The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, July 26, 2016


Exhibition of collages by renowned architect Richard Meier opens at Galerie Gmurzynska Zurich
Exhibition offers a rare glimpse into the creative mind of a Pritzker Prize winning architect, Richard Meier's Timepieces. Photo: Conradin Frei/Galerie Gmurzynska.
ZURICH.- Galerie Gmurzynska presents a show of collages by renowned artist and architect Richard Meier. The exhibition focuses on eighty collages produced from the mid 1980s to now. In 2012 a selection of the collages was exhibited in a show of Richard Meier’s work at Cornell University.

Richard Meier is one of the most influential architects in the world, as well as the youngest-ever recipient of the Pritzker Prize. Among his many projects known world-wide are the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, the Getty Center, Los Angeles, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, the Jubilee Church, Rome and the Arp Museum in Remagen-Rolandseck, Germany.

Like his architecture his collages are very clean and methodical on the surface, the images constrained by constant grit that is not changing. Within the grit however the images range from the erotic to painterly illustration. Painters such as Picasso, Cezanne and Rodchenko make their way into the collages, as do other influences such as film and opera. The works also offer deep insights into Meier’s private life. Often the collages are deeply personal and autobiographical, using everyday collected objects such as theatre and travel tickets to intimate photographs.

“I have been producing collages for nearly fifty five years, many of the early ones were done during long flights or in the waiting areas at airports. Despite their inherent uniqueness layered compositions of 'found' papers, shapes and colors – these collages are very much of a piece with my architecture. As a presentation drawing is no substitute for the physical experience of architecture, visual power of the collages derives from ‘the suggestion of “space” that we do not see: small fragments of letters and pictures with their own histories, former uses and meanings.” –Richard Meier






Today's News

October 27, 2013

"Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900" opens at the Victoria & Albert Museum

"Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis" on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

LACMA presents a new photography exhibition showcasing the Marjorie and Leonard Vernon Collection

Passport to Paris will take visitors on a Parisian voyage through 300 years of art history

Lee Harvey Oswald's wedding ring sold for $108,000 at NH-based auction house RR Auction

"Degas, Renoir, and Poetic Pastels" exhibition opens at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Exhibition of collages by renowned architect Richard Meier opens at Galerie Gmurzynska Zurich

Only UK exhibition of Viviane Sassen's highly distinctive work opens in Edinburgh

On the 40th anniversary of Bruce Lee's death, an archive of 26 of his items comes to auction

Leap of Faith: Wendell Castle exhibits at Carpenters Workshop Gallery in Paris

Folkert de Jong exhibits bronze sculptures at Middelheim Museum in Antwerp

Leslie Hindman's 20th Century Decorative Arts Sale realizes $1.23 million

How Do You Frame a Masterpiece? Huntington's Blue Boy to get a new frame

First solo exhibition in a museum by Los Angeles-based artist Linda Stark opens at Berkeley Art Museum

Los Angeles-based artist Richard Kraft presents a new body of work at the Laguna Art Museum

Vancouver Art Gallery presents the first major survey exhibition of iconic Haida artist Charles Edenshaw

Val Sears' "In Passing" opens at Alison Milne Gallery in Toronto

Survey celebrates Queensland photographer Richard Stringer

Lyon & Turnbull sell the Mother of Pearl Ewer owned by Lord Curzon, Viceroy to India for £70,850

Nationalmuseum and Swedavia bring art to the airport

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- 100 nude women pose in Cleveland, reflecting on Trump

2.- West Kowloon Cultural District Authority appoints M+ Executive Director

3.- Hieronymus Bosch, Touched by the Devil: Movie has US premiere at Film Forum

4.- Masterpieces replaced by fakes in six national galleries in treasure hunt

5.- On the Verge of Insanity: Van Gogh 'suicide gun' on display in Amsterdam

6.- Getty Museum opens exhibition of illuminated manuscripts

7.- Two rolls of early Kodak film acquired by the George Eastman Museum

8.- Dark secrets of the man who opened architecture to the light

9.- Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's refugee life jackets in Vienna palace pond

10.- Gallery 19C brings together two views of Venice by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemariasound.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful