Antonin and Noe?mi Raymond Exhibit

Antonin and Noe?mi Raymond—pioneers of modern architecture and design in Japan—are the subject of a retrospective exhibit debuting at The Meyerson Galleries of the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. Organized by the Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, Crafting a Modern World: the Architecture and Design of Antonin and Noe?mi Raymond is on view at Penn from June 29th through September 24th, 2006, before traveling to venues in California and Japan.

Itinerary
• The Meyerson Galleries, University of Pennsylvania School of Design, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania June 28 – September 24, 2006

• University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, California January 17 – April 8, 2007

• Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, Japan Fall 2007

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Publication The accompanying book, Crafting a Modern World: the Architecture and Design of Antonin and Noe?mi Raymond offers a retrospective view of the Raymonds’ careers—highlighting for the first time the collaborative nature of their work. The publication includes a series of critical essays, a portfolio of works, writings by the Raymonds, and a forward by Kenneth Frampton. Published by Princeton Architectural Press, the catalogue comprises 352 pages and over 400 illustrations and will be available for purchase at the Meyerson Galleries.

Public Events
• Exhibition Walkthrough with curator William Whitaker Second Saturdays: July 8th, August 12th, and September 9th, 2:00 p.m.

• Mira Nakashima-Yarnall George Nakashima Woodworker, S.A., New Hope, Pennsylvania Lecture: “Nature, Form, and Spirit” Thursday, September 14, 6:00 p.m., Meyerson Hall

• Kenneth Frampton Ware Professor of Architecture, Columbia University Lecture: “The Tectonic Sensibility of Antonin Raymond” Thursday, September 21, 6:00 p.m., Meyerson Hall

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