In the 1920s, Frederick Kiesler started to sketch designs for an “endless architecture” that would collapse the boundaries between art and architecture. His investigations led him in the late 1940s to the Endless House, a single-family residence that was both a never-ending design process and a manifesto for a new approach to dwelling. The first model for the project, on view here, is streamlined and egg-shaped, with gently curving interiors that blur distinctions between floor, ceiling, and walls so as to provide a flexible layout. By 1960, Kiesler conceived the Endless House as an organic arrangement of cave-like spaces, as seen in an eightfoot-long model built for The Museum of Modern Art’s influential Visionary Architecture exhibition. The house’s

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