. By emphasizing their design processes, the panelists explore their inspiration, choice of materials, and the context in which they work. This talk coincides with the exhibition Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial on view through January 2020.

Playboy Architecture 1953-1979 (Invitation)

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Square-cropped views of five black Playboy Bunny heads, rotated at different angles. Flyer title (Playboy Architecture 1953-1979) is printed in pink at top. Beneath the bunnies, columns of text are printed in small black type. Poster advertises exhibition held at NAiM / Bureau Europa.

Drawings after Ornament and Architecture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Album bound in red morocco containing forty-two drawings of architectural and decorative ornamentation, executed by the artist in Italy. Each sheet has ruled ink border with additional green watercolor frame, inserted into laid paper mount.

Lunette with Allegory of Architecture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Woman seated beside table raises architectural plan. Minerva speaks to her pointing opened drawing book leaning, together with other books and plans, against wall. Young man leans upon table in right rear. Written in pencil on top: "Archittetura".

Decorated Cartouche with Classical Architecture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Decorated Cartouche with Classical Architecture.

Philip Johnson Architecture 1949–1965

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Cover design for "Philip Johnson: Architecture 1949-1965," by Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson. White ground with printed black text at top and bottom of front cover. Printed in black, upper left: Philip / Johnson; lower left: Architecture 1949-1965. The "J" and "h" in "Johnson" include square-shaped details at top of each letter.

A New Wave of Austrian Architecture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Poster advertising IAUS exhibition and lecture tour, March 24 to May 19, 1980. Text and images integrated throughout, divided by heavy horizontal black bands. Across the top in red text: A NEW WAVE OF AUSTRIAN ARCHITECTURE. Information on events, participating institutions, exhibiting architects, and program sponsor, distributed throughout. Center, a band containing to architectural renderings (at left) and two photographs of buildings (at right). A photograph of a large red bowler hat resting on wooden slats (?) occupies lower half of design. Verso: IAUS address; postage.

The New Architecture of Europe

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Cover design for "The New Architecture of Europe," by G. E. Kidder Smith. Cover features photograph of European postwar building, most of which is black printed on red except for a thin vertical band at right printed on light gray ground. Printed text in white and black. Photograph continues across spine and back cover. At left of back cover, printed book description in black.

Head Of Beethoven With Architecture

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

IAUS-IUAV Summer Architecture: Venice

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Stage Design: Palace Garden Architecture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle showing the garden face of a palace. At left, an arcade surmounted by a balcony. In the background, two staircases and two lion fountains.

Urban architecture, Oshogbo, Nigeria, [negative]

Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.

The physical structure and morphology of Yoruba cities represent a convergence of two traditions of urbanism -a non-mechanistic, pre-industrial African tradition more akin to the mediaeval urbanism in Europe, and a technologically-orientated European tradition. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

Indian Domestic Architecture by Lockwood de Forest

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
fNA/1501/D42X CHM

Classical Architecture [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Title supplied by cataloger.

Photographed for: Rose Fried Gallery.

1 photographic print : b&w, 8 x 10 in.

1 negative ; 4 x 5 in.

Design for Garden Architecture with Colonna Arms

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Elevation of garden architecture with statue of a youth within an archway. Above, a broken pediment with the Colonna family coat-of-arms: a crowned column.

Stage Design: Palace Architecture with Trophies

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle showing quarter section of palace interior richly decorated with pilaster, pedestals, sculptures, trophies and flags. In the background is a statue of Pallas Athena.

Architecture Interior [photograph] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Photographed for: Roko Gallery.

1 photographic print : b&w, 8 x 10 in.

1 negative ; 4 x 5 in.
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