The Works Of Oscar Neimeyer

  • Architect Oscar Niemeyer in his office in front of a model of Brasilia's Cathedral on Feb. 1, 1960.
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    Architect Oscar Niemeyer in his office in front of a model of Brasilia's Cathedral on Feb. 1, 1960.
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  • Brasilia's Cathedral was inaugurated in 1960. The capital moved from Rio de Janeiro to the newly created Brasilia in 1960.
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    Brasilia's Cathedral was inaugurated in 1960. The capital moved from Rio de Janeiro to the newly created Brasilia in 1960.
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  • Niemeyer designed the major structures of Brasilia, including the national Congress.
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    Niemeyer designed the major structures of Brasilia, including the national Congress.
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  • The arts center in Le Havre, France, known as The Volcano, was built in 1982.
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    The arts center in Le Havre, France, known as The Volcano, was built in 1982.
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  • Niemeyer speaks to the press on his 102nd birthday in his studio in Rio de Janeiro, Dec. 15, 2009.
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    Niemeyer speaks to the press on his 102nd birthday in his studio in Rio de Janeiro, Dec. 15, 2009.
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  • Ravello's Auditorium on Italy's Amalfi Coast was inaugurated on Jan. 29, 2009.
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    Ravello's Auditorium on Italy's Amalfi Coast was inaugurated on Jan. 29, 2009.
  • The Brazilian Foreign Ministry in Brasilia.
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    The Brazilian Foreign Ministry in Brasilia.
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  • The Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum overlooks the famed landmark Sugar Loaf (left) in Niteroi, Brazil.
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    The Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum overlooks the famed landmark Sugar Loaf (left) in Niteroi, Brazil.
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  • The ramp of Brasilia's National Museum was inaugurated in 2007.
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    The ramp of Brasilia's National Museum was inaugurated in 2007.
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  • Niemeyer receives the Legion of Honor decoration from France's ambassador in Brazil, Antoine Pouillieute, during a ceremony in 2007 at Niemeyer's studio in Rio de Janeiro.
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    Niemeyer receives the Legion of Honor decoration from France's ambassador in Brazil, Antoine Pouillieute, during a ceremony in 2007 at Niemeyer's studio in Rio de Janeiro.
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  • The footbridge of "Rocinha" in Rio de Janeiro.
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    The footbridge of "Rocinha" in Rio de Janeiro.
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  • A view of the Oscar Niemeyer Museum, the largest museum in Latin America, in Curitiba, Brazil.
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    A view of the Oscar Niemeyer Museum, the largest museum in Latin America, in Curitiba, Brazil.
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  • Brazilian football legend Pele and Niemeyer look at the design for the Football Museum of Santos, Nov. 4, 2010, in Rio de Janeiro.
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    Brazilian football legend Pele and Niemeyer look at the design for the Football Museum of Santos, Nov. 4, 2010, in Rio de Janeiro.
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