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2 edition of Grand Louvre and Sainsbury wing found in the catalog.

Grand Louvre and Sainsbury wing

Jon Rice

Grand Louvre and Sainsbury wing

symbols of an era.

by Jon Rice

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pei, I. M.,
  • Venturi, Scott, Brown & Associates.,
  • National Gallery (Great Britain).

  • About the Edition

    Architects: Venturi, Scott, Brown; I.M. Pei.

    Edition Notes

    Dissertation (Architecture Diploma) - Brighton Polytechnic, 1992.

    ContributionsBrighton Polytechnic. School of Architecture and Interior Design.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20715894M

    Grand Louvre Modernization Paris. The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center Sainsbury Wing, National Gallery London. Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart Bloomington, Indiana. Museum of Fine Arts — West Wing and Renovation Boston. Augusta/Richmond County Civic Center Augusta, Georgia. Third Church of Christ, Scientist Washington, D.C. Cleo Rogers.   The Sainsbury Wing, a $60 million extension of the National Gallery on the northwest corner of Trafalgar Square, is now filled with about paintings by Giotto, van Eyck, Durer, Botticelli, Raphael, Leonardo and others. It is to be inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth II .

    More than 2, masterpieces are on show here, including works by Michelangelo, Leonardo, Turner, Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso, and more. Enter through the grand portico overlooking the north side of Trafalgar Square to delve headlong into the highlights of the collection, although the Sainsbury Wing. From Van Eyck's 'Arnolfini Portrait' to 'The Wilton Diptych', explore the new displays in the Sainsbury Wing which houses our outstanding collection of Early Renaissance paintings with our Deputy Director, Susan Foister, and Director of Collections and Research, Caroline Campbell.

    After no one was selected to win the AIA Twenty-Five Year Award last year, there was a more positive outcome for the , the AIA announced the Sainsbury Wing by Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates and Sheppard Robson as this year's recipient. Page one is the centuries-old – – early Gothic and Renaissance masterpieces in the Sainsbury wing. Our selection varies – ranging over the Wilton Diptych to Piero Della Francesca’s Baptism of Christ to Botticelli’s Venus and Mars to Van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait.


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Built on the last open space on Trafalgar Square, the Sainsbury Wing houses one of the world’s greatest and most visited collections of early Italian and Northern Renaissance paintings. Stylistically, the Wing is designed to connect to and reflect William Wilkins’ National Gallery building while maintaining its own identity as a work of contemporary architecture.

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Venturi Scott-Brown’s National Gallery Sainsbury Wing extension () was born into a precarious no-man’s land between the warring camps of neo-Modernists and traditionalists who had been tussling over the direction of Britain’s cities for much of the prior decade.

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The extension to the London museum was designed by Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates and opened in This morning, the American Institute of Architects announced that the Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery in London, designed by Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates (VSBA) is the recipient of the AIA Twenty-Five Year Award.

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The eventual winning design by Venturi and Scott Brown, who were jointly awarded the AIA Gold Medal inwas praised by the AIA for balancing both old and new aesthetics.

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