Collection by Allie Weiss

After Building Skyscrapers, a Midcentury Modernist Turned to His Neighborhood


Modernist architect Edward Larrabee Barnes is the subject of an exhibition at the Katonah Museum of Art, which Barnes designed in 1990.

Barnes, who graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1942, resided in Westchester County, New York.
Barnes was known for designing large-scale structures, such as IBM’s corporate headquarters in New York City and the...
Also a designer of museums such as the Dallas Museum of Art and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Barnes took on a...
The structure features a large atrium and windows that overlook the landscape.
The exhibition, celebrating the museum's 25th anniversary, is on view through June 28, 2015.