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Thomas R. Burleigh Collection

A work made of graphite drawings, watercolors, black and white photographic prints, black and white contact sheets, black and white negatives, holograph papers and a cd-rom..

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  • A work made of graphite drawings, watercolors, black and white photographic prints, black and white contact sheets, black and white negatives, holograph papers and a cd-rom..

Date:

1940-2000 (bulk 1940-1942)

Artist:

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969)

About this artwork

As a student of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at Armour Institute during the first three years of Mies’s tenure, Burleigh (b. 1919) executed the comprehensive set of design exercises assigned by Mies to all students: brick pattern studies, glass wall studies, and studies for brick, wood, and half-timber houses. In addition to drawings documenting Mies’s teaching methods, the collection includes other student memorabilia such as candid photographs and yearbooks.

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

AIC Archives

Artist

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (Architect)

Title

Thomas R. Burleigh Collection

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Made 1940–2000

Medium

Graphite drawings, watercolors, black and white photographic prints, black and white contact sheets, black and white negatives, holograph papers and a CD-ROM.

Dimensions

1 oversize portfolio: H.: 30.5 cm (12 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas R. Burleigh, 1986 and n.d.

Reference Number

1986.1

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