Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (German, 1969)

Chronik

1886
Born in Aachen, Germany
1908 – 1912
Apprentice to German Modernist architect Peter Behrens
1921
Proposes plans for all-glass Friedrichstraße skyscraper
1926
Meets Le Corbusier, Stuttgart, Germany
1929
Completes German Pavilion for the Barcelona exposition
1930 – 1933
Head of the Bauhaus School in its final location in Dessau, Germany
1927 – 1937
Collaborates with German designer Lilly Reich
1944
Gains American citezinship
1938 – 1958
Director of the Architecture Department, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
1958
Completes iconic Seagram Building, New York, NY
1969
Dies in Chicago, interred at Graceland Cemetery

Ausstellungen

2002
Kandinsky-Klee Master Houses, Dessau, Germany
2001
Mies in Berlin, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Mies in America, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
1995
From the Hand of Mies: Architectural Sketches from the Collection of A. James Speyer, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
1986
Mies van der Rohe: Centennial Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, New York