Marcel Breuer archive goes live

Syracuse University in New York has digitized its extensive holdings of materials related to Marcel Breuer and made it available to public free online. The collection includes over 30,000 drawings, photographs, letters and other materials related to the career of Breuer, considered one of the most influential architect and furniture designer of the twentieth century.

Funded by the National Endowment of Humanities, the first phase the collection is now online. It focuses on the early part of Breuer’s career and culminates in the headquarters complex designed for UNESCO in the mid-1950s, a project the marked the transition from the early Bauhaus-inspired designs to the monumental, sculptural concrete buildings of his later career. The online archive can be searched by keyword, project list or name.

Materials drawn from other repositories in the United States and abroad have been including, but the University cautions scholars who will use the archive to consult partner institutions for more information. To explore the archive click here

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