Grille, from the German pavilion at the Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques

 
Grille, from the German pavilion at the Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques
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  • Title :     Grille, from the German pavilion at the Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques
  • Artist:     Albert Speer Designer
  • Accession:     TD1994.226.1
  • Country:     Germany
  • Date:     1937
  • Dimensions:     Inches 33-1/8 33 2-7/8, Centimeters 84 83.7 7
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Architecture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     Nazism/Third Reich , World's Fairs and Expositions , Architecture/Architectural Design , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1994.226.1.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Architecture
Description:
Aluminum grille for the doors of the main entrance of the German Pavilion at the 1937 Paris Exhibition; gold anodized aluminum grille with repeating pattern of pierced abstracted swastikas within a square frame; grilles were installed in each of the three monumental entrance doors, each door containing a total of eight grille panels.