The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show R. Buckminster Fuller, American Visionary Listen 12 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/56656/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Designer, architect, and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller has been called one of the greatest American visionaries of the 20th century. A new exhibit at the Whitney Museum, "Buckminster Fuller: Starting With the Universe," looks into five decades of Fuller’s work, including his extensive use of the tetrahedron. Michael Hays and Dana Miller are the curators.