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Month: January 2012

Annie Leibovitz

Born in Waterbury, Connecticut,  Annie Leibovitz is the third of six children. She is a third-generation American whose great-grandparents were Jewish immigrants, from Central and Eastern Europe. Her father’s parents […]
Annie Leibovitz

Thomas Downing

Thomas Downing was born in Suffolk, Virginia. He studied at Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1948. He then studied at the Pratt […]
Thomas Downing

Mies van der Rohe

“God is in the details” Crown Hall Farnsworth House, Plano, Illinois 1950                                                                   Barcelona Pavilion building Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, along with Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier, are widely […]
Mies van der Rohe

Poul Gernes

  Poul Gernes’ life could hardly have been put together during his lifetime. For reasons of principle, this artist did not wish to be portrayed with any kind of biography. […]
Poul Gernes

Walter Gropius

“Specialists are people who always repeat the same mistakes.” Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (May 18, 1883 – July 5, 1969) was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School […]
Walter Gropius

Le Corbusier

Notre Dam, Ronchamp                         Le Corbusier; Iannis Xenakis; Edgard Varèse, «Poème électronique» Philips Pavilion, 1958                                                                                                                  Villa Savoye Le Corbusier Car 1929 Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, better known as Le Corbusier  Le […]
Le Corbusier
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