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Marcel Breuer

Marcel Breuer
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♂  American, born Hungary. 1902–1981

Marcel worked at MoMA from about 1941 to 1951 as Competition Judge . He has been in 27 exhibitions at MoMA, between 1936 and 1981.

30 exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR
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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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Photo of the exhibition Modern Architecture in England

10 February to 7 March 1937

Marcel Breuer, Walter Gropius, William Lescaze and Serge Chermayeff, among others, were involved.

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Wheaton College Competition

28 June to 12 September 1938

Marcel Breuer, Walter Gropius, Eero Saarinen and Edward Durell Stone, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Bauhaus: 1919–1928

7 December 1938 to 30 January 1939

Paul Klee, Vasily Kandinsky, George Grosz and László Moholy-Nagy, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Three Centuries of American Architecture

15 February to 15 March 1939

Frank Lloyd Wright, Marcel Breuer, Walter Gropius and Edward Durell Stone, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The Wooden House in America

9–30 September 1941

Frank Lloyd Wright, Marcel Breuer, Walter Gropius and Carl Koch, among others, were involved.

Competition Judge
Photo of the exhibition Organic Design in Home Furnishings

24 September to 9 November 1941

Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Marcel Breuer, Edward Durell Stone and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., 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 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 The Lesson of War Housing

16 January to 4 March 1945

Marcel Breuer, Walter Gropius, Richard Neutra and Hugh Stubbins Jr., 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.

Competition Judge
Photo of the exhibition Printed Textiles for the Home

12 March to 15 June 1947

Marcel Breuer, René d'Harnoncourt, Eero Saarinen and Alexander Girard, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition The House in the Museum Garden

12 April to 30 October 1949

Marcel Breuer, Charles Eames, Eero Saarinen and Knoll Associates, New York, NY, 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 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.

Competition Judge
Photo of the exhibition New Lamps

27 March to 3 June 1951

Giorgio de Chirico, Max Beckmann, Charles Burchfield and Philip Johnson, among others, were involved.

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Photo of the exhibition Architecture in the New York Area

10 June to 27 July 1952

Philip Johnson, Frank Lloyd Wright, Marcel Breuer and Edward Durell Stone, 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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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 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 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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Photo of the exhibition The Graphic Revolution: 1915–1935

5 August to 31 October 1977

Piet Mondrian, László Moholy-Nagy, Pavel Tchelitchew and Kurt Schwitters, among others, 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 Marcel Breuer: Furniture and Interiors

22 July to 15 September 1981

László Moholy-Nagy, Herbert Bayer, Marcel Breuer and Walter Gropius, among others, were involved.