"Henri Labrouste: Structure Brought to Light"

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) , Midtown West Sunday May 26 2013 10:30 - 17:30
Labrouste (1801–75) pioneered the use of glass and iron to create soaring, light-filled, cathedral-like interiors, like the ones found in his two great libraries, the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève and the Bibliothèque Nationale, both in Paris. This show, which includes some 200 objects—drawings, watercolors, photographs, films and architectural models—is the first ever U.S. survey devoted to the 19th-century French architect.


Venue name: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Address: 11 W 53rd St
New York
Cross street: between Fifth and Sixth Aves
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sat, Sun 10:30am–5:30pm; Fri 10:30am–8pm.
Transport: Subway: B, D, F, M to 47–50th Sts–Rockefeller Ctr; E, M to Fifth Ave–53rd St
Price: $25, seniors $18, students $14, children under 16 free. For discounts, order your tickets in advance
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