The Architectural and Design Patronage of Dominique and John de Menil/,

Wednesday, December 5/ 4:30–5:30 PM

From their own home in Houston designed by Philip Johnson and Charles James to the Rothko Chapel, also conceived by Johnson, to Renzo Piano’s sublime Menil Collection, Dominique and John de Menil were two of the most extraordinary patrons of architecture and design of the twentieth century. This panel discussion explores their design engagement and why it matters today.

Wendy Goodman/ Design Editor
François de Menil/ Principal at Francois de Menil Architect
Mark Lee/ Partner at Johnston Marklee & Chair of the Department of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Moderated by: William Middleton/ Author