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Lecture: Doris Duke's Shangri La

November 14, 2012

Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center invites you to its Modern Design Lecture: Doris Duke's Shangri La. Donald Albrecht and Thomas Mellins, co-curators of the exhibition "Doris Duke's Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape and Islamic Art" will discuss the extraordinary dialogue between Islamic tradition and and western modernity that shaped Duke's fabled Honolulu residence. This is the fourth in a series of lectures presented by Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, the home, studio and woodland garden of 20-century industrial designer Russel Wright in Garrison, NY. While different in mood and texture, Manitoga and Shangri La share the distinction of being intensely personal modernist statements by mid 20th-century legends that synthesize architecture, landscape and the decorative arts. 

 * RSVP by November 12!

Wednesday November 14, 6:00pm
Knoll
76 Ninth Avenue, 11th floor

RSVP by November 12:
email: info@russelwrightcenter.org
call (845) 424-3812
Building security requires a photo ID
Russel Wright Design Center 

The exhibition is at the Museum of Arts and Design through February 17, 2013.

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images: © Tim Street-Porter, 2011, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

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