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Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe

June 26–Sept 21, 2008

Press

Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe wins 2008 AICA Award for Best Architecture or Design Show
--International Association of Art Critics

“a treasure trove of some of the most famous and rare Fuller artefacts and memorabilia.” 
--Icon

“mandatory viewing not just for those curious about the great visionary—whose ideas are increasingly relevant—but for anyone with a speck of concern about the fate of the planet. That is, for all of us."
--Time Out New York


“We are still figuring out what this otherworldly visionary was really up to, and the Whitney exhibition makes a perfect point of departure."
--The Architect’s Newspaper

“Though largely a show about architecture, Starting With the Universe presents Fuller as a revolutionary and visionary thinker"
--Rhizome.org

“Spaceship Earth: It’s Not Too Late for a Course Correction” 
--The Huffington Post

“The Sustainable Dreamer: Why Buckminster Fuller Still Matters” 
--Metropolis

Audio: "R. Buckminster Fuller, American Visionary"
--WNYC, The Leonard Lopate Show

Audio: "The Comprehensivist"
--WNYC, News

“[Visitors] may be a bit overwhelmed by the elegance, strangeness and sheer diversity of R. Buckminster Fuller's designs."
--Voice of America

Video: "25 Years After His Death, Visionary R. Buckminster Fuller Continues to Inspire Efforts for a More Sustainable Planet"
--Democracy Now!

Video: "Buckminster Fuller at the Whitney Museum"
--Architectural Record

“In a Small World, His Dome is Still Big” 
--Chicago Tribune

“Fixing Earth One Dome at a Time” 
--The New York Times

Slideshow: "Buckminster Fuller at the Whitney Museum"
--The New York Times

“What We Can Learn from Buckminster Fuller” 
--Wired

“10 Gonzo Machines from Rogue Inventor Buckminster Fuller” 
--Popular Mechanics

“Buckminster Fuller: The Big Thinker” 
--Time

“Buckminster Fuller’s inventions didn’t always work, but his ideas still inspire.” 
--Newsweek

“The Engineer of Dreams” 
--The Star-Ledger

“Can Fuller be rehabilitated as a 21st-century design hero?” 
--International Herald Tribune

“The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller” 
--The New York Times

“A Three-Wheel Dream That Died at Takeoff” 
--The New York Times

“Fuller’s Dymaxion Houses” 
--New York

“Dymaxion Man: The Visions of Buckminster Fuller” 
--The New Yorker

Slideshow: "Weird Science"
--The New Yorker

Blogs

“Flying Cars, Cloud Cities and Other Forgotten Inventions of Buckminster Fuller” 
--Gizmodo

“Now Showing: Buckminster Fuller” 
--The Moment: T Magazine

“Bucky Fuller Returns” 
--FutureBlogger

“The Universe First” 
--Terraform Earth

“Spaceship Earth” 
--Tim Paul’s Museum Hours

“Reexamining Bucky” 
--A Daily Dose of Architecture

“Homegrown Visionaries: Thanks to Buckminster Fuller”
--Homegrown.org

“A Pair of Flying Slippers” 
--Core 77 Design

Buckminster Fuller and the Secret Magic of Serendipity 
--Creativespark

“Buckminster Fuller: Futurist” 
--Revelations from an Unwashed Brain

“Buckminster Fuller’s Dome Re-Assembled and in NYC” 
--PSFK