Posthumous Exhibition on Lebbeus Woods Focuses on Architecture's Potential

Installation view of 'Lebbeus Woods, Architect,' San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 16–June 2, 2013; organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Installation view of 'Lebbeus Woods, Architect,' San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 16–June 2, 2013; organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Installation view of 'Lebbeus Woods, Architect,' San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 16–June 2, 2013; organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Lebbeus Woods, Concentric Field, from the series Centricity, 1987; graphite on paper; 23 in. x 24 in. (58.42 cm x 60.96 cm); Collection SFMOMA, purchase through a gift of the Members of the Architecture Design Forum, SFMOMA Architecture and Design Accessions Committee, and the architecture and design community in honor of Aaron Betsky, Curator of Architecture, Design and Digital Projects, 1995–2001

Installation view of 'Lebbeus Woods, Architect,' San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 16–June 2, 2013; organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Lebbeus Woods, Photon Kite, from the series Centricity, 1988; graphite on paper; 24 in. x 22 in. (60.96 cm x 55.88 cm); Collection SFMOMA, purchase through a gift of the Members of the Architecture Design Forum, SFMOMA Architecture and Design Accessions Committee, and the architecture and design community in honor of Aaron Betsky, Curator of Architecture, Design and Digital Projects, 1995–2001

Installation view of 'Lebbeus Woods, Architect,' San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 16–June 2, 2013; organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Lebbeus Woods, Unified Urban Field, from the series Centricity [no. 37], 1987; graphite on paper; 24 in. x 23 in. (60.96 cm x 58.42 cm); Collection SFMOMA, purchase through a gift of Ned and Catherine Topham and the Accessions Committee Fund

Installation view of 'Lebbeus Woods, Architect,' San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February 16–June 2, 2013; organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Lebbeus Woods, Conflict Space 4, 2006; crayon and acrylic on linen; 74 x 120 in. (187.96 x 304.8 cm); Collection SFMOMA, purchase through a gift of anonymous donors and the Accessions Committee Fund

Lebbeus Woods, Nine Reconstructed Boxes, 1999; plastic models and ten sketches; 11 in. x 8 1/2 in. (27.94 cm x 21.59 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase

Lebbeus Woods, Untitled, sketch for the series Nine Reconstructed Boxes, 1999; ink on paper; 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase

Lebbeus Woods, San Francisco Project: Inhabiting the Quake, Quake City, 1995; graphite and pastel on paper; 14 1/2 in. x 23 in. x 3/4 in. (36.83 cm x 58.42 cm x 1.91 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase.

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