Exhibit 3 - miscellaneous
Exactly as described: "Miscellaneous" . . . small shows in which personal work was shown, or in which I had a role in preparing and participating in.
These include: ASPLUND;Tit for Tatlin; Why Houston, Why?; "Dreams and Schemes: Redesigning the CAM"; "10 Years Out"
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As soon as the small MoMA, organized by my Yale classmate, Co-Editor on PERSPECTA 12, and Curator Stuart Wrede, closed, I organized bringing it to the Sewall Gallery.
FUNDING: only to discover that there was, in fact, a Texas Swedish-American Foundation, who were delighted to have their countryman's Architecture brought to their home.
essentially a theme inspired by Russian Constructivism, the Exhibit's Brochure (in red) was also a play on words
an impressive collection of Design professionals contributed materials: we were in "Good Company"
Exhibition announcement card.
Selected project featured "House on a Waterway"
The House on a Waterway was represented as a kind of El Lessitsky 'proun'
the panel was 3-dimensional
the gallery's SoHo venue
the Exhibition installation
the brochure accompanied the Exhibit in Paris
Texas, and especially Houston, was fascinating to Europeans It was great, as a small firm, to be included with Big Boys.
Small Fish among Corporate Sharks
The CAM/Contemporary Art Museum sponsored a 'conceptual' competition
the chosen projects were included in a Portfolio
each collaboration was given a special page describing the 'content' as well as the Bio for the participants
The Exhibit at Yale A+A, School of Architecture, included some "Glitteratti" as Speakers; many of whom I knew over the years. Vince Scully, Charlie Gwathmey, Liz Plater-Zyberk (on my JAE Editoril Board), Peter de Bretteville ("People Who Live in Glass Houses" P/A article), Bob Stern (who became Dean), Tom Beeby (who had been Dean), Steve Izenour (a major force in Bob Venturi's office).
My little addition was in amongst others, including Sir Norman Foster, represented by house designs.