Miller Company Collection of Abstract Art, Meriden, CT

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Theo van Doesburg’s Space-time construction #3 and Composition XX in the Painting toward architecture exhibitions (1947-52)

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R. J. Preece - 10 Jun 18

Theo van Doesburg’s Space-time construction #3 and Composition XX in the Painting toward architecture exhibitions (1947-52) The influential Space-time... in the original PtA is also a key element in a travelling exhibition focused on architect Harry Seidler. Next scheduled venue: Chicago,...

Oscar Niemeyer / Roberto Burle Marx. Tremaine House & Painting toward architecture (2017)

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R. J. Preece - 27 Dec 17

Oscar Niemeyer / Roberto Burle Marx. Tremaine House & Painting toward architecture (2017) Left: Oscar Neimeyer. Beach House for Mr. and Mrs. Burton Tremaine, project, Santa Barbara / (Montecito), California, (1948); Right: Roberto Burle Marx. Design for a garden, (1948). Both in the...

Frank Lloyd Wright. Project for Meteor Crater & Painting toward architecture (2017)

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R. J. Preece - 27 Dec 17

Frank Lloyd Wright. Project for Meteor Crater & Painting toward architecture (2017) Click below to see a black-and-white reproduction of the color drawing showing FLW’s Meteor Crater design, on view in the 2017 MoMA exhibition. See Arthur Drexler’s 1962 book: The drawings of Frank Lloyd...

Piet Mondrian. Victory boogie woogie & Painting toward architecture (2018)

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R. J. Preece - 27 Dec 17

Piet Mondrian. Victory boogie woogie & Painting toward architecture (2018) Piet Mondrian. Victory Boogie Woogie, (1942-44). Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands. > Make sure to see the overview page for Mondrian’s Victory boogie woogie. A third work with Miller Company...

Painting toward architecture (1947-52) in 2017: Three works, three histories, three Modern mysteries

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R. J. Preece - 27 Dec 17

Painting toward architecture (1947-52) in 2017: Three works, three histories, three Modern mysteries From left to right: Design drawing for Meteor Crater, Frank Lloyd Wright (this drawing not in MoMA exhibition); Design for a garden by Roberto Burle Marx, (1948), in DB KunstHalle show...

Rethinking Painting toward architecture (1947-52) (2017)

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R. J. Preece - 01 Jul 17

Rethinking Painting toward architecture (1947-52) (2017) Painting toward architecture exhibition as installed at the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston (January-February 1950). Courtesy the Karl Kamrath Collection, University of Texas at Austin architectural archives. (See FN "Photo A" below...

The Painting toward architecture exhibition (1947-52) by the Miller Company Collection of Abstract Art: The artworks and designs (2016)

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ADC staff - 28 Aug 16

The Painting toward architecture exhibition (1947-52) by the Miller Company Collection of Abstract Art: The artworks and designs (2016) Artworks exhibited in Painting toward architecture (1947-52) It is important to note that over the 28(+) venues of Painting toward architecture, the...

The Painting toward architecture exhibition (1947-52), Miller Company Collection of Abstract Art: Documentation and historical information

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ADC staff - 16 Jul 16

The Painting toward architecture exhibition (1947-52), Miller Company Collection of Abstract Art: Documentation and historical information "The part that the Medicis played in Renaissance Italy can be best approximated today by such great corporations as those that I have named...

Tremaine Collection artworks and designs in exhibitions (compilation; 1945-present)

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ADC staff - 16 Jun 16

Tremaine Collection artworks and designs in exhibitions (compilation; 1945-present) Starting with their Miller Company Collection of Abstract Art, Burton Tremaine and Emily Hall Tremaine, known for her great eye, built a collection of works which were featured in hundreds of exhibitions. After...

Miller Company design catalogues and historical information

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ADC staff - 25 Feb 16

Miller Company design catalogues and historical information Patents, advertisements, catalogues & more concerning the design legacy, exclusively by artdesigncafe. Above, two Modernist graphic designs (left, cover of the Miller Company’s 1945 Ceilings Unlimited catalogue; right,...

Letter: Burton Tremaine to Nelson Rockefeller (re: Philip Johnson), MoMA (27 December 1951)

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ADC staff - 27 Dec 51

Letter: Burton Tremaine to Nelson Rockefeller (re: Philip Johnson), MoMA (27 December 1951) The Miller Company Meriden, Connecticut December 27, 1951 Mr. Nelson A. Rockefeller, President The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53rd Street New York 19, New York Dear Mr. Rockefeller: Thank you...

Emily Hall Tremaine - Painting toward architecture press release (1948)

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ADC staff - 15 Jan 48

Emily Hall Tremaine - Painting toward architecture press release (1948) The following is a copy of the original press release prepared by the Miller Company Collection of Abstract Art. This show travelled to at least 28 venues across the US and generated significant art, design, architecture...