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un paseo por el arteMies van der roheBarcelona chair 1929 designed, 1960s manufactured Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (designer) Germany/United States 1886-1969 Knoll International, New York (licensee) United States est. 1938 William Latchford & Sons Pty Ltd, North Melbourne and Box Hill (manufacturer) Australia 1953-1986 Barcelona chair 1929 designed, 1960s manufactured leather, stainless steel, other materials 75.0 x 74.6 x 76.5 cm National Gallery of Victoria, MelbournePresented by William Latchford & Sons Pty Ltd, 1968 (1971-D5) © Ludwig Mies van der Rohe/VG BILD-KUNST, Bonn. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia The Barcelona chair was designed for the 1929 Barcelona International Exhibition by Mies van der Rohe, a German architect who, along with Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier, became one of the leading exponents of modern architecture.From 1929 to 1933 he was the director of the revolutionary school of art, architecture and design in Germany known as the Bauhaus. In contrast to the traditio...