Modern Architecture Comes to America
October 30, 2017
Speakers will explore the rise of interest in the architecture of Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and the Russian Constructivists—and the activities of Barr, Johnson, and Henry-Russell Hitchcock in promoting their work in the U.S. Moderated by Jean-Louis Cohen, Sheldon H. Solow Professor in the History of Architecture, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, with Barry Bergdoll, Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History & Archaeology, Columbia University, Curator of Architecture & Design, Museum of Modern Art, and catalogue essayist for Partners in Design; and Nina Stritzler-Levine, Director, Bard Graduate Center Gallery.
This event is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson.
Co-sponsored by NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts and Grey Art Gallery.
Free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited, programs are subject to change. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.
Monday October 30, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Silver Center, Room 301 (enter at 32 Waverly Place)
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