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Exhibition Review: 110 Years of Mexican Architecture
Mario Pani and Luis Ramos Cunningham. Nonoalco Tlatelolco Housing Complex, 1964. Mexico City. One of the challenges facing the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), as it gathers material for its planned 2015 show of Latin American architecture from 1954 to 1980, is that Mexico alone warrants as much space as MoMA is likely to allot to the entire region. For proof, just visit the Palacio de Iturbide, in the center of Mexico City, where two large floors—some 16,000 square feet of exhibition space—are…
O'Gorman House - Hidden Architecture
“It’s too rare for Mexicans, but maybe it starts a new regional tradition. Most mortals, perhaps, have their home for a castle, but architects often considers theirs as a laboratory. Just to test ideas about housing, they are able to eat in caves, use pedestal chairs, sleep in underground vaults and grow gardens.” “Es demasiado […]
This Collection Celebrates the Very Best of Modern Architecture
A new book, Ornament is Crime, surveys the Modernism movement from Adolf Loos, Le Corbusier, Tadao Ando and more
EXHIBITIONS I DIDN'T SEE BUT WISH I HAD: 'MEXICAN MODERNISIMS' CURATED BY JOSE CASTILLO AND PRODUCTORA AT BOZAR, BRUSSELS, FEBRUARY 2010
CASA-ESTUDIO DIEGO RIVERA Y FRIDA KAHLO, Mexico City, Juan O’ Gorman, 1929-1930 ESTADIO DEPORTIVO DE CIUDAD UNIVERSITARIA, Mexico...