Interior design - possible Miller Company lighting installation, Museum of Modern Art, New York, (c. 1952).
Tremaine Collection / Miller Co. art & design
13 October 2019
Possible lighting installation, (c. 1952)
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Manufacturer: Miller Company, Meriden, Connecticut
In a letter dated 27 December 1951, Burton Tremaine offered a donation of Miller Company lighting to Nelson Rockefeller, President, Museum of Modern Art, New York, for their new building. At this juncture, it is not known if the donation was accepted and the Miller Company lighting was installed in the new building.
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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" for...
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,...
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...