James Casebere. Tunnels. 1995. Cibachrome, 48 × 61 1/2″. Collection Lois and Richard Plehn. Installation view of Projects 59: Architecture as Metaphor at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, April 10–June 3, 1997. Photo: Erik Landsberg

Works by contemporary artists which range from direct treatments of architecture to highly personal reflections that transcend architecture.