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Events October 2017

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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)

Barcelona Chair, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1929 (produced c. 1960). Produced by Knoll International. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Liliane and David M. Stewart Collection, gift of Trevor F. Peck, 1963.Df.1


Week of October 29th