architecture. Architecture is the mother of the arts. I like to
believe that architecture connects the present with the past and
the tangible with the intangible." - Richard Meier
Famed architect Richard Meier delivered a lecture titled "Notes on Architecture" on Wednesday in the public hall of Gordon Bunshaft's masterpiece 1962 addition to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.
Richard Meier, one of the world's leading architects of the Modernist movement, talked on a lifetime of projects that reflects his personalized approach to rationalist, academic Modernism.
Meier's work, with its characteristic prominent use of the color white, builds off Le Corbusier's early architecture like the Villa Savoye and the Swiss Pavilion. Meier is one of the so-called "New York Five," referring to the group of five New York City Modernist architects (Michael Graves, Peter Eisenman,