Women as visionary clients: Modernism wouldn’t have been possible without them.

In the article Modernism’s Secret Marriage, the New York Times highlights the role played by women as commisionners of important architectural icons:

” In the 20th century, single women have commissioned some of the most original houses built, designed by the biggest names in the field: Frank Lloyd Wright, Gerrit Rietveld, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frank Israel. Consider the names of their clients: Susan Lawrence Dana, Truus Schroder, Edith Farnsworth, Sharon Drager.”