Breuer’s Art of Space—Explore an Architectural Icon

Discover more about this iconic building and its architect, Marcel Breuer, and The Met’s four years of innovative exhibitions in the remarkable space. Hear from insiders, experts, and even Breuer himself as you take a virtual tour through the building’s history and The Met’s renovation, with excerpts from The Met Breuer Architecture Audio Tour.

The full 30 minute podcast-style audio tour is available to listen to here:

Narrated by:

Marcel Breuer, excerpts from a 1962 radio interview
Barry Bergdoll, Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History at Columbia University and co-editor of Marcel Breuer: Building Global Institutions
Nina Diamond, Narrator
Sheena Wagstaff, Leonard A. Lauder Chairman, Modern and Contemporary Art, The Met
Jack Beyer, lead architect of the restoration and co-founder of Beyer Blinder Belle
Brian Butterfield, former senior design manager for exhibitions at The Met, who advised on the restoration

Video Production:

Managing Producers: Nina Diamond, Kate Farrell
Producer: Melissa Bell
Editor: Stephanie Wuertz
Music: Austin Fisher

Images courtesy of:

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
© Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin
© Bauhaus-Dessau, Germany / Foto: Tenschert, Yvonne, 2011
Marcel Breuer Digital Archive, Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
Bureau of Land Reclamation, photograph by H. S. Holmes
Fine Art Images / Heritage Images / Getty Images
Office de Tourisme de Flaine, France / photozoom
Saint John’s Abbey Archives, Collegeville, Minnesota
© Ezra Stoller / Esto

Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies

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