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The Museum of Contemporary Art in Monterrey, Mexico Presents Richard Meier Retrospective

By Richard Meier & Partners
Oct 10, '11 12:07 PM EST
Arp Museum - Roland Halbe
Arp Museum - Roland Halbe

New York, October 10, 2011 – Richard Meier & Partners is pleased to announce the opening of Richard Meier Retrospective starting Thursday, October 20th, 2011.

The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO) presents a retrospective exhibition of some of the most emblematic works of renowned architect Richard Meier. The works on display included in the exhibition make it possible to view his design philosophy as a whole and in depth for the first time, with examples of nearly every type of work.

The retrospective includes a selection of models, original sketches, renderings, photographs, and product design. Some of the iconic projects exhibited on the show include the Smith House, The Getty Center, The Neugebauer Residence and the Jubilee Church. Other projects on view in the retrospective are well-known architectural projects such as the Perry Street Towers, the High Museum of Art, the Ara Pacis Museum, and the recently completed Arp Museum in Germany.

In addition, some of the current projects in Mexico are displayed along the unbuilt competition proposals for the World Trade Center Memorial, the New York Avery Fisher Hall, and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. One of the galleries in the show is exclusively dedicated to Meier’s product designs where one can appreciate a series of objects and sketches created for Knoll International Inc., Swid Powell, and the recent designs for Markuse Corporation and When Objects Work.

The Opening Public Conference with Richard Meier will be on Thursday, October 20 at 7:30 pm, and the exhibition will be on display for the general public from October 20, 2011 to January 8, 2012.

Richard Meier Retrospective is organized by The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO) and Richard Meier & Partners Architects. Additional support is provided by CEMEX and CONACULTA.

The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, MARCO, is one of the leading cultural institutions in Latin America with the objective to promote international contemporary art, enhancing Latin America´s visual arts knowledge. For more information on the museum, please visit