Oculus Book Talk: John Yeon Architecture: Building in the Pacific Northwest
Sep 11, 2017
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2017-09-11 18:00:002017-09-11 20:00:00America/New_YorkOculus Book Talk: John Yeon Architecture: Building in the Pacific NorthwestPlease join us for a discussion of the books John Yeon
Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York NY 10012
Sep 11, 2017
9/11/17, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
1.5 LU / 1.5 HSW
Please join us for a discussion of the books John Yeon Architecture: Building in the Pacific Northwest and Wright’s Writings: Reflection on Culture and Politics 1894-1959.
John Yeon Architecture: Building in the Pacific Northwest edited by Randy Gragg is the first in-depth monograph on Yeon, a pioneering architect who helped establish Northwest Regional modernism. The book looks beyond Yeon’s better known residential work and explores his legacy as a planner, conservationist, and artist.
Wright’s Writings: Reflection on Culture and Politics 1894-1959 is a set of essays by Kenneth Frampton which, paired with reproductions of Wright’s writing and drawings, provides a unique history of Wright’s work.
Gragg and Frampton will be joined in conversation by Barry Bergdoll, who is a contributor to John Yeon Architecture and curator of Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive at MoMA.
Barry Bergdoll, Assoc. AIA, Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University
Kenneth Frampton, Assoc. AIA, Professor, Columbia University
Randy Gragg, Editor, John Yeon Architecture: Building in the Pacific Northwest
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