Partners in Design

Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson

September 7–December 9, 2017

Partners in Design:
Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson

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The 1920s and 1930s saw the birth of modernism in the United States, a new aesthetic, based on the principles of the Bauhaus in Germany: its merging of architecture with fine and applied arts; and rational, functional design devoid of ornament and without reference to historical styles. Alfred H. Barr Jr., the then 27-year-old founding […]