Marcel Breuer 1966 St John’s University – Library – Collegeville, MN – with Hamilton Smith

Marcel Breuer 1966 St John’s University – Library – Collegeville, MN – with Hamilton Smith

Marcel Breuer. St. John's Abbey Church, Collegeville, Minnesota. 1958-61

Marcel Breuer. St. John's Abbey Church, Collegeville, Minnesota. 1958-61

Marcel Breuer, St. John's University Library, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1964-66

Marcel Breuer, St. John's University Library, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1964-66

Marcel Breuer. St. John's Abbey Church, Collegeville, Minnesota. 1958-61

Marcel Breuer. St. John's Abbey Church, Collegeville, Minnesota. 1958-61

Renowned modernist architect Marcel Breuer, designer of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New

Renowned modernist architect Marcel Breuer, designer of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New

The marble sculptures by British artist Matthew Simmonds aren’t your typical human forms popularized by the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Instead, he carves detailed and solitary architectural interiors into a corner or side of a hunk of stone. Simmonds leaves the natural edges of the rocks juxtaposed with his small, finished spaces. He pays homage to sacred buildings like baroque basilicas and Ancient Roman Temples by depicting some of their defining features like domed-roofs and elaborate .

The marble sculptures by British artist Matthew Simmonds aren’t your typical human forms popularized by the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Instead, he carves detailed and solitary architectural interiors into a corner or side of a hunk of stone. Simmonds leaves the natural edges of the rocks juxtaposed with his small, finished spaces. He pays homage to sacred buildings like baroque basilicas and Ancient Roman Temples by depicting some of their defining features like domed-roofs and elaborate .

St. John's Abbey Church - Collegeville, Minnesota, USA / 1953-61 / Marcel Breuer

St. John's Abbey Church - Collegeville, Minnesota, USA / 1953-61 / Marcel Breuer

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