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Modern Views: A Project To Benefit The Farnsworth House And Glass House
Paula Scher.
NEW YORK, NY.- The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that 100 works donated to the Modern Views project to benefit the Mies van der Rohe’s 1951 Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois and Philip Johnson’s 1949 Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut will be sold at Sotheby’s.

The Modern Views project leadership invited a global slate of participants to create and donate a drawing, sculpture , painting or other artwork, accompanied by a short statement that captures how these two iconic buildings inspire their work.

Among the works to be auctioned are examples of leading artists and architects of the 20th century as well as emerging and leading contemporary artists of the 21st century including -David Adjaye, Asymptote,Tadao Ando, Maarten Baas, Constantin Boym, Vija Celmins, Zaha Hadid, Fritz Haeg, Claes Oldenburg +Coosje van Bruggen, Sheila Hicks, Dirk Lohan, Gary Hilderbrand, Ronald A. Krueck, Richard Meier, Tashiko Mori, Robert Morris, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, Ken Price, Ed Ruscha, James Rosenquist, David Salle, Paula Scher, Frank Stella, Al Taylor, James Welling, Richard Woods. All works will be available online exhibition from September 7th at www.sothebys.com/modernviews.

Select works will be exhibited in Chicago with a ticketed event September 16th featuring a live auction of highlighted pieces. All work will be on exhibition in New York with a ticketed event October 6th culminating in a live and silent auction of all pieces. A new film, Points on a Line, by artist Sarah Morris and inspired by both Farnsworth House and the Glass House will be premiered at both Chicago and New York.

Spearheaded by the Glass House leadership, as the National Trust’s Center for Modernism, the Modern Views project represents a yearlong initiative to raise funds specifically earmarked for the preservation and restoration of the Brick House at the Philip Johnson Glass House and for the restoration, maintenance and operations of the Farnsworth House. The venture is set to raise $1M to preserve our country’s most inspirational Modernist icons.

New York | The National Trust for Historic Preservation | The Modern Views | Sotheby's | The Farnsworth House | Glass House |


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