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A rare chair by architect Paul Rudolph in acrylic and chrome to be auctioned


A rare chair by the American architect Paul Rudolph in acrylic and chrome will be sold at an auction at the Rago Arts & Auction Center in Lambertville NJ, on April 25 and 26, 2009. The chair is from the collection of designer Juan Montoya.

Auction Contact Information

Sollo Rago is located at 333 North Main Street with Annex Gallery at 204 North Union Street, Lambertville NJ. For more information phone 609-397-9374 or visit

Bidding Information

Color and Concrete


Chris Mottalini Exhibits in Brooklyn


Chris Mottalini's series of photograph's on the last days of three of Paul Rudolph's residential commissions, "After You Left, They Took It Apart; Demolished Paul Rudolph Homes" is being exhibited at The Range, 170 North 4th St. [between Bedford & Driggs], Brooklyn, NY, April 9-May 9, 2009. The opening is April 9 from 7-11pm. See below for details.

Diane Lewis Lectures on Riverview High at RISD


"Won + Lost?: Modern Architecture USA: Survival in the Sub-urbis" Architect Diane Lewis lectures on the competition-winning "Riverview Music Quadrangle," a project to save Paul Rudolph's first civic building. Since 1982, Lewis has served both as principal at her own firm and as a professor architecture at The Cooper Union School of Architecture. Her minimalist approach emphasizes refined, inventive use of structural elements and space, integrating the character of preexisting on conditions.
Thursday, April 30, 6:30pm
Michael P. Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center

Riverview High good-bye party planned


"Visit Paul Rudolph’s Riverview High School Masterpiece In Sarasota...Students and former students will gather Saturday, May 23 for a goodbye party to the building. While it is a massive waste to rip it down, we at least hope something amusing is done with the pieces, like being recycled into fishing reefs. If you can’t get there May 23, it will be up for a number of months as the school moves into its new building, which is the size and scale of a modern university."
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Rudolph and Predock buildings compared in "Chronicle of Higher Education" article.


Paul Rudolph's Art & Architecture Building at Yale University and Antoine Predock's School of Architecture and Planning, University of New Mexico are compared in the latest issue of "The Chronicle of Higher Education."
See the abridged online version below which includes the photographs.

Paul Rudolph Foundation to Sell Original Rudolph Sketches


"Original sketches of the New Haven Government Center are now for sale in the showroom at Modulightor [246 East 58th Street, New York, NY]. An unbuilt project (1968 - 1981), it experienced various scheme alterations that ultimately did not materialize due to inadequate funding. Sketches vary from one done on the back of an airplane itinerary to others more refined showing complex sections and elevations.

The Art and Architecture Building on YouTube


A New Home for the Arts: Restoring Paul Rudolph Hall, Construction of Jeffrey H. Loria Center for the History of Art
and Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library.

Bidding farewell to the old Riverview campus


With the imminent demolition of Riverview High School, people in Sarasota have been reminiscing about the Paul Rudolph designed campus. Check out these articles including the first one which includes a news clip from the local TV station.

Architectural Photography-Paul Rudolph's Sarasota High School Addition


"I recently finished working with an architect and historic preservationist on the conservation of Paul Rudolph's Sarasota High School additions. The buildings were in danger of demolition and I got to be part of a team that proposed it's reuse through a new design scheme. These are some photos I took of the structures. The emphasis is on Rudolph's concepts of suspension, repetition, streaming natural light and ventilation as well as his use of industrious and modern material (pre-cast concrete, steel and glass)."
sereen GUALTIERI photography & design


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