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THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART 11 WEST 53RD STREET, NEW YORK 19, N. Y. TELEPHONE: CIRCLE 5*8003 47915-37 FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, SEP£ 17,1947 MUSEUM OF MODERN ART PRESENTS RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION OF THE ARCHITECTURE OF MIES VAN PER ROHE This country may now be assisting at the birth of an architecture as expressive of the industrial age as Gothic was of its age of ecclesiasticism, A curious parallel between the now nameless master builders of the Middle Ages and one of the great architects of modern times is offered.in the retrospective exhibition THE ARCHITECTURE OF MIES VAN DER ROHE being held at the Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, September 17 through November 23* Designed and installed by Mies van der Rone himself, the exhibi-tion will consist of plans, renderings, and models of chief works of the architect from 1912 to the present day* On free-standing walls as well as on the rear and sides of the Museum1s third floor galleries— which have been thrown into one for this exhibiti...