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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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Organized by
AIANY Oculus Committee
Monday, 9/11
6pm to 8pm
Location
Center for Architecture
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