12 March 2020

separated at birth: anagrammatic dates

Homage to Miro by Gordon Bunshaft, 1939
in a private collection
discussed by Nicholas Adams in Architectural Record, February 2020
Miró, Joan, 1893-1983
Bunshaft, Gordon, 1909-1990

Gordon Bunshaft was born in Buffalo and grew up there. He designed a new wing for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in the early 1960s. For a while, it looked like that wing would be shafted by the present project to build a new wing by Shohei Shigematsu of OMA North America but it's become a new pavilion on the other side of the original building. Thank heavens.

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