See biography by M. Kammen (1999).
New York Five, which also included John Hejduk, Michael Graves, Peter Eisenman, and Richard Meier, modernist architects inspired by Le Corbusier's purist forms. Throughout the years Gwathmey remained loyal to the high modernist style. In 1968 he and Robert Siegel opened the firm Gwathmey Siegel & Associates. Gwathmey's later buildings include an addition to New York's Guggenheim Museum (1992), the New York Public Library system's Science, Industry, and Business Library (1995), and the addition to Yale's Art and Architecture Building (2008).
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