O'Gorman, Juan

O'Gorman, Juan,

1905–82, Mexican architect. Trained by Villagran Garcia, O'Gorman produced designs adapting the International styleInternational style,
in architecture, the phase of the modern movement that emerged in Europe and the United States during the 1920s. The term was first used by Philip Johnson in connection with a 1932 architectural exhibition held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City.
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 to Mexican requirements. O'Gorman's most notable work is the University Library, Mexico City (1952), with its elaborate, fantastic mosaic facade.
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