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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
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♂  American, born Germany. 1886–1969

Ludwig worked at MoMA from about 1947 to 1950 as Designer, Installer and Competition Judge . He has been in 39 exhibitions at MoMA, between 1932 and 1986.

43 exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR
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Photo of the exhibition Modern Architecture: International Exhibition

9 February to 23 March 1932

Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson and Frederick Kiesler, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Objects: 1900 and Today

10–25 April 1933

Edward Steichen, Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson, among others, were involved.

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Fruit and Flower Paintings

13–31 May 1933

Henri Matisse, Georges Braque, Paul Cézanne and Charles Sheeler, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Modern Works of Art: 5th Anniversary Exhibition

19 November 1934 to 20 January 1935

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Cubism and Abstract Art

2 March to 19 April 1936

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Modern Exposition Architecture

8 June to 2 September 1936

Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius and William Lescaze, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Design for Use

24 May to 22 October 1944

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Piet Mondrian and Constantin Brancusi, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Built in the U.S.A., 1932–44

24 May to 22 October 1944

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, Frank Lloyd Wright and Marcel Breuer, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition If You Want to Build a House

8–30 January 1946

Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Modern Rooms of the Last Fifty Years

26 November 1946 to 26 January 1947

Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright and Marcel Breuer, among others, were involved.

Installer
Photo of the exhibition 100 Useful Objects of Fine Design (available under $100)

16 September 1947 to 25 January 1948

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Charles Eames, Alvar Aalto and Corning Glass Works, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Mies van der Rohe

16 September 1947 to 25 January 1948

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson were involved.

Designer
Photo of the exhibition Mies van der Rohe

16 September 1947 to 25 January 1948

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Collage

21 September to 5 December 1948

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Georges Braque and Max Ernst, among others, were involved.

Competition Judge
Photo of the exhibition Hidden Talent Competition

1 February to 6 March 1949

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, Eero Saarinen and Wallace K. Harrison, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Painting and Sculpture in Architecture

3 August to 2 October 1949

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Alexander Calder and Lyonel Feininger, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Modern Art in Your Life

5 October to 4 December 1949

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Paul Klee and Fernand Léger, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Mies van der Rohe

28 February to 16 May 1950

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was involved.

Competition Judge
Photo of the exhibition Prize Designs for Modern Furniture

16 May to 16 July 1950

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Marcel Breuer, Charles Eames and René d'Harnoncourt, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Three Modern Styles

11 July to 5 September 1950

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Fernand Léger and Georges Braque, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition De Stijl

16 December 1952 to 15 February 1953

Piet Mondrian, Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Josef Albers, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Built in USA: Post-War Architecture

20 January to 15 March 1953

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, Frank Lloyd Wright and Marcel Breuer, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Thonet Furniture

11 August to 4 October 1953

Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Marcel Breuer and Greta Daniel, among others, were involved.

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Recent Acquisitions, 1946–1953: Department of Architecture and Design

22 December 1953 to 28 February 1954

Henri Matisse, Man Ray, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Buildings for Business and Government

27 February to 28 April 1957

Arthur Drexler, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson and Eero Saarinen, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition 20th Century Design from the Museum Collection

17 December 1958 to 23 February 1959

Arthur Drexler, Man Ray, Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret) and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

21 December 1960 to 5 February 1961

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Philip L. Goodwin Galleries of Architecture and Design

Started 27 May 1964

Henri Matisse, Arthur Drexler, Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret) and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Mies van der Rohe: Architectural Drawings from the Collection

2 February to 23 March 1966

Arthur Drexler and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Architecture of Museums

25 September to 11 November 1968

Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson and Frederick Kiesler, among others, were involved.

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Memorial

25 August to 23 October 1969

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was involved.

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Preliminary Drawings

23 May to 31 August 1970

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Fernand Léger and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: Design Collection

1 December 1970 to 31 January 1971

Arthur Drexler, Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Artist as Adversary

1 July to 27 September 1971

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Paul Klee and Georges Rouault, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Collage and the Photo-Image

11 July to 11 September 1973

Joan Miró, Jasper Johns, Max Ernst and Edward Steichen, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Architectural Models from the Collection

1 February to 29 September 1974

Arthur Drexler, Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret), Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: Five Projects

8 November 1974 to 23 February 1975

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Ludwig Glaeser were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: Furniture and Drawings

3 March to 3 May 1977

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Ludwig Glaeser were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Transformations in Modern Architecture

21 February to 24 April 1979

Arthur Drexler, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson and Marcel Breuer, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: Architecture and Design

4 August to 30 September 1979

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Isamu Noguchi, Marcel Breuer and J. Stewart Johnson, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Art of the Twenties

14 November 1979 to 22 January 1980

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Printed Art: A View of Two Decades

13 February to 1 April 1980

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Jean Dubuffet and Robert Motherwell, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Mies van der Rohe Centennial Exhibition

10 February to 15 April 1986

Arthur Drexler and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe were involved.